Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: David T. Martin, Republican Representative from Nebraska. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.
MARTIN, David Thomas, a Representative from Nebraska; born in Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebr., July 9, 1907; attended the public schools; attended Dartmouth College; engaged in the retail lumber business; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1944 and 1948; chairman, Nebraska State Republican committee, 1949-1954; member, Republican National Committee, 1952-1954; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for United States Senator in 1954; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1961, until his resignation December 31, 1974; was not a candidate for reelection in 1974 to the Ninety-fourth Congress; was a resident of Kearney, Nebr., until his death on May 15, 1997.[ Top ]