James Douglas Williams

Offices

Indiana House
Knox County
In office
Dec 4, 1843 to Dec 2, 1844

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Indiana House
Knox County
In office
Dec 6, 1847 to Dec 4, 1848

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Indiana House
Knox County
In office
Dec 1, 1851 to Nov 3, 1852

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Indiana House
Knox County
In office
Nov 5, 1856 to Nov 3, 1858

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
Indiana Senate
Daviess, Knox Counties
In office
Nov 3, 1858 to Nov 7, 1866

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Indiana House
Knox County
In office
Nov 4, 1868 to Mar 4, 1869

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Resigned
Indiana House
Knox County
In office
Mar 24, 1869 to May 13, 1869

Party: Democratic
Assumed: Special Election
Left: Resigned
Indiana Senate
Daviess, Knox Counties
In office
Nov 9, 1870 to Nov 4, 1874

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
U.S. House
District 2
In office
Mar 4, 1875 to Dec 1, 1876

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Assumed Other Office
Governor
Statewide
In office
Jan 8, 1877 to Nov 20, 1880

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Died
James Douglas Williams spent 23 years, 1 day in office in Indiana, including 1 year, 8 months, 29 days at the federal level and 21 years, 3 months, 1 day at the state level.

Elections

1876–Governor WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1876
49.07%
James Douglas Williams*, Democratic, 213,219 votes
47.88%
Benjamin Harrison, Republican, 208,080 votes
 3.04%
Henry W. Harrington, Greenback, 13,212 votes
 0.01%
Samuel Phillips, Independent, 37 votes
Out of 434,548 votes casts, the margin of victory was 5,139 (1.19%)
In the 1 races we have results for, James Douglas Williams had a record of 1-0. That includes a record of 1-0 in 1 general election.