J. Stanley Marshall

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J. Stanley Marshall
Stanley Marshall.jpg
President of
Florida State University
In office
Preceded by John E. Champion
Succeeded by Bernard F. Sliger
Personal details
Born (1923-01-27)January 27, 1923
Cheswick, Pennsylvania, United States
Died June 8, 2014(2014-06-08) (aged 91)
Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Spouse(s) Shirley Slade
Religion Churches of Christ

J. Stanley Marshall (January 27, 1923 – June 8, 2014) was an American educator. He was president of Florida State University from February 1969 to August 1976.[1] He also established the James Madison Institute in 1987.[2] He was born in Cheswick, Pennsylvania.[3]

Marshall served on the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida.[4]

He was married to Shirley Slade of Longview, Texas. The couple had five children—daughters Sue Jones and Kimberly Rosero and sons David, John, and Drew. He died on June 8, 2014 at the age of 91 after having suffered a heart attack a month prior.[5]


  1. ^ "James Stanley Marshall". Harding Magazine. Searcy, Arkansas: Harding University Alumni Association. pp. 30–31. 
  2. ^ "J. Stanley Marshall". The James Madison Institute. Retrieved 2012-01-04. 
  3. ^ National Register of Educational Researchers. Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foun. 1966. Retrieved 2012-01-04. 
  4. ^ "Meeting Archives". State University System of Florida. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Dr. J. Stanley Marshall, former FSU president and conservative standard-bearer, dies at 91". SaintPetersBlog. 1934-06-09. Archived from the original on 2014-06-10. Retrieved 2014-06-09.