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MARTIN, George, jurist, born in Middlebury, Vermont, 30 June, 1815" died in Detroit, Michigan, 15 December, 1867. He was graduated at Middlebury college in 1833, studied law, and established himself in practice at Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1836. He acquired a high reputation as a lawyer, and in 1851 was appointed a justice of the state supreme court, and in the following year elected for the term of six years. His services were especially acceptable as a circuit judge, circuit duty being at that time a part of the functions of the justices of the supreme court. In 1857 he was elected chief justice for two years. In 1859 he was elected a justice of the court for a term of eight years, and the law having been changed so that the judge holding the shortest term became chief, for the last two years of his term he was again chief justice.
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