Tom E. Davis Candidate

Born: February 18, 1877
Monroe, Minnesota
Lyon County
United States
Resided: Marshall, Minnesota
Lyon County
Death: May 18, 1960
Gender: Man
Occupation: Attorney
Political Party: Farmer-Labor; Republican
Offices Held: Lyon County Attorney. Mayor of Marshall (1910-1913).
Notes: In 1918, Davis became the first non-major party nominee to place second in an election for state attorney general. He moved to Tucson in 1949 where he lived the remainder of his years.
Sources: Arizona State Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Certificate of Death (#4309). World War I Draft Registration Card (September 11, 1918). United States Census, 1920. Minneapolis Morning Tribune, May 19, 1960 (p. 24).
Photo of Tom E. Davis
Photo of Tom E. Davis
Willmar Tribune, September 25, 1918.

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
4 5 0
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
11/03/1942 State House, District 25 General Nonpartisan 3,696 47.39% Lost
06/18/1934 U.S. Senate Primary Republican 70,879 45.32% Lost
06/21/1926 Governor Primary Farmer-Labor 34,853 46.36% Lost
06/16/1924 Governor Primary Farmer-Labor 55,532 27.99% Lost
11/05/1918 Attorney General General Farmer-Labor 99,920 28.41% Lost