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'''Thomas Staples Martin''' (1847-1919) was a Scottsville lawyer who served 26 years in the United States Senate before his death. <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Virginias Not in the Habit of Defeating Senator|=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2122577/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2122579/6142.5/3086.5/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=2|printdate=August 8, 1922|publishdate=August 8, 1922|accessdate=August 7, 2016 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref> <ref>{{cite web|title=
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'''Thomas Staples Martin''' (1847-1919) was a Scottsville lawyer who served 26 years (from 1895 until 1919) in the United States Senate before his death while in office, at his home in Charlottesville. <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Virginias Not in the Habit of Defeating Senator|=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2122577/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2122579/6142.5/3086.5/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=2|printdate=August 8, 1922|publishdate=August 8, 1922|accessdate=August 7, 2016 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref> Martin was most notable as a railroad attorney and an architect of the state Democratic Party machine that during his time was known as the [[Martin Organization]], (later becoming known as the Byrd Organization).<ref>{{cite web|title=
 
Thomas Staples Martin: Senator, Leader, Virginian|url=http://scottsvillemuseum.com/portraits/homeTSM004.html|author=|work=|publisher=Scottsville Museum|location=|publishdate=|accessdate=August 7, 2016}}</ref>
 
Thomas Staples Martin: Senator, Leader, Virginian|url=http://scottsvillemuseum.com/portraits/homeTSM004.html|author=|work=|publisher=Scottsville Museum|location=|publishdate=|accessdate=August 7, 2016}}</ref>
  
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Martin's home, [[Faulkner House]], was added to the National Register of Historic Places in [[1984]].
  
 
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Thomas Staples Martin (1847-1919) was a Scottsville lawyer who served 26 years (from 1895 until 1919) in the United States Senate before his death while in office, at his home in Charlottesville. [1] Martin was most notable as a railroad attorney and an architect of the state Democratic Party machine that during his time was known as the Martin Organization, (later becoming known as the Byrd Organization).[2]

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


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References

  1. Print: Virginias Not in the Habit of Defeating Senator, Staff Reports, Daily Progress, Lindsay family August 8, 1922, Page 2.
  2. Web. Thomas Staples Martin: Senator, Leader, Virginian, Scottsville Museum, retrieved August 7, 2016.

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