Thurgood Marshall

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Birthday
2, 1908
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
Jan 24, 1993 (84)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1908
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
Jan 24, 1993 (84)

About

The first African-American United States Supreme Court Justice. He was nominated to the position by President Lyndon B. Johnson and held the office from 1967 until 1991.

Before Fame

He attended Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, where he was a classmate of the famed Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes.

Trivia

He graduated from the Howard University School of Law in 1933.

Family Life

His second marriage, to Cecilia Suyat, produced two sons. He had previously been married to Vivien Burey.

Associated With

Under the administration of President John F. Kennedy, Marshall served as a Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

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