Edward H. Kruse, Jr.

Offices

U.S. House
District 4
In office
Jan 3, 1949 to Jan 3, 1951

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Edward H. Kruse, Jr. spent 2 years in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1948–U.S. House (District 4) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1948
50.82%
Edward H. Kruse, Jr.*, Democratic, 66,689 votes
48.31%
George W. Gillie (i), Republican, 63,403 votes
 0.87%
Lewis Black, Prohibition, 1,139 votes
Out of 131,231 votes casts, the margin of victory was 3,286 (2.51%)
1950–U.S. House (District 4) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 7, 1950
56.16%
E. Ross Adair*, Republican, 69,741 votes
43.12%
Edward H. Kruse, Jr. (i), Democratic, 53,550 votes
 0.72%
Lewis Black, Prohibition, 893 votes
Out of 124,184 votes casts, the margin of victory was 16,191 (13.04%)
In the 2 races we have results for, Edward H. Kruse, Jr. had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 1-1 in 2 general elections.