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  Martin, Edward
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NameEdward Martin
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Waynesburg, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born September 18, 1879
DiedMarch 19, 1967 (87 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Apr 01, 2015 03:09am
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InfoMARTIN, Edward, a Senator from Pennsylvania; born at Ten Mile, Greene County, Pa., September 18, 1879; attended the public schools; graduated from Waynesburg College, Waynesburg, Pa., in 1901; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1905 and commenced practice in Waynesburg; served in the Spanish-American War on the Mexican Border and in the First and Second World Wars; burgess of East Waynesburg 1902-1905; solicitor of Greene County 1908-1910, 1916-1920

Auditor General (R-PA) 1925-1929

State Treasurer (R-PA) 1929-1933

Adjutant General (R-PA) 1939-1943

President of the National Guard Association of the United States 1940

Governor (R-PA) 1943-1946

Had varied business interests, including fire insurance, oil and gas, and banking; author and editor

President of the Council of State Governments in 1946

U.S. Senate (R-PA) 1947-1959; chairman, Committee on Public Works (Eighty-third Congress); was not a candidate for renomination in 1958

Retired; died in Washington, Pa., March 19, 1967; interment in Greene Mount Cemetery, Waynesburg, Pa.

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  11/04/1952 PA US Senate Won 51.58% (+3.60%)
  04/22/1952 PA US Senate - R Primary Won 75.30% (+60.00%)
  07/01/1948 US President - R Primaries Lost 1.58% (-25.42%)
  11/05/1946 PA US Senate Won 59.26% (+19.44%)
  05/21/1946 PA US Senate - R Primary Won 90.39% (+80.79%)
  07/01/1944 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.11% (-28.84%)
  11/03/1942 PA Governor Won 53.67% (+8.54%)
  06/16/1932 US Vice President - R Convention Lost 0.09% (-54.84%)
  00/00/1928 PA Republican Party Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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