Thurgood Marshall


Born: 7/2/1908 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died: 1/24/1993
Age: 84
Cause of death: heart failure

Full name: Thurgood Marshall
Noted For: U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals judge, appointed by Kennedy (1961-65); U.S. Solicitor General under Johnson (1965-67); U.S. Supreme Court Justice, appointed by Johnson (1967-91). As Solicitor General, successfully argued the Brown V. Board of Education school desegregation case before the Supreme Court.