Today in Black History: “Thurgood Marshall Nominated for U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals”

On today in 1961, Thurgood Marshall was nominated for Second Circuit Court of Appeals, by President John F. Kennedy. The Senate confirmed Marshall’s nomination on September 11, 1962. He held this position until 1965, when he was appointed to United States Solicitor General, by President Lyndon B. Johnson.

To learn more about Thurgood Marshall, click here.

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