Luther (Luth) Jaeger Candidate

Born: August 4, 1851
Arendal, Sørlandet
Aust-Agder County
Resided: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hennepin County
Death: December 6, 1925
Gender: Man
Occupation: Deputy Collector of Internator Revenue
Political Party: Democrat
Notes: Jaeger came to Minneapolis in 1876 and was a former newspaper editor. In 1886 Jaeger challenged his father-in-law, Republican Hans Mattson, for the office of Secretary of State.
Sources: New Ulm Weekly Review, September 22, 1886 (p. 4). The Daily Argus-Leader (Sioux Falls, South Dakota), December 7, 1925 (p. 1). The Minneapolis Daily Star, December 7, 1925 (p. 9).
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Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
1 1 0
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
11/02/1886 Secretary of State General Democrat 95,200 43.67% Lost