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Name Chase, Salmon Portland
City Washington
State DC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Chase, Salmon Portland
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Chase, Salmon Portland
Born January 13, 1808, in Cornish, NH
Died May 7, 1873, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on December 6, 1864, to a seat vacated by Roger B. Taney. Confirmed by the Senate on December 6, 1864, and received commission on December 6, 1864. Service terminated on May 7, 1873, due to death.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Fourth Circuit, January 17, 1865-May 7, 1873

Education:
Dartmouth College, B.A., 1826
Read law, 1829

Professional Career:
Private practice, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1829-1849
U.S. senator from Ohio, 1849-1855, 1861
Governor, Ohio, 1856-1860
Secretary of the Treasury, 1861-1864
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