|Name||Joseph J. Martin|
Williamston, North Carolina , United States
|| November 21, 1833
|Died||December 18, 1900
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|Info||MARTIN, 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.