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  Dies, Martin
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameMartin Dies
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Beaumont, Texas , United States
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Born March 13, 1870
DiedJuly 13, 1922 (52 years)
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InfoDIES, Martin, (father of Martin Dies, Jr.), a Representative from Texas; born in Jackson Parish, La., March 13, 1870; moved with his parents to Freestone County, Tex., in 1876; attended the common schools; admitted to the bar in 1893 and commenced practice in Woodville, Tex.; edited a newspaper in Freestone County; was county marshal; county judge of Tyler County in 1894; district attorney of the first judicial district of Texas 1898-1900; moved to Colorado, Tex., and engaged in the practice of law; moved to East, Tex., in 1902; employed as counsel for the Gulf Refining Co.; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-first and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1909-March 3, 1919); chairman, Committee on Railways and Canals (Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection in 1918; retired to his ranch on Turkey Creek, Tyler County, Tex.; moved to Kerrville, Tex., in 1921 and died there July 13, 1922; interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Tex.


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Son Martin Dies, Jr. 1900-1972
Grandson Martin Dies, Jr. 1921-2001

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  11/07/1916 TX District 02 Won 86.14% (+78.71%)
  11/03/1914 TX District 02 Won 84.01% (+68.34%)
  11/05/1912 TX District 02 Won 80.28% (+66.55%)
  11/08/1910 TX District 02 Won 94.40% (+89.65%)
  11/03/1908 TX District 02 Won 81.90% (+66.61%)
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