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New Hampshire: Executive Councilors

Members of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1776-2016 (May be incomplete!)

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1902 Nov 4: James F. Seavey (Rep), elected; Charles A. Morse (Dem), defeated; John P. M. Brown (Prohibition), defeated. Alfred A. Collins (Rep), elected; Alliston L. Partridge (Dem), defeated; John N. Bradford (Prohibition), defeated. Frank E. Kaley (Rep), elected; Frank A. Dearborn (Dem), defeated; Charles Osborne (Prohibition), defeated. Seth M. Richards (Rep), elected; Horace K. Martin (Dem), defeated; Arthur W. Kidder (Prohibition), defeated. A. Crosby Kennett (Rep), elected; Leonard M. Knight (Dem), defeated; Henry O. Jackson (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1916 Nov 7: Miles W. Gray (Rep & Progressive), elected; Alonzo D. Barrett (Dem), defeated; Charles A. Hobbs (Socialist), defeated; John C. Berry (Prohibition), defeated. Charles W. Varney (Rep), elected; John G. Parsons (Dem), defeated. Moise Verrette (Dem), elected; Frank W. Leeman (Rep & Progressive), defeated; William S. Cooper (Socialist), defeated. William D. Swart (Rep & Progressive), elected; John W. Prentiss (Dem), defeated; Albert S. Heaton (Socialist), defeated. Edward S. Carroll (Rep & Progressive), elected; David E. Murphy (Dem), defeated; Leon Hall (Socialist), defeated.
  • 1938 Sep 13: Herbert C. Lovejoy (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 1938 Sep 13: Harold K. Davison (Rep), nominated; John B. Eames (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1938 Nov 8: Harold K. Davison (Rep), elected; Herbert C. Lovejoy (Dem), defeated.
  • 1938 Sep 13: William A. Grimes (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 1938 Sep 13: Oren V. Henderson (Rep), nominated unopposed.
  • 1938 Nov 8: Oren V. Henderson (Rep), elected; William A. Grimes (Dem), defeated.
  • 1938 Sep 13: Thomas A. Murray (Dem), nominated; Wilfred R. Gaumont (Dem), defeated in primary; J. Felix Daniel (Dem), defeated in primary; Martin J. McIntyre (Dem), defeated in primary; Arthur Joseph Lacroix (Dem), defeated in primary; Frank J. Connor (Dem), defeated in primary; John J. McCarthy (Dem), defeated in primary; Frank T. Conway (Dem), defeated in primary; Joseph A. Bedard (Dem), defeated in primary; William H. Egan (Dem), defeated in primary; Frank J. Harrington (Dem), defeated in primary; Michael Kennedy (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1938 Sep 13: Frederick C. Miller (Rep), nominated; Albert W. Lacroix (Rep), defeated in primary; Edward F. Fitzgerald (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1938 Nov 8: Thomas A. Murray (Dem), elected; Frederick C. Miller (Rep), defeated.
  • 1938 Sep 13: William A. Molloy (Dem), nominated; Robert J. Doyle (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1938 Sep 13: Arthur T. Appleton (Rep), nominated; Ward Whitney (Rep), defeated in primary; George W. Underhill (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1938 Nov 8: Arthur T. Appleton (Rep), elected; William A. Molloy (Dem), defeated.
  • 1938 Sep 13: John W. Stanley (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 1938 Sep 13: George H. Rolfe (Rep), nominated; Anson C. Alexander (Rep), defeated in primary; H. Raymond Danforth (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1938 Nov 8: George H. Rolfe (Rep), elected; John W. Stanley (Dem), defeated.
  • 1940 Nov 5: George D. Roberts (Rep), elected; Joseph Alfred Seymour (Dem), defeated.
  • 1948 Nov 2: Harry P. Smart (Rep), elected; William A. Styles (Dem), defeated.
  • 1940 Nov 5: Ansel N. Sanborn (Rep), elected; John P. Carberry (Dem), defeated.
  • 1948 Nov 2: J. Guy Smart (Rep), elected; John P. Carberry (Dem), defeated.
  • 1940 Nov 5: Thomas A. Murray (Dem), elected; Walter A. Bailey (Rep), defeated.
  • 1948 Nov 2: C. Edward Bourassa (Dem), elected; Aime V. Plante (Rep), defeated.
  • 1940 Nov 5: William A. Molloy (Dem), elected; Stanley James (Rep), defeated.
  • 1948 Nov 2: Charles Morris Mills (Rep), elected; Donat Roy (Dem), defeated.
  • 1940 Nov 5: Harold G. Fairbanks (Rep), elected; John W. Stanley (Dem), defeated.
  • 1948 Nov 2: Charles F. Stafford (Rep & Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 1956 Sep 11: Charles H. Whittier (Rep), nominated; George L. Frazer, Sr. (Rep), defeated in primary; Archie H. Thorburn (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1956 Nov 6: Charles H. Whittier (Rep), elected unopposed.
  • 1956 Sep 11: Harold E. Wentworth (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 1956 Sep 11: Renfrew A. Thomson (Rep), nominated; C. Wesley Lyons (Rep), defeated in primary; Helen C. Funkhouser (Rep), defeated in primary; Frederick C. Smalley (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1956 Nov 6: Renfrew A. Thomson (Rep), elected; Harold E. Wentworth (Dem), defeated.
  • 1956 Sep 11: Roger E. Brassard (Dem), nominated; Thomas B. O'Malley (Dem), defeated in primary; Emile A. Marcoux (Dem), defeated in primary; Michael B. Bresnahan (Dem), defeated in primary; Antonio Gosselin (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1956 Sep 11: George A. Lang (Rep), nominated; Paul M. Martel (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1956 Nov 6: Roger E. Brassard (Dem), elected; George A. Lang (Rep), defeated.
  • 1956 Sep 11: Claude E. Nichols (Dem), nominated; Richard W. Leonard (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1956 Sep 11: Frederic H. Fletcher (Rep), nominated; Howard Lappe (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1956 Nov 6: Frederic H. Fletcher (Rep), elected; Claude E. Nichols (Dem), defeated. John P. H. Chandler, Jr. (Rep), elected; Eugene S. Daniell, Jr. (Dem), defeated.
  • 1994 Nov 8: Raymond S. Burton (Rep), elected; Kevin F. MacMillan (Dem), defeated; Edmund S. Foley (Libertarian), defeated. Peter J. Spaulding (Rep), elected; Barbara Kuhlman Brown (Dem), defeated. Ruth L. Griffin (Rep & Libertarian), elected; Barbara L. Garofalo (Dem), defeated. Earl A. Rinker III (Rep), elected; Roy Melnick, defeated. Bernard A. Streeter (Rep), elected; Keith Regli (Dem), defeated; Robert Multer (Libertarian), defeated.
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