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  Martin, Jr., Joseph W.
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<-  1962-01-01  
 
NameJoseph W. Martin, Jr.
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North Attleboro, Massachusetts , United States
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Born November 03, 1884
DiedMarch 06, 1968 (83 years)
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InfoMARTIN, Joseph William, Jr., a Representative from Massachusetts; born in North Attleboro, Bristol County, Mass., November 3, 1884; attended the public schools and was graduated from North Attleboro High School in 1902; reporter on the Attleboro Sun and Providence Journal 1902-1908; publisher of the Evening Chronicle at North Attleboro since 1908 and also publisher of the Franklin (Mass.) Sentinel; member of the State house of representatives 1912-1914; served in the State senate 1914-1917; chairman of the Massachusetts Street Railway Investigating Commission in 1917; chairman of the Massachusetts legislative campaign committee in 1917; executive secretary of the Republican State committee 1922-1925

Delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1916, 1936, 1940, 1948, 1952, and 1956; permanent chairman of the Republican National Conventions in 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, and 1956; member of the Republican National Committee, serving as chairman 1940-1942

US Representative (R-MA) 1925-1967; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1966; Speaker of the House 1945-1947 and 1953-1955 and minority leader

Returned to North Attleboro, Mass.; died in Hollywood, Fla., March 6, 1968; interment in Mount Hope Cemetery, North Attleboro, Mass.

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  09/13/1966 MA District 10 - R Primary Lost 44.17% (-11.65%)
  11/03/1964 MA District 10 Won 62.98% (+25.96%)
  09/10/1964 MA District 10 - R Primary Won 75.09% (+50.18%)
  11/06/1962 MA District 10 Won 65.47% (+30.94%)
  11/08/1960 MA District 14 Won 60.31% (+20.62%)
  09/06/1960 MA District 14 - R Primary Won 87.42% (+74.83%)
  01/06/1959 US House Minority Leader Lost 48.61% (-2.78%)
  11/04/1958 MA District 14 Won 61.04% (+22.08%)
  01/03/1957 US House Speaker Lost 46.50% (-6.54%)
  12/01/1956 US House Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1956 MA District 14 Won 62.38% (+24.77%)
  01/05/1955 US House Speaker Lost 46.26% (-7.01%)
  12/01/1954 US House Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1954 MA District 14 Won 62.01% (+24.02%)
  01/03/1953 US House Speaker Won 51.89% (+4.48%)
  11/04/1952 MA District 14 Won 63.16% (+26.65%)
  01/03/1951 US House Speaker Lost 45.07% (-9.15%)
  11/07/1950 MA District 14 Won 64.31% (+29.05%)
  01/03/1949 US House Speaker Lost 38.46% (-22.84%)
  11/02/1948 MA District 14 Won 61.37% (+22.75%)
  07/01/1948 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.03% (-26.96%)
  06/21/1948 US President - R Convention Lost 1.00% (-59.74%)
  01/03/1947 US House Speaker Won 57.14% (+14.52%)
  11/05/1946 MA District 14 Won 63.58% (+27.15%)
  01/03/1945 US House Speaker Lost 42.64% (-14.21%)
  11/07/1944 MA District 14 Won 62.00% (+23.99%)
  01/06/1943 US House Speaker Lost 48.36% (-2.58%)
  11/03/1942 MA District 14 Won 59.39% (+18.77%)
  01/03/1941 US House Speaker Lost 38.78% (-21.46%)
  11/05/1940 MA District 14 Won 54.35% (+8.71%)
  07/28/1940 US President - R Convention Lost 2.10% (-45.49%)
  07/08/1940 RNC Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/01/1940 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.00% (-49.76%)
  01/03/1939 US House Speaker Lost 40.00% (-19.29%)
  11/08/1938 MA District 14 Won 58.70% (+18.21%)
  11/03/1936 MA District 14 Won 53.30% (+18.28%)
  11/06/1934 MA District 14 Won 54.77% (+9.54%)
  11/08/1932 MA District 14 Won 56.83% (+13.66%)
  11/04/1930 MA District 15 Won 64.10% (+28.20%)
  11/06/1928 MA District 15 Won 56.78% (+13.56%)
  11/02/1926 MA District 15 Won 65.22% (+30.44%)
  11/04/1924 MA District 15 Won 58.40% (+16.80%)
  09/09/1924 MA District 15 - R Primary Lost 44.55% (-10.90%)
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