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Dudley Chase (December 30, 1771, Cornish, New Hampshire – February 23, 1846) was a United States Senator from Vermont.

He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1791, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1793. He worked as a prosecuting attorney for Orange County, Vermont from 1803 to 1812.

He served as a member of the Vermont House of Representatives from 1805 to 1812, and speaker from 1808 to 1812.

Chase was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the U.S. Senate in 1813 and again as an National Republican in 1825.

Dudley Chase was an uncle of Salmon P. Chase (Treasury Secretary, 1861–1864 and Chief Justice of the United States, 1864–1873) and Dudley Chase Denison (a U.S. Representative from Vermont.)


United States Senate
Preceded by
Stephen R. Bradley
United States Senator (Class 3) from Vermont
Served alongside: Jonathan Robinson, Isaac Tichenor
Succeeded by
James Fisk
Preceded by
William A. Palmer
United States Senator (Class 3) from Vermont
Served alongside: Horatio Seymour
Succeeded by
Samuel Prentiss


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