Father Chase greeted people in lines that stretched for blocks. (monica almeida/new york times/file 2002)
Rev. Maurice Chase, 92; Skid Row’s ‘Father Dollar Bill’
By Ian Lovett New York Times / December 1, 2011
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Every Sunday morning for three decades, the Rev. Maurice Chase would drive to the most desperate neighborhood in Los Angeles, where he would hand out crisp, new one-dollar bills, along with a handshake and a blessing.
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