MARTIN, David Thomas

MARTIN, David Thomas
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1907–1997

Biography

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.

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

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External Research Collections

Nebraska State Historical Society

Lincoln, NE
Papers: 1960-1974. ca. 255 cubic feet. Includes departmental and legislative files, clippings, speeches, committee reports, campaign material, publications, and memorabilia. Preliminary inventory in repository. Restricted.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: David T. Martin, Republican Representative from Nebraska. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.

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