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Morgan County
Alabama

Morgan County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Morgan County (incomplete!): Brian Austin Oakes, as of 2003

Republican Party chairs in Morgan County: [none currently in database]


Morgan County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1912, Baltimore: A. E. Jackson
   1916, St. Louis: A. A. Oden
   1936, Philadelphia: T. C. Almon — Melvin Hutson — W. R. Laxon — Barrett C. Shelton — Grady R. Williams
   1940, Chicago: Melvin Hutson
   1948, Philadelphia: H. Floyd Sherrod
   1952, Chicago: Joe S. Elliott — H. Floyd Sherrod
   1956, Chicago: Mrs. E. M. Frazier
   1964, Atlantic City: Hazel Elliott — Joe S. Elliott — E. M. Frazier — Carl M. Murphree
   1968, Chicago: Mrs. E. M. Frazier — H. Floyd Sherrod
   1972, Miami Beach: Alice Guntharp
   1996, Chicago: Clint Brown — Amy Burks — Rex G. Cheatham — Ernestine Elliott
   2000, Los Angeles: Amy Burks — Ernestine Elliott
   2004, Boston: Amy Burks — Rex G. Cheatham — Ernestine Elliott
   2008, Denver: Amy Burks — Rex G. Cheatham
Republican National Conventions:
   1872, Philadelphia: Charles Christopher Sheats — George E. Spencer
   1880, Chicago: J. M. Hinds
   1884, Chicago: Charles Christopher Sheats
   1888, Chicago: Jerome J. Hinds
   1892, Minneapolis: Richard W. Austin
   1896, St. Louis: H. V. Cashin
   1904, Chicago: H. V. Cashin
   1916, Chicago: Sylvanus L. Sherrill
   1944, Chicago: R. L. Sherrill
   1948, Philadelphia: H. G. Williams
   1952, Chicago: Dennis McClendon
   1956, San Francisco: H. G. Williams
   2008, St. Paul: Julie Clausen
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