Martin, John Allen

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Martin, John Allen

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John Allen Martin, son of John F. Martin and Elsie M. Batley, was born on 16 June 1926 in Bury. He grew up in Bury but had a career as an accountant in Montreal, Sherbrooke and East Angus before retiring in 1983. He was admitted into several professional organizations including the Institute of Charted Accountants in 1950, the Society of Industrial and Cost Accountants in 1957, and the Chartered Institute of Secretaries in 1958. As a member of the Liberal Party, Allen Martin was the director of the Liberal Federal Association for Megantic Compton-Stanstead and involved in the federal and provincial elections in 1980s. He was also very active in the community such as helping to organize the Canada Day celebrations and Bury anniversaries. He was the founding member of the Megantic-Compton Cemetery and Church Association, the president of Bury Athletic Association and also served as a board member of the Société d'Histoire et du Patrimoine du Haut-Saint-François. Allen Martin died on 24 February 2001 at the age of 74.


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