Harold L. Peterson Candidate

Born: May 15, 1910
Willmar, Minnesota
Kandiyohi County
United States
Resided: Willmar, Minnesota
Kandiyohi County
Death: July 17, 1985
Gender: Man
Occupation: State Chairman, Junior Farmer-Labor Association
Military Service: U.S. Navy, World War II (Lieutenant Commander, 1944-1946).
Political Party: Nonpartisan (Liberal Caucus); Farmer-Labor
Offices Held: State Representative: HD 25 (1937-1941).
Sources: Minnesota Historical Society Birth Certificate Index (1910-11729). World War II Draft Registration Card (October 16, 1940). United States Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File. The Minneapolis Tribune, March 30, 1936 (p. 3).
Photo of Harold L. Peterson
Photo of Harold L. Peterson
50th Minnesota Legislative Manual, Minnesota Legislative Reference Library.

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
3 5 3
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
11/05/1946 State Senate, District 25 General Nonpartisan 5,636 43.95% Lost
11/05/1940 U.S. House, District 07 General Farmer-Labor 42,356 32.55% Lost
09/10/1940 U.S. House, District 07 Primary Farmer-Labor 5,211 49.59% Won
11/08/1938 State House, District 25 General Nonpartisan 5,623 58.88% Won
11/03/1936 State House, District 25 General Nonpartisan 5,089 54.62% Won