Salmon Portland Chase was an American politician and jurist who served as the sixth chief justice of the United States. He also served as the 23rd governor of Ohio, represented Ohio in the United States Senate, and served as the 25th United States Secretary of the Treasury. Chase was therefore one of a few American politicians who served in all three branches of the federal government.
Salmon P. Chase
|6th Chief Justice of the United States|
December 15, 1864 – May 7, 1873
|Nominated by||Abraham Lincoln|
|Preceded by||Roger B. Taney|
|Succeeded by||Morrison Waite|
|25th United States Secretary of the Treasury|
March 7, 1861 – June 30, 1864
|Preceded by||John Adams Dix|
|Succeeded by||William P. Fessenden|
|United States Senator|
March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1855
|Preceded by||William Allen|
|Succeeded by||George Pugh|
March 4, 1861 – March 6, 1861
|Preceded by||George Pugh|
|Succeeded by||John Sherman|
|23rd Governor of Ohio|
January 14, 1856 – January 9, 1860
|Preceded by||William Medill|
|Succeeded by||William Dennison|
Salmon Portland Chase
January 13, 1808
Cornish, New Hampshire, U.S.
|Died||May 7, 1873 (aged 65)|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Children||2, including Kate Chase|
|Education||Dartmouth College (BA)|
Served as the sixth Chief Justice of the U.S. from 1864 to 1873. He was also secretary of the treasury during the Civil War.
He was the son of Janet Ralston and Ithamar Chase.
He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1826.
His legacy was honored when The Chase National Bank was named after him, later known as JPMorgan Chase. He was a key figure in ascribing U.S. currency with "In God We Trust" beginning in 1864.
He was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Abraham Lincoln .
● Salmon P. Chase was born on January 13, 1808 (age 65) in Cornish, New Hampshire, United States ● He is a celebrity supreme court justice
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