John Marshall

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Birthday
24, 1755
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Jul 6, 1835 (79)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
24, 1755
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Jul 6, 1835 (79)

About

His court opinions helped to form the foundation of American constitutional law.

Before Fame

He worked as a surveyor for Fauquier County and as a land agent for Lord Fairfax, where he made most of his fortune.

Trivia

He was the Chief Justice of the United States in the early 1800s.

Family Life

He is related to politicians Thomas Jefferson and George Marshall.

Associated With

During the presidential term of John Adams, he was the Secretary of State.