Marshall, John (Marshel/Marshal)

Flourished: Shawneetown, Illinois

Alternate name: Marshel/Marshal

The father of Samuel D. Marshall, John Marshall by 1815 settled in Shawneetown, Illinois, where he was a merchant and a banker and also served as postmaster. He represented Gallatin County in the Illinois House of Representatives during the first session of the first General Assembly of the state, from 1818 to 1819.

John M. Palmer, ed., The Bench and Bar of Illinois: Historical and Reminiscent (Chicago: Lewis, 1899), 2:851; History of Gallatin, Saline, Hamilton, Franklin and Williamson Counties, Illinois (Chicago: Goodspeed, 1887), 22, 97, 111; John Clayton, comp., The Illinois Fact Book and Historical Almanac, 1673-1968 (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1970), 197; Illinois House Journal. 1818. 1st G. A., 1st sess., 3.