Chester Louis Mize was a U.S. Representative from Kansas. Mize joined the United States Naval Reserve in 1940, where he served on active duty in the South Pacific Theater from 1941 to 1945, and was released to inactive service as a lieutenant commander. He was awarded the Bronze Star with Combat V.
Following his participation in the military he worked in the business world as the Vice President of several companies. Mize was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-ninth, Ninetieth, and Ninety-first Congresses.. He also served as chairman of the United States Tariff Commission, 1971.