Biography and History

Edward Tinsley (Ned) Chase (1919-2005), Princeton Class of 1941, was a book editor and writer whose professional career spanned almost 50 years in New York City--at the Hyperion Press (1946-1949), The New Yorker magazine (1949-1952), Cunningham & Walsh (Vice President for Public Affairs, 1953-1964), the New American Library (Editorial Vice President, 1964-1972), G. P. Putnam's Sons and Berkley Books (Vice President, 1972-1978), Times Books (Senior Editorial Vice President, 1978-1983), Macmillan Publishing, and Charles Scribner's Sons (Senior Editor, 1983-1994). Chase was best known for editing books on public affairs and policy.

Source: From the finding aid for C1348