SABO, Martin Olav

SABO, Martin Olav
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1938–2016

Biography

SABO, Martin Olav, A Representative from Minnesota; born in Crosby, Divide County, N.D., February 28, 1938; graduated from Alkabo High School, Alkabo, N.D., 1955; B.A., Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minn., 1959; graduate studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn., 1960; member of the Minnesota state house of representatives, 1960-1978, minority leader, 1969-1972, speaker of the house, 1973-1978; presidential appointee on the National Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations; president, National Conference of State Legislatures; president, National Legislative Conference; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-sixth and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 2007); chair, Committee on the Budget (One Hundred Third Congress); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Tenth Congress in 2006; died on March 13, 2016, in Minneapolis, Minn.; interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Minnesota Historical Society

St. Paul, MN
Papers: 1966-2007, 121 cubic feet. The papers of Martin Olav Sabo include subject and correspondence files from his tenure as a state legislator, bill files, and legislative profiles. The papers from Martin Sabo's congressional service consist primarily of legislative records and legislative assistant files, but also include constituent service records, personal and political files, media relations, and office administration. Access to the collection requires permission. An inventory for the papers is available in the repository and online.
Papers: In the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party State Central Committee Records, ca. 1943-1998, 73 cubic feet. Persons represented include Martin Sabo.
Papers: In the Donald M. Fraser Subject Files, 1979-1993, 36.5 cubic feet. Persons represented include Martin Sabo.
Papers: In the Orville L. Freeman Papers, ca. 1903-2003, 55.05 cubic feet. Persons represented include Martin Sabo.
Papers: In the York Langton Papers, 1960-1989, 1.25 cubic feet. Persons represented include Martin Sabo.
Papers: In the Legislative Commission On Minnesota Resources, 1955-1977, 38 cubic feet. Persons represented include Martin Sabo.
Papers: In the Sylvester A. Young and Family Papers, 1953-1991, 1 folder. The papers contain congratulatory messages from Martin Sabo.
Videotapes and Audio Cassettes: In the Videotapes and Audio Cassettes Compiled for Tribune of the People, 1978-1986, 2.2 cubic feet. Persons represented include Martin Sabo.

University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library

Berkeley, CA
Papers: In the Sierra Club National Legislative Office Records, 1960-ongoing, approximately 200 linear feet. Persons represented include Martin Sabo.

Willamette University
University Archives and Special Collections

Salem, OR
Papers: In the Michael J. Kopetski papers 1976 -1995, 51 linear feet. Persons represented include Martin Sabo.

Yale University Library
Special Collections, Divinity Library

New Haven, CT
Papers: In the Hayes Family Papers, ca. 1888-1991, 23 linear feet. Persons represented include Martin Sabo.
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