Salmon P. Chase

Salmon P. Chase
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Personal details
Born
Salmon Portland Chase

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Cornish, New Hampshire, U.S.
DiedMay 7, 1873(1873-05-07) (aged 65)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political partyFree Soil, Republican
Spouse(s)Katherine Garmiss Chase
Eliza Ann Smith Chase
Sarah Dunlop Ludlow Chase[1]
Alma materCincinnati College
Dartmouth College
ProfessionPolitician, Lawyer, Judge
SignatureSalmon P. Chase's signature

Salmon Portland Chase (January 13, 1808 – May 7, 1873) was an American politician and jurist who was U.S. Senator from Ohio and the 23rd Governor of Ohio; as U.S. Treasury Secretary under President Abraham Lincoln; and as the sixth Chief Justice of the United States. He was one of the most famous Republicans of his time.

Chase was born on January 13, 1808 in Cornish, New Hampshire.[3] He was raised in Windsor, Vermont and Worthington, Ohio. He studied at Cincinnati College and in Dartmouth College. Chase was married to Katherine Garmiss from 1834 until they divorced. Then he was married to Eliza Ann Smith from 1839 until they divorced. Then he was married to Sarah Dunlop from 1846 until his death in 1873. He had six daughters. Chase died on May 7, 1873 in New York City, New York from an illness, aged 65.

References

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  2. "Federal Judicial Center: Salmon Chase". 2009-12-12. Retrieved 2009-12-12.
  3. Salmon Portland Chase Encyclopædia Britannica, 1911 Edition, Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 956

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