The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
DeKalb County

DeKalb County Political Parties

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

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

DeKalb County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: James J. Diamond
   1892, Chicago: Milton A. Candler
   1924, New York: Albert J. Woodruff
   1928, Houston: John W. Weeks
   1940, Chicago: Scott Candler
   1944, Chicago: W. L. Cobb
   1948, Philadelphia: James Bowen
   1952, Chicago: James C. Davis
   1980, New York: John Ridley
   1988, Atlanta: John Ridley
   1996, Chicago: Sandra W. Austin — Thurbert E. Baker — Martin A. Cunningham — William E. Flippin — Alberto Harold Garcia — Beth Sharp Gibbons — Stephen B. Henson — Terri Lawson-Adams — Jeanette G. Rozier — Kenneth L. Samuel — Samuel E. Tillman — Betty L. Whitaker
   2004, Boston: Gloria S. Butler — Barbara Campbell — Desdimonia Cross — Mark Dehler — Linda Edmonds — Michele Henson — Sylvia Lee — Billy Mitchell — Calvin A. Rodwell — Lola Scott Russell — Kenneth L. Samuel — Michael Thurmond — Cynthia Tucker — Brenda Williams
   2008, Denver: Gloria S. Butler — Barbara Campbell — Gwen K. Fleming — Hank Johnson — Randal Mangham — Lee May — Jeffrey M. Meeks — Billy Mitchell — Kathy L. Nicholas — Rhonda Peek — Kenneth L. Samuel
Republican National Conventions:
   1908, Chicago: W. R. Watson
   1916, Chicago: W. R. Watson
   1920, Chicago: Churchill P. Goree
   1932, Chicago: I. M. Starr
   1936, Cleveland: W. R. Watson
   1960, Chicago: M. Jeff Watts, Jr.
   1964, San Francisco: James E. Manget
   1972, Miami Beach: Ben H. Dillard — Caroline Frazier
   2008, St. Paul: Robert Michael Bryan — Hsiaoming Fang — Willie Hinton — Sarah Looper — John B. White

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