Mathew (M.A.) Goar Candidate

Born: January 17, 1857
Tipton County
United States
Resided: Kennedy, Minnesota
Kittson County
Death: December 9, 1903
Gender: Man
Occupation: Proprietor, general store
Political Party: Democrat-People's; Democrat
Offices Held: State Representative: HD 52 (1897-1899).
Notes: Goar came to Minnesota in 1883 locating in Kennedy. He initially worked as a blacksmith for The Kennedy Land and Town Co. before opening up a grocery store. Goar was appointed U.S. Postmaster at Kennedy.
Sources: United States Census, 1900. Warren Sheaf, October 1, 1896 (p. 5).
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Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
1 2 1
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
11/08/1898 State House, District 63 General Democrat 907 14.35% Lost
11/03/1896 State House, District 52 General Democrat-People's 2,685 55.48% Won