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Michigan: State Treasurers

Michigan State Treasurers, 1836-2003 (May be incomplete!)
Henry Howard 1836-39 Peter Desnoyers 1839-40 Robert Stuart 1840-41 George W. Germain 1841-42 John J. Adam 1842-45 George Redfield 1845-46 George B. Cooper 1846-50 Bernard C. Whittemore 1850-54 Silas M. Holmes 1855-58 John McKinney 1859-60 John Owen 1861-66 Ebenezer O. Grosvenor 1867-70 Victory P. Collier 1871-74 William B. McCreery 1875-78 Benjamin D. Pritchard 1879-82 Edward H. Butler 1883-86 George L. Maltz 1887-90 Frederick Braastad 1891-92 Joseph F. Hambitzer 1893-94 James M. Wilkinson 1894-96 George A. Steel 1897-1900 Daniel McCoy 1901-04 Frank P. Glazier 1905-08 John T. Rich 1908 Albert E. Sleeper 1909-12 John W. Haarer 1913-16 Samuel Odell 1917-19 Frank E. Gorman 1919-24 Frank D. McKay 1925-30 Howard C. Lawrence 1931-32 Theodore I. Fry 1933-38 Miller Dunckel 1939-40 Theodore I. Fry 1941-42 D. Hale Brake 1943-54 Sanford A. Brown 1955-65 Allison Green 1965- Jay B. Rising 2003-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1841 Jul 8: George W. Germain, appointed.
  • 1868: John F. Miller (Dem), defeated.
  • 1875: John G. Parkhurst (Dem), defeated.
  • 1886 Nov 2: George L. Maltz (Rep), elected; William G. Beard (Fusion), defeated; Aaron C. Fisher (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1890: Joseph B. Moore, defeated.
  • 1892: Frederick Marvin (Dem), defeated.
  • 1900: Charles F. Sundstrom (Dem), defeated.
  • 1904: Wilbur F. Davidson (Dem), defeated.
  • 1906 Nov 6: Frank P. Glazier (Rep), elected; Charles Wellman (Dem), defeated; Jasper Smeltzer (Prohibition), defeated; Edwin Ruthven (Socialist), defeated; Shepard B. Cowles (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1908 Jan 22: Frank P. Glazier, resigned.
  • 1908 Jan 23: John T. Rich, appointed.
  • 1910 Nov 8: Albert E. Sleeper (Rep), elected; Thomas Gordon, Jr. (Dem), defeated; Henry A. Amrhein (Socialist), defeated; Frederick M. Beall (Prohibition), defeated; Archie McInnes (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1912: Frank C. Holmes (Progressive), defeated.
  • 1916 Nov 7: Samuel Odell (Rep), elected; Philip L. Utley (Dem), defeated; Delbert E. Early (Socialist), defeated; William J. Faull (Prohibition), defeated; William E. Van Valkenberg (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1918 Nov 5: Samuel Odell (Rep), elected; Richard S. Powell (Dem), defeated; Sarah Victor (Socialist), defeated; Frederick C. Niemann (Prohibition), defeated; Albert Dinkfalt (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1919 May 21: Samuel Odell, resigned.
  • 1922 Nov 7: Frank E. Gorman (Rep), elected; Orlando F. Barnes (Dem), defeated; Alice M. Tucker (Prohibition), defeated; Thomas S. Corbet (Socialist Labor), defeated; Edward McAffee (Socialist), defeated; Uno S. Grant, defeated.
  • 1926 Nov 2: Frank D. McKay (Rep), elected; Cornelius Gerber (Dem), defeated; John F. Eesley (Prohibition), defeated; Arnold Ziegler (Workers), defeated; August Schmidt (Socialist), defeated.
  • 1928 Nov 6: Frank D. McKay (Rep), elected; David E. Uhl (Dem), defeated; Nellie Hencken (Socialist), defeated; John Y. Johnston (Prohibition), defeated; Joseph Vers (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1930 Nov 4: Howard C. Lawrence (Rep), elected; Ensign B. Stebbins (Dem), defeated; Henry Rajala (Workers), defeated; Frank Milstein (Socialist), defeated; John Y. Johnston (Prohibition), defeated; Paul Dinger (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1932: Howard C. Lawrence (Rep), defeated.
  • 1934: Gilbert H. Isbister (Rep), defeated.
  • 1936 Nov 3: Theodore I. Fry (Dem), elected; Howard M. Warner (Rep), defeated; James H. Stites (Socialist), defeated; Albert Edward Andrews (Communist), defeated; Arthur E. LaFleur (Socialist Labor), defeated; Stephen Sadowski (Progressive), defeated; E. M. Loose (Commonwealth), defeated; Roy F. Cook (American), defeated.
  • 1938 Nov 8: Miller Dunckel (Rep), elected; Theodore I. Fry (Dem), defeated; Frederick A. Halsted (Socialist), defeated; Sidney Main (Constitutional Democratic), defeated; John Michoff (Socialist Labor), defeated; Sarah Bishop (Commonwealth), defeated; Irene M. Jarvis (American), defeated; John Panzner (American Labor), defeated; Herbert C. Whitney (Square Deal), defeated; David Francis (Protestants United), defeated.
  • 1940 Nov 5: Theodore I. Fry (Dem), elected; Felix H. H. Flynn (Rep), defeated; Carl Johnson (Socialist), defeated; Floyd McDonnel (Communist), defeated; John W. Young (Prohibition), defeated; Elmer D. Letourneau (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1942 Nov 3: D. Hale Brake (Rep), elected; Theodore I. Fry (Dem), defeated; J. Lawrence Ward (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1944 Nov 7: D. Hale Brake (Rep), elected; Minnie M. Schwinger (Dem), defeated; George Bennard (Prohibition), defeated; Paul Kerber (Socialist), defeated; Charles J. Smith (America First), defeated; Elmer D. Letourneau (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1946 Nov 5: D. Hale Brake (Rep), elected; John J. Kozaren (Dem), defeated; William A. Doherty (Prohibition), defeated; Carl Biro (Socialist Labor), defeated; Geneva J. Olmsted (Communist), defeated.
  • 1948 Nov 2: D. Hale Brake (Rep), elected; John J. Kozaren (Dem), defeated; Nancy Carter Morse (Progressive), defeated; Cecil Clapp (Prohibition), defeated; Anthony Krawulski (Socialist), defeated; Grace M. Hamilton (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1950 Nov 7: D. Hale Brake (Rep), elected; Maurice C. Eveland (Dem), defeated; Rollin M. Severance (Prohibition), defeated; Virginia Glenn (Progressive), defeated; Marion L. Walbridge (Socialist Labor), defeated; Alice Pollak (Socialist Workers), defeated.
  • 1952 Nov 4: D. Hale Brake (Rep), elected; William L. Johnson (Dem), defeated; Rollin M. Severance (Prohibition), defeated; Richard Fox (Progressive), defeated; Marion L. Walbridge (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1954 Nov 2: Sanford A. Brown (Dem), elected; D. Hale Brake (Rep), defeated; William J. Persons (Prohibition), defeated; W. Clifford Bentley (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1956 Nov 6: Sanford A. Brown (Dem), elected; Frank C. Padzieski (Rep), defeated; William J. Persons (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1958 Nov 4: Sanford A. Brown (Dem), elected; Allan G. Weatherwax (Rep), defeated; Wendell J. Goodwin (Prohibition), defeated; William Walbridge (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1960 Nov 8: Sanford A. Brown (Dem), elected; David R. Calhoun (Rep), defeated; Harriet Talan (Socialist Workers), defeated; Kenneth V. Kelly (Socialist Labor), defeated; Wendell J. Goodwin (Prohibition), defeated; Joseph Basso (Independent American), defeated.
  • 1962 Nov 6: Sanford A. Brown (Dem), elected; Glenn S. Allen, Jr. (Rep), defeated; Charles Fraser (Socialist Labor), defeated.
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