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  1. Vivian "Buster" Burey Marshall (February 11, 1911 – February 11, 1955) was an American civil rights activist and was married for 25 years, until her death, to Thurgood Marshall, lead counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, who also managed Brown v.

  2. Vivian "Buster" Burey dies at 44. In 1954, Thurgood Marshall's wife, "Buster," learned she was dying from lung cancer. Because Marshall was in the middle of arguing Brown v. Board of Education, Buster did not tell Marshall of her illness until after May 17, 1954 when the case was decided. Vivian "Buster" Burey died nine months later on February ...

  3. Vivian G “Buster”. Burey. Marshall. The first wife of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. There were no children from this union. Daughter of Christopher H Burey (born in St Ann's, Jamaica) and Maude Stuart-Burey-Jones born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.∼Civil Rights Activist Parents: Maud E. Steward Burey Jones and Christopher ...

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  5. Aug 19, 2016 · He was an African American legal giant. She was a Filipino American secretary. Cissy Marshall, now 88, recalls their life together and the history she witnessed.

  6. Oct 13, 2017 · Barry Wetcher/Open Road Films Thurgood Marshall met his first wife, Vivian “Buster” Burey, while she was a student at the University of Pennsylvania, and the two married not long after.

  7. Marshall marries Vivian "Buster" Burey. While attending the prestigious, all-black Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, Thurgood Marshall and his peers were encouraged to attend church. He chose Cherry Hill Church "not so much for religious salvation," says Marshall, "but [because] that's where all the pretty chicks were." There he met Vivian ...

  8. Marshall wed Vivian "Buster" Burey on September 4, 1929, while he was a student at Lincoln University. [3] : 101, 103 They remained married until her death from cancer in 1955.

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