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Bureau County
Illinois

Bureau County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Bureau County (incomplete!): Frederick G. Russell, as of 1950

Republican Party chairs in Bureau County (incomplete!): John J. Thomas, as of 1950 — Barry W. Welbers, as of 2002


Bureau County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1876, St. Louis: William H. Messenkop
   1916, St. Louis: Cornelius N. Hollerich
   1920, San Francisco: Jay L. Spaulding
   1924, New York: Harlow B. Brown
   1928, Houston: Cornelius N. Hollerich
   1932, Chicago: Harlow B. Brown
   1936, Philadelphia: W. Roy Robinson
   1940, Chicago: Frederick G. Russell
   1944, Chicago: Josef T. Skinner
   1964, Atlantic City: Tobias G. Barry
Republican National Conventions:
   1856, Philadelphia: Owen Lovejoy
   1896, St. Louis: Edward Burton — Thomas J. Henderson
   1912, Chicago: Cairo A. Trimble
   1916, Chicago: Palmer E. Anderson
   1920, Chicago: Palmer E. Anderson
   1924, Cleveland: Constant Brown
   1928, Kansas City: John R. Knight
   1932, Chicago: H. U. Bailey — Roy E. Brooks
   1936, Cleveland: Cairo A. Trimble
   1940, Philadelphia: William C. Steele
   1948, Philadelphia: William C. Steele
   1952, Chicago: John J. Thomas
   1960, Chicago: Mrs. John W. Bailey
   1968, Miami Beach: William Potter Johnson
   1972, Miami Beach: Louis James Perona

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