Leroy T. Marshall

Leroy Tate Marshall ( * November 8, 1883 in Bellbrook, Ohio; † November 22, 1950 in Xenia, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1933 and 1937 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Born on a farm in Greene County Leroy Marshall attended the public schools of his home. Between 1903 and 1907 he taught there myself as a teacher. In 1909 he graduated from Cedarville College. Then he moved to Xenia, where he was employed 1909-1913 at the court administration of Greene County. After studying law and qualifying as a lawyer, he started in Xenia to work in this profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career. Between 1920 and 1932 he was chairman of the district in Greene County. From 1925 to 1928 he was a member of the Senate of Ohio.

In the congressional elections of 1932, Marshall was in the seventh election district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Charles fire on March 4, 1933. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 1937 two legislative sessions. In 1936, he was not confirmed. During his time in Congress, many of the New Deal legislation of the Federal Government there were passed under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, which Marshall's party faced a rather negative. 1935, the provisions of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution were first applied, after which the term of the Congress ends, or begins on January 3.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Leroy Marshall practiced as a lawyer again. He died on November 22, 1950 in Xenia, where he was also buried.