Treasurer, 1918 Election


Date: November 5, 1918
Cycle: 1918
Office: Treasurer
State: Minnesota
District: Statewide
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Henry Rines Incumbent Man Republican 207,634 61.13 +34.94
Daniel (D.D.) Devine Man Democrat 88,951 26.19
Lewis A. (L.A.) Simonson Man National 43,063 12.68

Treasurer Rines was reelected to a second term.

Devine was a resident of Albert Lea and cashier at the Freeborn County State Bank.

Simonson was a resident of Duluth, Prohibition nominee for Railroad and Warehouse Commissioner in 1910 and HD 49 in 1912, and National Party nominee for Treasurer in 1918.


  • Wilmar Tribune, November 20, 1918 (p. 4).