Marshall, William Champe was born on November 13, 1849 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States. Son of Thomas A. and Letitia Marshall, and 3d cousin to Chief Justice John Marshall of Supreme Court of the United States Court.
Educated at home and 1865-1867, University of Mississippi. Graduate University of Virginia, B.L., June, 1869.
Final orator of Washington Society, of University of Virginia, 1869. Appointed city counselor of St. Louis, Missouri, 1891. Reapptd., 1895; treasurer State Bar Association, 1880-1895.
President same, 1895-1898. Judge Supreme Court Missouri, 1898-1909. Democrat. Address: Jefferson City, Missoury.
Married Vicksburg, Mississippi, December 5, 1876, Kate Mortimer Reading.