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  Moses, John
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NameJohn Moses
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Hazen, North Dakota , United States
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Born June 12, 1885
DiedMarch 03, 1945 (59 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Dec 13, 2014 02:13am
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InfoMOSES, John, a Senator from North Dakota; born in Strand, Norway, June 12, 1885; attended the public schools and graduated from Junior College, Oslo, Norway; immigrated to the United States in 1905 and settled in Benson, Swift County, Minn.; worked as a laborer, farm hand, clerk, and freight-claim investigator; secretary of the State Teachers College, Valley City, N.Dak., 1911-1913; graduated from the law school of the University of North Dakota at Grand Forks in 1915; admitted to the bar in 1915 and practiced law in Hope and Hebron, N.Dak., before moving to Hazen, N.Dak., in 1917; also engaged in agricultural pursuits and banking; State’s attorney of Mercer County, N.Dak., 1919-1923 and 1927-1933; unsuccessful candidate for Governor in 1936; elected Governor in 1938 and reelected in 1940 and 1942; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1944 and served from January 3, 1945, until his death on March 3, 1945, at Rochester, Minn., where he had gone for an operation; interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bismarck, N.Dak.


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  11/07/1944 ND US Senate Won 45.20% (+12.15%)
  11/03/1942 ND Governor Won 57.62% (+15.24%)
  11/05/1940 ND Governor Won 63.11% (+26.22%)
  06/25/1940 ND Governor - D Primary Won 91.75% (+83.50%)
  11/08/1938 ND Governor Won 52.47% (+4.94%)
  06/28/1938 ND Governor - D Primary Won 93.79% (+87.57%)
  11/03/1936 ND Governor Lost 29.27% (-6.53%)
  06/24/1936 ND Governor - D Primary Won 63.05% (+31.76%)
  11/06/1934 ND Attorney General Lost 48.12% (-3.77%)
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