Thurgood Marshall
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"Thurgood Marshall" was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States/Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the Court's List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States/96th justice and its List of African-American firsts/first African-American justice.

Before becoming a judge, Marshall was a lawyer who was best known for his high success rate in arguing before the Supreme Court and for the victory in Brown v. Board of Education, a decision that Desegregation/desegregated public schools. He served on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit after being appointed by US President/President John F. Kennedy and then served as the United States Solicitor General/Solicitor General after being appointed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1965. President Johnson nominated him to the United States Supreme Court in 1967.

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