Ewell, Marshall Davis was born on August 18, 1844 in Oxford, Michigan, United States. Son of Edmund C. and Frances E. (Davis) Ewell.
Graduate Michigan State Normal School, 1864. Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1868 (Doctor of Laws, 1879. A.M., Northwestern University, 1879.
Doctor of Medicine Chicago Medical College, 1884).
1919. Was professor common law, Union College of Law, Chicago, from 1877 until founded Kent College of Law, of which he became professor common law, president and dean. Lecturer on medical jurisprudence, University of Michigan, 1890-1896. Microscopist and handwriting expert.
President American Micros. Society 1893, 1906, Illinois Micros. Society, 1909, 1911; honorary fellow Royal Micros.
Society, London. Author: Essentials of the Law, 1882, 2d edition., 1915. Home: Osprey, Fla.
Married Abbie L. Walker, 1870. Married second, Nellie C. Bigelow.