Joseph Martin (Wisconsin politician)

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For other persons of the same name see Joseph Martin (disambiguation).

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

Biography[edit]

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]

Career[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Heart Attack is Fatal to Martin". Waukesha Daily Freeman. March 19, 1946. p. 1. Retrieved April 13, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/martin5.html#SB21EN6ZV
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-06-09. Retrieved 2010-07-01.