Joseph Martin (Wisconsin politician)

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Joseph Martin (May 12, 1878 – March 19, 1946) was a politician and juror in the state of Wisconsin.


Martin was one of ten children born to Edward and Bridget Martin on May 12, 1878 in Rockland, Wisconsin.[1][2] On October 5, 1904 he married Mildred Eleanor Wright. He made his home in Green Bay. He died in Green Bay on March 19, 1946.[1]


Martin studied law at a law firm run by John Wigman and his holder brother, Patrick H. Martin, and at the University of Wisconsin.[1] He was admitted to the bar in 1903.[1] He was active in civic affairs and was a member of the local school board. Martin served as a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1903 to 1904. He was appointed a Justice of the Wisconsin State Supreme Court in 1934.[1] He was also a member of the Democratic National Committee.[3]