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His grandfather helped build Wichita; he’s helped build 300 homes for Habitat for Humanity

Posted on AllSides May 28th, 2024
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You know your family’s been around Wichita awhile when it has a street named for it. Or, in Don Martinson’s case, three of them. There’s Martinson Street, which runs through Delano and south Wichita. It was named by Martinson’s grandfather, who developed much of Delano in the late 1880s. A little farther west are Charles and Clarence streets, named for his father and uncle, respectively. There was a fourth, named for his other uncle, Earl, but it’s now a boulevard called Athenian. At 102 years old, Martinson is about as...

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