Martin, William

Martin practiced law in Alton, Illinois. He was associated with Lincoln on various railroad cases. In 1851, Martin was one of the commissioners for the sale of stock in the Alton and Sangamon Railroad Company.
Roy P. Basler et al., eds., The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1953), 2:98-99; Albert A. Woldman, Lawyer Lincoln (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1936), 105.