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Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Roger Brooke Taney

 
 
Roger Brooke Taney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 9, 2007
1. Roger Brooke Taney Marker
Inscription.
Chief Justice
Of the United States
1836-1864

Secretary of the Treasury
1833-1834

Attorney General
Of the United States
1831-1833

Attorney General
Of Maryland
1827-1831

Citizen of Frederick
And lawyer practicing
in the
Frederick County Court
1801-1823

Born in Calvert County
March 17, 1777

Died in Washington, D.C.
October 12, 1864

Buried in St. John's Catholic
Cemetery, Frederick, MD.

 
Location. 39° 24.952′ N, 77° 24.747′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on North Court Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. In front of the Frederick City Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Dred Scott Decision (a few steps from this marker); City Hall (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Johnson (a few steps from this marker); The Ross Home (within shouting distance of this marker); “South Magnetic” (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederickís Poet Lawyer
Close Up of the Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 9, 2007
2. Close Up of the Inscription
(within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of William Tyler Page (within shouting distance of this marker); Tylerís-Spite House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Frederick.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia Entry for Chief Justice Roger Taney. (Submitted on October 7, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Lincoln's First Inaugural. Taney administered the Oath of Office. (Submitted on October 7, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Frederick City Hall - Old County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 9, 2007
3. Frederick City Hall - Old County Court House
The Taney Bust is on the right side of the center fountain in the courtyard.
Unveiling, September 26, 1931 image. Click for full size.
Judge Delaplaine's Collection
4. Unveiling, September 26, 1931
Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles E.Hughes at the unveiling of the bust of Taney in front of the Federick County Court House in 1931. Justice and Mrs. Hughes are at left. Former Maryland Gov. Albert C. Ritchie in shown at right of the bust and Joseph D. Baker is at far right.
From Judge Edward S. Delaplaine's article on Taney in Valleys of History, Vol. 2 No 1. Winter 1966. (Internet Archive)
Roger Brooke Taney image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 23, 2015
5. Roger Brooke Taney
1931 Bust of Taney by Joseph Urner
Joseph Urner, 1931 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 23, 2015
6. Joseph Urner, 1931
Signature on Roger B. Taney Bust
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,440 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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