Glenn W. Martens 1 2
- Born: 24 Oct 1881, Big Stone City, Grant, South Dakota, United States
- Marriage (1): Florence Louise Gold on 22 Jun 1911 in Big Stone City, Grant, South Dakota, United States
- Died: 11 Nov 1963, Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota, United States at age 82
- Buried: Riverside Cemetery, Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota, United States
From Findagrave.com memorial 70799447:
Daily Plainsman- 11/14/1963
Funeral services were to be held Thursday for Glenn W. Martens, a prominent Pierre attorney. The Rev. Lloyd Grinager and the Rev. Vine DeLoria were to officiate at the First Methodist Church and burial was to be in Riverside Cemetery in Pierre.
Pallbearers were to be Warren May, Don Porter, Tom Adams, Bob Riter, Arlyn Wolf and Lester Thorpe.
Martens was born in Big Stone City Oct. 24, 1881 and was married to Florence Gold in 1911. He had lived in Pierre since the early 1900s. Martens had a long and distinguished legal career in South Dakota.
He studied law in Milbank as a young man and came to Pierre as a clerk in the H. G. Fuller law office.
He was admitted to the South Dakota State Bar in 1906 and was Hughes County Judge from 1908 to 1911. He was state's attorney from 1911 to 1914 and was state senator in 1923. Martens held the position of state chairman of the Republican Party for six years. He joined Karl Goldsmith and Henry Horner in law practice in 1910 and was made a senior partner in 1922. He was active in the firm of Martens, Goldsmith, May and Porter until the time of his death.
He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. James Norton, Falls
Church, Va., and Mrs. Robert LaMonte, Aberdeen; two sisters, Mrs. Elmer Hall, Glasgow, Mont., and Mrs. Stephen McAller, Seattle, Wash.
Glenn married Florence Louise Gold, daughter of Sidney Russell Gold and Eva Mary Sloan, on 22 Jun 1911 in Big Stone City, Grant, South Dakota, United States. (Florence Louise Gold was born on 15 Nov 1883 in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States, died on 12 Dec 1950 in Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota, United States 3 and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota, United States.)