Shelby County

Charles C. Marshall

Male 1876 - 1939  (~ 62 years)


Charles C. Marshall

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 836

     a foremost member of the bar of Sidney, O., and special counsel to the attorney-general of Ohio, at Columbus, is numbered with the forceful men or Shelby county, one who through natural ability, trained faculties and thoroughly aroused public spirit, is assisting in making history in his native state. He was born at Sidney, O., April 9, 1876, and is a son of Armstrong Logan and Margaret (Walker) Marshall.
     Charles C. Marshall is well known to the people of Sidney for here he grew to manhood, attending the city schools and graduating from the Sidney high school in the class of 1895. In the fall of the above year he entered the Ohio State University, from which he was graduated in the spring of 1898, immediately afterward showing his faith and loyal interest in his native place by choosing it as the scene of his professional labors. His professional ability was early recognized and he has been a prominent figure in many of the legal controversies arising in the courts of Shelby county. In November, 1906, he was elected prosecuting attorney of Shelby county, in which responsible office he displayed such firmness and unerring judgment that he was re-elected and served out two terms. In political faith a democrat, Mr. Marshall has long been an important factor in the councils of his party in Ohio and at present is an influential member of the Ohio state democratic executive committee. He has been active and useful in civic life, cherishing high ideals and having the courage to espouse reformatory measures even when, at times, they may be to some degree unpopular. For some years he has. been a member of the board of county school examiners.
     At Sidney, O., on May 19, 1903, Mr. Marshall was married to Miss Alma F. Wagner, who is a daughter of John and Mary. A. Wagner, the former of whom is deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Marshall have two children: Mary M. and John Logan. Mr. Marshall is identified with several fraternal organizations, including the Red Men, the Knights of Pythias and the Elks and in the last named body for two terms served as district deputy for northwestern Ohio.

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