Thomas Alexander Marshall Edit Profile
He graduated from Yale College in 1815, and then studied law.
Born near Versailles, Kentucky, Marshall pursued preparatory studies. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Frankfort in 1817. He moved to Paris, Kentucky, in 1819.
Marshall was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-second and Twenty-third Congresses (March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1835). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1834 to the Twenty-fourth Congress. He served as judge of the State court of appeals 1835-1856.
He was professor in the law department of Transylvania College, Lexington, Kentucky from 1836 to 1849. He moved to Louisville in 1859. He was chief justice of the court of appeals in 1866 and 1867.
He died in Louisville, Kentucky, April 17, 1871, and his remains were interred at Lexington Cemetery.
Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1827-1828, 63-65. Member United States House of Reps from Kentucky, 22d-23d congresses, 1831-1835, active in tariff debates, advocating higher rates, 1832.
Married Eliza Price, November 26, 1816.