William Schaper Candidate

Born: April 17, 1869
La Crosse, Wisconsin
La Crosse County
United States
Resided: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hennepin County
Death: November 16, 1955
Gender: Man
Occupation: Manufacturer and distributor of washboards
Political Party: Farmer-Labor
Notes: Schaper was a professor of political science from Minneapolis who was fired with great controversy from the University of Minnesota on September 13, 1917 from the Board of Regents led by future U.S. Supreme Court Justice Pierce Butler on charges of pro-Germany sympathy brought by the State Public Safety Commission. In 1925 he became a professor of finance at the University of Oklahoma.
Sources: United States Census, 1920. United States of America, Department of State, Passport Application (#32841, September 17, 1900). The Minneapolis Morning Tribune, March 19, 1924 (p. 2). The Norman Transcript (Norman, Oklahoma), November 17, 1955 (p. 2).
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Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
1 1 0
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
06/16/1924 Governor Primary Farmer-Labor 8,134 4.10% Lost