Patrick M. Martin

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Patrick M. Martin

Patrick Minor Martin (November 25, 1924 - July 18, 1968) was a U.S. Representative from California.

Born in Norfolk, Nebraska, Martin attended the public schools. He graduated from Riverside (California) Junior College in 1947, the University of California at Berkeley in 1949, and the Hastings College of Law at San Francisco in 1953. Passed the bar and began the practice of law in Riverside, California. He served in the United States Coast Guard from 1943 to 1945, as a radioman.

Martin was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth Congress (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1965). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress. He resumed the practice of law. He died in Long Beach, California, July 18, 1968, succumbing to Melanoma. He was interred in Arlington National Cemetery.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
District Created
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 38th congressional district

Succeeded by
John V. Tunney

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