Percy William Martin (1878-?)
Born in Bay City, MI, vice-president of Smalley General Co.
1922 business bio. Added Oct., 2009.
Who's Who In Engineering, Vol. 1, 1922
PERCY WILLIAM MARTIN. _______
Smalley General Co.; res. 1700 Sixth St., Bay City, Mich.
Mech. Engr.; b. Bay City, Mich., June 18, 1879;
s. Daniel B, and Anna L. Martin;
ed. Public and high schools, Bay City, B.S. In M. E., Univ. of Mich., 1902;
m. Bay City, Mich., Feb. 22, 1905, Evelyn H. Bryant;
children: Helen E., Mary K., Anna Caroline.
Draftsman Industrial Works, 1902-03;
draftsman Russell Wheel & Foundry Co., Detroit, Mich., 1910-12;
sales engr. U.S. Graphite Co., London, England, 1912-14;
on returning from England in 1914 took an interest in Smalley Gen. Co., Bay City, Mich., where was engr and vice-pres. until 1920, and sec and ch. engr since 1920. In 1916 the Smalley Gen. co. commenced the mfr. of thread millers and in connection with these has several patents.
Mem. of Local Council and interested in Boy Scouts of America. Mason. Clubs;
Bay City Bd of Commerce, Kiwanis, Republican. Presbyterian.
The Smalley General Company, manufacturer of engines, was located at 1904 Trumbull St., Bay City, Mich.
1915 – res. 1915 Fourth St, Bay City, Mich.
1918 - Mrs. Percy Martin, member of the Bay City Art Club, chairman exhibit committee. [American Art Directory, Vol. 14, 1918]