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Clergyman

Burton Mcmahan Martin, American clergyman. Mason.

Background

Martin, Burton Mcmahan was born on October 25, 1866 in McMinn Company, Tennessee, United States. Son of Robert Edwin and Eliza Ellen (Blackburn) Martin.

Education

Educated Hayesville (North Carolina) Male and Female College, 1888-1891, Theological School, Grant U. (now University of Chattanooga), 1892-1895. Doctor of Divinity, University of Chattanooga, 1913.

Career

Deacon, Methodist Episcopal Church, 1896, elder, 1898. Pastor Pikeville, Tennessee, 1895, Highland Park, Chattanooga, 1896, Rockwood, 1897, Pikeville, 1898, Morristown, 1899-1901, Maryville. 1902-1906, Athens, 1906-1911.

District support Harriman District, 1911-1916. Agent Preachers’ Aid Society, 1917-1918. Pastor 2d Church, Knoxville, 1918-1920.

Secretary Missionary Centenary, Chattanooga Area, since 1920. Director Chattanooga Goodwill Industries, Inc. Trustee University of Chattanooga.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Zona Haggard, May 27, 1896.

father:
Robert Edwin Martin

mother:
Eliza Ellen (Blackburn) Martin

spouse:
Zona Haggard