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  Christianson, Theodore
NameTheodore Christianson
Minneapolis, Minnesota , United States
Born September 12, 1883
DiedDecember 09, 1948 (65 years)
ContributorThe Oncoming Storm
Last ModifedRBH
Mar 03, 2019 01:09am
Tags Presbyterian -
InfoCHRISTIANSON, Theodore, a Representative from Minnesota; born on a farm near Lac qui Parle, Lac qui Parle County, Minn., September 12, 1883; attended the rural schools and Dawson (Minn.) High School; was graduated from the arts college of the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis in 1906 and from its law school in 1909; principal of the public school at Robbindale, Minn., 1906-1909; was admitted to the bar in 1909 and commenced practice in Dawson, Lac qui Parle County, Minn.; also owner and publisher of the Dawson Sentinel 1909-1925; president of the village council at Dawson, Minn., in 1910 and 1911; member of the State house of representatives 1915-1925; Governor of Minnesota 1925-1931; manufacturing executive in Minneapolis, Minn., in 1931 and 1932; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1937); was not a candidate for renomination, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1936; served as secretary-manager of the National Association of Retail Grocers, Chicago, Ill., 1937-1939 and as public-relations counsel for the National Association of Retail Druggists, Chicago, Ill., 1939-1945; editor of the National Association of Retail Druggists Journal, Chicago, Ill., from 1945 until his death; died in Dawson, Minn., on December 9, 1948; interment in Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.


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  11/03/1936 MN US Senate Lost 37.76% (-24.49%)
  06/15/1936 MN US Senate - R Primary Won 70.53% (+41.07%)
  11/06/1934 MN District 5 Won 39.26% (+3.04%)
  06/18/1934 MN District 5 - R Primary Won 42.49% (+16.27%)
  11/08/1932 MN At-Large Won 4.33% (-0.66%)
  06/20/1932 MN At-Large - R Primary Won 7.91% (+0.00%)
  06/16/1930 MN US Senate - R Primary Lost 37.31% (-20.09%)
  11/06/1928 MN Governor Won 55.00% (+32.27%)
  11/02/1926 MN Governor Won 56.49% (+18.40%)
  11/04/1924 MN Governor Won 48.71% (+4.87%)
  06/16/1924 MN Governor - R Primary Won 22.83% (+2.84%)