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Will M. Martin Willam Marvin Martin
Full Name: William Marvin "Will" Martin
Date of birth: November 16, 1882
Date of death: June 14, 1939

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 12 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 12, 1937 44th (1) (2)   43rd (3)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill Senate President Pro Tempore (44th)   Ellis, Hill, Hood, Johnson, Somervell
S 12 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd (4)   41st (5)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Ellis, Hill, Hood, Johnson, Somervell
(1) 44th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, 1st C.S., elected 9/16/1935. Senate Journal.
(2) 44th Legislature - 1/8/1935, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal.
(3) 43rd Legislature - 1/10/1933, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of New Senators" and "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal.
(4) 42nd Legislature - 1/13/1931, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal.
(5) 41st Legislature - 1/8/1929, p. 1, listed in "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 46th Legislature, R.S., HSR 322, 6/15/1939, p. 4250. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 46th Legislature, R.S., SR 97, 6/15/1939, p. 2058. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 63rd Legislature, R.S., HCR 21. Relatives: Will M. Martin - father, Crawford C. Martin - son. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, 1/8/1929, p. 5. Houston Post-Dispatch.
  • Memorial, October 1939, p. 350. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Will M. Martin, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Will M. Martin, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Will M. Martin, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Will M. Martin, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 41st session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, east wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 42nd session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, east wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 43rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 44th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Cotton Export, Special  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Finance  
    Inspect Property at Milford, Texas, as Housing Facility for Dependent and Neglected Children, Special  
    Internal Improvements  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Institutions and Departments (Vice Chair) 
    Towns and City Corporations  
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Congressional Districts  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Crime Investigation  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Highway Department Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Highway Department Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate, Board of Managers  
    Highway Department Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate, Subcommittee on Rules of Procedure  
    Internal Improvements  
    Investigating  
    Investigating Crime  
    Judicial Districts (Vice Chair) 
    Nominations of the Governor (Chair) 
    Privileges and Elections (Vice Chair) 
    Rio Grande Valley Hurricane Damage  
    Rules  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    Stock and Stockraising  
    Texas Rehabilitation and Relief Commission Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Texas Rehabilitation and Relief Commission Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate, Steering Committee  
    Town and City Corporations (Vice Chair) 
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Congressional Districts  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judge L.J. Brucks, Investigate  
    Judicial Districts (Vice Chair) 
    Privileges and Elections (Vice Chair) 
    Senatorial Districts (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Commerce and Manufacture  
    Congressional Districts (Chair) 
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Lease of Land for Travis County Courthouse, Investigate  
    Meridian College  
    Privileges and Elections (Vice Chair) 
    State Free Textbook Law Investigating  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    State Penitentiaries  
     

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