Cleon H. Foust


Attorney General
In office
Jan 1, 1947 to Jan 1, 1949

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Cleon H. Foust spent 2 years, 1 day in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.


1948–Attorney General LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1948
J. Emmett McManamon*, Democratic, 830,134 votes
Cleon H. Foust (i), Republican, 770,920 votes
Zoe M. Wyatt, Prohibition, 14,017 votes
Oliver A. Switzer, United States Progressive Party, 6,304 votes
Mario B. Tomisch, Socialist, 1,112 votes
Out of 1,622,487 votes casts, the margin of victory was 59,214 (3.65%)
In the 1 races for which we have results, Cleon H. Foust had a record of 0-1. That includes a record of 0-1 in 1 general election.