Benjamin J. Burris


Supt. of Public Instruction
In office
Oct 1, 1921 to Nov 1, 1924

Party: Republican
Assumed: Appointed by Governor
Left: Resigned
Benjamin J. Burris spent 3 years, 1 month, 1 day in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.


1922–Supt. of Public Instruction WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1922
Benjamin J. Burris (i)*, Republican, 535,118 votes
Daniel C. McIntosh, Democratic, 515,361 votes
Mary Fogleson, Socialist, 15,009 votes
Out of 1,065,488 votes casts, the margin of victory was 19,757 (1.85%)
In the 1 races for which we have results, Benjamin J. Burris had a record of 1-0. That includes a record of 1-0 in 1 general election.