Frank Martin

Frank White Martin

Full Name: Frank White Martin
Date of birth: June 2, 1894
Date of death: June 14, 1959

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 69 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Goliad / Goliad   Calhoun, Goliad, Victoria
H 69 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Goliad / Goliad   Calhoun, Goliad, Victoria

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/12/1929, p. 10. Houston Post-Dispatch.
  • Memorial, October 1959, p. 603. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, 1st Lieutenant Infantry, World War I. Frank Martin, birth date 6/2/1894 in Goliad, Texas. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • 1st Lieutenant Infantry. Frank Martin, Goliad, Texas, birth date 6/2/1894, death date 6/14/1959. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, 1985.
  • Texas National Guard, Colonel, World War I. "During World War I, Judge Martin served overseas as a Lieutenant with the 36th Division, Texas National Guard and after World War I, he continued to serve in the Texas National Guard and retired as an infantry colonel in 1940." 56th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HSR 24. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • United States Army/Texas National Guard, Colonel, World War I. "He left his studies at the University of Texas at the outbreak of World War I to enlist in the 36th Infantry Division and at the close of the war, resumed his education and upon receiving his degree in 1921, engaged in private law practice, and retired from the United States Army Reserves with the rank of Colonel in 1940." 56th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HSR 44. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Data on U.S. Army Divisions during World War I, 36th Division (Texas and Oklahoma National Guard). Internet genealogical service.

Other Resources

  • Frank White Martin, birth date 6/2/1894, death date 6/14/1959 in Goliad, Goliad County, district judge, served in armed forces 1917-1940. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Frank W. Martin (1894-1959), burial in Glendale Cemetery, Goliad, Goliad County. Find a Grave.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

42nd R.S. - 1931
Criminal Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
Military Affairs  
Public Health  
Public Lands and Buildings  
41st R.S. - 1929
Banks and Banking  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Military Affairs  

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