U.S. House, District 05, 1948 Election


Date: November 2, 1948
Cycle: 1948
Office: U.S. House
State: Minnesota
District: 05
Counties: Hennepin
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Walter H. Judd Incumbent Man Republican 76,313 53.96 +7.92
Marcella F. Killen Woman Democratic-Farmer-Labor 65,113 46.04

Killen was the second Democrat (first DFL) woman to be nominated for the U.S. House in Minnesota following Lillien Cox Gault in the 3rd CD in 1922.


  • The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1949 (p. 353).