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  Martin, Whitmell P.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameWhitmell P. Martin
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Thibodaux, Louisiana , United States
EmailNone
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Born August 12, 1867
DiedApril 06, 1929 (61 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifedRBH
Aug 01, 2015 11:51pm
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Infoborn near Napoleonville, Assumption Parish, La., August 12, 1867; attended the public schools and was privately tutored; was graduated from the Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La., in 1888; professor of chemistry at the Kentucky Military Institute in 1889 and 1890; chemist for the Sugar Land Refinery, Texas, in 1890 and 1891; studied law at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., in 1891 and 1892; was admitted to the bar in 1892 and commenced practice in Napoleonville, La.; moved to Thibodaux, La., the same year and continued the practice of law; superintendent of schools for the parish of Lafourche, La., 1894-1900; district attorney of the twentieth district 1900-1906 and judge of the same district 1906-1914; elected as a Progressive to the Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses, and as a Democrat to the Sixty-sixth and to the five succeeding Congresses, and served from March 4, 1915, until his death in Washington, D.C., April 6, 1929; interment in St. John�s Episcopal Cemetery, Thibodaux, La.


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  11/06/1928 LA - District 03 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1926 LA - District 03 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1924 LA District 3 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1922 LA District 3 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1920 LA District 3 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1918 LA - District 03 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1916 LA - District 03 Won 49.02% (+0.75%)
  11/03/1914 LA - District 03 Won 56.70% (+13.41%)
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US House Speaker - Apr 02, 1917 D James Beauchamp "Champ" Clark
US House Speaker - Dec 06, 1915 I No Preference