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Daniel Greenwood Chase (abt. 1819 - 1899)

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Daniel Greenwood Chase
Born about in Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Died in Medford, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Daniel Chase was an American inventor, best known for creating the process of using coloured dyes to print words on candy. He was the creator of the well-known "Sweethearts" conversation-hearts candy[1], with his brother Oliver.


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Sweethearts (candy)," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed February 6, 2015).
  • "Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 6 February 2015), Daniel Greenwood Chase, 22 May 1899; citing Medford, Massachusetts, 543, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 961,529.
  • "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 6 February 2015), Daniel G Chase, Massachusetts, United States; citing p. 105, family 892, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,135.
  • "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 6 February 2015), Daniel G Chase, Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district 490, sheet 396B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0546; FHL microfilm 1,254,546.

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