Born on January 13, 1808, in Cornish, New Hampshire, Salmon P. Chase studied law and became an abolitionist as a young man. He went on to serve in the U.S. Senate and as governor of Ohio. He later worked as President Abraham Lincoln's secretary of the treasury during the Civil War, creating the foundation for America's current taxation and currency system. Chase was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1864. He died in New York City in 1873.

Born on January 13, 1808, in Cornish, New Hampshire, Salmon P. Chase studied law and became an abolitionist as a young man. He went on to serve in the U.S. Senate and as governor of Ohio. He later worked as President Abraham Lincoln's secretary of the treasury during the Civil War, creating the foundation for America's current taxation and currency system. Chase was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1864. He died in New York City in 1873.

1862 $1bill. The first $1 bill issued as a Legal Tender Note. Depicts Salmon P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury under President Abraham Lincoln. Series was from 1862 - 1863.

1862 $1bill. The first $1 bill issued as a Legal Tender Note. Depicts Salmon P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury under President Abraham Lincoln. Series was from 1862 - 1863.

former Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase, who was in the enviable position of designing the original US $1 bill in 1862. Chase wanted to be President, and he figured that having his face on popular currency would be killer buzz-marketing -- obviously, that didn't pan out. Above is a (suitably low-fi and non-counterfeity) image of that first dollar bill, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.: the "P" in Salmon P. Chase stands for "Portland"; Chase National Bank was named after him (though he…

What the Original $1 Bill Looked Like

former Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase, who was in the enviable position of designing the original US $1 bill in 1862. Chase wanted to be President, and he figured that having his face on popular currency would be killer buzz-marketing -- obviously, that didn't pan out. Above is a (suitably low-fi and non-counterfeity) image of that first dollar bill, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.: the "P" in Salmon P. Chase stands for "Portland"; Chase National Bank was named after him (though he…

Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase,  (1860–1865).In the early months of the Cival war, Cooke worked with Treasury Secretary Salmon  Chase to secure loans from the leading bankers in the Northern cities. (Cooke and his brother, a newspaper editor, had helped Chase get his job by lobbying for him, even though all were former Democrats.)  Cooke's own firm was so successful in distributing Treasury notes that Chase engaged him as special agent to sell the $500 million in "five-twenty"…

Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase, (1860–1865).In the early months of the Cival war, Cooke worked with Treasury Secretary Salmon Chase to secure loans from the leading bankers in the Northern cities. (Cooke and his brother, a newspaper editor, had helped Chase get his job by lobbying for him, even though all were former Democrats.) Cooke's own firm was so successful in distributing Treasury notes that Chase engaged him as special agent to sell the $500 million in "five-twenty"…

Salmon P. Chase, Chief Justice, Secretary of the Treasury, and Republican Senator, was the first to admit a black to argue a case before the Supreme Court--John Rock.

Salmon P. Chase, Chief Justice, Secretary of the Treasury, and Republican Senator, was the first to admit a black to argue a case before the Supreme Court--John Rock.

INFOWARS.COM BECAUSE THERE'S A WAR ON FOR YOUR MIND. They were killed and it was blamed on some crazy guy and not the truth that it was a government conspiracy.

Top 10 Most Remarkable Coincidences in History

INFOWARS.COM BECAUSE THERE'S A WAR ON FOR YOUR MIND. They were killed and it was blamed on some crazy guy and not the truth that it was a government conspiracy.

SHRIMP & CRAB FUN-DOO A creamy blend of shrimp, crab and Parmesan topped with tomatoes. With toasted garlic baguette slices...

SHRIMP & CRAB FUN-DOO A creamy blend of shrimp, crab and Parmesan topped with tomatoes. With toasted garlic baguette slices...

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