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John E. Raker


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1898 Democratic SD-02 3667 Loss
11-08-1910 Democratic CD-01 16704 Win
11-05-1912 Democratic CD-02 23467 Win
11-03-1914 Democratic CD-02 32575 Win
11-07-1916 Democratic CD-02 30042 Win
11-05-1918 Democratic CD-02 28249 Win
11-02-1920 Democratic CD-02 26172 Win
11-07-1922 Democratic CD-02 32981 Win
11-04-1924 Democratic CD-02 30590 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: February 22, 1863 near Knoxville, Illinois
Died: January 22, 1926 in Washington, DC

1895-1899: District Attorney, Modoc County
1903-1910: Judge, Modoc County Superior Court
1908-1910: Chairman, Democratic State central committee
1908: Delegate, Democratic National Convention

  • PLACENAME: Raker Peak (at Lassen National Park) is named for the Congressman who introduced the bill to create the park.

Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []