William Rabe, Sr.

Offices

We found no record of William Rabe, Sr. serving in elected office in Indiana. Our database only focuses on state and federal offices, so it's possible they served at a different level, or in an office not currently in our database.

Elections

1936–U.S. House (District 8) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1936
62.61%
John W. Boehne, Jr. (i)*, Democratic, 89,548 votes
35.37%
Charles F. Werner, Republican, 50,590 votes
 1.85%
John N. Van Ostveen, Union Labor, 2,652 votes
 0.17%
William Rabe, Sr., Socialist, 239 votes
Out of 143,029 votes casts, the margin of victory was 38,958 (27.24%)
1944–Governor LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1944
50.97%
Ralph F. Gates*, Republican, 849,346 votes
48.18%
Samuel D. Jackson, Democratic, 802,765 votes
 0.74%
Waldo E. Yeater, Prohibition, 12,358 votes
 0.11%
William Rabe, Sr., Socialist, 1,770 votes
Out of 1,666,239 votes casts, the margin of victory was 46,581 (2.79%)
1948–Governor LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1948
53.56%
Henry Frederick Schricker*, Democratic, 884,995 votes
45.14%
William Hobart Creighton, Republican, 745,892 votes
 0.82%
Clinton W. Spiecher, Prohibition, 13,582 votes
 0.38%
Walter Frisbie, Progressive, 6,259 votes
 0.06%
William Rabe, Sr., Socialist, 985 votes
 0.04%
Charles Ginsberg, Socialist Labor, 608 votes
Out of 1,652,321 votes casts, the margin of victory was 139,103 (8.42%)
In the 3 races we have results for, William Rabe, Sr. had a record of 0-3. That includes a record of 0-3 in 3 general elections.