1901–1995

No­vem­ber 16, 1901, Spring­field, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Sep­tem­ber 23, 1995, Eu­gene, Or­e­gon.

Chue was raised in Ho­ly­oke, Mas­sa­chusetts. She stu­died Amer­i­can his­to­ry and mu­sic at Mount Ho­ly­oke Col­lege, grad­ua­ted in 1922 and be­came a teacher. Her first position was teach­ing mu­sic at a re­form school for girls in In­di­a­na.

From 1924–33, she served as a mis­sion­ary in India. She taught mu­sic in Ah­mad­ne­gar and was ac­tive in so­cial work, lang­uage study and tran­sl­ation.

She mar­ried Gor­don Chute Oc­to­ber 16, 1928, in Bom­bay (now Mum­bai). The cou­ple left In­dia in 1933 and lived in Ca­na­da, New Jer­sey, New York and Mas­sa­chu­setts be­fore mov­ing to Eugene, Or­e­gon, in 1971.

  1. Tana Ma­na­da Dha­na