Thurgood Marshall Poster


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Overview (3)

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died in Bethesda, Maryland, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameThoroughgood Marshall

Mini Bio (1)

Thurgood Marshall was born on July 2, 1908 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Thoroughgood Marshall. He was married to Cecilia Suyat and Vivien Burey. He died on January 24, 1993 in Bethesda, Maryland.

Spouse (2)

Cecilia Suyat (17 December 1955 - 24 January 1993) ( his death) ( 2 children)
Vivien Burey (4 September 1929 - 11 February 1955) ( her death)

Trivia (3)

He had 2 sons.
In 1967, he became the first black American ever to be named to a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, serving from 1967-1991.
His first name was originally Thoroughgood, but in his early years of school, he hated spelling it out. When he was in the second or third grade, he got his mother to legally shorten it to Thurgood.

Personal Quotes (1)

My dad told me there's no difference between a black snake and a white snake. They both bite.

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