"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.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous judges! More Thurgood Marshall on Wikipedia.