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John Francis Marten

investor

John Francis Marten, American investor. Decorated Bronze Star.

Background

Marten, John Francis was born on July 28, 1914 in San Jose, California, United States. Son of John Francis and Mary (Twohy) Marten.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Santa Clara, 1936.

Career

Title examiner, escrow officer California Pacific Title Insurance Company, 1936-1941. Vice president Inglewood Federal Savings and Loan Association, 1946-1950. Executive vice president American Savings and Loan Association, 1951-1955.

President Great Western Savings and Loan Association, Los Angeles, 1955-1964, Great Western Financial Corporation, 1955-1964. Investment banker, securities broker, 1963-1985. Board directors Calprop.

Corporation/Amex.

Membership

Board directors advisory board Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital, Inglewood, president, 1962-1963. Board directors California Museum of Science and Industry, president, 1970-1971. Regent University Santa Clara.

Trustee St. John's Hospital and Health Center Foundation, 1976-1987. Served from private to lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member California Savings and Loan League (president 1962-1963), Sovereign Military Order Malta.

Clubs: Los Angeles Country, California (Los Angeles).

Connections

Married Patricia Boyle, November 9, 1946 (deceased October 1977). Children– Maureen, John Francis. Married Nadine Normandin, April 7, 1979.

father:
John Francis Marten

mother:
Mary (Twohy) Marten

spouses:
Patricia Boyle

Nadine Normandin

children:
Maureen Marten

John Francis Marten