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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jul 15, 2014

TBA senior counselor and retired Nashville lawyer John William "J.W. Bill” Martin died July 2 at age 87. A veteran of World War II, Martin graduated from Southeastern University in Washington, D.C. and attended the then-Nashville YMCA Law School. He earned his law degree from the then-McKenzie College of Law in Chattanooga. Martin spent much of his career at the Tennessee Department of Employment Security, retiring as senior claimant hearing officer in 1995. He spent his latter days in Murfreesboro. No services will be held as Martin donated his body to Meharry Medical College. The Tennessean has more on his life.