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D'Arcy Argue Counsel Martin (ca 1899 – 1992) was a senior partner in the venerable law firm of Martin & Martin, and made significant contributions to the community of Hamilton.

1991 Gallery of Distinction Inductee

A senior partner in the venerable law firm of Martin & Martin, D'Arcy Argue Counsel Martin made significant contributions to the community. Most notable were his efforts to establish the Hamilton Foundation; a local philanthropic organization that is currently the fourth largest private foundation in Canada. Among his numerous accomplishments, he was chairman of the Hamilton Harbour Commission; Chairman of the Hamilton Club and a Chancellor of the Board and Senate of McMaster University.

Named a King's Council in 1931, Mr. Martin was also a Hamilton alderman from 1927 to 1931 and a member of the legislative assembly of Ontario from 1931 to 1934.