William Dickinson Martin
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from South Carolina's 4th district
March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1831
|Preceded by||Andrew R. Govan|
|Succeeded by||John M. Felder|
|Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from St. Luke's Parish|
November 25, 1816 – December 18, 1817
|Born||October 20, 1789|
Martintown, Edgefield District, South Carolina
|Died||November 17, 1833 (aged 44)|
Charleston, South Carolina
|Resting place||Charleston, South Carolina|
|Alma mater||Litchfield Law School|
Born in Martintown, Edgefield District, South Carolina, Martin pursued an academic course. He studied law at Edgefield and attended the Litchfield Law School. He was admitted to the bar in 1811 and commenced practice in Edgefield, South Carolina, the same year.
Martin was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth and Twenty-first Congresses (March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1831). He served as judge of the circuit courts of law and appeal 1831–1833.
- United States Congress. "William D. Martin (id: M000202)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.