American judge, signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence (1741-1811)
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.
|Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States|
January 27, 1796 – June 19, 1811
|Nominated by||George Washington|
|Preceded by||John Blair|
|Succeeded by||Gabriel Duvall|
|Born||April 17, 1741|
Somerset County, Maryland, British America
|Died||June 19, 1811 (aged 70)|
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
|Nickname(s)||Old Bacon Face, the Demosthenes of Maryland |
- Scharf, John Thomas (1879). History of Maryland: 1765-1812. p. 179.