Courtland C. Matson


U.S. House
District 5
In office
Mar 4, 1881 to Mar 4, 1889

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
Courtland C. Matson spent 8 years, 2 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.


1888–Governor LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1888
Alvin Peterson Hovey*, Republican, 263,194 votes
Courtland C. Matson, Democratic, 260,994 votes
Jasper S. Hughes, Prohibition, 9,920 votes
John B. Milroy, Union Labor, 2,702 votes
Out of 536,810 votes casts, the margin of victory was 2,200 (0.41%)
In the 1 races for which we have results, Courtland C. Matson had a record of 0-1. That includes a record of 0-1 in 1 general election.