Thomas R. Marshall Biography

Lawyer, U.S. Vice President, Governor (1854–1925)
Thomas R. Marshall was a governor of Indiana and served as U.S. vice president under Woodrow Wilson.


Born on March 14, 1854, in North Manchester, Indiana, Thomas R. Marshall worked as a lawyer for more than three decades before being elected as his home state’s governor in 1908. He then served as vice president under the Woodrow Wilson administration from 1913 to 1921 for two terms, though the two didn’t have a close rapport. Marshall later returned to law. He died on June 1, 1925.

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