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Chase, Samuel

Born: 1741 AD
Died: 1811 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

1741 – Born on the 17th of April.

1743 – The family moved to Baltimore where his father took up a new pulpit.

         – He was educated at home until he was eighteen when he left for Annapolis to read law.

1761 – He was admitted to the bar and started a law practice in Annapolis.

1775-1778 – Chase represented Maryland at the Continental Congress, and was re-elected.

1786 – Chase moved to Baltimore, which remained his home for the rest of his life.

1796 – President George Washington appointed Chase as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

1804 – Chase was served with 6 articles of impeachment by the House of Representatives, explicitly over Chase’s handling of the trial of John Fries.

1805 – The Senate voted to acquit Chase of all charges on the 1st of March and as a result he remained in office.

1811 – Died on the 19th of June.