Carl A. Marshall, 91, a longtime area attorney who was the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor of Virginia in 1925 and 1945, died died July 22 at the Veterans Administration Hospital after a heart attack. He lived in McLean.

Mr. Marshall was Republican chairman of Virginia's old 8th Congressional District from 1946 to 1952. He was a delegate to 1948 Republican National Convention and a presidential elector from Virginia in 1960. In the early 1950s, he served on a committee chaired by the late David L. Lawrence that redrew the lines of magisterial districts in Fairfax County.

He came to this area in 1919 and worked for the old Bureau of Internal Revenue while attending George Washington University's law school at night. After graduating in 1923, he practiced law in Washington until moving his practice to Falls Church in 1949. He retired in 1979.

Mr. Marshall was a native of Carroll County, Va., and served in Belgium and France during World War I. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 8241 in McLean and Dyer Gunnell Post No. 180 of the American Legion in Vienna.

He was a trustee emeritus of Garfield Memorial Christian Church in McLean.

Survivors include his wife, Bernice W., of McLean; a brother, C.L. Marshall Sr., of Linden, Va., and two sisters, Carrye Nelson of Dallas, and Virginia Pirtle of Chattanooga, Tenn.