William T. Martin (mayor)

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William T. Martin
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5th Mayor of Columbus
In office
Appointed by Burough Council of Columbus
Preceded by John Laughrey
Succeeded by James Robinson
Personal details
Born (1788-04-06)April 6, 1788
Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Died February 19, 1866(1866-02-19) (aged 77)
Columbus, Ohio
Resting place Green Lawn Cemetery
Columbus, Ohio
Spouse(s) Amelia
Children Benjamin Franklin
Residence 235 South Front Street
Columbus, Ohio
Profession Mayor
County recorder
School board member
Justice of the Peace
Member of Burough Council

William T. Martin (April 6, 1788–February 19, 1866)[1] was the fifth mayor of Columbus, Ohio. He was appointed by the Burough Council of Columbus in 1824 and served Columbus for three consecutive terms.[2] His successor was Philo H. Olmsted.[3] He died on February 19, 1866 and is interred in Green Lawn Cemetery.[4]


  • (1838) Franklin County Register[4]
  • (1858) History of Franklin County: A Collection of Reminiscences of the Early Settlement of the County; with Biographical Sketches and a Complete History of the County to the Present Time.[4][5]



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Political offices
Preceded by
John Laughrey
Mayor of Columbus, Ohio
Succeeded by
James Robinson