Salmon Portland Chase


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Noun1.Salmon Portland Chase - United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
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Salmon Portland Chase was born in New Hampshire in 1808, the year Congress abolished the slave trade.
The lengthy trial ran from March 13 to May 16, 1868, with Chief Justice Salmon Portland Chase presiding.
Partly because of Gaines's cleverness, and partly because of Salmon Portland Chase's horror at Garner's infanticide, Gaines succeeded in preventing a murder trial.