Thomas R. Marshall

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  1. Marshall and his wife, Lois, never officially adopted Morrison, whose legal name was Clarence Ignatius Morrison. (Gugin and St. Clair, eds., 2006, p. 241.)
  2. Marshall is also the only known vice president of the United States to have been exclusively targeted in an assassination attempt while in office. An assassination attempt was made on Andrew Johnson while he was Vice President, but that was part of the plot to also assassinate Abraham Lincoln and William H. Seward.
  3. According to a book published in 1930, Riley Marshall was the nephew of Chief Justice of the United States John Marshall. However, this fact is not mentioned in other Marshall biographies. (Federal Writers' Project 1930, p. 130.)
  4. An example of Martha's humor: When asked why her family moved to Ohio, she replied that their Pennsylvania home had only four families and after intermarrying for several generations her parents decided it best to leave the area before their children married their uncle-cousins and had "imbecile children." (Bennett 2007, p. 19.)
  5. Conscription was enacted shortly after war was declared.
  6. Marshall arranged to provide jobs for the boy's parents at a hotel nearby the Marshall's home where they were able to frequently visit their son, who was kept in a special apartment where they could stay over with him when they chose (Bennett 2007, p. 298).
  7. The earliest newspaper article describing Marshall's five-cent cigar remark appeared in Fred C. Kelly's "Statesmen, Real and Near" column in the February 6, 1914, issue of the Washington Herald. (Harstad 2014, p. 48.) Five cents is equivalent to $1.35in 2021.
  8. Accounts of the exact date, text, and circumstances of Marshall's five-cent cigar remarks are inconsistent, and no first-hand accounts of the event have been located. (Harstad 2014, pp. 48, 52, 54.)

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Thomas Marshall
Thomas Riley Marshall headshot.jpg
Marshall, c. 1910s
28th Vice President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1913 March 4, 1921
Political offices
Preceded by Governor of Indiana
1909–1913
Succeeded by
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Preceded by Vice President of the United States
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Succeeded by
Party political offices
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Succeeded by
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1912, 1916
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