Peter Matson Candidate

Born: December 28, 1873
Malmö, Scania
Skåne County
Resided: Ada, Minnesota
Norman County

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hennepin County
Death: October 22, 1957
Gender: Man
Occupation: Attorney and real estate agent
Political Party: Nonpartisan; Republican
Offices Held: Norman County Judge of Probate (1906-1914).
Notes: Matson came to the United States in 1882.
Sources: Minnesota Historical Society Birth Certificate Index (1957-MN-026052). The Duluth Herald, June 22, 1918 (p. 3). Minneapolis Morning Tribune, September 3, 1952 (p. 5). The Minneapolis Star, October 23, 1957 (p. D4).
Photo of Peter Matson
Photo of Peter Matson
Minneapolis Morning Tribune, September 3, 1952 (p. 5).

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
09/09/1952 Secretary of State Primary Republican 8,576 2.29% Lost
11/05/1918 State House, District 64 General Nonpartisan 1,463 45.21% Lost
06/17/1918 State House, District 64 Primary Nonpartisan 1,032 29.76% Won