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Alexander H Martin (Image)

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  • Alexander H. Martin, Class of 1895  Mr. Martin graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Adelbert College in 1895. He was one of six African American members of the Phi Beta Kappa honorary society in the 19th century. After graduation, Mr. Martin enrolled in the Western Reserve University Law School and at the end of his second year (1897) passed the state bar exam. Mr. Martin was then admitted to the bar a full year before his graduation. He practiced with John M. Anderson and later helped organize a republican club. Mr. Martin became the first president of the club. In 1934, Mr. Martin received the endorsement of the Cleveland Bar Association for appointment to a vacant Common Pleas Court seat. However, the governor did not accept the endorsement. Mr. Martin practiced in Cleveland until his death in 1962.  
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  • 2006-10-06
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  • Cleveland, Ohio
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  • English
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  • image
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  • image/jpg
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  • ksl:alexanderhmartin
Identifier ksl:alexanderhmartin
HANDLE http://hdl.handle.net/2186/ksl:alexanderhmartin
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