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Memorable Manitobans: Frank Ernest Martin (1873-1940)

Businessman.

Born at Collingwood, Ontario in August 1873, he was educated at Guelph and Toronto, working for a time for the Manufacturers Life Assurance Company. He came to Winnipeg around 1901 and was employed by H. L. Willson with the Willson Stationery Company, rising to become its Secretary-Treasurer. He was President of the Senior Golfers Association, the Carleton Club, and the Industrial Development Board of Manitoba. He was a member of the St. Charles Country Club, the Manitoba Club, the Masons, and Crescent-Fort Rouge United Church. He died at his Winnipeg home, 552 Stradbrook Avenue, on 12 January 1941 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“F. E. Martin dies at family home”, Winnipeg Tribune, 13 January 1941. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B9, page 101]

Page revised: 16 December 2009

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