Gordon Beattie Martin
Gordon Beattie Martin (born March 10, 1932) is a former CBC sportscaster 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. His uncle William Melville Martin served as a Liberal premier for the province. In 1960, Martin married Louise Jean Duncan. He served in the provincial cabinet as Minister of the Family. He was defeated by Doreen Hamilton when he ran for reelection to the assembly in 1991.
Martin was ordered to repay $2,900 in the aftermath of the Saskatchewan Progressive Conservative fraud scandal.
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- "Saskatchewan Election Results By Electoral Division" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archives Board. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-12. Retrieved 2012-03-27.
- "Fraudsters repay public debt". CBC News. January 25, 2000. Retrieved 2012-09-09.
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