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  Martine, James E.
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NameJames E. Martine
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Plainfield, New Jersey , United States
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Born August 25, 1850
Died February 26, 1925 (74 years)
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InfoMARTINE, James Edgar, a Senator from New Jersey; born in New York City, August 25, 1850; moved with his parents to Plainfield, N.J., in 1857; attended the public schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits, the real estate business, and in building; member of the Plainfield common council; unsuccessful candidate for election as mayor of Plainfield; unsuccessful candidate in 1906 for election to the Sixtieth Congress; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1911, to March 3, 1917; chairman, Committee on Coast Defenses (Sixty-third Congress), Committee on Industrial Expositions (Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916; resumed agricultural pursuits; died in Miami, Fla., February 26, 1925; interment in Hillside Cemetery, Plainfield, N.J.


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  11/07/1916 NJ US Senate Lost 38.90% (-17.09%)
  01/02/1911 NJ US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1906 NJ District 5 Lost 47.48% (-1.36%)
  11/08/1904 NJ District 5 Lost 41.13% (-11.18%)
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