Guy Martin, Jr.
Isaiah Guyman (Guy) Martin Jr. lived a full life as a much loved man by all who knew him, or ever met him.
Born January 22, 1911 in Los Angeles, CA to Isaiah G. Martin and Mary Pearl Howe, he died May 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. He was 103 years old at the time of his death.
Guy received a B.A. Degree from Occidental College in 1931 where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa. He then received B.A. and M. A. degrees from Oxford University in England where he was at Lincoln College. Guy then earned an LL.B. Degree at Yale University Law School and entered private practice at Donovan, Leisure, Newtown & Lumbard in New York City.
During WW II Guy served in the U.S. Navy and then in the O.S.S., achieving the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He received the Legion of Merit decoration.
In 1946, he married Edith Kingdon Gould and they settled in Washington, DC where he continued in his own private practice. From 1981 to 1986 he served as president of the International Bank Corporation and then returned to his own private practice.
He was a member of the Metropolitan Club of Washington, The Knickerbocker, the Brooke and Yale clubs of New York City, and was a special member of the Chevaliers of the Testevain until his death.
He was predeceased by his wife, Edith in 2004.
He is survived by a daughter, Theodosia Burr Martin; three sons, Guy Martin III, Jason Gould Martin and Christopher Kingston Martin and five grandchildren.