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John Marshall (1755–1835)

Marshall, John. An eminent American jurist; born at Germantown, Fauquier County, VA, Sept. 24, 1755; died at Philadelphia, July 6, 1835. He served in the Revolutionary War; was United States envoy to France 1797–798; Member of Congress from Virginia 1799–1800; Secretary of State 1800–01; Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court 1801–35. Among his published works were: ‘Life of Washington’ (5 vols., 1804–07; abridged and improved, 1 vol., 1832); ‘Writings upon the Federal Constitution.’