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Hon. Roger B. Taney (1777-1864)

Miner Kilbourne Kellogg (1814 - 1889)
Oil on canvas, 1849
75 ½ H x 62 ½ W in.
Presented: Before January 1863
Donor: unknown
Owner: Library Company of the Baltimore Bar
Private Career:
Admitted to the bar, 1801
Public Service:
Member, Maryland House of Delegates, Calvert County, 1799
Maryland State Senator, 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
Named one of the pre-eminent Maryland lawyers and judges of the 18th and 19th centuries.