Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall (1908 - 1993)

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Born in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United Statesmap
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Died in Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland, United Statesmap
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Categories: Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the US | Maryland Notables.

Thurgood Marshall is Notable.


Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the Court's 96th justice and its first African American justice.

Marshall was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on July 2, 1908. He was the great-grandson of a slave who was born in the modern-day Democratic Republic of the Congo; his grandfather was also a slave. His original name was Thoroughgood, but he shortened it to Thurgood in second grade because he disliked spelling it. His father, William Marshall, who was a railroad porter, and his mother Norma, a teacher. Marshall married Vivien "Buster" Burey in 1929. After her death in February 1955, Marshall married Cecilia Suyat in December of that year. They were married until he died in 1993, having two sons together.


Name: Thoroughgood Marshall
[Thurgood Marshall]
[Thoroughond Marshall]
Birth Year: abt 1909
Birthplace: Maryland
Home in 1920: Baltimore Ward 14, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland
Street:Division Street
Residence Date: 1920...
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's name: William Marshall
Father's Birthplace:Maryland
Mother's name:Norma Marshall
Mother's Birthplace: Maryland
Able to Speak English: Yes
Attended School:Yes
Able to Read:Yes
Able to Write:Yes...
Household Members:
Name Age
William Marshall 37
Norma Marshall 34
Aubrey Marshall 14
Thoroughgood Marshall 11

Year: 1920; Census Place: Baltimore Ward 14, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland; Roll: T625_663; Page: 41A; Enumeration District: 240

Name: Thurgood Marshall
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 2 Jul 1908
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland
Death Date: 24 Jan 1993
Claim Date: 12 May 1975
Father: William C Marshall
Mother: Norma A Williams
Notes: Dec 1937: Name listed as THURGOOD MARSHALL
Social Security Death Index

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