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Martin, Joseph

Born: 1852 AD
Died: 1923 AD
Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Politician

1852 – Born on September 24th. A Canadian lawyer and politician. Also known as "Fighting Joe".

1883 – He was elected to the Manitoba legislature and served as Attorney-General in the government.

1888 – Became attorney general in the Greenway government.

         – He sponsored the legislation that ended public support for separate schools in Manitoba.

1893-1896 – He sat in the House of Commons and then moved to Vancouver.

1907 – He was the founder the Vancouver Guardian newspaper.

1923 – Died from diabetes on March 2nd and was the first person in Vancouver to be treated with insulin.