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Manuscript Group 156
EDWARD MARTIN PAPERS
1866-1967 (bulk 1894-1966)
120.5 cu. ft.


Papers of Edward Martin (b. 1879, d. 1967), Waynesburg lawyer; state auditor general, 1925-1929; state treasurer, 1929-1933; adjutant general, 1939-1943; governor, 1943-1947; and United States senator, 1947-1958. A member of the Pennsylvania National Guard from 1898, Martin saw action in the Philippine Campaign, 1898, 1899; Mexican Border Campaign, 1916; and World War I, 1917-1919. He was named brigadier general in 1922, promoted to major general in 1939, took command of the 28th Division, Pennsylvania National Guard in 1939, and was inducted into federal service as commanding general, 28th Division, U. S. Army, 1941.



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