- Name: Samuel Chase
- Born: 04/17/1741
- Died: 06/19/1811 (70 years old)
Samuel Chase (April 17, 1741 – June 19, 1811) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and a signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Maryland. He was impeached by the House on grounds of letting his partisan leanings affect his court decisions but was acquitted by the Senate and remained in office.
Alias: Old Bacon Face, the Demosthenes of Maryland
Birth Place: Somerset County, Maryland, British America
Death Place: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Samuel Chase quotes :
Religion is of general and public concern, and on its support depend, in great measure, the peace and good order of government, the safety and happiness of the people.Samuel Chase