Definitions for Marshallˈmɑr ʃəl
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Marshall, E. G. Marshall(noun)
United States actor (1914-1998)
Marshall, George Marshall, George Catlett Marshall(noun)
United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
Marshall, John Marshall(noun)
United States jurist; as chief justice of the Supreme Court he established the principles of United States constitutional law (1755-1835)
(in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
for someone who was in charge of the horses of a royal household, or an occupational surname for someone who looked after horses, or was responsible for the custody of prisoners
, transferred use of the surname since nineteenth century.
Origin: Same as marshal.
Marshall is a city in and the county seat of Harrison County in the northeastern corner of Texas. Marshall is a major cultural and educational center in East Texas and the tri-state area. As of the 2010 census, the population of Marshall was about 23,523. Marshall was a political and production center of the Confederacy during the Civil War and was a major railroad center of the T&P Railroad from the late 19th century until the mid-20th century. The city's large African American population and the presence of black institutions of higher learning made Marshall a center of the civil rights movement in the American South. The city is known for holding one of the largest light festivals in the United States, the Wonderland of Lights, and, as the self-proclaimed Pottery Capital of the World, for its sizable pottery industry. Marshall is also referred to by various nicknames; the Cultural Capital of East Texas, the Gateway of Texas, the Athens of Texas the City of Seven Flags and Center Stage, a branding slogan adopted by the Marshall Convention and Visitors Bureau. On January 18, 2010, Dr. John Tennison, a San Antonio physician and musicologist presented to a group of Marshall citizens the findings of his research into the origins of Boogie Woogie music. He concludes that the music first developed in the Marshall area in the early 1870s in close connection with the T&P Railroad and the logging industry. On May 13, 2010, the Marshall City Commission unanimously passed an ordinance declaring Marshall to be "the Birthplace of Boogie Woogie."
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