Shane Martin

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Shane Martin
Member of the South Carolina Senate
from the 13th district
In office
Personal details
Born (1971-12-31) December 31, 1971 (age 43)[1]
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Amy
Children 2

Shane Martin (born December 31, 1971 in Spartanburg) is a member of the South Carolina Senate where he had represented Spartanburg's 13th District since 2008. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Early life and education[edit]

Martin is a native resident of Spartanburg County.[1] He graduated in 1990 from Dorman High School.[1] After high school, he attended Clemson University where he received bachelor's and master's in mechanical engineering.[1] Before being elected as state senator, he was a School Board Trustee in Spartanburg District 6 (from 2005 to 2008).[2] He is also a small business owner, and works as an engineer, specializing in Aerodynamic Testing and Program management for Chevrolet.[2]

South Carolina Senate[edit]

Martin was elected to the South Carolina Senate in 2008 and re-elected in 2012. He serves on the General, Judiciary, Medical Affairs and Rules committees.

Personal life[edit]

Martin has been married to his wife Amy since 1997.[1] They have two children, Ashlyn and Aidan.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Shane Martin". South Carolina State House. Retrieved March 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Biography". Shane Martin's official website. Retrieved March 2, 2012. 

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