Roger Taney was remembered for his deeds done as the United States’s twelfth attorney general.He was born in Calvert country, Maryland in a family whose occupation was of tobacco plantation. He received his college education at the Dickinson College. He has an interest in the politics, which led him to the bar where he was elected to the Marylandlegislature. He emerged as the federalist but Roger Taney also faced some of the opposition by the fellow members because of his advocacy of the war of 1812. He was also remembered as an eloquent speaker. He served as the fifth chief justice of United States, which made him to place a mark in the history of the American legislature.He remained a controversialpersonality in his lifetime.
Roger Taney served the chief justice post after succeeding over the William john Duane. He also served as the United States secretary of treasury. He was the man who brought down the closing of the second bank in the united state of America. There was a mere conflict between the him and the Jackson which remained in news for long times. However his appointment as the secretary of the states treasury was never confirmed by the congress. But during his nine months as Acting Secretary Roger transferred the government's deposits from the Second Bank to designated commercial banks.
However Roger Taney resigned when the congress bluntly refused to confirm his appointment as the secretary of the state treasury in the year 1934. He remained as the more controversial figure throughout his life. However after the work he done as the twelfth attorney general of the United states of America and the fifth secretary of state of treasury of United States. However he ended up very bad, Taney sat on the Court until his death in 1864. Taney's wife -- Anne Key Taney -- died on September 29, 1855 from complications of a stroke. His youngest daughter, Alice, died the next day from yellow fever. He has made many contributions to the constitution but it hurted the constitution as an institution considered as a whole at that time.