Charles B. Elliott Candidate

Born: January 6, 1861
Morgan County
United States
Resided: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hennepin County
Death: September 18, 1935
Gender: Man
Occupation: Judge and professor
Political Party: Republican
Offices Held: Minneapolis Municipal Judge (1899-1903). Fourth Judicial District Judge (1903-1905). Minnesota Supreme Court Associate Justice (1905-1909).
Notes: Elliott received the first Ph.D. granted at the University of Minnesota in 1887. He taught law at the University of Minnestoa from 1890 to 1899. Elliott resigned effective September 1, 1909 after receiving an appointment to become Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippine Islands by President William Taft.
Sources: Minnesota Historical Society Death Certificate Index (1935-MN-021536). Minnesota State Law Library. The St. Cloud Daily Times and The Daily Journal-Press, September 18, 1935 (p. 2).
Photo of Charles B. Elliott
Photo of Charles B. Elliott
Minnesota State Law Library.

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
2 3 1
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
06/21/1920 U.S. House, District 05 Primary Republican 3,265 8.94% Lost
06/16/1914 Supreme Court Associate Justice Primary Nonpartisan 32,845 15.00% Lost
11/08/1904 Supreme Court Associate Justice General Republican 165,256 24.19% Won