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Age:130
Birth Date:January 29, 1881
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JOSEPH JOHN MARTIN
Joseph John Martin

Biography:Joseph John Martin (21 November 1833 - 18 December 1900) was a Republican U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1879 and 1881.

Born in Williamston in Martin County, North Carolina, Martin attended Williamston Academy and then studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1859 and became the prosecuting attorney of Martin County. He was elected solicitor for North Carolina's second judicial district in 1868 and was re-elected to that post in 1874. Martin was a member of the Republican party and a delegate to the 1876 Republican National Convention.

In 1878, Martin was elected to the U.S. House, defeating incumbent Democrat Jesse Johnson Yeates. Although Martin served most of his two-year term, Yeates successfully contested the election and unseated Martin on January 29, 1881, two months before the expiration of Martin's term.

After leaving Congress, Martin returned to the practice of law in Tarboro, North Carolina; he was that town's postmaster from 1897 until his death in 1900. Martin is buried in Williamston Cemetery in his hometown.

This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.


Personality and Character Cards:
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Joseph John Martin's Personality Tarot Card The Hanged Man - Personality Card

Birthday: January 29, 1881

A sacrifice must be made in order to gain something of great value.

Joseph John Martin's Character Tarot Card The Empress - Character Card

Birthday: January 29, 1881

Abundance, fruitfulness and fertility; perhaps marriage or children.


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Joseph John Martin's Growth Tarot Card The Chariot

Birthday: January 29, 2011

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.

 

 

 

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