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Champaign County
Illinois

Champaign County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Champaign County (incomplete!): Leo Pfeffer, as of 1950

Republican Party chairs in Champaign County (incomplete!): L. C. 'Jack' Martin, as of 1950 — Daniel A. Baechle, as of 2002


Champaign County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1884, Chicago: William A. Day
   1912, Baltimore: Thomas M. Lyman — A. S. Scott
   1920, San Francisco: Arthur Sheridan
   1936, Philadelphia: Donald C. Dobbins — Sveinbjorn Johnson — Donald D. Richmond
   1940, Chicago: Lewis G. Coonrod
   1944, Chicago: D. V. Dobbins — Donald D. Richmond
   1948, Philadelphia: Olive Remington Goldman
   1952, Chicago: Donald D. Richmond
   1956, Chicago: D. M. Madigan
   1964, Atlantic City: Jo C. Williamson
   1972, Miami Beach: Peggy Boyer — Cameron B. Satterthwaite
   1980, New York: Lillian T. Cade — Marion S. Holshouser — Laura Loeb — Laurence A. Perlman — Marjorie E. Winkelhake
   1996, Chicago: Geraldine Parr — Tod Satterthwaite
   2000, Los Angeles: Geraldine Parr
   2004, Boston: Patricia Avery — Michael Frerichs — Geraldine Parr
   2008, Denver: Noele De Leon — Michael Frerichs — Gina Jackson — Gerri Kirchner
Republican National Conventions:
   1880, Chicago: John V. Harris
   1884, Chicago: Thomas A. Lewis — L. S. Wilcox
   1888, Chicago: Patrick M. Richards — Frank K. Robeson — Lee L. Wilcox
   1908, Chicago: William B. McKinley
   1912, Chicago: Henry M. Dunlap
   1916, Chicago: William B. McKinley
   1920, Chicago: Henry I. Green
   1924, Cleveland: William B. McKinley
   1928, Kansas City: Joseph C. Blair — Frederick D. Lewis
   1932, Chicago: Ernest M. Harshbarger
   1948, Philadelphia: Henry I. Green
   1952, Chicago: Albert Tuxhorn
   1960, Chicago: L. C. 'Jack' Martin
   1964, San Francisco: Arthur J. Falls
   1972, Miami Beach: John Z. Hecker
   2008, St. Paul: James Edgar — Wayne Johnson

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