Patrick M. Martin
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Patrick M. Martin
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from California's 38th district
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965
|Preceded by||District created|
|Succeeded by||John V. Tunney|
|Born||November 25, 1924|
|Died||July 18, 1968 (aged 43)|
Long Beach, California
Martin was born in Norfolk, Nebraska. Originally named Minor Carl Martin, he was known as "Pat", and in 1963 he had his name legally changed to Patrick Minor Martin. He was raised in Nebraska and California, and was a veteran of World War II, having served as a radioman in the United States Coast Guard from 1943 to 1945.
He graduated from Riverside Junior College in 1947, the University of California at Berkeley in 1949, and the Hastings College of Law in 1953. He was admitted to the bar and began the practice of law in Riverside, California.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress, after which he resumed the practice of law.
- "Pat Minor Changes Name". Redlands Daily Facts. Redlands, CA. United Press International. January 12, 1963. p. 1.
- United States Congress. "Patrick M. Martin (id: M000197)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Patrick M. Martin at Find a Grave
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 38th congressional district
John V. Tunney
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