S: Thurgood Marshall by :Christian Hawkins
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FC: Marshall By Christian Hawkins | Thurgood
1: Thurgood Marshall | Christian Hawkins | May 8, 2009 Room 142
2: Thurgood Marshall was born on July 2,1908 in Baltimore, Maryland
3: Thurgood Marshall's parents were Norma and William Marshall.
4: Thurgood Marshall graduated from Fredrick Douglas High School at the age of 16 years old.
5: In 1961, President John | He attended Lincoln University in Chester County,Pennsylvania.
6: He applied for the University of Maryland, but they rejected him because of his race. After he got rejected, he applied for Howard University Law School. He graduated first in his class.
7: He then became an NAACP lawyer.(National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)
8: He was the first African- American judge and the first African-American Supreme Court Justice.
9: Thurgood Marshall died of heart failure in Washington, D.C. on January 24,1993. He was buried in Arlington National Cemetary.
10: Like many Supreme Court justices, he left all of important papers.
11: Thurgood Marshall was a great man because he was the first federal judges. He was a good fair judge. His mom and dad were proud of him and we all should be too.