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John Martin Grimland,, American accountant, organization official. Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Midland Country, Texas Christian University Alumni Association (president 1965-1966, Valuable Alumnus award 1989), Texas Society Certified Public Accountant's (Distinguished Public Service award 1970).


Grimland,, John Martin was born on May 11, 1917 in Clifton, Texas, United States. Son of John Martin and Mayme (Gollihar) Grimland.


S.John Martin and Mayme (Gollihar) G. Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Texas Christian U., 1939, Doctor of Laws (honorary), 1979. With Universal C.I.T. Corporation, 1940-1942, Internal Revenue Service, 1946-1947.

Public accountant, Midland, Texas, 1947-1951, Certified Public Accountants,1951-1995. Partner KMG Main Hurdman, 1968-1983, consultant, 1983-1987. Accountant, Midland, 1987-1995.

Board directors Dawson Geophysical Company.


With Universal C.I.T. Corporation, 1940—1942, Internal Revenue Service, 1946—1947. Public accountant Midland, Texas, 1947—1951, Certified Public Accountants, 1951—1995. Partner KMG Main Hurdman, 1968—1983.

Consultant, 1983—1987. Accountant Midland, 1987—1995. Board directors Dawson Geophysical Company Member Optimist International, 1949—1995.

Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, World World War World War II Certified Public Accountants, Texas.


Member Optimist International, 1949-1995, governor District 7, 1957-1958, international vice president, 1958-1959, chairman international public relations committee, 1959-1962, international president, 1962-1963, Chairman.internat. community service committee, 1966-1969. Served to Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, World World War World War II Certified Public Accountants, Texas. Member AICPA, Texas Society Certified Public Accountant's (Distinguished Public Svc. award 1970), Texas Christian U. Alumni Association (president 1965-1966, recipient Valuable Alumnus award 1989), MidlandC. of C. (president 1970).

Club: MidlandCountry (director 1982-1985, president 1984, board governor Midland Memorial Foundation, 1990-1995, secretary, 1992-1995). Died February 2, 1995.


Married Phyllis Montgomery, November 1, 1947. Children: Diane, Donna Jean, Norma Gayle.

John Martin Grimland,

Mayme (Gollihar) Grimland,

Phyllis Montgomery

Diane Grimland,

Donna Jean Grimland,

Norma Gayle Grimland,