George Alexander Marshall

George Alexander Marshall ( * September 14, 1851 in Sidney, Ohio; † April 21, 1899 ) was an American politician. Between 1897 and 1899 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


George Marshall attended the public schools of his home and then the Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware. After a subsequent law degree in 1876 and its recent approval as a lawyer, he began to Sidney to work in his new profession. Between 1878 and 1886 he served as a prosecutor in Shelby County.

In the congressional elections of 1896 Marshall was a candidate of the Democratic Party in the fourth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Fernando C. Layton on March 4, 1897. Since he resigned in 1898 to further candidacy, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1899. In this time of the Spanish-American War was from 1898.

George Marshall died just a few weeks after the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives on April 22, 1899 in his hometown of Sidney.