William Lemcke Fortune


Indiana House
Marion County
In office
Nov 6, 1946 to Nov 3, 1948

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Treasurer of State
In office
Feb 10, 1951 to Feb 10, 1953

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Did Not Run
William Lemcke Fortune spent 3 years, 11 months, 29 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.


1950–Treasurer of State WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1950
William Lemcke Fortune*, Republican, 839,576 votes
F. Shirley Wilcox (i), Democratic, 726,360 votes
Horace N. Smith, Prohibition, 13,325 votes
Out of 1,579,261 votes casts, the margin of victory was 113,216 (7.17%)
In the 1 races for which we have results, William Lemcke Fortune had a record of 1-0. That includes a record of 1-0 in 1 general election.