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John Francis Marten

John Francis Marten, American investor. Decorated Bronze Star.

Background

  • Marten, John Francis was born on July 28, 1914 in San Jose, California, United States. Son of John Francis and Mary (Twohy) Marten.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Santa Clara, 1936.

    Career

    • Title examiner, escrow officer California Pacific Title Insurance Company, 1936-1941. Vice president Inglewood Federal Savings and Loan Association, 1946-1950. Executive vice president American Savings and Loan Association, 1951-1955.

      President Great Western Savings and Loan Association, Los Angeles, 1955-1964, Great Western Financial Corporation, 1955-1964. Investment banker, securities broker, 1963-1985. Board directors Calprop.

      Corporation/Amex.

    Membership

    Board directors advisory board Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital, Inglewood, president, 1962-1963. Board directors California Museum of Science and Industry, president, 1970-1971. Regent University Santa Clara.

    Trustee St. John's Hospital and Health Center Foundation, 1976-1987. Served from private to lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member California Savings and Loan League (president 1962-1963), Sovereign Military Order Malta.

    Clubs: Los Angeles Country, California (Los Angeles).

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Boyle, November 9, 1946 (deceased October 1977). Children– Maureen, John Francis. Married Nadine Normandin, April 7, 1979.
    • father: John Francis Marten
    • mother: Mary (Twohy) Marten
    • spouses: Patricia Boyle
    • Nadine Normandin
    • children: Maureen Marten
    • John Francis Marten
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    Died February 10, 2006
    (aged 91)
    Nationality
    • 1936
      University Santa Clara
    • 1946 - 1950
      vice president, Inglewood Federal Savings and Loan Association
    • 1951 - 1955
      executive, vice president American Savings and Loan Association
    • 1955 - 1964
      president, Great Western Savings and Loan Association
      Los Angeles, California, United States
    • 1955 - 1964
      president, Great Western Savings and Loan Association
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