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Frank Martin Sr. papers

Identifier: MS 0088
Correspondence, legal documents, and subject files. Correspondence with William E. Borah and D.W. Davis about a government pardon for Harry Orchard; minutes of the Associated Distributing Company (Boise, Idaho); motion for pardon of Paul Corcoran and miscellaneous records relating to More's Creek placer claims (Boise County), The Boise Valley Canal Company, the New York Irrigation District, the Mountain Home Cooperative Irrigation Company, stock certificates of the Goodman Oil Company (Boise), and citizenship and property records of Thomas H. Aikens and Joseph H. Smith.


  • 1875 - 1936


0.5 Cubic Feet (1 document box)

Biographical Note

Frank Martin was born January 1, 1864. He attended the University of Michigan law school in 1892 and was the Idaho Attorney General from 1900 to 1902. He was Chairman of the Boise City draft board and served two terms as president of the Idaho State Bar Association. He was the senior member of the Martin and Martin law firm, which he ran with his sons Frank Jr., and Homer E. He died on May 22, 1943 at age 79.

Repository Details

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