Experts Individuals with PhD's, JD's, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to felon voting issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to felon voting issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
BWI Airport was renamed Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, 2005
Thurgood Marshall postage stamp issued, 2003
Thurgood Marshall Memorial established, Maryland State House in Annapolis, 1996
Third College, part University of California, San Diego, was officially renamed as Thurgood Marshall College, 1993
Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court (appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson), 1967-1991
U.S. Solicitor General (appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson), 1965-1967
First African-American member of the US Supreme Court, 1967
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (appointed by President John F. Kennedy), 1961-1965
Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, 1940-1961
Chief Counsel, NAACP, 1938-1940
Special Counsel, NAACP New York, 1936-1938
Initiated civil rights work in Maryland against lynching and for equal pay for teachers, 1933-1938
Attorney, NAACP Baltimore, 1934-1936
JD, magna cum laude, Howard University, 1933
BA, cum laude, Lincoln University, PA, 1930
Graduate, Frederick Douglass High School, Baltimore, MD, 1925
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Marshall died of heart failure at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, at 2 p.m. on January 24, 1993. He was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
He won 29 out of the 32 cases he argued before the U.S. Supreme Court (14 as a private lawyer and 18 as Solicitor General of the United States).
His most famous case as a lawyer was Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483, 1954