Vincent Marsh
Status: Deceased
Date of death: 2014
Place of death: Atlantic Ocean
Nationality: Flag of the United States American
Spouse(s): Married
Significant other(s): Lover:
Nadine Tolliver
Children: Wife:
Unnamed wife
Played by: Brian Stokes Mitchell
Seasons: 1
First episode: "So It Goes"
First mentioned: "Pilot"
Appears in: 1 series, 1 season, 1 episode

Vincent Marsh (died 2014) was the United States Secretary of State until his plane went down somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean in 2014.


Prior to being appointed Secretary of State, Marsh served first in the Illinois General Assembly (the state counterpart to the US Congress,) and later as a United States Senator, possibly representing Illinois. Before his death, Vincent was married but was having an affair with Nadine Tolliver, which had been ongoing since Marsh's time in the Senate.

Behind the ScenesEdit

Vincent Marsh was portrayed by Brian Stokes Mitchell in Season 1 of Madam Secretary.


Political offices
Preceded by
United States Secretary of State
until 2014
Succeeded by
Elizabeth McCord
United States order of precedence (ceremonial)
Preceded by
Ambassadors from the United States
(while at their posts)
Order of Precedence of the United States
as Secretary of State
Succeeded by
Ambassadors to the United States
(in order of tenure)
Preceded by
as Former President
Succeeded by

as Secretary-General of the United Nations
United States presidential line of succession
Preceded by

as President pro tempore of the Senate
4th in line
as Secretary of State
Succeeded by

as Secretary of the Treasury