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Minnesota: State Treasurers


Minnesota State Treasurers, 1858-1983 (May be incomplete!)
George W. Armstrong 1858-60 Charles Scheffer 1860-68 Emil D. Munch 1868-72 William Seeger 1872-73 Edwin W. Dyke 1873-76 William Pfaender 1876-80 Charles Kittelson 1880-87 Joseph Bobleter 1887-95 August T. Koerner 1895-1901 Julius H. Block 1901-07 Clarence C. Dinehart 1907-10 Elias S. Pettijohn 1910-11 Walter J. Smith 1911-16 Arthur C. Gooding 1916-17 Henry Rines 1917-25 Edward W. Stark 1925-27 Julius A. Schmahl 1927-37 C. A. Halverson 1937-39 Julius A. Schmahl 1939-51 Val Björnson 1951-55 Arthur Hansen 1955-57 Val Björnson 1957-75 Jim Lord 1975-83 Robert W. Mattson, Jr. 1983-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1884: Henry Bordewich (Rep), defeated.
  • 1892 Nov 8: Joseph Bobleter (Rep), elected; Joseph Leicht (Dem), defeated; Peter M. Ringdal (People's), defeated; D. H. Evans (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1894 Nov 6: August T. Koerner (Rep), elected; Charles A. Lambert (Dem), defeated; Ferdinand Borchert (People's), defeated; Fred L. Hampson (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1916 Jun 19: Henry Rines (Rep), nominated; R. L. Johnson (Rep), defeated in primary; Peter J. Schwarg (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1916 Nov 7: Henry Rines (Rep), elected unopposed.
  • 1930 Nov 4: Julius A. Schmahl (Rep), elected; Frederick Miller (Farmer-Labor), defeated; J. Pierce Wolfe (Dem), defeated.
  • 1934 Nov 6: Julius A. Schmahl (Rep), elected; Albert H. Kleffman (Farmer-Labor), defeated; Maynard M. Bartley (Dem), defeated.
  • 1936 Nov 3: C. A. Halverson (Farmer-Labor), elected; Julius A. Schmahl (Rep), defeated; Ray M. Lang (Dem), defeated.
  • 1946 Nov 5: Julius A. Schmahl (Rep), elected; W. G. Swanson (Democratic-Farmer-Labor), defeated.
  • 1950 Nov 7: Val Björnson (Rep), elected; Paul A. Rasmussen (Democratic-Farmer-Labor), defeated.
  • 1958 Nov 4: Val Björnson (Rep), elected; Arthur Hansen (Democratic-Farmer-Labor), defeated.
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