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Dubuque County
Iowa

Dubuque County Political Parties

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

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


Dubuque County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: Benjamin M. Samuels
   1876, St. Louis: Moses M. Ham
   1912, Baltimore: John W. Kintzinger
   1916, St. Louis: Maurice Connolly
   1920, San Francisco: Anne B. Lawther — Louis Murphy
   1924, New York: Anne B. Lawther — Daniel E. Maguire
   1928, Houston: Daniel E. Maguire — P. J. Nelson
   1932, Chicago: Frank A. O'Connor
   1936, Philadelphia: Frank D. Gilloon — Louis Murphy — Mrs. Thomas Riedel
   1940, Chicago: Clifford Cody — Frank D. Gilloon
   1944, Chicago: C. F. Cody — Milton J. Glenn — Carrie McGough
   1948, Philadelphia: Milton J. Glenn
   1952, Chicago: M. P. Hogan — Edward A. McDermott
   1972, Miami Beach: Floyd Bennett
   1996, Chicago: David J. Baker — Ben Duehr — Patrick Hickson — Paul Kraus
   2004, Boston: Teri Murphy — Megan Simpson
   2008, Denver: Jacob Krapfl — Helen McClain — Kathleen Weber
Republican National Conventions:
   1856, Philadelphia: H. A. Wiltse
   1860, Chicago: William B. Allison
   1880, Chicago: David B. Henderson
   1888, Chicago: David B. Henderson
   1896, St. Louis: Charles T. Hancock — David B. Henderson
   1904, Chicago: William B. Allison
   1908, Chicago: J. R. Guthrie
   1924, Cleveland: Mrs. T. G. Efferding
   1932, Chicago: G. D. Rose
   1936, Cleveland: G. D. Rose
   1940, Philadelphia: Charles Datisman
   1944, Chicago: Harvey M. Lange
   1952, Chicago: Robert F. Loetscher
   1960, Chicago: Ed Failor — Eleanor Rafoth
   1972, Miami Beach: Kitty Ellsworth
   1992, Houston: Joseph L. Ertl — Cheryl Dineen Kramer
   2004, New York: Rose Kramer
   2008, St. Paul: Mike Knopf — Ellen Markham
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