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John Bartlow Martin, American author. Recipient Benjamin Franklin Magazine award, 1953, 56, 57. Member Sigma Delta Chi (Magazine award 1950, 57), Century Club (New York City), Arts Club (Chicago).

Background

Martin, John Bartlow was born on August 4, 1915 in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. Son of John Williamson and Laura (Bartlow) Martin.

Education

Bachelor, DePauw University, 1937. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Indiana University, 1971. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Knox College, 1975.

Career

Reporter, Indianapolis Times, 1937-1938;freelance writer, 1938-1987;member campaign staff, Adlai Steveson, 1952, 56;member campaign staff, John F. Kennedy, 1960;ambassador to, Dominican Republic, 1962-1964;member campaign staff, Lyndon B. Johnson, 1964;senior fellow, Center for Advanced Studies, Weslyan U., Middletown, Connecticut, 1964-1965;visiting fellow public affairs, Princeton University, 1966-1967;visiting distinguished professor, Grad Center, CUNY, 1968;member campaign staffs, Robert F. Kennedy, Hubert H. Humphrey, 1968;professor journalism, Medill School Journalism, Northwestern University, 1970-1980;emeritus, Northwestern University, 1980-1987.

Works

Membership

Member Sigma Delta Chi (Magazine award 1950, 57), Century Club (New York City), Arts Club (Chicago).

Connections

Married Frances Rose Smethurst, August 17, 1940. Children: Cynthia Ann Martin Coleman, Daniel Bartlow, John Frederick.

father:
John Williamson Martin

mother:
Laura (Bartlow) Martin

spouse:
Frances Rose Smethurst

children:
Cynthia Ann Martin Coleman Martin

Daniel Bartlow Martin

John Frederick Martin