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Ralph Guy Martin, American writer. Recipient Lifetime Achievement in Literature award Westport Art Center, 1996. Deputy director public relations National Volunteers for Stevenson-Kefauver, 1956; member Democratic National Campaign Committee Combat correspondent Stars and Stripes, Yank magazine, 1941-1945. Member Author's League American, Author's Guild, English-Speaking Union, Tennessee Squires, Dramatist's Guild, Author's League.

Background

Martin, Ralph Guy was born on March 4, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Herman and Tillie (Charno) Martin.

Education

Bachelor of Journalism, University Missouri, 1941.

Career

Reporter, managing editor, Box Elder News Journal, Brigham, Utah., 1940-1941; contributor magazines including, Sunday New York Times, Look, Harpers magazine, 1945-1953; associate editor, New Republic magazine, 1945-1948; associate editor charge special reports, Newsweek magazine, 1953-1955; executive editor, House Beautiful magazine, 1955-1957; public, president, Bandwagon, Inc.

Works

Membership

Deputy director public relations National Volunteers for Stevenson-Kefauver, 1956. Member Democratic National Campaign Committee Combat correspondent Stars and Stripes, Yank magazine, 1941-1945. Member Author's League American, Author's Guild, English-Speaking Union, Tennessee Squires, Dramatist's Guild, Author's League.

Clubs: Century, Overseas Press.

Connections

Married Marjorie Jean Pastel, June 17, 1944. Children: Maurice Joseph, Elizabeth, Tina.

father:
Herman Martin

mother:
Tillie (Charno) Martin

spouse:
Marjorie Jean Pastel

children:
Maurice Joseph Martin

Tina Martin

Elizabeth Martin