Daniel J. V. Martin
Ohio's Past International Director
Daniel "Dan" J. V. Martin (Helen)
International Director 1953-55
Dr. Daniel J. V. Martin, Greenville, Ohio was elected
International Director on July, 1953, at the International Convention in
A Past District Governor of District 13-C, he also served as Deputy Governor and two years as
Zone Chairman. He was a Charter and Key member of the Treaty City Lions Club, in
Greenville, Ohio, which was organized in 1941 and had a
perfect attendance record.
He had served his Club as Bulletin Editor, Song Leader, Committeeman of Blind
Welfare, Director and President.
Lion Martin was born in Bradford, Ohio, and received his grade and high school
education there. After studying at the Northern College of Optometry and Miami
Jacobs Business College, he opened his own office as an Optometrist.
He was a member of the Brethren Church, Blue Lodge,
Scottish Rite, 32 Club, United Commercial Travelers, Chamber of Commerce, Omega
Alpha Fraternity and A.O.A., and was active in many civic affairs. His hobby was
Past International Director Dr. Dan Martin passed away on
April 23, 1985. You can read his In Memoriam printed in the
January 1985 Lion Magazine.