Salmon P. Chase’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 13, 1808

Death Date

May 7, 1873

Age of Death

65 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

May 7, 1873

The supreme court justice Salmon P. died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Served as the sixth Chief Justice of the U.S. from 1864 to 1873. He was also secretary of the treasury during the Civil War.

He was the son of Janet Ralston and Ithamar Chase.



The Proclamation does not, indeed, mark out exactly the course I should myself prefer. But I am ready to take it just as it is written, and to stand by it with all my heart.


Once I should have been, if not satisfied, partially, at least, contented with suffrage for the intelligent and those who have been soldiers; now I am convinced that universal suffrage is demanded by sound policy and impartial justice.


A resignation is a grave act; never performed by a right minded man without forethought or with reserve.


What can be indissoluble if a perpetual Union, made more perfect, is not?


What you have said, Mr. President, fully satisfies me that you have given to every proposition which has been made, a kind and candid consideration. And you have now expressed the conclusion to which you have arrived, clearly and distinctly.