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  Martin, Joseph J.
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AffiliationRepublican   
NameJoseph J. Martin
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Williamston, North Carolina , United States
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Born November 21, 1833
DiedDecember 18, 1900 (67 years)
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Nov 21, 2020 03:32pm
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InfoMARTIN, Joseph John, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Williamston, Martin County, N.C., November 21, 1833; attended Williamston Academy; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1859 and practiced; prosecuting attorney of Martin County, NC

Solicitor for the second judicial district of North Carolina 1868-1878

Delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1876

U.S. Representative (R-NC) 1879-1/29/1881. Succeeded by Jesse J. Yeates, who contested the election.

Resumed the practice of law in Tarboro, Edgecombe County, N.C.; postmaster of Tarboro 1897-1900

Republican nominee for US House 1900; due to his advanced Bright's disease, he was unable to campaign.

Died in Tarboro 12/18/1900; interment in Williamston Cemetery, Williamston, N.C.

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  11/06/1900 NC District 02 Lost 37.12% (-25.75%)
  11/05/1878 NC - District 01 Won 49.21% (+0.21%)
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