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Ray Park Chase (March 12, 1880 – September 18, 1948) was a United States Representative from Minnesota; born in Anoka County, Minnesota, March 12, 1880; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis in 1903; attended the University of Minnesota Law School in 1904, 1905, 1915, and 1916; engaged in the publishing and printing business at Anoka, Minnesota, 1904 – 1914; municipal judge of Anoka, Minnesota, 1911 – 1916; deputy State auditor and land commissioner of Minnesota 1916 – 1920; he returned to law school at William Mitchell College of Law (then the St. Paul College of Law) and finally graduated in 1919;[1] was admitted to the bar the same year but did not State auditor and land commissioner of Minnesota 1921 – 1931; unsuccessful Republican candidate for Governor of Minnesota in 1930; elected as a Republican to the 73rd congress (March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1934; practiced law, specializing in legal research, 1935 – 1943; member of the Minnesota Railroad and Warehouse Commission 1944 – 1948; died in Anoka, Minnesota, on September 18, 1948; interment in Forest Hill Cemetery.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
General Ticket Established
U.S. Representative from Minnesota
General Ticket Seat Two

1933 – 1935
Succeeded by
General Ticket Abolished
Political offices
Preceded by
J. A. O. Preus
State Auditor of Minnesota
1921 – 1931
Succeeded by
Stafford King


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