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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.


Service Disruption Notice - Kenilworth Branch

Due to branch construction, the parking lot at Kenilworth Branch is unavailable, including the branch's accessible parking space. As an alternative, the closest library locations with access to barrier-free parking are the Barton Branch, 571 Barton St E and the Red Hill Branch, 695 Queenston Rd.​ We apologize for any inconvenience.

Bookmobile Service Reduction Notice - September 2-5

Bookmobile service will be reduced the week of September 2-5. Please see full alert for details about stops and times affected.

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