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Salmon P. Chase, who in the course of his long public career served not only as Lincoln's Secretary of the Treasury, but also as a Senator from Ohio, Governor of Ohio, and Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, was born January 13, 1808. Read more about it.

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Portrait of Salmon P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury. circa 1860-1865

[Portrait of Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase, officer of the United States government]
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[circa 1860 and 1865].
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Reproduction number: LC-B8172-1747

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