Supreme Court Justice

Salmon P. Chase, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The supreme court justice Salmon P. Chase passed away at age 65, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Salmon P. Chase and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Served as the sixth Chief Justice of the U.S. from 1864 to 1873. He was also secretary of the treasury during the Civil War.

He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1826.

His legacy was honored when The Chase National Bank was named after him, later known as JPMorgan Chase. He was a key figure in ascribing U.S. currency with “In God We Trust” beginning in 1864.

How did Salmon P. Chase die?

Salmon P. Chase's death was caused by stroke.

Salmon Portland Chase (1808-1873) Chase was stricken with a stroke at the home of his daughter Nettie in New York City. He succumbed to death on May 7, 1873 with his two daughters and Senator William Sprague at his side. A funeral was held in the Episcopal Church of St. George in New York City.

Information about the death of Salmon P. Chase
Cause of deathStroke
Age of death65 years
ProfessionSupreme Court Justice
BirthdayJanuary 13, 1808
Death dateMay 7, 1873
Place of deathNew York, New York, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Salmon P. Chase

"All men are born equally free."

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"The child is pronounced pretty. I think it quite otherwise."

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"A resignation is a grave act; never performed by a right minded man without forethought or with reserve."

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"Once I should have been, if not satisfied, partially, at least, contented with suffrage for the intelligent and those who have been soldiers; now I am convinced that universal suffrage is demanded by sound policy and impartial justice."

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"The Constitution in all its provisions looks to an indestructible union disposed of indestructible States."

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