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  1. Roger Brooke,1777–1864, U.S. jurist: chief justice of the U.S. 1836–64.
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Historical Examples of taney

  • A third, more accommodating, was found in the person of Mr. Taney.

    Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams.

    Josiah Quincy

  • Much of the Northern outcry against Taney seems to me unjust.

  • Taney removed the public deposits from the United States Bank.

  • All this was commented upon on this floor; yet Mr. Taney is selected!

  • Chief Justice Taney himself was a good deal of a conservative.