Roger B. Taney Quote
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Roger B. Taney
Born: March 17, 1777
Died: October 12, 1864 (aged 87)
Bio: Roger Brooke Taney was the fifth Chief Justice of the United States, holding that office from 1836 until his death in 1864. He was the eleventh United States Attorney General. He is most remembered for delivering the majority opinion in Dred Scott v.