Samuel Chase

Personal

Birthday: 
4/17/1741
Birthplace: 
Somerset County, MD
Date of Death: 
6/19/1811
Place of Death: 
Baltimore, MD
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Member, Lower House, Maryland Proprietary Assembly, 1764-1774
Convention member, Maryland Provisional Government, 1774-1776
State delegate, Maryland, 1777-1788
Delegate, Continental Congress, 1774-1778, 1784, 1785
Judge, Baltimore County [Maryland] Criminal Court, 1788-1796
Chief judge, Maryland General Court, 1791-1796

Impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, March 12, 1804, and found not guilty by the U.S. Senate, March 1, 1805.

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1763

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
George Washington
Commission Date: 
01/27/1796
Termination Date: 
06/19/1811
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Eastern Circuit, Spring 1796, Spring 1799
Southern Circuit, Spring 1797
Middle Circuit, Spring 1798-Fall 1798, Spring 1800
Fourth Circuit, April 29, 1802-June 19, 1811

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