MARSHALL, Thomas Riley, a Vice President of the United States; born in North Manchester,
Wabash County, Ind., March 14, 1854; attended the common schools and graduated
from Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Ind., in 1873; studied law; admitted to
the bar in 1875 and commenced practice in Columbia City, Ind.; Governor of
Indiana 1909-1913; elected, as a Democrat, Vice President of the United States
on the ticket with Woodrow Wilson in 1912 and inaugurated on March 4, 1913;
reelected in 1916 and served until March 3, 1921; resumed the practice of law
and literary work in Indianapolis, Ind.; member of the Federal Coal Commission
1922-1923; died in Washington, D.C., June 1, 1925; interment in Crown Hill
Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
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Recollections of Thomas R. Marshall, Vice-President and Hoosier
Philosopher: A Hoosier Salad. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1925.