John J. McCarthy Candidate

Born: February 3, 1908
Montgomery, Minnesota
Le Sueur County
United States
Resided: Owatonna, Minnesota
Steele County
Death: July 19, 1981
Gender: Man
Occupation: Personal assistant, jewelry manufacturer executive
Military Service: U.S. Navy, World War II (Lieutenant Commander, 1942-1945).
Political Party: Republican
Notes: McCarthy was a former executive assistant to U.S. Senator Edward Thye.
Sources: World War II Draft Registration Card (October 16, 1940). United States Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File. Minneapolis Morning Tribune, July 22, 1952 (p. 21).
Photo of John J. McCarthy
Photo of John J. McCarthy
Minneapolis Morning Tribune, September 3, 1952 (p. VG4).

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
1 2 0
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
09/09/1952 Secretary of State Special Primary Republican 17,980 5.04% Lost
09/09/1952 Secretary of State Primary Republican 16,114 4.31% Lost