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Ephraim Snow Martin

Male 1909 - 2007  (98 years)


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  • Name Ephraim Snow Martin 
    Born 13 Aug 1909  Marion County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Sep 2007  Lakeland, Polk, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Oak Hill Burial Park, Lakeland, Polk, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I309749  Martin Family
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2019 

    Father Shepherd David Martin,   b. 17 Jul 1877, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1922, Wildwood, Sumter, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Susie Easterling Snow,   b. 17 Dec1880, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1962, Marion County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F139939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary M Yelvington,   b. 11 Feb 1913, Wauchula, DeSoto, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 2009, Lakeland, Polk, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 26 Jul 1932  Polk County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Ephraim Snow Martin, Jr,   b. 4 Mar 1933, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Margaret Susan Martin,   b. 10 Oct 1934, Bartow, Polk, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 2014, Lakeland, Polk, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Cecelia Martin,   b. 23 Nov 1939, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Michael David Martin,   b. 4 Jan 1944, Polk County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Stephen M Martin,   b. 21 Aug 1951, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Thomas M Martin
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F139938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Aug 1909 - Marion County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jul 1932 - Polk County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Sep 2007 - Lakeland, Polk, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oak Hill Burial Park, Lakeland, Polk, Florida Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes  Died:
    • E. SNOW MARTIN, Sr., 98
      Attorney

      LAKELAND - Mr. E. Snow Martin, Sr., 98, passed away from natural causes Friday (Sept. 7, 2007).

      Snow Martin was born near Ocala, Florida on August 13, 1909. He and his wife Mary were married in 1932 where they began an odyssey of life that lasted 75 years. Their journey began with Snow becoming an attorney, and moving to Polk County. Mr. Martin was elected to the legislature in 1934. Snow was intrigued by the process of making law, and they enjoyed attending the many galas in Tallahassee.

      Together they would rear six children, all of whom are college graduates, and five of whom have doctorates in law. Their children attended college over a span of thirty years.

      Mr. Martin was a community activist who believed that citizens owed a duty to the community to participate at all levels. He was president of many organizations: Lakeland Rotary, Lakeland Bar Assoc., Chamber of Commerce, St. David's Episcopal Church, Arabian Horse Assoc., Florida Bar Board of Governors, Board of Santa Fe High School, to name a few.
      As an attorney, he was dedicated to his clients' interest regardless of their gender, race or economic status. He was a lawyer's lawyer, and was believed by many of his peers in the 1950s thru the 1980s to be one of the finest attorneys in the state of Florida.

      He is survived by his wife, Mary; his children Snow Martin, Jr., Sue Setliff, Cecelia Moore, Michael Martin, Stephen Martin and Tom Martin. Snow and his wife Mary have 16 grandchildren, and 20 great grandchildren.

      A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at St. David's Episcopal Church on Edgewood Ave.

      In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the St. David's Episcopal Church choir fund, 145 E. Edgewood, Lakeland, FL., 33803, or to V.I.S.T.E., 1232 E. Magnolia, Lakeland, Florida, 33801.

      Heath Funeral Chapel
      heathfuneralchapel.com



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