The First Dollar Bill

In case you don’t recognize the person on the currency, it’s former Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase, who was responsible for designing the bill and later became part of the Supreme Court.

Chase National Bank was named in his honor.  The bank later became Chase Manhattan Bank, which is now known as JPMorgan Chase. has a nice write-up about it.

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  1. Kirk says:

    Looks a little fishy to me.

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