Deane E. Walker


Secretary of Education (State Supt.)
In office
Mar 15, 1949 to Mar 15, 1951

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Deane E. Walker spent 2 years in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.


1948–Secretary of Education (State Supt.) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1948
Deane E. Walker*, Democratic, 830,812 votes
Ben H. Watt (i), Republican, 770,989 votes
Jasper A. Huffman, Prohibition, 14,028 votes
Herman O. Makey, United States Progressive Party, 6,407 votes
Milton W. Schowe, Socialist, 980 votes
Michel Devich, Socialist Labor, 595 votes
Out of 1,623,811 votes casts, the margin of victory was 59,823 (3.68%)
1950–Secretary of Education (State Supt.) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1950
Wilbur Young*, Republican, 838,131 votes
Deane E. Walker (i), Democratic, 727,345 votes
Jasper A. Huffman, Prohibition, 13,248 votes
Out of 1,578,724 votes casts, the margin of victory was 110,786 (7.02%)
In the 2 races for which we have results, Deane E. Walker had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 1-1 in 2 general elections.