John Charles Martin

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John Charles Martin was an American newspaper publisher. Beginning in 1913, ran the newspapers purchased by his step father-in-law Cyrus Curtis, including the Public Ledger, the New York Evening Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer and four others.[1][2] In 1931, an insurance industry magazine published a listing of Americans carrying the greatest amount of life insurance; Martin was second on the list with $6,540,000 in insurance, after Pierre Samuel du Pont with $7 million. [3]

Martin's former estate in Wyncote, Pennsylvania now houses the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anonymous. After Curtis. Time, Monday, Jul. 17, 1933. [1]
  2. ^ Anonymous (17 March 1930). "Again, Curtis-Martin". Time. Retrieved 2008-04-12.
  3. ^ Anonymous. Names make news. Time, Monday, Sep. 21, 1931. [2]