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Martin Dies, Jr.

Martin Dies, Jr.
Full Name: Martin Dies, Jr.
Birth date: December 21, 1921
Death date: May 14, 2001

Terms of Service

(1) 58th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/9/1963, p. 16. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal .
(2) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1966 due to redistricting. Reapportionment of Senate districts occurred in the 59th Legislature, Regular Session (1965), ch. 324 (SB 547). Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 58th Legislature, R.S., SR 469, 5/1/1963, Governor for a Day. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary .
  • United States Navy, World War II. "He has an outstanding war record, serving as an enlisted man and an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II for three and a half years, and served on board the U.S.S. Suesens (DE 342) in the Pacific Theater; he also saw extensive combat and was engaged in many of the biggest battles of World War II." 59th Legislature, 1st C.S., SR 113. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary .
  • 59th Legislature, 1st C.S., SR 113. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary .
  • 41st Legislature, 3rd C.S., 7/16/1929, p. 224. In Memory of W. W. Dies. Death year estimated from memorial date in Journal. Relatives: W. W. Dies and U. S. Congressman Martin Dies, Sr. - brothers; W. W. Dies - uncle, Martin Dies, Jr. - nephew. Resolutions - Memorial .

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