Samuel Chase

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Samuel Chase
Samuel Chase.jpg
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]

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.

References[change | change source]

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