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  Johnson, Hiram W.
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameHiram W. Johnson
Address
San Francisco, California , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born September 02, 1866
Died August 06, 1945 (78 years)
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifedPatrick
Dec 08, 2006 02:01pm
Tags Caucasian - Isolationist -
Info (son of Grove Lawrence Johnson), a Senator from California; born in Sacramento, Calif., September 2, 1866; attended the public schools and the University of California at Berkeley; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1888 and commenced practice in Sacramento; moved to San Francisco in 1902; active in reform politics and assistant district attorney of San Francisco; one of the founders of the Progressive Party in 1912 and nominee for Vice President of the United States on the Progressive ticket in 1912 with Theodore Roosevelt, who headed the ticket; Governor of California 1911-1917, when he resigned, having previously been elected Senator; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1916 for the term beginning March 4, 1917, but, preferring to continue as Governor, did not assume his senatorial duties until March 16, 1917; reelected in 1922, 1928, 1934 and again in 1940 and served from March 16, 1917, until his death in the naval hospital at Bethesda, Md., August 6, 1945; chairman, Committee on Cuban Relations (Sixty-sixth Congress), Committee on Patents (Sixty-seventh Congress), Committee on Immigration (Sixty-eighth through Seventy-first Congresses), Committee on Territories and Insular Possessions (Sixty-eighth Congress), and Committee on Commerce (Seventy-first and Seventy-second Congresses); interment in Cyprus Lawn Cemetery, San Francisco, Calif.


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NEWS
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DISCUSSION
Importance? 9.00000 Average

FAMILY
Wife Minnie McNeal Johnson 00, 0000-
Father Grove Lawrence Johnson 1841-1926

INFORMATION LINKS
Governor Hiram Johnson Inaugural Address January 3, 1911  Discuss
Governor Hiram Johnson Inaugural Address January 5, 1915  Discuss
RACES
  11/05/1940 CA US Senate Won 82.62% (+69.11%)
  08/27/1940 CA US Senate - PRB Primary Lost 22.34% (-55.32%)
  08/27/1940 CA US Senate - D Primary Won 50.34% (+29.85%)
  08/27/1940 CA US Senate - R Primary Won 82.02% (+74.68%)
  08/27/1940 CA US Senate - PRG Primary Won 61.40% (+22.80%)
  11/06/1934 CA US Senate Won 94.66% (+89.37%)
  08/28/1934 CA US Senate - R Primary Won 71.05% (+42.11%)
  08/28/1934 CA US Senate - D Primary Won 87.33% (+80.66%)
  11/06/1928 CA US Senate Won 74.11% (+55.89%)
  08/28/1928 CA US Senate - R Primary Won 81.93% (+63.85%)
  08/28/1928 CA US Senate - D Primary Lost 2.73% (-93.94%)
  07/01/1924 US President - R Primaries Lost 28.59% (-39.79%)
  07/01/1924 US President - D Primaries Lost 0.03% (-56.01%)
  06/12/1924 US President - R Convention Lost 0.90% (-95.13%)
  05/16/1924 OR US President - R Primary Lost 23.25% (-53.51%)
  05/06/1924 CA US President - R Primary Lost 45.71% (-8.57%)
  05/05/1924 MD US President - R Primary Lost 0.01% (-93.65%)
  04/29/1924 OH US President - R Primary Lost 13.70% (-72.57%)
  04/22/1924 NJ US President - R Primary Lost 10.87% (-78.26%)
  04/22/1924 PA US President - R Primary Lost 3.26% (-84.67%)
  04/08/1924 IL US President - R Primary Lost 41.95% (-16.06%)
  04/08/1924 NE US President - R Primary Lost 35.93% (-27.64%)
  04/08/1924 NE US President - D Primary Lost 2.08% (-55.20%)
  04/07/1924 MI US President - R Primary Lost 29.53% (-37.71%)
  04/01/1924 WI US President - R Primary Lost 0.63% (-61.89%)
  03/25/1924 SD US President - R Primary Won 50.71% (+1.42%)
  03/18/1924 ND US President - R Primary Lost 25.80% (-16.31%)
  11/07/1922 CA US Senate Won 62.17% (+38.40%)
  08/29/1922 CA US Senate - D Primary Lost 4.10% (-88.91%)
  08/29/1922 CA US Senate - R Primary Won 56.71% (+13.42%)
  07/01/1920 US President - R Primaries Won 30.30% (+7.99%)
  06/12/1920 US President - R Convention Lost 9.14% (-30.64%)
  06/12/1920 US Vice President - R Convention Lost 2.35% (-66.73%)
  06/05/1920 NC US President - R Primary Won 73.29% (+46.58%)
  05/21/1920 OR US President - R Primary Won 38.44% (+1.99%)
  05/18/1920 PA US President - R Primary Lost 3.89% (-88.37%)
  05/18/1920 VT US President - R Primary Lost 7.69% (-58.42%)
  05/18/1920 VT US President - D Primary Lost 4.44% (-29.38%)
  05/04/1920 CA US President - R Primary Won 63.89% (+27.77%)
  05/03/1920 MD US President - R Primary Lost 35.15% (-29.70%)
  04/27/1920 NJ US President - D Primary Lost 1.17% (-87.37%)
  04/27/1920 NJ US President - R Primary Lost 48.90% (-1.16%)
  04/27/1920 OH US President - R Primary Lost 6.48% (-41.10%)
  04/23/1920 MT US President - R Primary Won 52.40% (+35.45%)
  04/20/1920 NE US President - R Primary Won 46.22% (+15.20%)
  04/13/1920 IL US President - R Primary Lost 13.84% (-37.21%)
  04/06/1920 WI US President - R Primary Lost 8.02% (-6.95%)
  04/05/1920 MI US President - R Primary Won 38.36% (+10.84%)
  03/23/1920 SD US President - R Primary Lost 30.69% (-5.79%)
  03/16/1920 ND US President - R Primary Won 96.07% (+92.96%)
  03/15/1920 MN US President - R Primary Lost 29.23% (-14.10%)
  03/09/1920 NH US President - R Primary Lost 12.35% (-40.70%)
  11/07/1916 CA US Senate Won 61.09% (+31.55%)
  06/10/1916 US Vice President - R Convention Lost 0.10% (-87.34%)
  06/03/1916 US Vice President - Prg Primaries Won 87.80% (+80.98%)
  11/03/1914 CA Governor Won 49.69% (+20.34%)
  11/05/1912 US Vice President Lost 16.57% (-65.35%)
  11/08/1910 CA Governor Won 45.94% (+5.80%)
  08/16/1910 CA Governor - R Primary Won 47.15% (+21.46%)
ENDORSEMENTS
CA US President - Nov 05, 1940 R Wendell Lewis Willkie
CA US Senate - Nov 08, 1938 R Philip Bancroft
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 18, 1937 NPA Reject
CA US President - Nov 08, 1932 D Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 07, 1930 NPA Reject