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Salmon Portland Chase (1808–1873)

Chase, Salmon Portland. An American statesman; born in Cornish, NH, Jan. 13, 1808; died in New York City, May 7, 1873. He became eminent as lawyer, United States Senator from and governor of Ohio, Secretary of the Treasury, and Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He was one of the able and strong-willed men whom Mr. Lincoln called about him during the war era, and did signal service to the government and the Union. He compiled a summary of the laws of Ohio, with a historical sketch of the State (3 vols., 1832).