Bud’s Father

Lloyd Stewart Martin was born in ??? on ???. He worked on the Illinois Central Railroad. To feed the family he carried a 22 rifle to work and shot rabbits along the track, brought them home, and hung them in the garage in the wintertime.  He also picked up coal along the track that fell off of coal cars to help warm their home. He was a stern disciplinarian and did not spare the rod to spoil the child.


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