Martin became acting governor after the expiration of the state senate term of Xenophon Overton Pindall. Pindall had served as acting governor during the unexpired term of John Sebastian Little when Little was unable to serve due to physical and mental illness.
See also 
- "State of Arkansas Governors". The US 50.com. Retrieved August 18, 2012.
- State of Arkansas Governors
Xenophon Overton Pindall
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George Washington Donaghey
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