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Martin Dies

congressman

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.

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