The Margaret Sanger Papers


Marshall, H. Snowden (1870-1931)

Lawyer. Married Isabel Stiles. Appointed United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York in 1913 by Woodrow Wilson. Known for pursuit of German spies, violators of neutrality acts and conspirators, which resulted over 100 indictments in the years 1913-1915. Responsible for prosecuting Margaret Sanger for publishing The Woman Rebel, and for decision to enter nolle prosequi in 1916. Left post in May 1917 to head a committee to survey the government's aeronautical program. Then joined private New York law firm of Marshall, Miller, Auchincloss and Parker until his death.