Officer originally intended to serve and protect judges and others in federal trials.
The first thirteen U.S. Marshals were appointed by President George Washington under the Judiciary Act of 1789
Marshals are appointed to four-year terms by the president, and the appointments are conditional on Senate confirmation. The marshals are supervised by the attorney general. Each of the ninety-four judicial districts is assigned a marshal.
Clerk of the Court
Judiciary Act of 1789
Staff of the Court