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Donald Walter Martin

editor , publisher , writer

Donald Walter Martin, American editor, writer, publisher. Recipient Diane Seely awards Ventura County Theatre Council, 1968, Lowell Thomas Travel Writing competition Gold medal, 2000. Member Society of America Travel Writers, North America Travel Journalists Association.

Background

Martin, Donald Walter was born on April 22, 1934 in Grants Pass, Oregon, United States. Son of George E. and Irma Ann (Dallas) Martin.

Career

Enlisted, United States Marine Corps, 1952;advanced through grades to staff sergeant, United States Marine Corps, Japan, Republic of Korea, Republic of China, 1956-1961;reporter, Blade-Tribune, Oceanside, California, 1961-1965;entertainment editor, Press-Courier, Oxnard, California, 1965-1969;managing editor, Argus-Courier, Petaluma, California, 1969-1970;associate editor, Motorland magazine, San Francisco, 1970-1988;founder, principal, Chief Executive Officer, Pine Cone Press, Inc., Columbia, California, since 1988.

Works

Membership

Member Society of America Travel Writers, North America Travel Journalists Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: traveling, hiking, white water rafting, biking.

Connections

Married Kathleen Elizabeth Murphy, July, 1970 (divorced May 1979). Children: Daniel Clayton, Kimberly Ann, Tory Lynn. Married Betty Woo, March 18, 1985.

father:
George E. Martin

mother:
Irma Ann (Dallas) Martin

spouses:
Kathleen Elizabeth Murphy

Betty Woo

children:
Daniel Clayton Martin

Kimberly Ann Martin

Tory Lynn Martin