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date: 17 January 2019

Taney, Roger Brooke (b. Calvert County, Md., 17 Mar. 1777; d. Washington, D.C., 12 Dec. 1864; interred St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Frederick, Md.), chief justice, 1836–1864. 

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States
Walter Ehrlich

Roger B. Taney is best known as the author of one of the most infamous opinions ever written for the ...

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