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 John Marshall

John Marshall

Birth
Germantown, Fauquier County, Virginia, USA
Death 6 Jul 1835 (aged 79)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 674 · View Source
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US Supreme Court Justice. He fought in the American Revolution as a young officer under George Washington; served briefly in Congress in 1799; was Secretary of State under President John Adams 1800-1801; became Chief Justice of the United States in 1801, a position he held until his death. He died in Philadelphia where he was undergoing medical treatment. His decision in the case of Marbury vs. Madison became the foundation of judicial power in America. He is now universally known as the Great Chief Justice.



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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 674
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Marshall (24 Sep 1755–6 Jul 1835), Find A Grave Memorial no. 674, citing Shockoe Hill Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .