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Martin Dies

Martin Dies, American congressman. Member Christian (Disciples) Church.

Background

  • Dies, Martin was born on November 5, 1900 in Colorado, Texas, United States. Son of Martin and Olive M. (Cline) Dies.

  • Education

    • Student Wesley College (Greenville) and University Texas. Bachelor of Laws, National U., Washington.

    Career

    • Began practice, Marshall, Texas, 1920. Moved to Orange, 1922. Senior member Dies, Stephenson & Dies.

      Member 72d to 78th Congresses, 2d Texas District. Member 83d-85th Congresses, at large. Chairman special committee investigate un-American activities.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Membership

    Member Christian (Disciples) Church.

    Connections

    • Married Myrtle McAdams, June 3, 1920. Children: Martin, Robert M., Jack.
    • father: Martin Dies
    • mother: Olive M. (Cline) Dies
    • spouse: Myrtle McAdams
    • children: Martin Dies
    • Robert M. Dies
    • Jack Dies
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    Born November 5, 1900
    Died November 14, 1972
    (aged 72)
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