Samuel Marshall, Class of 1951

Posted Oct 04, 2016

11/7/2015 5:00 AM

Samuel Marshall ’51 died Nov. 7, 2015. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, 4th Division, participated in the landing on Iwo Jima and received a Purple Heart. He was an ordained minister of the United Presbyterian Church serving churches in Glen Rock, NJ; Adelphi, MD; Jackson, MI; Parkersburg, WV; and Anchorage, AK. While in Jackson, he created a county?wide volunteer hospital chaplaincy program at W.A. Foote Memorial Hospital, wrote a column in the “Jackson Citizens Patriot” entitled “Asking Your Clergyman” and was chaplain at the Jackson State Prison. He was a member of Lambda Gamma Epsilon. He is survived by two children.