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