William H. Richards


We found no record of William H. Richards 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.


1936–Treasurer of State LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 1936
Peter F. Hein (i)*, Democratic, 901,685 votes
David R. Scott, Republican, 704,523 votes
William H. Richards, Socialist, 3,650 votes
John Gaines, Communist, 1,111 votes
Out of 1,610,969 votes casts, the margin of victory was 197,162 (12.24%)
1944–Lieutenant Governor LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1944
Richard Thomas James*, Republican, 853,417 votes
Floyd John Hemmer, Democratic, 781,303 votes
John T. Chappell, Prohibition, 12,087 votes
William H. Richards, Socialist, 1,710 votes
Out of 1,648,517 votes casts, the margin of victory was 72,114 (4.38%)
In the 2 races for which we have results, William H. Richards had a record of 0-2. That includes a record of 0-2 in 2 general elections.