- For the New York politician, see Bernard F. Martin.
|17th Speaker of the Legislative Council|
|Preceded by||Mark Fagan|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Otto Bishop|
|Died||19 June 1956(aged 74)|
|Political party||Labour Party|
Bernard Martin MLC (1882 – 19 June 1956) was a New Zealand politician of the Labour Party and one of the party's pioneers.
Martin was born in England. He migrated to New Zealand in 1900, and was a member of the first Executive of the Labour Party in 1916. From Auckland, he was on the Auckland City Council and the Auckland University Council.
Martin was appointed to the New Zealand Legislative Council in 1936 and served for two terms until 8 March 1950. He was Chairman of Committees from 1939 to 1948, when he was promoted to Speaker from 1948 to the end of his tenure.
- Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.
|Chairman of Committees of the Legislative Council
|Speaker of the New Zealand Legislative Council
Thomas Otto Bishop
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