Eben Wever Martin Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Cornell College, Iowa, 1879, A.M., 1882, Doctor of Laws, 1904. Law student University of Michigan, 1879-1880.
In 1900, Martin was elected as a Republican to Seat B, one of South Dakota's two at-large seats in the United States House of Representatives, and served from March 4, 1901 to March 3, 1907. He ran unsuccessfully for the United States Senate in 1906. As a result of the 1910 census South Dakota was apportioned three House members and created three districts.
In Martin's 1912 reelection he ran successfully for the 3rd District seat. Martin died in Hot Springs, South Dakota and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Hot Springs.
Member Dak. Territorial Legislature, 1884-1885. Member 57th to 59th Congresses (1901-1907) and elected to 60th Congress for unexpired term (1908-1909) of William H. Parker, deceased.
Married Jessie A. Miner, June 13, 1883. Children: George M. (deceased), Mistress Lois W. Finger, Paul E., Charl E., Mistress Jessie A. Allen.