Carrington T. Marshall
|Carrington Tanner Marshall|
|at Nuremberg Trials, February 17, 1947|
|Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court|
January 1, 1921 – December 31, 1932
|Preceded by||Hugh L. Nichols|
|Succeeded by||Carl V. Weygandt|
June 17, 1869|
|Died||June 28, 1958
|Resting place||Zanesville Memorial Park|
|Alma mater||Cincinnati Law School|
Carrington T. Marshall was born near Zanesville, Ohio June 17, 1869. He attended a one room country school, and rode seven miles a day to attend high school in Zanesville. He taught school for three years, and was a bookkeeper. In 1892, he graduated from the Cincinnati Law School, and began a practice at Zanesville.
The first office Marshall held was Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court. He was nominated by the Republicans to run against incumbent Democrat Hugh L. Nichols. He won election in November 1920. The University of Cincinnati awarded him an honorary Doctor of Law in 1925. Marshall won re-election in 1926, but lost to Carl V. Weygandt in 1932.
After leaving the bench, Marshall established a practice in Columbus, Ohio. He wrote a number of books. In 1947, he served as presiding judge of the Judges' Trial (The United States of America vs. Josef Altstötter, et al.), one of twelve trials for war crimes held before U.S. military courts in Nuremberg in 1947. He was appointed February 13, 1947 by General Lucius D. Clay of the Office of Military Government for Germany. Due to illness, Marshall resigned June 19, 1947 and returned to Ohio.
Marshall married Dora Foltz in June 1900. They had one daughter.
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