Harold Chase ’41

Harold Chase ’41 died on April 9, 2007, in Petaluma, California.

Born on December 1, 1917, in Arlington, Mass., he prepared for college at Arlington High School, Chauncey Hall School in Boston, and Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, N.H., and became a member of Chi Psi Fraternity at Bowdoin. While at Bowdoin, he changed his name from Harold Cuillo to Harold Chase. Following his graduation in 1941, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a second lieutenant from 1942 to 1946. In that year, he started his advertising career at United Grocers. After moving to San Francisco, Calif., he worked for J. Walter Thompson Company for many years. He also worked for many years with Earle Palmer Brown Company in California and with Arnold International, where he was still employed at the time of his death. His wife, Polla, predeceased him. He is survived by three sons, Harold Chase, Jr., Frank Chase, and Christian Chase; and four grandchildren.