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Cornelius Washington Martin

Full Name: Cornelius Washington Martin
Birth date: January 5, 1866
Death date: December 2, 1957

Terms of Service

  • House, 22nd (1) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • 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 .
  • 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.
  • Biographical sketch, C.W. Martin, pp. 334-335. Born 1/5/1866 near Tamiro, Illinois. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature 1892.
  • 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 .
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