Notable Hoosier Obits: William Merritt Chase

Today in history, on October 25, 1916, American Impressionist William Merritt Chase died.  Chase was born in 1849 in Williamsburg (now Ninevah), Johnson County, Indiana.  He spent some of his youth in Indianapolis before pursuing an art career in New York City, St. Louis, and Europe.

Two of his obits can be accessed in Chronicling America below.

William Merritt Chase obituary from the Washington Times.

William Merritt Chase obituary from the Washington Times.

Chase obituary from the New-York Tribune

Chase obituary from the New-York Tribune

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