Charles D. Martin

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Charles Drake Martin
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 11th district
In office
March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1861
Preceded by Valentine B. Horton
Succeeded by Valentine B. Horton
Personal details
Born (1829-08-05)August 5, 1829
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Died August 25, 1911(1911-08-25) (aged 82)
Lancaster, Ohio
Resting place Forest Rose Cemetery, Lancaster, Ohio
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Kenyon College

Charles Drake Martin (August 5, 1829 – August 27, 1911) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Mount Vernon, Ohio, Martin attended the public schools and Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1850 and commenced practice in Lancaster, Ohio.

Martin was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1861). He was an unsuccessful candidate for re-election in 1860 to the Thirty-seventh Congress. He resumed the practice of law. He served as member of the Supreme Court Commission of Ohio 1883–1885. He continued the practice of law in Lancaster, Ohio, until his death there August 27, 1911. He was interred in Forest Rose Cemetery.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Valentine B. Horton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 11th congressional district

March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1861
Succeeded by
Valentine B. Horton