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John Alexander Martin
Birth: Mar. 10, 1839
Death: Oct. 2, 1889

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Kansas Governor. Served in the Civil War first as Colonel and commander of the 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry, then as Provost Marshal of Nashville, Tennessee. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services during the war". He served as Governor of Kansas from 1885 to 1889. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ida Challiss Martin (1851 - 1932)*
 
 Children:
  Ruth Martin Tonsing (1873 - 1967)*
  Ethel Martin Hole (1878 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Vernon Cemetery
Atchison
Atchison County
Kansas, USA
Plot: R68-BL105
 
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Record added: Nov 25, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5995189
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- nyfirebird2003
 Added: Mar. 10, 2014
I wish I could have known you, Grandfather, but you died so young that your son, my father, who was 2 years old at the time of your death at 50 years of age, did not have the privilege of knowing you. I look forward to the day that I shall meet you in th...(Read more)
- Donna Smitley
 Added: Jun. 6, 2013
The Union Forever!
- Roger
 Added: Dec. 11, 2012
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