238 Third Avenue South
Franklin, TN 37064
Map of the 4th Ward
A Franklin native, Margaret Martin has devoted a lifetime to the community she loves – serving her town as an elementary-school teacher, church leader, alderman, planning commissioner and tireless volunteer.
Margaret taught at Johnson Elementary School for 31 years while rearing two children. She was a member of the Franklin Planning Commission for eight years, including two as the Chairman, and was elected to serve two terms as the 4th Ward Alderman.
Margaret is married to Bob Martin, who was the City’s Planning Director for 28 years and oversaw Franklin’s growth and development into a nationally celebrated community. Margaret and Bob have five grandchildren. Her leadership has also been evident in her service as a board member of the Franklin Special School District, the First United Methodist Church and the Downtown Neighborhood Association, as well as through her volunteer work with numerous community organizations.