Born in Anderson, Indiana to Robert Martin and Mary Lucille Kimball.
Receives a Bachelor of Science in agriculture, dairy production and biochemistry from Purdue University.
Serves in the U.S. Army for eight years, rising in the ranks to captain.
Becomes a public health sanitarian in the Division of Dairy Products of the Indiana Board of Health in LaPorte, Indiana.
Joins the Indiana Public Health Association and the International Association of Milk, Food, and Environmental Sanitarians.
Becomes a registered professional sanitarian.
Becomes a milk sanitation rating officer in the Division of Dairy Products of the Indiana Board of Health in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Is promoted to chief milk sanitation rating officer for the Division of Dairy Products of the Indiana Board of Health.
Is appointed director of the Division of Dairy Products of the Indiana Board of Health.
Joins the Indianapolis Dairy Technical Club.
Authors “Regulations in Milk Quality Control” for the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Authors “Raw Milk,” published in the Journal of Indiana State Medical Association.
Joins the Dairy Practices Council.
Is appointed director of regulatory affairs at Dean Foods Co. in Rockford, Illinois.
Receives the Distinguished Service Award from the Midwest Dairy Products Association.
Joins the Association Food and Drug Officials.
Becomes director of farm relations at Dean Foods Co.
Joins the Illinois Food Safety Task Force.
Retires from Dean Foods Co.