F. Ben Andreen Candidate

Born: May 29, 1895
Stanton, Iowa
Montgomery County
United States
Resided: Saint Peter, Minnesota
Nicollet County
Death: June 26, 1994
Gender: Man
Occupation: Worked in the publishing business
Military Service: U.S. Army, World War I, 84th Division (Second Lieutenant). U.S. Navy, World War II, V-12 training unit commander (1943-1946). U.S. Navy Reserve (Commander).
Political Party: Republican
Notes: After World War I, Andreen served as superintendent of Beardsley, Ada, and New Ulm School Districts and was the youngest superintendent in the state. He became state Commander of the American Legion in 1937. Following his service in World War II Andreen worked with the Vererans Administration and Social Security Administration.
Sources: Minnesota Historical Society Death Certificate Index (1994-MN-017041). World War II Draft Registration Card (April 24, 1942). United States Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File. The Minneapolis Star, July 12, 1940 (p. 15). Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 29, 1994 (p. B5).
Photo of Ben Andreen
Photo of Ben Andreen
The Minneapolis Star, July 12, 1940 (p. 15).

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
1 1 0
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
09/10/1940 U.S. Senate Primary Republican 13,858 4.22% Lost