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State Electric Supply CEO Clarence Martin Dies

Clarence Martin, the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer at State Electric Supply, has died.

Martin was hired at State Electric Supply in 1972 as the company’s comptroller, when the company only had 41 employees and two branches. With Martin’s guidance and leadership, State now has 44 branches across seven states, with nearly 800 employees.

Martin was very active with the National Association of Electrical Distributors, serving as the association Chair in 2012-2013. 

State Electric posted Martin’s obituary along with the statement “Clarence was a true gentleman and patriot and will be greatly missed.” 


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