Roger B. Taney’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 17, 1777

Death Date

Oct 12, 1864

Age of Death

87 years

Cause of Death


The supreme court justice Roger B. died at the age of 87. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Served as the fifth Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1836 to 1864.

He married Anne Phebe Charlton Key in 1806. The couple had seven children together.



Unquestionably, it is the duty of every master to watch over the religious and moral culture of his slaves, and to give them every comfort and privilege that is not incompatible with the continued existence of the relations between them.


A sovereignty is always presumed to act upon principles of justice, and if, from mistake or oversight, it does injury to a nation or an individual, it is always supposed to be ready and willing to repair it.


It will be admitted on all hands, that with the exception of the powers surrendered by the Constitution of the United States, the people of the several States are absolutely and unconditionally sovereign within their respective territories.


Thank God that at least in one place, all men are equal: in the church of God. I do not consider it any degradation to kneel side by side with a Negro in the house of our Heavenly Father.


In large commercial cities, the money power is, I fear irresistible. It is not by open corruption that it always, or even most generally, operates.