Earle Brown Candidate

Born: October 8, 1879
Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
Hennepin County
United States
Resided: Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
Hennepin County
Death: March 12, 1963
Gender: Man
Occupation: Law enforcement officer
Political Party: Republican
Offices Held: Hennepin County Sheriff (1920-1929, 1943-1947).
Notes: Brown founded the Minnesota Highway Patrol in 1929 and was its Chief Patrol Officer from 1929 to 1932.
Sources: Minnesota Historical Society Death Certificate Index (1963-MN-023626). The Minneapolis Star, March 12, 1963 (p. A1,3).
Photo of Earle Brown
Photo of Earle Brown
Minneapolis Sunday Tribune, March 9, 1947 (p. G20).

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
1 2 1
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
11/08/1932 Governor General Republican 334,081 32.34% Lost
06/20/1932 Governor Primary Republican 187,215 73.77% Won