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Mahaska County

Mahaska County Political Parties

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

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

Mahaska County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1904, St. Louis: Alf Wooster
   1920, San Francisco: Mrs. L. E. Courlett
   1924, New York: Mrs. L. E. Courlett
   1928, Houston: C. Ver Ploeg
   1940, Chicago: A. Earl Augustine
   1944, Chicago: D. L. Ackerman
   1952, Chicago: D. L. Ackerman — A. Earl Augustine
   1972, Miami Beach: Patty Anton — Mary Rielly
   2008, Denver: Robert Jarvis
Republican National Conventions:
   1900, Philadelphia: George H. Woodson
   1908, Chicago: John F. Lacey
   1912, Chicago: James A. Devitt
   1916, Chicago: James A. Devitt
   1920, Chicago: Mrs. J. A. Devitt
   1924, Cleveland: Virginia K. Logan
   1932, Chicago: John M. McCoy
   1952, Chicago: Carroll L. Brown
   1956, San Francisco: Mrs. Earl R. Jones
   1972, Miami Beach: Jerry Vander Wall
   2008, St. Paul: Ricky Dean
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