Richard Martin (Chieftain Long Lake)

 Richard Martin
Chieftain Long Lake

 

Warrior   1991
Sachem   2003
Chieftain   2007

 

 

At the 2007 Tribal Celebration, Dick Martin, Sachem Long Lake, was named as the 78th Presiding Chieftain of the Tribe of Mic-O-Say.

Dick served as a Webelos Leader for Pack 374, Scoutmaster, Assistant Scoutmaster, and Committee Member for Troop 374. He attended the 2001 National Jamboree and has participated in a Philmont High Adventure contingent.

Dick became an Honorary Warrior in 1991 and in 2003 he was elevated to Sachem. Dick is a Life Member Dog Soldier of the Tribe of Mic-O-Say.

Dick served the North Star District as the District Chairman and the District Training Chairman. Dick has served as a member of the Heart of America Council Executive Board since 1997. He served as the Council Friends of Scouting Chairman for two years and has served on several other Council Committees including the 2005 Jamboree Committee.

Dick has received the highest award that can be bestowed by the Heart of America Council, the Silver Beaver Award. He has also received the District Award of Merit from the North Star District. Dick is Wood Badge trained and is a James West Fellow.

Professionally, Dick is an attorney and senior shareholder of Martin, Leigh, Laws, & Fritzlen, P.C. He is a member of the Missouri and Kansas Bar Associations. Dick has written articles and lectured for the Missouri Bar. He is a graduate of Kent State University and College of Law, Syracuse University.

Dick is a veteran of the U.S. Army with the rank of 1st Lieutenant and he served in Vietnam. His son Tyler, Tom-Tom Beater Son of Long Lake, is an Eagle Scout. Daughter MacKenzie is a recipient of the Gold Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Girl Scouts of America. Dick's wife, Anna Marie, is a retired nurse and serves on the Liberty City Council.