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Lewis Martin

Lewis Martin of Superior will celebrate his 100th birthday with an open house from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Elks Lodge in Superior, 1503 Belknap St.

Lewis was born Feb. 16, 1917, in Superior, to Jessie and Lewis Martin Sr. He graduated from Superior Central High School.

During his career in radio and television, Lewis worked for radio stations in Eau Claire, Wis.; St. Paul, Minn.; and WDSM in Superior. He retired from his job as a TV news anchor at Channel 6 in Duluth.

Lewis is the oldest and longest member of the Superior Elks Club, having been a member for the last 73 years.

His children are LuAnn Harris of Duluth and Steve and Lewis Martin of Superior.