Lincoln’s Appointment of Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase in 1864

Chase continued to pursue the presidency, seeking the Democratic nomination in 1868 and the Liberal Republican nomination in 1872. Introduction Salmon Portland Chase (January 13, 1808 – May 7, 1873) was a U.S. politician and jurist who served as the sixth Chief Justice of the United States. He also served as the 23rd Governor of Ohio, represented Ohio in[…]