John Valentine Beamer

Offices

Indiana House
Wabash County
In office
Nov 3, 1948 to Nov 8, 1950

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
U.S. House
District 5
In office
Jan 3, 1951 to Jan 3, 1959

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
John Valentine Beamer spent 10 years, 7 days in office in Indiana, including 8 years, 2 days at the federal level and 2 years, 5 days at the state level.

Elections

1950–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1950
54.14%
John Valentine Beamer*, Republican, 91,929 votes
45.28%
John R. Walsh (i), Democratic, 76,878 votes
 0.59%
Ralph G. Stallsmith, Prohibition, 994 votes
Out of 169,801 votes casts, the margin of victory was 15,051 (8.86%)
1952–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1952
56.86%
John Valentine Beamer (i)*, Republican, 114,081 votes
42.28%
Philip Chase Dermond, Democratic, 84,825 votes
 0.86%
Ralph G. Stallsmith, Prohibition, 1,731 votes
Out of 200,637 votes casts, the margin of victory was 29,256 (14.58%)
1954–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1954
53.12%
John Valentine Beamer (i)*, Republican, 88,428 votes
46.24%
John R. Walsh, Democratic, 76,972 votes
 0.65%
Ralph G. Stallsmith, Prohibition, 1,074 votes
Out of 166,474 votes casts, the margin of victory was 11,456 (6.88%)
1956–U.S. House (District 5) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1956
56.41%
John Valentine Beamer (i)*, Republican, 113,526 votes
43.13%
William Catlin Whitehead, Democratic, 86,797 votes
 0.45%
Ralph G. Stallsmith, Prohibition, 912 votes
Out of 201,235 votes casts, the margin of victory was 26,729 (13.28%)
1958–U.S. House (District 5) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1958
53.68%
John Edward Roush*, Democratic, 97,184 votes
46.32%
John Valentine Beamer (i), Republican, 83,852 votes
Out of 181,036 votes casts, the margin of victory was 13,332 (7.36%)
In the 5 races we have results for, John Valentine Beamer had a record of 4-1. That includes a record of 4-1 in 5 general elections.