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Thurgood Marshall​

Thurgood Marshall (July 2, 1908 – January 24, 1993) born in Baltimore Maryland, was an American lawyer and civil rights activist who served as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the Court's first African-American justice. Prior to his judicial service, he successfully argued several cases before the Supreme Court, including Brown v. Board of Education.