Martin, Celora E. was born on August 23, 1834 in Newport, New York, United States. Son of Ellis and Lucetta (Brayton) Martin.
Educated in Newport, New York, 1839-1849. At Fairfield and Holland Patent, 1849-1853. Studied law at Newport, New York.
Admitted to bar, July 1856.
Practiced Whitney’s Point, Broome Company, 1857-1867, Binghamton, 1867-1877. Appointed 1877 and later same year elected justice Superior Court. Re-elected 1891; in 1887 designated as justice of general term and acted as such until December 31, 1895.
Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, 1896-December 31, 1904.
Married Almanza R. Barney, September 23, 1857. Married second, Ada L. Mills, September 4, 1901.