Election returns courtesy of Richard Winger. Biographical data (links) from cited references and from other sources which appear to the Editor to be trustworthy.


Office
Candidate Name
Vote Total

% Vote


1884

Governor

John A. Brooks 10,426 2.38

Lieutenant Governor

Henry Eshbough 5,526 1.25

1886

Justice, Supreme Court

J.P. Orr 3,504 0.83

Supt. Public Schools

Andrew J. Emerson 3,431 0.81

Railroad Commissioner

James F. Bruner 3,368 0.80

1888

Governor

Frank N. Lowe 4.389 0.85

Lt. Governor

William C. Wilson 4,672 0.92

Secretary of State

Herman P. Faris 4,399 0.84

Treasurer

William H. Craig 4,524 0.87

Auditor

James S. Cobban 4,380 0.84

Justice, Supreme Court

Loren G. Rowell 4,302 0.82

Attorney General

George E. Bowling 4,464 0.86

Land Commissioner

John F. McMurray 4,327 0.83

Railway Commissioner

D.H. Laney 4,320 0.83

1890

Railroad Commis.

William S. Crouch 986 0.21

Supt. Publ Schools

Julius C. Hughes 1,006 0.22

Justice, Supr. Court

Reuben D. Robinson 989 0.21

Congr. Dist. 4 (nw)

B.O. Cowan 244 0.80
Congr. Dist. 9
    (St. Louis)
John Field 317 1.76
Congr. Dist. 12
    (southwest)
Van B. Wesker 210 0.47

1892

Governor

John Sobieski 3,393 0.63

Lieutenant Governor

W.S. Crouch 4,204 0.78

Secretary of State

E.E. McClellan 4,046 0.75

Auditor

D.L. Stewart 4,012 0.74

Treasurer

M. Ingraham 3,998 0.74

Attorney General

W.E. Johnson 4,066 0.75

Railroad Comm.

A.G. Brown 4,159 0.77

Justice Supr. Court

(no data) 4,016 0.74
 
(no data) 4,071 0.76

Congr.  4 (St. Joe)

C.W. Caseby 278 0.82

Congr.  5 (KC)

A.J. Powell 158 0.45

Congr.  6 (Warrensb)

J.W. Lowry 446 1.25

Congr. 11 (n St. L)

J.H. Garrison 147 0.49

Congr. 12 (s St. L)

J.L. Parsons 128 0.52

Congr. 15 (Joplin)

W.T. Wright 528 1.33

1894      

Railroad Commissioner

Paul C. Yates 3,041 0.60

Supt. Public Schools

Ellen D. Morris 3,532 0.70

Judge, Supreme Court

Reuben D. Robinson 3,097 0.62

1896      

Governor

Herman P. Faris 2,588 0.32

Lieutenant Governor

J.M. Ritchey 2,341 0.35

Secretary of State

E.E. McClellan 2,308 0.34

Auditor

John O. Rolfe 2,275 0.34

Treasurer

Irvin T. Hull 2,267 0.34

Attorney General

George E. Bowling 2,053 0.31

Railroad Comm.

W.E. Sullivan 2,431 0.36

Justice Supr. Court

Lewis Adams 2,332 0.35

Congr.   1

J.T. McMurray 165 0.37

Congr.   4

Willis Weaver 143 0.36

Congr.   6

William Godwin 229 0.54

Congr.   7

R.T. Bond 197 0.38

Congr. 15

C.A. Mitchell 230 0.53

1898      

Judge, Supreme Court

Reuben D. Robinson 2,933 0.53
 
J.P. Orr 2,871 0.52

Railroad Commissioner

J.F. Williams 2,823 0.51

Supt. Public Schools

R.T. Bond 2,811 0.50

Congr. Dist. 6
    (Warrensburg)

J.E. Stevenson 290 0.91

Congr. Dist. 9 (Fulton)

Hay Bell 144 0.45

1900

Governor

Charles E. Stokes 5195 0.76

Lieutenant Governor

Simpson Ely 5685 0.83

Secretary of State

Elbridge H. Benham 5559 0.81

Auditor

Orange J. Hill 5573 0.82

Treasurer

Samuel S. Allen 5591 0.82

Attorney General

Lewis G. Adams 5616 0.82

Railroad Commissioner

William W. Taylor 5576 0.82

Justice Supreme Court

Hay Bell 5525 0.81

1902

Judge, Supreme Court 1

Reuben B. Robinson 4,946 0.96

Judge, Supreme Court 2

Jonathan P. Orr 4,901 0.95

Judge, Supreme Court 2

Austin F. Butts 4,808 0.93

Supt. Public Schools

David R. Dungan 4,772 0.92

Railroad Commissioner

Andrew Grassley 4,844 0.94

Railroad (short term)

William N. Keener 4,830 0.93

1904

Governor

Orange J. Hill 5,591 0.87

Lieutenant Governor

Andrew T. Osbron 6,603 1.02

Secretary of State

William F. Brennecke 6,788 1.06

Treasurer

Daniel L. Sims 6,792 1.05

Auditor

George H. Gibson 6,856 1.07

Attorney General

Austin F. Butts 6,887 1.07

Railroad Commissioner

William B. Stevens 6,651 1.03

Justice, Supreme Ct.

Julius C. Hughes 6,859 1.07

1906

Justice, Supreme Ct.

J.P. Orr 5,359 0.91

    (short term)

A.F. Butts 5,303 0.89

Supt. Public Schools

R.E. Shaner 5,373 0.91

Railroad Commissioner

A.B. Wray 5,103 0.86

1908

Governor

Herman P. Faris 4,169 0.58

Lieutenant Governor

Monta I. Payne 4,076 0.57

Secretary of State

James F. Botts 4,078 0.57

Auditor

George C. McLaughlin 4,079 0.57

Treasurer

Bishop O. Terry 4,063 0.57

Railroad Commissioner

James M. Fulkerson 4,006 0.56

Justice, Supreme Court

Jonathan P. Orr 3,968 0.56

1910

Justice, Supreme Court

Julius C. Hughes 6,720 1.00

1912

Governor

Charles E. Stokes 5,220 0.75

Lieutenant Governor

Julius C. Hughes 5,292 0.76

Secretary of State

William H. Guenther 5,240 0.75

Auditor

Orlando V. Wager 6 0.79

Treasurer

X. Woods 5,265 0.75

Attorney General

Richard B. Wilcox 5,215 0.75

Railroad Commissioner

X. Nelson 5,214 0.75

Justice, Supreme Court

George E. Bowling 5,274 0.76
Elbridge H. Benham 5,188 0.74

1914

Senator

O.J. Hill 3,636 0.59

Supt. Public. Sch.

John W. Harris 3,319 0.54

Justice Sup. Court

George E. Bowling 3,268 0.53

1916

Governor

Joseph P. Fontron 4,041 0.51

Secretary of State

William M. Godwin 4,171 0.53

Auditor

B.F. Sapp 3,869 0.49

Treasurer

Ed Brandt 3,850 0.49

Justice, Supreme Ct.

Eugene Ayres 3,692 0.47

1918

Supt. Public Schools

(no data) 1,982 0.34

1920

Governor

Herman P. Faris 3,974 0.30

1926

Senator

Herman P. Faris 7,540 0.77

1928

Governor

“Brummberg”? 400 0.03

1930

Supt. Public Instruction

Wilbur H. Ghormley 538 0.05

1932

Senator

Herman P. Faris 3,147 0.20

1936

Congr. Dist. 7 (Ozarks)

William Cady 109 0.08

State House
    (Saline County)

G.C. Emmerson 17 0.12

1938

State House ()

William Cady no data

St. Louis County

Justice of the Peace

R.C. Garner no data

   
1940

Lt. Governor

William J. Cady 1,157 0.06

State Senate 30
    (St. Louis)

W. Troy Raney
(write-in)

State House, Saline Co.

Santa Claus
22
- - -

State House,
    St. Louis Co. 2

Roma C. Garner
24
0.05

State House,
    St. Louis Co. 3

Gladys Cupples Mourton
20
0.08

State House, St. Louis 1

Mark Winchester Baum
23
0.02

State House, St. Louis 5

Claude A. Kinney
20
0.02

1942  
Lt. Governor 
William J. Cady 
1,157
0.06  

Congress 9

Elmer E. Morrow
146
0.26  

State Sen. 10

C.E. Cowen
88
0.35  

State Sen. 30

W. Troy Raney
(no data)

Rep., Lincoln Co.

Leslie A. Frazier
44
1.32  

Rep., Randolph Co.

J.L. Roberts
7
0.19  

Rep., St. Louis Co. 1

U.S. Randall
28
0.14  

Rep., St. Louis Co. 2

R.C. Garner 
40
0.15  

Rep., St. Louis Co. 3

A.A. Mahoney
14
0.08  

Rep., Saline Co.

George L. Ferrenberg
63
1.91  

Rep., St. Louis 1

Mark Winchester Baum
32
0.06  

Rep., St. Louis 2

Marcus Anderson
15
0.07  

Rep., St. Louis 3

Homer Foster
74
0.21  

Rep., St. Louis 4

Irvin L. Raphael 
63
0.20  

Rep., St. Louis 5

Claude A. Kinney 
46
0.10  

St. Louis County -
    Recorder

Gladys Cupples Mourton
(no data)

1944

Secretary of State

F.H. Jackson 738 0.05

State Senate 25

R.C. Garner
(no data)

State Senate 29
    (St. Louis)

Mark Winchester Baum
18
0.02

Rep., Boone County

C.E. Cowan
(no data)

Rep., Lincoln County

Annette C. Walter
(no data)

Rep., Saline County

G.C. Emmerson
(no data)

Rep., St. Louis County

U.S. Randall
(no data)

Rep., St. Louis 1

William H. Amos
(no data)

Rep., St. Louis 3

(Homer Foster)
(no data)

Rep., St. Louis 5

John Rupert
(no data)

1946

Senator

F.H. Jackson
979
0.09

Congress 11
    (St. Louis)

Homer Foster
139
0.17

State Senate 6

Harry E. Rose
(no data)
 

State Senate 12  

Arthur E. Stroup
(no data)
 

State Senate 32  

David E Moore
(no data)
 

State House,
    Boone County

C.E. Cowen
(no data)
 

 State House,
   
Jasper County

Ben L. Gash
(no data)
 

 State House,
    Ozark County 

Theta Beason
(no data)
 

 State House,
    Pulaski Coounty

Frank Walton
(no data)
 

 State House,
    Saline County 

George Marshall
(no data)
 

 State House,
    St. Louis County 

Leola Blackstun
(no data)
 

  

Gladys M. Fiorito
(no data)
 

  

U.S. Randall
(no data)
 

 State House,
    St. Louis 1 1

Belle Dashiell
(no data)
 

 State House,
    St. Louis

Oscar Kampen
(no data)
 
  Mark W. Baum
(no data)
 
  William Amos
(no data)
 
  William Payton
(no data)
 
  Monta Vandivort
(no data)
 
  Charles Parker
(no data)
 

1948  

State Senate 3

Charles Street
31
0.06

State House,
    Jasper County

Wilbur Robinson
0 (write-in)
 
A.M. Deaver 
0 (write-in)

State House,
    Lincoln County 

Annette C. Walter 
73
1.69
*

State House,
    Saline County

George Emmerson 
14
0.12

State House,
    St. Louis 1

Lucy Cowee
19
0.09

State House,
    St. Louis 2

Oscar Kampen 
6
0.03

State House,
    St. Louis 3

Ida L. Morgan
7
0.04

State House,
    St. Louis 5

Mark Winchester Baum 
4
0.02

State House,
    St. Louis 6

William H. Amos
5
0.03

State House,
    St. Louis 8

Monta Vandervort
2
0.01

State House,
    St. Louis 14

Raymond R. Sturgis
17
0.08

1950:  

Auditor

Bertha M. Boutell 573 0.04

1952  

Treasurer

Bertha Boutell
534
0.03  

House (Crawford Co.)

Marvin Dobkins   
(no data)

House (Jackson Co.)

Stella Plummer
(no data)
 
Harvey Maddox
(no data)

House (Lincoln Co.)

Annette Walter
(no data)

House (Saline Co.)

George Emmerson
(no data)

House (St. Louis Co.)

Leola Blackstun
(no data)
 
Milton Ellerman
(no data)

House (St. Louis)

Orvis M. Creech
(no data)
 
Ida Morgan
(no data)
 
Arthur Coles
(no data)
 
Mark Winchester Baum
(no data)
 
James Lee
(no data)
 
Anna R. Sharp
(no data)
 
Grace Jeffery
(no data)

House (Wayne Co.)

Jean Polk
(no data)