Joseph William Martin

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Birthday
3, 1884
Birthplace
North Attleborough, MA
DEATH DATE
Mar 6, 1968 (83)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
3, 1884
Birthplace
North Attleborough, MA
DEATH DATE
Mar 6, 1968 (83)

About

Republican politician who was the Speaker of the House from 1931 to 1955, under both Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower. He represented North Attleboro, Massachusetts in Congress from 1925 to 1967.

Before Fame

He worked at the North Attleboro Evening Chronicle.

Trivia

Between 1931 and 1995 he was the only Republican to serve as Speaker of the House.

Family Life

Businessman Edward Everett Martin was among his younger brothers. He never married.

Associated With

He served in Congress during Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidency.