Gordon Beattie Martin

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Gordon Beattie Martin (born March 10, 1932)[1] is a former CBC sportscaster[2] and political figure in Saskatchewan, Canada. He represented Regina Wascana from 1986 to 1991 in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan as a Progressive Conservative.

He was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, the son of Dr. Robert Beattie Martin and Francis Mildred Spooner, and was educated at the University of Saskatchewan.[1] His uncle William Melville Martin served as a Liberal premier for the province.[2] In 1960, Martin married Louise Jean Duncan. He served in the provincial cabinet as Minister of the Family.[1] He was defeated by Doreen Hamilton when he ran for reelection to the assembly in 1991.[3]

Martin was ordered to repay $2,900 in the aftermath of the Saskatchewan Progressive Conservative fraud scandal.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Flanagan, Kathryn M; Miller, Katherine J (Spring 1991). Canadian Parliamentary Guide. 
  2. ^ a b Johnsrude, Larry (April 18, 1986). "Beattie Martin's defection blow to Liberals". The Phoenix. Saskatoon. p. 40. Retrieved 2012-09-09. 
  3. ^ "Saskatchewan Election Results By Electoral Division" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archives Board. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-12. Retrieved 2012-03-27. 
  4. ^ "Fraudsters repay public debt". CBC News. January 25, 2000. Retrieved 2012-09-09.