Samuel Chase Biography
(Founding Father of the United States and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1796 - 1811))
Birthday: April 17, 1741 (Aries)
Born In: Somerset County, Maryland, United States
Samuel Chase was an Associate Justice, who played an important role in the ‘US Supreme Court.’ Chase was an eminent part of the court and was involved in a number of decisions. He was one of the few judges to be impeached in view of injustice. However, he was successful in removing the charges levied against him, thereby resuming his post. He held the position of Associate Justice from January 27, 1796, to June 19, 1811. Chase also played a remarkable role in the ‘US Declaration of Independence,’ where he represented Maryland. Chase was born near Princess Anne, Maryland, where he spent the early days of his childhood. Chase was part of the ‘Maryland General Assembly’ from 1764 to 1784. He was also a member of the ‘Continental Congress’ from 1774 to 1778 and again from 1784 to 1785. Chase sealed the ‘Declaration of Independence’ as part of the ‘Continental Congress.’ He worked as a judge in the Baltimore criminal court. Thereafter, he also worked as a chief judge and served in the ‘Maryland General Court’ from 1791 to 1796. Later, he was appointed to the ‘Supreme Court’ by President George Washington.