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David Thomas Martin
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Age:89
Birth Date:July 9, 1907
Astrology Sign:Cancer
Chinese Sign:Sheep - Yang
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Died Date:May 15, 1997
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Occupation:US Politician

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DAVID THOMAS MARTIN
David Thomas Martin

Biography:David Thomas Martin (July 9, 1907 - May 15, 1997) was a Republican politician from western Nebraska who served three terms in the United States House of Representatives from 1961 to 1974.

Martin was born in Kearney, Nebraska and graduated from Dartmouth College in 1929 before entering the lumber business. He was a member of the Nebraska Republican Committee and Republican National Committee in the 1950s; in 1954, he was an unsuccessful primary candidate for United States Senate.

Martin ran for Congress in 1960, defeating freshman Democrat Donald McGinley by a slim margin. He served as minority chairman of House Rules Committee and was also a member of the Education and Labor Committee. In 1974, he was a floor leader in the confirmation of Nelson Rockefeller, his Dartmouth classmate, as Vice President of the United States.

After leaving Congress, Martin became a member of the Nebraska State College Board and was a visiting professor. In 1980, he served as Nebraska chairman for the unsuccessful presidential bid of George H.W. Bush.

Martin died in his hometown of Kearney after suffering from pneumonia at age 89.

Preceded by: Donald Francis McGinley (R) United States Representative for the 4th Congressional District of Nebraska 1959 - 1961 Succeeded by: Seat mergded Preceded by: Ralph F. Beermann (R) United States Representative for the 3rd Congressional District of Nebraska 1961 - 1974 Succeeded by: Virginia Smith (R)


Chinese Horoscope for David Thomas Martin
Includes characteristics and Vices
David Thomas Martin's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 13, 1907 - February 01, 1908
Birthday: July 9, 1907

The Sheep is a Yang,
and is the Eighth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Invention
Sensitivity
Perseverance
Whimsky
Good Manners
Taste
Vices:
Parasitism
Lack of Foresight
Tardiness
Pessimism
Impracticality
Worry


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

David Thomas Martin's Personality Tarot Card The Lovers - Personality Card

Birthday: July 9, 1907

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

David Thomas Martin's Growth Tarot Card The Sun

Birthday: July 9, 2010

Cheerfulness, prosperity, energy and optimism.

 

 

 

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