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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. Marker is missing. It was located near 39° 24.952′ N, 77° 24.747′ W. Marker was in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker was on North Court Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. In front of the Frederick City Hall. Marker was 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 location. The Dred Scott Decision (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); City Hall (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Johnson (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); No to the Stamp! (a few steps from this marker); The Ross Home
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); Unanimous Resolution (within shouting distance of this marker); “South Magnetic” (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick’s Poet Lawyer (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map 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. Taney statue is moved from outside Frederick City Hall. The bust of former U.S. Chief Justice Taney will be relocated to Mount Olivet Cemetery in Frederick (Maryland). (Submitted on May 31, 2017.) 
 
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
Roger Brooke Taney Marker Removed image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 21, 2017
7. Roger Brooke Taney Marker Removed
This marker and the bust of Roger Brooke Taney by Joseph Urner was removed from the Frederick County Courthouse on Saturday March 18, 2017 and moved to Mt. Olivet Cemetery where they will be refurbished and placed somewhere in the cemetery.
Roger Brooke Taney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 23, 2017
8. Roger Brooke Taney Marker
At Mt. Olivet Cemetery awaiting refurbishment and placement.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,515 times since then and 101 times this year. Last updated on August 6, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on September 26, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   7. submitted on May 28, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   8. submitted on May 31, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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