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Ralph Harding Martin

Ralph Harding Martin, American investor. Certified professional engineer, Pennsylvania. Runner-up, Senior Better Ball, Connecticut State Golf Association, Connecticut, 1991, runner-up, Senior Amateur Champion, 1992. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Hartford Golf Club. (Senior Champion 1991, 93), Willoughby Golf Club, Southern Srs. Golf Association.

Background

  • Martin, Ralph Harding was born on December 22, 1923 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Son of Walter H. and Helen Jane (Metcalf) Martin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1944. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1948.

    Career

    • Research and development engineer, supervisor Pittsburgh Consolid. Coal Company, Library, Pennsylvania, 1947-1955. General manager Pittsburgh Consolid.

      Chemical Company, Newark, 1955-1958. Assistant to president and vice president Standard Packaging Corporation, New York City, 1958-1964. Executive vice president, director The Dexter Corporation, Windsor Locks, Connecticut, 1964-1985.

      Private investor Stuart, Florida, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Certified professional engineer, Pennsylvania.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Hartford Golf Club. (Senior Champion 1991, 93), Willoughby Golf Club, Southern Srs.

    Golf Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, bridge, international travel.

    Connections

    • Married N. Suzanne Scott, July 7, 1945 (divorced September 1994). Children: Lois Elizabeth Cooper-Martin, Jeffrey Scott.
    • father: Walter H. Martin
    • mother: Helen Jane (Metcalf) Martin
    • spouse: N. Suzanne Scott
    • children: Lois Elizabeth Cooper-Martin
    • Jeffrey Scott Martin
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    Born December 22, 1923
    Nationality
    • 1944
      Carnegie Institute of Technology
    • 1948
      Carnegie Institute of Technology
    • 1947 - 1955
      Research and development engineer
      Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1955 - 1958
      general manager, Pittsburgh Consolid. Chemical Company
      Newark, Ohio, United States
    • 1958 - 1964
      assistant, to president and vice president Standard Packaging Corporation
    • 1964 - 1985
      executive, The Dexter Corporation
      Windsor Locks, Connecticut, United States
    • 1964 - 1985
      director, The Dexter Corporation
      Windsor Locks, Connecticut, United States
    • 1985
      private investor Stuart
      Florida, United States