Shane Martin

Shane Martin (born December 31, 1971) is an American politician serving as the member of the South Carolina Senate, where he has represented Spartanburg's 13th District since 2008. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Shane Martin
Member of the South Carolina Senate
from the 13th district
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1971-12-31) December 31, 1971 (age 50)
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Political partyRepublican

Early life and educationEdit

Martin is a native resident of Spartanburg County.[1] He graduated in 1990 from Dorman High School.[1] After high school, he attended Clemson University, where he received bachelor's and master's degrees in mechanical engineering.[1] Before being elected as state senator, he was a school board trustee in Spartanburg District 6 (from 2005 to 2008).[2] He is also a small business owner, and works as an engineer, specializing in Aerodynamic Testing and Program management for Chevrolet.[2]

South Carolina SenateEdit

Martin was elected to the South Carolina Senate in 2008 and re-elected in 2012. He serves on the Corrections and Penology, Finance, Medical Affairs and Rules committees.

Personal lifeEdit

Martin has been married to his wife Amy since 1997.[1] They have two children, Ashlyn and Aidan.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d "Shane Martin". South Carolina State House. Retrieved March 2, 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "Biography". Shane Martin's official website. Archived from the original on February 7, 2012. Retrieved March 2, 2012.

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