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Bennett Seebert Martin

real estate executive.

Bennett Seebert Martin, American real estate executive. Recipient Distinguished Citizen award Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1963; Nebraska Builder award University Nebraska, 1963.

Background

Martin, Bennett Seebert was born on March 6, 1904 in Oregon, Missouri, United States. Son of Morton R. and Elsa (Bennett) Martin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Nebraska, 1925.

Career

Vice-president, director 1st National Bank Company, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1925-1953. Organizer, president, director Martin Investment Company, Lincoln, 1953-1961. Chairman of the Board Lincoln Terminal Company, from 1943.

Vice chairman, director Central Telephone & Utilities Company, Lincoln. Director, member Executive Committee First National Bank & Trust Company, Lincoln. Advisory committee St. Elizabeth Hospital, 1962-1963.

Finance committee U. Nebraska Foundation. Chairman Nebraska Resources Foundation, 1961-1967.

Membership

Member Lincoln City Council, 1955. Member Lincoln Chamber of Commerce (chairman business expansion committee 1960-1963, director, treasurer 1961-1962), Nebraska Association Commerce and Industry (president 1967), Newcomen Society North America, Delta Sigma Phi, Sigma Chi. Clubs: Lincoln Country, Lincoln University.

Connections

Married Dorothy Bridgmon, June 19, 1926. Children: Mary Anne, Bennett T., M. Bruce.

father:
Morton R. Martin

mother:
Elsa (Bennett) Martin

spouse:
Dorothy Bridgmon

children:
Mary Anne Martin

Bennett T. Martin

M. Bruce Martin