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Thomas S. Martin : biography

July 29, 1847 - November 12, 1919

Thomas Staples Martin (July 29, 1847November 12, 1919) was an American lawyer and Democratic Party politician from Charlottesville, Virginia. He represented Virginia in the United States Senate for nearly twenty-five years.

His home, Faulkner House, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

Martin died while in office, at his home in Charlottesville, and is buried in the cemetery of the University of Virginia there.

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