Sheriff Jim Martin
Term: 1928 - 1940 (2nd term)

JIM MARTIN
1874- 1949

From The Baxter Bulletin, April 10, 1928:

In our announcement column this week will be found the announcement of Jim Martin for Sheriff and Collector of Baxter County.

Mr. Martin needs little introduction at our hands, as he has served in the capacity of Sheriff and Collector before, and made a splendid official.

Mr. Martin is fearless when it comes to dealing with criminals, and follows the law to the letter. He is honest, upright, and a man in every sense of the word, who has the confidence of everyone who knows him.

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From The Baxter Bulletin, November 17, 1949:

Jim Martin, 75, Sheriff and County Judge for many years, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Loyce Berry, in Cotter Sunday after a long illness. Burial was in the Mountain Home Cemetery.

Mr. Martin served Baxter County as Sheriff for 17 years and as County Judge for 4 years. He was a member of the Methodist Church.