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Cornelius Washington Martin
Full Name: Cornelius Washington Martin
Date of birth: January 5, 1866
Date of death: December 2, 1957

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 41 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Jack, Wise, Young
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 52nd Legislature, R.S., HSR 75. "They are the two oldest former Members of the Texas Legislature," as of 2/13/1951. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and photo, "Coleman Brick-Maker Oldest Former Texas Legislator," 8/22/1954, p. 28. Coleman was 88 years old at the time, and "the oldest living former member of the Texas Legislature." Abilene Reporter-News.
  • Biographical sketch. Birth date 1/5/1866 near Tamiro, Illinois. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "C.W. Martin, 91, Dies; Coleman Rites Wednesday," 12/3/1957, p. 2-B. Birth date 1/5/1866 in Springfield, Illinois; marriage to Trula Lang at Decatur on 3/21/1894, death date 12/2/1957. Abilene Reporter-News.
  • Cornelius Washington Martin, birth date 1/5/1866 in Springfield, Illinois; death date 12/2/1957 in San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Cornelius W. Martin. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Mentioned in "Wise is a Healthy County," 11/26/1953, p. 1. C.W. Martin, former representative from Wise County, "now lives" at Coleman. Wise County Messenger.
  • Obituary, "Graveside Service Here for Former Legislator," 12/12/1957, p. 4. Wise County Messenger.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Insurance, Statistics, and History  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Representation and Apportionment on Senatorial and Representative Districts  
     

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