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Lawrence Marcellus Marshall

chemist , educator

Lawrence Marcellus Marshall, American educator, chemist. Recipient Lederle Medical Faculty award Lederle Laboratory div. American Cyanamid Company, 1954; Distinguished Service award Wayne State University School Medicine, 1977. Fellow American Institute Chemists; member American Society Biological Chemists, American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi.


Marshall, Lawrence Marcellus was born on March 31, 1910 in Pittsburgh. Son of James Henry and Mary (Mosby) Marshall.


Bachelor of Science, Duquesne U., 1932, Master of Science, 1940. Doctor of Philosophy. (United States Public Health Service fellow 1945-1948), Wayne State University, 1949.


Assistant professor of chemistry Clark College, Atlanta, 1937-1939. Professor of chemistry and biology Arkansas State College, Pine Bluff, 1940-1944. Assistant chemist Pine Bluff Arsenal, 1942-1944.

Associate chemist Jeffersonville Question Manager Depot, 1944-1945. Member of faculty Howard U. Medical School, 1948-1977, professor biochemistry, head department, 1959-1977.


Fellow American Institute Chemists. Member American Society Biological Chemists, American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi.


Married Mary C. Williams, June 6, 1939. Children: Lawrence Marcellus, Gwendolyn, Judith.

James Henry Marshall

Mary (Mosby) Marshall

Mary C. Williams

Lawrence Marcellus Marshall

Gwendolyn Marshall

Judith Marshall