William Hobart Creighton

Notable Facts

  • Served as Speaker of the House in the 83rd General Assembly (1942-1944)
  • Served as Speaker of the House in the 84th General Assembly (1944-1946)
  • Served as Speaker of the House in the 85th General Assembly (1946-1948)

Offices

Indiana House
Kosciusko County
In office
Nov 9, 1932 to Nov 3, 1948

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Ran For Other Office
William Hobart Creighton spent 15 years, 11 months, 28 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1948–Governor LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 1948
53.56%
Henry Frederick Schricker*, Democratic, 884,995 votes
45.14%
William Hobart Creighton, Republican, 745,892 votes
 0.82%
Clinton W. Spiecher, Prohibition, 13,582 votes
 0.38%
Walter Frisbie, Progressive, 6,259 votes
 0.06%
William Rabe, Sr., Socialist, 985 votes
 0.04%
Charles Ginsberg, Socialist Labor, 608 votes
Out of 1,652,321 votes casts, the margin of victory was 139,103 (8.42%)
In the 1 races for which we have results, William Hobart Creighton had a record of 0-1. That includes a record of 0-1 in 1 general election.