Gustaf (G. Aaron) Youngquist Candidate

Born: November 4, 1885
Halvås, Västergötland
Västra Götaland County
Resided: Crookston, Minnesota
Polk County
Death: October 29, 1959
Gender: Man
Occupation: Attorney
Military Service: U.S. Navy, World War II.
Political Party: Republican
Offices Held: Minnesota Attorney General (1928-1929).
Notes: Youngquist later served as an assistant U.S. Attorney General in charge of the tax division and led the investigation that led to the prosecution of Al Capone for income tax fraud.
Sources: Minnesota Historical Society Death Certificate Index (1959-MN-026420). World War I Draft Registration Card (September 12, 1918). World War II Draft Registration Card (April 26, 1942). Minneapolis Morning Tribune, October 30, 1959 (p. 1).
Photo of Gustaf Youngquist
Photo of Gustaf Youngquist
Minneapolis Morning Tribune, October 30, 1959 (p. 1).

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
1 2 2
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
11/06/1928 Attorney General General Republican 524,151 56.83% Won
06/18/1928 Attorney General Primary Republican 146,781 61.88% Won