Charles Martin Hall
Charles Martin Hall, Past President and now Honorary Member of his local Rotary Club, is the great grandson of Sir Charles Hall, founder of the Orchestra that bears his name. He is known as "Martin" to avoid confusion with his father, also called "Charles." After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in English and Roman Law, Martin served his articles in a Law firm, but soon moved to a career in Commerce where he eventually became a Director of the largest chain of Supermarkets in South Africa. Now retired, he pursues his interests in the history of ancient civilizations and traveling with his wife to intriguing places, which have included Japan, China, Taiwan, Russia, Egypt, Israel, Greece, Oman, and Turkey, plus many visits to the USA and UK.
"Last week I dreamt I had died and surprisingly gone to Heaven. St. Peter's computer system had developed a glitch and although our Boarding Passes on the Shuttle that took us there had a very different destination printed on them, we tore them all up as we passed the moon and partied the rest of the way..."
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