Lucien Bonaparte Chase as an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for Tennessee's 9th congressional district. He was born in Derby Line, Vermont on December 5, 1817. He moved to Dover, Tennessee around 1838 and taught school. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and commenced practice in Charlotte, Tennessee in Dickson County. He moved to Clarksville, Tennessee and resumed the practice of law.
He was elected as a member of the Democratic Party to the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Congresses. He served from March 4, 1845 to March 3, 1849. He declined to be a candidate for re-election in 1848, and he moved to New York City in 1849. He again resumed the practice of law and died in Derby Line, Vermont on December 4, 1864. He was interred in Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.
This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.