Robert Cook Bell Candidate

Born: November 1, 1880
Harrisonville, Missouri
Cass County
United States
Resided: Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
Becker County
Death: March 17, 1964
Gender: Man
Occupation: Attorney
Political Party: Nonpartisan (Liberal Caucus)
Offices Held: State Senator: SD 63 (1931-1933).
Notes: Bell was appointed to the federal bench as a United States District Court judge by President Roosevelt in 1933 and served until May 1961.
Sources: Minnesota Historical Society Death Certificate Index (1964-MN-029343). The Minneapolis Star, March 18, 1964 (p. C21).
Photo of Robert Cook Bell
Photo of Robert Cook Bell
The Minneapolis Tribune, June 9, 1933 (p. 1).

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
3 5 2
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
11/08/1938 State Senate, District 63 General Nonpartisan 6,801 48.84% Lost
11/08/1932 U.S. House General Democrat 237,881 3.06% Lost
06/20/1932 U.S. House Primary Democrat 37,967 5.72% Won
11/04/1930 State Senate, District 63 General Nonpartisan 7,569 100.00% Won
11/04/1924 Attorney General General Democrat 43,913 5.47% Lost