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 Andrew Jackson Martz

Andrew Jackson Martz

Birth
Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA
Death 4 Jul 1969 (aged 79)
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Burial Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 92763476 · View Source
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Private services for Andrew J. Martz, 79, of 330 Acoma St., who was an administrator in the Denver Public Schools for 25 years, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Olinger Mortuaries, Speer Blvd. and Sherman St. Burial will be in Crown Hill.

Martz died Friday at Rose Memorial Hospital after a short illness.

Born Oct. 15, 1889, in Kansas City, Kan., Martz moved as a child with his family to Byers, Colo. He came to Denver in the summer of 1923.

Martz married Margaret Venstra in Golden, Colo., Sept 28, 1914.

He was graduated in 1925 from Colorado State College in Greeley, Colo. He then attended the University of Denver, where he received his masters degree in education.

Martz was employed by the Denver Public Schools as assistant principal at North High School from 1929 to 1947; and as principal at Fairmount Elementary School from 1947 until 1954, when he retired.

He was a member of the Denver Lions Club; the Colorado and Denver chapters of the Schoolmasters Guild; Phi Kappa Delta, educational fraternity, and St. John's Episcopal Cathedral.

Surviving, in addition to his widow, are a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Watts, Fairfax City, Va.; a son George, Canton, Ga.; a sister, Mrs. Rachel Miller, of Denver; a brother, Roy S., Gresham, Ore., and nine grandchildren.

The Rocky Mountain News, July 7, 1969, p.92


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  • Created by: Leona
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92763476
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Jackson Martz (15 Oct 1889–4 Jul 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92763476, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Leona (contributor 47218974) .