John Marshall Author:Patricia Miles Martin John Marshall has fourteen brothers and sisters. He had a happy childhood but he lived in trying times. When the Revolutionary War finally came to the colonies, John fought bravely in it. After the war, John became a lawyer. — Many years passed, and John became such a good lawyer that President John Adams appointed him Chief Justice of the Sup... more »reme Court. Four thirty-four years Chief Justice Marshall served the law and made the Supreme Court the most respected power in the land.
In this easy-to-read biography, young readers will learn about a great American who helped build our country.« less