John Bowe Candidate

Born: December 2, 1869
Cumberland County
Resided: Canby, Minnesota
Yellow Medicine County
Death: July 14, 1954
Gender: Man
Occupation: Retired
Military Service: 13th Minnesota Infantry Regiment, Company B, Spanish-American War (1898-1899). French Foreign Legion, Grenade thrower, World War I (Sergeant, 1914-1918).
Political Party: Nonpartisan; Democrat
Offices Held: Mayor of Canby.
Notes: Bowe also served as the state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Minnesota. He was highly decorated for his service and received military pensions from both the United States and France.
Sources: The Minneapolis Morning Tribune, May 8, 1918 (p. 14). The Princeton Union, May 23, 1918 (p. 4). The Minneapolis Star, July 15, 1954 (p.2).
Photo of John Bowe
Photo of John Bowe
Minneapolis Daily Star, September 20, 1924 (p. 1).

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
2 4 1
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
11/08/1932 U.S. House General Democrat 184,587 2.37% Lost
06/20/1932 U.S. House Primary Democrat 32,544 4.90% Won
06/19/1922 State Senate, District 13 Primary Nonpartisan 1,967 21.57% Lost
06/17/1918 State Senate, District 13 Primary Nonpartisan 1,871 28.32% Lost