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MARTINEZ (Soundex M635) — See also BARTINE, GODINEZ, JIMINEZ, LAMARTINE, MART, MARTI, MARTIN, MARTINE, MARTINEAU, MARTINELLI, MARTINER, MARTINEZ-ANTUNA, MARTINEZCAMACHO, MARTINIS, RAMIREZ-MARTINEZ.

  MARTINEZ: See also James Emmett Barrett — Fran Martinez Bussie — J. Martinez Cintron — Trey Martinez Fischer — Martinez A. Gomez — Diane Lee Martinez-Antuna — Yvette Martinez Bracamonte — Nazarena Martinez-Burger — Juan de Dios Martinez Galdino — Jodi Martinez-Martin — Edelmiro Martinez Rivera — Cecilia Martinez Salazar — Martinez Nadal — Mrs. R. Martinez Nadal — Enrique Naranjo Martinez — Alberto Martinez Piedra — Allen Ramirez-Martinez — Diana Rivera-Martinez — Lillian Martinez Simmons
  Martinez, Adriana — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Nevada, 2004; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Martinez, Alba E. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Martinez, Albert R. — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Martinez, Alberto T. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 44th District, 1992, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Martinez, Alex G. — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Democrat. Member of New Mexico state senate 7th District, 1971-72. Still living as of 1972.
  Martinez, Alex J. (b. 1951) — of Colorado. Born in Denver, Colo., April 19, 1951. Lawyer; county judge in Colorado, 1983-88; district judge in Colorado 10th District, 1988-96; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1996-2011; appointed 1996; retired 2011. Hispanic ancestry. Member, Order of the Coif. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier
  Martinez, Alma D. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988, 1996, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Martinez, Anna — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Martinez, Anna — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Martinez, Arlene — of Clearwater, Pinellas County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Martinez, Armando — also known as Mando Martinez — Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives 39th District; elected unopposed 2004, 2006, 2008; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Martinez, B. Marcella — of Fresno, Fresno County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Martinez, Ben — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 80th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Martinez, Ben A. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 15th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Martinez, Bob See Robert Martinez
  Martinez, Bob (born c.1943) — of Castle Rock, Douglas County, Colo. Born about 1943. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Martinez, Christopher — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Martinez, David — of New Mexico. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Martinez, David III — of Marana, Pima County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Martinez, Diana — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state senate 20th District, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Martinez, Diane Janet (b. 1953) — also known as Diane Martinez — of Monterey Park, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born January 14, 1953. Democrat. Member of California state assembly 49th District, 1993-98; candidate for California insurance commissioner, 1998. Female. Hispanic ancestry. Still living as of 2011.
  Relatives: Daughter of Elvira (Yorba) Martinez and Matthew Gilbert Martinez (1929-2011).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Martinez, Dolores — of Alhambra, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Martinez, Dyna — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2020. Female. Still living as of 2020.
  Martinez, Elena — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Martinez, Elvin — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Martinez, Epimenia — of Mora, Mora County, N.M. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Martinez, Ernest A. — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Martinez, Esquipula (1884-1961) — of Taos, Taos County, N.M. Born in Vermejo Park, Colfax County, N.M., December 13, 1884. Republican. Real estate and insurance business; member of New Mexico Republican State Central Committee, 1934; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1940 (alternate), 1944, 1948, 1960. Catholic. Hispanic ancestry. Died April 27, 1961 (age 76 years, 135 days). Interment at Sierra Vista Cemetery, Taos, N.M.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Martinez, Felix — of New Mexico. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico Territory, 1892; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Martinez, Ferman C. — of Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Port Arthur, Tex., 1964-69 (acting, 1964-65). Still living as of 1969.
  Martinez, Frank — U.S. Attorney for Puerto Rico, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Martinez, H. Pulse — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Martinez, Iris Y. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Illinois, 2004-08. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Martinez, J. B. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Martinez, Jaime — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Martinez, Jennifer — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Martinez, Jesse See Jesus Martinez
  Martinez, Jesus — also known as Jesse Martinez — of Melrose Park, Cook County, Ill. Candidate for village president of Melrose Park, Illinois, 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Martinez, Joe L. — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martinez, John — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Martinez, John — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 7th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Martinez, Jose E. — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Martinez, Jose E. (b. 1941) — Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1941. U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, 2002-. Dominican ancestry. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Martinez, Judith E. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Martinez, Julio — of Hialeah, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Mayor of Hialeah, Fla., 1990-93. Still living as of 1993.
  Martinez, Larry M. — of Colorado. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Martinez, Luis R. — of St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virgin Islands, 2008 (alternate), 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Martinez, Lynne (b. 1948) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1948. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 69th District, 1994-; candidate in primary for mayor of Lansing, Mich., 2005. Female. Still living as of 2015.
  Martinez, Malaquias — of Taos, Taos County, N.M. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Martinez, Mando See Armando Martinez
  Martinez, Manual — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Martinez, Marcelino C. — of Fremont, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996 (alternate), 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Martinez, Marcella See B. Marcella Martinez
  Martinez, Matias — of Las Vegas, San Miguel County, N.M. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martinez, Matthew Gilbert (1929-2011) — also known as Matthew G. Martinez — of Monterey Park, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Fredericksburg, Va. Born in Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colo., February 14, 1929. Furniture upholstery business; mayor of Monterey Park, Calif., 1974-75, 1980; member of California state assembly, 1981-82; U.S. Representative from California, 1982-2001 (30th District 1982-93, 31st District 1993-2001); defeated in Republican primary, 2000; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988, 1996. Catholic. Hispanic ancestry. Member, Rotary; National Rifle Association. Died, from congestive heart failure, in Fredericksburg, Va., October 15, 2011 (age 82 years, 243 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Matthew Martinez and Helen Martinez; married to Elvira Yorba and Maxine Grant; father of Diane Janet Martinez (1953-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Martinez, Mel See Melquiades R. Martinez
  Martinez, Melquiades R. (b. 1946) — also known as Mel Martinez — of Florida. Born in Sagua la Grande, Cuba, October 23, 1946. Republican. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Florida, 2000; U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 2001-03; U.S. Senator from Florida, 2005-09; resigned 2009; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2008. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Mel Martinez: Richard E. Foglesong, Immigrant Prince: Mel Martinez and the American Dream
  Martinez, Michele C. — of Santa Ana, Orange County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Martinez, Miguel — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Martinez, Mike — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives, 1992 (145th District), 1994 (140th District). Still living as of 1994.
  Martinez, Miriam — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 41st District, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Martinez, Paula A. — of Carlisle, Warren County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 2000, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Martinez, Pedro, Jr. — also known as Pete Martinez — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 21st District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Martinez, Pete See Pedro Martinez, Jr.
  Martinez, Pete — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state senate 9th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Martinez, Philip Ray (b. 1957) — Born in El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., 1957. U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas, 2002-. Hispanic ancestry. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Martinez, Polito, Jr. (1906-1993) — of Fort Garland, Costilla County, Colo.; Leadville, Lake County, Colo. Born in Fort Garland, Costilla County, Colo., February 18, 1906. Democrat. School teacher; superintendent of schools; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1956. Hispanic ancestry. Member, National Education Association; Lions. Died July 18, 1993 (age 87 years, 150 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hipolito Martinez and Maria (Medina) Martinez.
  Martinez, Pulse See H. Pulse Martinez
  Martinez, Rafael — Liberal. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Martinez, Rafael See U. Rafael Martinez
  Martinez, Ramon A. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 14th District, 1956; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1962. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Martinez, Ramona — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Colorado, 2004-08. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Martinez, Raquel (born c.1940) — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born about 1940. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Martinez, Raul L. (b. 1949) — of Hialeah, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, March 6, 1949. Democrat. Naturalized U.S. citizen; public relations business; mayor of Hialeah, Fla., 1981-90, 1994-2005; defeated, 2011; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2004 (Parliamentarian), 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Florida, 2008; candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 8th District, 2008. Catholic. Cuban ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Leonides 'Chin' Martinez (1925-2007); married to Angela Callava.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Martinez, Ray — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Martinez, Ricardo S. (b. 1951) — Born in Mercedes, Hidalgo County, Tex., 1951. U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Washington, 2004-. Hispanic ancestry. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Martinez, Rick — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Candidate for mayor of Austin, Tex., 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Martinez, Rigo — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 15th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Martinez, Robert (b. 1934) — also known as Bob Martinez — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Born in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla., December 25, 1934. Republican. School teacher; mayor of Tampa, Fla., 1979-86; defeated, 1974; resigned 1986; Governor of Florida, 1987-91; defeated, 1990. Catholic. Hispanic ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Jane Marino.
  The Bob Martinez Center (state offices and laboratories), in Tallahassee, Florida, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Martinez, Robert — of Colorado. Republican. Presidential Elector for Colorado, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Martinez, Robert — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Texas, 2008; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Martinez, Roberto — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, 1992-93. Still living as of 1993.
  Martinez, Roman O. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state senate, 1992 (15th District), 1994 (6th District). Still living as of 1994.
  Martinez, Rosalva — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Martinez, Rueben R. — of Santa Ana, Orange County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988 (alternate), 2000, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Martinez, Russell — of Huntsville, Walker County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Martinez, Sandra B. — of Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Candidate for Massachusetts state senate Third Middlesex District, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Martinez, Sergio — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 14th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Martinez, Solomon — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Martinez, Sonya — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Martinez, Susana (b. 1959) — of Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, N.M. Born in El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., July 14, 1959. Republican. Lawyer; District Attorney, 3rd District, 1997-2010; member of New Mexico Republican State Executive Committee, 2002; Governor of New Mexico, 2011-18. Female. Mexican ancestry. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Married 1991 to Chuck Franco.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Martinez, Sylvia — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Martinez, Teresa M. — of Virginia. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Martinez, Tina — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 5th District, 1966. Female. Still living as of 1966.
  Martinez, Toni — of Alhambra, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Martinez, U. Rafael — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Martinez, Valentino E. — U.S. Consul General in Belfast, 1993-95. Still living as of 1995.
  Martinez, Veronica — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Martinez, Victor — Peace and Freedom candidate for U.S. Representative from California 11th District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Martinez, Virginia — of Kenner, Jefferson Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Martinez, Walter — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 20th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Martinez, William Joseph (b. 1954) — Born in Mexico City (Ciudad de México), Distrito Federal, 1954. U.S. District Judge for Colorado, 2010-. Mexican ancestry. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Martinez, Yanira — of San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Martinez, Yvette — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.


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