Martin Litton

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Martin Litton
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Martin Litton. Palo Alto, California. September 2009
Born(1917-02-13)February 13, 1917
DiedNovember 30, 2014(2014-11-30) (aged 97)
Palo Alto, California, U.S.
OccupationRiver runner, environmental activist, editor
Known forOpposition to the Glen Canyon Dam

Martin Litton (February 13, 1917 – November 30, 2014) was an American environmental activist and editor. He was a Grand Canyon river runner. Litton was best known as a staunch opponent of the construction of Glen Canyon Dam and other dams on the Colorado River.

On November 30, 2014, Litton died at his home in Palo Alto, California, aged 97.[1]

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  1. "Speedreads- Conservationist Martin Litton who kept dams out of the Grand Canyon has died at 97". The Week.com. Retrieved December 1, 2014.