August Gillhaus

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

August Gillhaus (died 1932) was the Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. President in 1908 and for U.S. Vice President in 1912 and 1920.


In 1908, Gillhaus was substituted for the original nominee, "Morrie" Preston, a miner who was arrested on murder charges during a citywide strike in Goldfield, Nevada, in 1907. Gillhaus and his running mate Donald L. Munro, of Virginia, received 14,029 votes.

Political races

In 1912, as the VP candidate on the ticket with Arthur E. Reimer, Gillhaus got 29,213 votes.

In 1914, he ran for New York State Engineer and Surveyor.

In 1916, he ran for U.S. Senator from New York.

In 1918 he ran for Lieutenant Governor of New York.

In 1920, he was the Socialist Labor Party VP candidate on the ticket with William Wesley Cox.

In 1930, he ran for New York State Attorney General.


Retrieved from ""
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia :
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "August Gillhaus"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA