Morris Kaplan Candidate

Born: 1869
Resided: Bemidji, Minnesota
Beltrami County

Duluth, Minnesota
Saint Louis County
Death: July 19, 1959
Gender: Man
Occupation: Iron mines manager
Political Party: Public Ownership; Socialist
Offices Held: Mayor of Bemidji.
Notes: Kaplan ran for the U.S. House from Duluth in 1912 and for the U.S. Senate in 1934 from Bemidji. Kaplan was Mayor of Bemidji in the early 1930s and was a general merchant.
Sources: Minnesota Historical Society Death Certificate Index (1959-MN-024645). United States Census, 1910. United States Census, 1930.
Photo of Morris Kaplan
Photo of Morris Kaplan
The Labor World, October 12, 1912 (p. 6).

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
2 3 1
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
11/06/1934 U.S. Senate General Socialist 5,618 0.56% Lost
11/05/1912 U.S. House, District 08 General Public Ownership 7,408 18.33% Lost
09/17/1912 U.S. House, District 08 Primary Public Ownership 1,726 72.95% Won