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army officer.

William Franklin Martin, American army officer. Served in various capacities in Cuba, 1899-1900, in Philippines, 1900-1903, again in Cuba, 1906-1908; Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Background

Martin, William Franklin was born on July 19, 1863 in Ripley, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert F. and Mary E. (Lilley) Martin.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1885, Engineer School of Application, 1891, Army War College, 1913.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant 25th Infantry, June 14, 1885. First lieutenant 5th Infantry,June 3, 1892. Captain, March 2, 1899.

Major 18th Infantry, June 30, 1908. Translations to 5th Infantry, March 20, 1909. Lieutenant colonel of infantry, June 5, 1914.

Colonel of infantry, July 1, 1916. Brigadier general N.A., August 5, 1917.

Membership

Served in various capacities in Cuba, 1899-1900, in Philippines, 1900-1903, again in Cuba, 1906-1908. Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Josephine Edgerton, July 20, 1892.

father:
Robert F. Martin

mother:
Mary E. (Lilley) Martin

spouse:
Josephine Edgerton