Quotes by John Marshall

About John Marshall:

John Marshall was the fourth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1801–1835). His court opinions helped lay the basis for United States constitutional law and made the Supreme Court of the United States a coequal branch of government along with the legislative and executive branches. Previously, Marshall had been a leader of the Federalist Party in Virginia and served in the United States House of Representatives from 1799 to 1800. He was Secretary of State under President John Adams from 1800 to 1801.

Author Bio

  • NameJohn Marshall
  • Descriptionfourth Chief Justice of the United States
  • BornSeptember 24, 1755
  • DiedJuly 6, 1835
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPolitician; Judge; Lawyer; Diplomat; Jurist