Donald Charles Martin

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Donald Charles Martin (February 1, 1849 – January 10, 1888[1]) was a lawyer and political figure in Prince Edward Island. He represented 4th Queens in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island from 1882 to 1890 as a Liberal member.

He was born in Belfast, Prince Edward Island and educated at Prince of Wales College in Charlottetown and Dalhousie College in Halifax. Martin was called to the bar in 1879 and set up practice in Charlottetown.[2] Martin taught high school in Alberton for five years before entering the study of law in 1875.[1]

He died in office in Charlottetown at the age of 38.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Weeks, Blair (2002). Minding the House: A Biographical Guide to Prince Edward Island MLAs. Acorn Press. ISBN 1-894838-01-7. 
  2. ^ The Canadian parliamentary companion, 1887 JA Gemmill