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  Shipstead, Henrik
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NameHenrik Shipstead
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Glenwood, Minnesota , United States
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Born January 08, 1881
DiedJune 26, 1960 (79 years)
ContributorThe Oncoming Storm
Last ModifedRBH
Jun 10, 2019 01:53am
Tags Norwegian - Socialist - Government Reform - Isolationist - Jobs/Industrial Growth - Pro-Labor - Married - Lutheran - Straight -
InfoSHIPSTEAD, Henrik, a Senator from Minnesota; born in Burbank, Kandiyohi County, Minn., January 8, 1881; attended the public schools at New London, Minn., and the State normal school at St. Cloud, Minn.; graduated from the dental department of Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill., in 1903 and practiced dentistry in Glenwood, Minn., 1904-1920; mayor of Glenwood 1911-1913; member, State house of representatives 1917; moved to Minneapolis in 1920 and resumed the practice of dentistry; unsuccessful candidate for the United States Congress in 1918 and for governor in 1920; elected on the Farmer-Labor ticket in 1922 to the United States Senate; reelected in 1928, 1934, and as a Republican in 1940 and served from March 4, 1923, to January 3, 1947; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1946; chairman, Committee on Printing (Seventieth through Seventy-second Congresses); died in Alexandria, Minn., June 26, 1960; interment in Kinkead Cemetery.

[from Biographical Directory of the United States Congress at [Link] ]


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  11/02/1948 MN US Senate Lost 0.00% (-59.78%)
  11/05/1946 MN US Senate Lost 0.00% (-58.92%)
  07/08/1946 MN US Senate - R Primary Lost 38.62% (-18.66%)
  11/05/1940 MN US Senate Won 53.00% (+27.30%)
  09/10/1940 MN US Senate - R Primary Won 51.37% (+21.62%)
  11/06/1934 MN US Senate Won 49.87% (+20.67%)
  06/18/1934 MN US Senate - MFL Primary Won 73.57% (+47.15%)
  11/06/1928 MN US Senate Won 65.38% (+31.67%)
  06/16/1928 MN US Senate - MFL Primary Won 90.03% (+80.07%)
  11/07/1922 MN US Senate Won 47.10% (+12.09%)
  11/02/1920 MN Governor Lost 35.91% (-17.15%)
  06/21/1920 MN Governor - R Primary Lost 40.96% (-2.59%)
  06/17/1918 MN District 7 - R Primary Lost 46.18% (-7.64%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 07, 1930 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 05, 1925 NPA Reject
MN US President - Nov 04, 1924 R Robert Marion La Follette