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

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

Chase, Samuel
Born April 17, 1741, in Somerset County, MD
Died June 19, 1811, in Baltimore, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by George Washington on January 26, 1796, to a seat vacated by John Blair. Confirmed by the Senate on January 27, 1796, and received commission on January 27, 1796. Service terminated on June 19, 1811, due to death.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Eastern Circuit, Spring 1796, Spring 1799
Southern Circuit, Spring 1797
Middle Circuit, Spring 1798-Fall 1798, Spring 1800
Fourth Circuit, April 29, 1802-June 19, 1811

Education:
Read law, 1763

Professional Career:
Member, Lower House, Maryland Proprietary Assembly, 1764-1774
Convention member, Maryland Provisional Government, 1774-1776
State delegate, Maryland, 1777-1788
Delegate, Continental Congress, 1774-1778, 1784, 1785
Judge, Baltimore County [Maryland] Criminal Court, 1788-1796
Chief judge, Maryland General Court, 1791-1796

Impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, March 12, 1804, and found not guilty by the U.S. Senate, March 1, 1805.
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