Description

Black and white sketch of John E. Martineau, including biographical narrative.

Transcription

From school teacher to U.S. judge

John E. Martineau was born 1873 in Clay County, Missouri. His parents located near Lonoke, Ark. 1875.. Graduated from the University of Arkansas receiving the A.B. Degree 1896 and LL.B. degree 1899.. He was admitted to the bar same year taught school in the Indian Terrritory and was principal of the North Little Rock High School three years.

Represented Pulaski County in the general assembly 1903 to 1905... Elevated to the bench as chancellor in 1907..

John E. Martineau

Elected governor in 1926 and held office until March 1928, when he was appointed judge for eastern Arkansas.. During his administration as governor constitutional amendment was passed prohibiting local acts of the legislature.. Also act to enable school districts to vote 18 mill school tax..

Author of Martineau Road Law.

Physical Description

Document, 11" x 14"

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000379, Image 43

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: biographical sketches, MS.000379

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

John E. Martineau, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: biographical sketches, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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