George Leach Candidate

Born: July 14, 1876
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Linn County
United States
Resided: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hennepin County
Death: July 17, 1955
Gender: Man
Occupation: Insurance agent and mayor
Military Service: 1st Minnesota Field Artiller; U.S. Army, 42nd Rainbow Division, 151st Field Artillery Regiment, World War I (Major General, 1916-1940).
Political Party: Republican
Offices Held: Mayor of Minneapolis (1921-1929, 1937-1941).
Notes: Leach received a Distinguised Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, and Purple Heart during his service in the U.S. Army.
Sources: Iowa State Department of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Delayed Certificate of Birth (#201873). California Death Certificate Index. United States Census, 1920. The Quartermaster General, Report of Interment, Fort Snelling National Cemetery (September 6, 1955).
Photo of George Leach
Photo of George Leach
U.S. Department of War.

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
1 3 0
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
06/20/1938 Governor Primary Republican 57,028 21.88% Lost
06/21/1926 Governor Primary Republican 123,897 30.21% Lost
06/16/1924 Governor Primary Republican 44,986 19.04% Lost