WAYNE P. MARTIN
Wayne Pavey Martin served as Mayor of St.
Louis Park from 1921 to 1922. He was the son of Myron
Rufus Martin, president of Martin
Manufacturing Co., which operated in the Park from 1920
to 1925. He was born on December 4, 1890 in Humboldt,
Iowa. When he registered for the draft during World
War I he was living in St. Louis Park. He requested a
deferment, stating that his father was not well and his
duties rested on the son. The 1920 census shows him
living in St. Louis Park with his parents, Myron R. and Emma
P. Martin. Other household members were Dwight C.
Martin (age 23), Bercile A. Martin (age 19), Hulda Hofstrand
(age 28), and Clara Kelly (age 23). Wayne was listed
as a manager at the plant. The 1930 census shows that
he and his brother Dwight were lodgers living in a house in
Brooklyn Center. Wayne was listed as Secretary of the
company and Dwight was President. Wayne died on
September 22, 1959, in Hennepin County.
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