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Ouachita County

Ouachita County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Ouachita County: [none currently in database]

Republican Party chairs in Ouachita County (incomplete!): Lisa Harrelson, as of 2003

Ouachita County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1924, New York: John T. Burkett
   1928, Houston: Elbert Goodwin
   1936, Philadelphia: Gressie Carnes
   1944, Chicago: D. W. Harrell — John L. McClellan — R. B. Robins — Roy Sturgis
   1948, Philadelphia: Mrs. Jack Carnes — R. T. Fooks — John L. McClellan — C. E. Parker — R. B. Robins — Mrs. O. E. Westfall
   1952, Chicago: Mrs. Jack Carnes
   1956, Chicago: Mrs. Jack Carnes — Perry Dalton — Vernon McKimmey
   1968, Chicago: R. J. Hampton — Lloyd Lindsey — Mrs. Walter Tate
Republican National Conventions:
   1872, Philadelphia: H. A. Millen
   1876, Cincinnati: H. A. Millen
   1888, Chicago: D. W. Chandler
   1892, Minneapolis: Lewis J. Best — Alfred A. Tufts
   1896, St. Louis: D. W. Chandler — J. A. Freeman — J. B. Friedheim
   1900, Philadelphia: J. C. Russell
   1908, Chicago: J. C. Russell
   1912, Chicago: H. G. Friedheim — J. C. Russell
   1916, Chicago: H. G. Friedheim — J. C. Russell
   1920, Chicago: J. A. McLeod
   1928, Kansas City: P. C. Grayson — J. C. Russell
   1940, Philadelphia: C. I. Grayson
   1944, Chicago: C. I. Grayson — Hugh R. Hogg
   1948, Philadelphia: Hugh R. Hogg
   1952, Chicago: C. I. Grayson
   1956, San Francisco: C. F. Cromwell
   1964, San Francisco: Travis Beeson
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