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us: Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873


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    • us: Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873
    • us: Chase, S. P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1808-01-13
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1873-05-07
    • Gender

        male
    • Birth Place

        Cornish (N.H. : Town)
    • Death Place

        New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Dartmouth College
    • Organization

        Dartmouth College
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Liberty Party (U.S. : 1840-1848)
    • Organization

        Liberty Party (U.S. : 1840-1848)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Free Soil Party (U.S.)
    • Organization

        Free Soil Party (U.S.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States. Supreme Court
    • Organization

        United States. Supreme Court
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States. Congress. Senate
    • Organization

        United States. Congress. Senate
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      Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873Chase, Salmon Portland,1808-1873
  • Sources

    • found: His Sketch of hist. of Ohio, 1833.
    • found: His Speech of Hon. Salmon P. Chase ... [MI] 1855.
    • found: The specific contract law, 1865: t.p. (Hon. S.P. Chase)
    • found: Message of the governor of Ohio ..., 1857: t.p. (Governor of Ohio) p. 30 (S.P. Chase)
    • found: Ohio Historical Society WWW page, Sept. 7, 2004 (Salmon P. Chase was governor of Ohio, 1856-1860)
    • found: Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass, accessed January 16, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Chase, Salmon Portland; political figure, jurist/judge, abolitionist, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice; born 13 January 1808 in Cornish, New Hampshire, United States. He graduated from Dartmouth College (1826) and was involved in the antislavery movement (1830s and 1840s). He affiliated with the Liberty Party; and became chair of the convention that resulted in formation of Free-Soil Party (1848). He won election to the U.S. Senate (1849 and 1860) and was selected by Abraham Lincoln to be his treasury secretary (1861). He was appointed chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, where he led the Supreme Court until his death. He died 07 May 1873 in New York, New York, United States)
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