Herschel Lashkowitz

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Herschel Lashkowitz (April 2, 1918 – September 7, 1993) was an American politician from North Dakota, affiliated with the Democratic Party.

A lawyer and veteran of World War II, Lashkowitz served as mayor of Fargo for twenty years, from 1954 until 1974, when he was defeated for re-election.

Lashkowitz was an independent candidate for Governor in 1960, but lost. He was also the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senator (class 3) in 1968, when he was defeated by longtime Republican incumbent Milton Young.

Electoral history[edit]

1968 United States Senate election, North Dakota
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Milton R. Young 154,968 64.79
Democratic Herschel Lashkowitz 80,815 33.79
Independent Duane Mutch 3,393 1.42
Majority
Turnout 239,176

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Political offices
Preceded by
Murray A. Baldwin
Mayor of Fargo
1954–1974
Succeeded by
Richard A. Hentges

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