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A.D. Martin Abram Dallas Martin
Full Name: Abram Dallas Martin
Date of birth: August 15, 1847
Date of death: November 10, 1895

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Pittsburg / Camp   Camp, Upshur

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
(3) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Abram Dallas Martin, pp. 280-285. Born 8/15/1847 in Troup, Georgia. Volunteered in the 35th Georgia Regiment of Infantry at age 14. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Sergeant, Company D, 35th Georgia Infantry, enlisted 9/23/1861 at Atlanta, Georgia, and paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, 4/9/1865 (War Department memo states that the records show Dallas A.C. Martin). Abram Dallas Martin, death date 11/10/1895 in Camp County; widow Mrs. Rosa Anna Martin, marriage date 10/14/1870 in Rusk County. Pension File No. 38354, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in interview with wife Mrs. A.D. (Anna Rose) Martin, "Fight for Free Text Books by Solon of 80's Recalled by Aged Colorado Woman," 4/24/1938, p. 10. "Her husband Abram Dallas Martin, state representative from Camp and Upshur counties . . . has been dead 43 years" (approx. 1895). Abilene Reporter-News.
  • Abraham D. Martin, Democrat, drummer and farmer, age 20 in 1889, born in Georgia. Card File.
  • A.D. Martin, birth date 8/15/1847, death date 11/10/1895 on grave marker, burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Pittsburg, Camp County. Find a Grave.
  • Abram D. Martin. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.D. Martin, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Engrossed Bills  
    General Education Bill  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Reports of the Supreme and Appellate Courts, Investigate  
    Revenue and Taxation  

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