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Martin Dies, Jr.

Martin Dies, Jr.Born: 5-Nov-1900
Birthplace: Colorado City, TX
Died: 14-Nov-1972
Location of death: Lufkin, TX
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Interred, Garden of Memories Mausoleum, Lufkin, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Texas

Father: Martin Dies (US Congressman)
Mother: Olive M. Cline
Wife: Ruth Marie White
Wife: Myrtle M. Adams (m. 1920, three sons)
Son: Martin Dies III ("Martin Dies, Jr.")
Son: Robert M. Dies (b. 27-Dec-1927)
Son: Jack Dies

    High School: Cluster Springs Academy, Cluster Springs, VA
    High School: Beaumont High School, Beaumont, TX
    Law School: LLB, National University (1920)
    Professor: East Texas Law School, Beaumont, TX (1930)

    US Congressman, Texas at Large (1953-59)
    US Congressman, Texas 2nd (1931-45)
    HUAC Hearings Chairman (1938-44)
    Heart Attack Lufkin, TX (14-Nov-1972)
    Risk Factors: Smoking

Author of books:
Martin Dies' Story (1963, memoir)


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