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Roger Brooke Taney (1777-1864)
MSA SC 3520-1500
Member, Maryland House of Delegates, Calvert County, 1799
Member, Maryland State Senate, Western Shore, 1816-18, 1819 (did not serve), 1820
Attorney General of Maryland, 1827-1831
Acting U.S. Secretary of War, July 1831
U.S. Attorney General, 1831-1833
U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1833-1834
Chief Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, 1836-1864


 
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