A governor with great gumption

Posted: December 3, 2017 at 2:04 a.m.

Saturday was the birthday of John E. Martineau, a former governor and federal judge whose leadership and courageous actions helped Arkansas develop a highway system, recover from disasters, and find a way to end the prosecution of 12 innocent men sentenced to death in the aftermath of the Elaine Race Massacre of 1919.

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