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MARTIN (Soundex M635) — See also ANTRIM, BILMARTIN, DEMARTIN, GILMARTIN, GUILMARTIN, HARTIN, KILMARTIN, MACMARTIN, MARIN, MART, MARTEN, MARTHEN, MARTI, MARTIN-TRIGONA, MARTINA, MARTINAC, MARTINDALE, MARTINDELL, MARTINE, MARTINEAU, MARTINELLI, MARTINER, MARTINEZ, MARTING, MARTINI, MARTINIQUE, MARTINIS, MARTINO, MARTINOTTI, MARTINSEN, MARTINSON, MARTINUS, MARTYN, MCMARTIN, PERASA-MARTIN.

  Martin, U. S. — of Jefferson County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Jefferson County; elected unopposed 1928; elected 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, V. B. — of Laurel, Jones County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Van B. — of Plymouth, Washington County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Washington County, 1921-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Verne R. — of Newton, Jasper County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1956 (alternate), 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Martin, Victoria L. — of Tarboro, Edgecombe County, N.C. Postmaster at Tarboro, N.C., 1901-05. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Vincent See T. Vincent Martin
  Martin, Vincent A. (b. 1870) — of Fruitport, Muskegon County, Mich. Born in Dane County, Wis., February 17, 1870. Republican. Train master of the Grand Rapids, Grand Haven and Muskegon electric railway; member of Michigan state senate 23rd District, 1917-18, 1925-28; defeated in primary, 1922, 1940; Dry candidate for delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Muskegon County 2nd District, 1933. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, W. B. — of Alabama. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 7th District, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, W. C. — of California. Member of California state assembly 22nd District, 1853, 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, W. C. — of Monroeville, Huron County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1924 (alternate), 1928, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, W. D. — of Wisconsin. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 7th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, W. H. — of Chester, Delaware County, Pa. Postmaster at Chester, Pa., 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, W. K. — of Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, W. M. — of West Frankfort, Franklin County, Ill. Mayor of West Frankfort, Ill., 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, W. M. — of Harlan, Harlan County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, W. Paul — of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md. Mayor of Salisbury, Md., 1982-98. Still living as of 1998.
  Martin, Mrs. W. S. — of El Dorado Springs, Cedar County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, W. T. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1880, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Mrs. W. W. See Mrs. Katherine M. Martin
  Martin, Wade O., Jr. — of St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, La. Democrat. Louisiana Democratic state chair, 1939; secretary of state of Louisiana, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Walter — of New York. Member of New York state senate Western District, 1808-12. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Walter L. — of Hopkinton, Merrimack County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Hopkinton, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Walter S. — of Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Port Arthur, Tex., 1935-47. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Ward — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Warren C. — of Kansas. Prohibition candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Martin, Warren J. — of Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y. Postmaster at Port Chester, N.Y., 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Warren N. — of Prairie Village, Johnson County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Wells R. — of Eaton County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Eaton County, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, West See J. West Martin
  Martin, Wheeler — of Williamston, Martin County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1908, 1912, 1920 (alternate), 1924, 1940, 1952 (alternate); U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 4th North Carolina District, 1909; candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 1920; chair of Martin County Republican Party, 1952. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Whit P. See Whitmell Pugh Martin
  Martin, Whiteford Claude (d. 1930) — of Orangeburg County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Orangeburg County, 1925-30; died in office 1930. Killed in an automobile accident, February 7, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Whitmell Pugh (1867-1929) — also known as Whitmell P. Martin; Whit P. Martin — of Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, La. Born near Napoleonville, Assumption Parish, La., August 12, 1867. Democrat. Chemist; lawyer; District Attorney, 20th District of Louisiana, 1900-06; district judge in Louisiana 20th District, 1906-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1912 (alternate), 1920; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 3rd District, 1915-29; died in office 1929. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., April 6, 1929 (age 61 years, 237 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery, Thibodaux, La.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Campbell Martin and Margerite Chism (Littlejohn) Martin; married, April 14, 1896, to Amy Williamson (died 1923).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Martin, Wilda — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Martin, Will D. — of Bergen County, N.J. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1928; Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Bergen County, 1933; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Willard S. (b. 1827) — of Plainfield, Washington County, Vt. Born in Marshfield, Washington County, Vt., January 26, 1827. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1864-65; member of Vermont state senate from Washington County, 1882. Universalist. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William — of Chaplin, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Chaplin, 1827. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William — of Illinois. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William — of Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Mayor of Dunkirk, N.Y., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William — of New York. Born in England. Naturalized U.S. citizen; U.S. Consul in Chinkiang, 1897-99; Nanking, as of 1903-05; U.S. Consul General in Hankow, as of 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 22nd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William — of Hudson County, N.J. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County; elected 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Martin, William A. — of Adams County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Adams County, 1877-78; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1887-90, 1909-12 (32nd District 1887-90, 33rd District 1909-12). Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William B. — of Adair County, Iowa. Republican. Secretary of state of Iowa, 1901-07. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William B. — of Rockville, Tolland County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Vernon, 1908; member of Connecticut Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William C. — of St. Louis, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 4th District, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William C. — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state senate 38th District; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William Dickinson (1789-1833) — of South Carolina. Born in South Carolina, 1789. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 4th District, 1827-31. Died in 1833 (age about 44 years). Interment at St. Michael's Church Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Martin, William E. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 49th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William E. — of Upper Sandusky, Wyandot County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1928, 1940, 1944 (alternate), 1956 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William E. — of Cuba, Crawford County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Crawford County, 1939-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William E. — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William F. — of Iowa. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 5th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William F., Jr. — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Mayor of Lowell, Mass., 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Martin, William G. — also known as Bill Martin — of Cannon, Knox County, Ky. Republican. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 86th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Martin, William H. — of Hunterdon County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hunterdon County, 1888-90; member of New Jersey state senate from Hunterdon County, 1892-94. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William H. — of Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1900, 1904, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 1913-19. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William H. (d. 1944) — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Republican. Circuit judge in Michigan 10th Circuit, 1926-44; appointed 1926; died in office 1944. Died February 5, 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William H. — of Butler, Butler County, Pa. Democrat. Chair of Butler County Democratic Party, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William Harrison (1823-1898) — also known as William H. Martin — of Athens, Henderson County, Tex. Born in Alabama, 1823. Democrat. Member of Texas state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Texas 2nd District, 1887-91. Died in 1898 (age about 75 years). Interment at Hillsboro Cemetery, Hillsboro, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Martin, William Ira — of Kingston, Luzerne County, Pa. Burgess of Kingston, Pennsylvania, 1954-60. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William J. (b. 1844) — of West Bay City (now part of Bay City), Bay County, Mich. Born in New York, 1844. Democrat. Division superintendent for Michigan Central Railroad; mayor of West Bay City, Mich., 1888-91; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William J. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Albany County 2nd District, 1909, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William J. — of Salinas, Monterey County, Calif. Postmaster at Salinas, Calif., 1920-33. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William J. (1891-1949) — of Hinton, Summers County, W.Va. Born in Pipestem, Summers County, W.Va., September 10, 1891. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1932, 1940 (alternate). Died in 1949 (age about 57 years). Interment at Greenbrier Cemetery, Hinton, W.Va.
  Martin, William K. — of Franklin County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Franklin County, 1844-55. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William L. — of Tacony, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William M. — People's candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William M. — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Mrs. William M. — of Harlan, Harlan County, Ky. Delegate to Kentucky convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William Micajah (1917-1992) — also known as William M. Martin — of Hanford, Kings County, Calif.; West Covina, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 30, 1917. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Kings County Republican Party, 1950-53; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952; member of California Republican State Executive Committee, 1952-53; municipal judge in California, 1957-62. Presbyterian. Member, Native Sons of the Golden West; Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Sigma Chi; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Elks; Moose; Kiwanis; Exchange Club. Died May 8, 1992 (age 74 years, 344 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Alfred Martin and Caroline (Mandel) Martin; married, November 27, 1956, to Verna Jean Hill.
  Martin, William P. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1906, 1908-09. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, William T. (d. 1866) — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Bedford County, Pa. Mayor of Columbus, Ohio, 1824-26. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, February 19, 1866. Burial location unknown.
  Martin Avenue, in Columbus, Ohio, is named for him.
  Martin, William W. — of Greenbrier County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Greenbrier County, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Mrs. Willie Gregory — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Willis See J. Willis Martin
  Martin, Wooster — of Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wallingford, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Wyly (d. 1842) — of Texas. Delegate to Texas Convention of 1832 from District of San Felipe de Austin, 1832; delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Austin, 1833; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of San Felipe de Austin, 1835; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Austin, Colorado and Fort Bend, 1841-42; died in office 1842. Died April 26, 1842. Burial location unknown.
  Martin, Yvonne — of Stanton, Powell County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


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