T.O. Martin

Thomas Oliver Martin

Full Name: Thomas Oliver Martin
Date of birth: January 9, 1866
Date of death: February 24, 1910

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 40 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Glen Rose / Somervell   Bosque, Erath, Hood, Somervell

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.

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House District 40
Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893
Legislatures: 22nd (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Glen Rose / Somervell
Counties in district: Bosque, Erath, Hood, Somervell

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 22nd Legislature (1891) - Thomas O. Martin, postoffice Glen Rose, nativity American, age 25 (born circa 1866), merchant, 25 years in Texas. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, Thomas Oliver Martin, B.S., LL.B., Bank Cashier, Rosebud, Texas. Class of 1888, Alpha Gamma, University of Mississippi. "County attorney for Hood county; nominated by Democratic party, June, 1890, to represent fortieth district of Texas in twenty-second legislature." The Sixth Decennial Catalogue of the Chi Psi Fraternity, 1902, p. 383.
    Alpha Gamma: University of Mississippi, class of 1888. "Hon. Thomas O. Martin is a member of the state assembly of Texas and of the Democratic State Convention. His address is now Granbury." The Purple and Gold, Chi Psi Fraternity, Volume X, No. 1, November 1892, pp. 61-62. Google Books.

Other Resources

  • Death notice, T.O. Martin, 3/1/1910, p. 2. President of the First National Bank of Rosebud. Dallas Morning News.
  • Census of 1880 - Thos. O. Martin, Somervell County, age 16, born circa 1864 in Texas, son of H.F. Martin. FamilySearch. 1880
  • T.O. Martin, birth date 1/9/1866 in Glen Rose; death date 2/24/1910 in Rosebud, Falls County; banker; father H.F. Martin, mother Lizzie Montgomery. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Thomas O. Martin (1865-1910), burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County. Find a Grave.
  • "Thomas O. Martin, of Glen Rose, for representative," "Erath County Politics," 6/27/1890, p. 1. Fort Worth Daily Gazette.
  • Hon. T.O. Martin, representative-elect, graduated from the University of Mississippi with distinction and is now completing the law course at the University of Texas." "Martin and Riddde [Riddle]: The Youngest Legislators," The Stephenville Empire, 12/4/1890, p. 1, crediting Stephenville Public Library.
    "Hon. T.O. Martin is completing the law course at the Texas University." The Stephenville Empire, 5/28/1891, p. 1, crediting Stephenville Public Library.
    T.O. Martin among the organizers of Rockwall National Bank and associated with the First National Bank of Rosebud in 1903. "T.O. Martin is the brother of our fellow townsman, Judge W.F. Martin." Weekly Index (Mineral Wells, Texas), 3/6/1903, p. 1, crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). December 4, 1890 March 6, 1903 May 28, 1891


  • Photograph. T.O. Martin, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Constitutional Amendments  
Contingent Expenses  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Judicial Districts  
Representation and Apportionment on Senatorial and Representative Districts  

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