Samuel Y. (Sam) Gordon Candidate

Born: September 14, 1861
Lexington, Indiana
Scott County
United States
Resided: Folsom Township, Minnesota
Traverse County
Death: December 10, 1940
Gender: Man
Occupation: Publisher, Browns Valley Interlake Tribune
Political Party: Republican
Offices Held: Browns Valley City Councilor. Browns Valley School Board member. Minnesota Lieutenant Governor (1911-1913). State Representative: HD 48 (1915-1917).
Notes: Gordon was president of the Minnesota Editorial Association and was Minnesota state Printer from 1917 to 1931.
Sources: Minnesota Historical Society Death Certificate Index (1940-MN-026565). Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. The Minneapolis Morning Tribune, December 11, 19140 (p. 13).
Photo of Samuel Y. Gordon
Photo of Samuel Y. Gordon
Minnesota Historical Society.

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
4 4 2
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
06/16/1930 Clerk of the Supreme Court Primary Republican 41,079 10.60% Lost
11/03/1914 State House, District 48 General Nonpartisan 727 58.77% Won
09/17/1912 Governor Primary Republican 11,927 7.27% Lost
11/08/1910 Lieutenant Governor General Republican 155,994 56.39% Won