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Thurgood marshall (july 2, 1908 – january 24, 1993) was an american lawyer, serving as associate justice of the supreme court of the united states from october 1967 until october 1991 marshall was the court's 96th justice and its first african-american justice born in baltimore, maryland, marshall graduated from the howard university. Thurgood marshall born: jul 2, 1908: baltimore, md died: jan 24, 1993 ethnicity: african associate justice of the supreme court of the united states due to school segregation, marshall was forced to go to an all-black grade school. [APSNIP--] [APSNIP--]