Chase, Mary Ellen, 1887–1973, American educator and writer, b. Blue Hill, Maine, grad. Univ. of Maine, 1909. Her works, set in Maine and excellent in their regional fidelity, include a biography and the novels Mary Peters (1934) and Windswept (1941). She also wrote biblical studies such as Life and Language in the Old Testament (1955) and children's books like The Story of Lighthouses (1965). Her autobiographical volumes are A Goodly Heritage (1932), A Goodly Fellowship (1939), and The White Gate (1954).
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