Clifford Lee Martin

Male 1867 - 1942  (75 years)


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  • Name Clifford Lee Martin  [1
    • MARTIN, Clifford Lee — Managing Director, Martin\'s, Ltd. Dry Goods, Carpets, etc., 16-20 Church St., Amherst. Born Hantsport, NS. Jan. 6, 1867, son of David Harris and Elizabeth Rachel (Davison) Martin. Educated: High School, Hantsport. Went to sea, 1884, Boatswain, 1885; abandoned seafaring and entered dry goods business with T. H. Burpee Witter, Wolfville, NS. 1886; removed to Amherst and entered employ of Dunlap Bros. & Co. 1889; eventually became
      Manager, Dry Goods Department; purchased Dry Goods business of Dunlap Bros. & Co, 1899; incorporated as Martins Ltd., and became Managing Director, 1907; bought out Millinery business of Lord & Drewery, 1910: was the first to start cash system in Amherst. President. Board of Trade, 1913-1914; President, Maritime Publicity Association, 1913, President, 1914-15. of the Baptist Annuity Board of the Maritime Provinces; Divisional Representative of the Publicity Section of the Canada Food Board for Cumberland and part of Colchester and Pictou Counties, Chairman for Cumberland County in the big Red Cross Campaign to raise $4,369,000 for Canada, 1918. Married Lena Elouise Middlemas, daughter of Peter
      Middlemas, Berwick, NS. Aug 28, 1901; has two sons and one daughter. Recreatona: Duck shooting, fishing. Conservative, Baptist. Residence: 38 Rupert Street. Amherst, N.S.
    Born 6 Jan 1867  Hantsport, Hants, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 May 1942  Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I10839  Hantsport Families
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2020 

    Father David Harris Martin,   b. 7 Dec 1813, Falmouth, Hants, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1909, Pugwash, Cumberland, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Rachel Davison,   b. 18 Oct 1824, of, Falmouth, Hants Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1908  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1852  Hantsport, Hants, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3851  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lena Elouise Middlemas,   b. Abt 1876, Shelburne, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Aug 1901  Berwick, Kings, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Type: Baptist 
    Children 
     1. Lee Allison Martin,   b. 15 Jun 1902, Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Kenneth David Martin,   b. 1903,   d. 1914  (Age 11 years)
     3. Donald M. Martin,   b. 1907,   d. 1920  (Age 13 years)
     4. Clifford Martin,   b. 16 Aug 1913, Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Helena Martin,   b. 1920, Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F3852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jan 1867 - Hantsport, Hants, Nova Scotia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Type: Baptist - 28 Aug 1901 - Berwick, Kings, Nova Scotia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 May 1942 - Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia Link to Google Earth
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    1. [S29] Who\'s who in Canada.

    2. [S2009] Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics, (website), Registration Year: 1942 - Book: 199 - Page: 660.

    3. [S2009] Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics, (website), Registration Year: 1901 - Book: 1827 - Page: 59 - .