Texas Southern University School of Law was renamed the Thurgood Marshall School of Law in his honor in 1976… The University of California at San Diego opened its Thurgood Marshall College in 1993… Thurgood Marshall replaced Tom C. Clark on the Supreme Court… Thurgood Marshall was married to the former Vivian Burey (from 1929 until her death in 1955) and then to Cecilia Suyat (from 1955 until his death). With his second wife he had two children: Thurgood Marshall, Jr. (b. 1956) and John W. Marshall (b. 1958) … Thurgood Marshall is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, although he did not serve in the military. He is one of several Supreme Court justices buried at Arlington. “Most of the justices were eligible to be buried at Arlington because they met the cemetery’s military service requirement, but others were given special permission to be buried there,” The Washington Post reported in a 2019 story. Other justices buried at Arlington include Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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