George Alexander Marshall
|George Alexander Marshall|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 4th district
March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1899
|Preceded by||Fernando C. Layton|
|Succeeded by||Robert B. Gordon|
September 14, 1851|
|Died||April 21, 1899
|Resting place||Presbyterian Cemetery, Hardin, Ohio|
|Spouse(s)||Mary Caroline Cowan
Lucinda Frazer Cowan
|Alma mater||Ohio Wesleyan University|
Born near Sidney, Ohio, Marshall attended the public schools of Shelby County, Ohio and Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio. He studied law. In 1872 he married Mary Caroline Cowan, the daughter of Wilson V Cowan, a local physician. She died in 1874 while giving birth to their first child. He was admitted to the bar in 1876 and commenced practice in Sidney, Ohio. On 8 December 1880 he married Lucinda Frazer Cowan, Mary Caroline's youngest sister. He served as prosecuting attorney of Shelby County for eight years, being elected in 1878, 1880, and 1883.
Marshall was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1899). He was not a candidate for reelection in 1898. He died in Sidney, Ohio, April 21, 1899. He was interred in Presbyterian Cemetery, Hardin, Ohio.
- George Alexander Marshall at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- George Alexander Marshall at Find a Grave
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