Monday, April 16, 2018

Bill Martin

William F. Martin

March 31, 1917
Blackwell, OK

November 24, 1996
Tulsa, OK

1936-37 University of Oklahoma (College)
1937-38 University of Oklahoma (College)
1938-39 Oklahoma City Parks (AAU)
1939-40 Phillips Oilers (AAU)
1940-41 Phillips Oilers (AAU)
1941-42 Phillips Oilers (AAU)
1944-45 Wilmington Bombers (ABL)
1945-46 Phillips 66 Oilers - Oklahoma (ABL/ AAU)
1946-47 Phillips 66 Oilers - Oklahoma (ABL/ AAU)

Born in Blackwell, Oklahoma, to Fred and Emma Martin, Martin made a name for himself as a star on the successful Phillips Oilers AAU squad. He found himself with the Wilmington Bombers while out east serving in the military. Martin was employed with Phillips Petroleum until his 1982 retirement.

He was married to Betty Jean Randall (1917-2005) and they had a son and a daughter.



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