Samuel Chase

American judge

Samuel Chase (April 17, 1741 – June 19, 1811), was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and earlier was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Maryland.

Samuel Chase
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Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
In office
January 27, 1796 – June 19, 1811
Nominated byGeorge Washington
Preceded byJohn Blair
Succeeded byGabriel Duvall
Personal details
Born(1741-04-17)April 17, 1741
Somerset County, Maryland, British America
DiedJune 19, 1811(1811-06-19) (aged 70)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Political partyFederalist
Spouse(s)Ann Baldwin
Hannah Kilty
Signature
Nickname(s)Old Bacon Face, the Demosthenes of Maryland [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Scharf, John Thomas (1879). History of Maryland: 1765-1812. p. 179.