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Jackson County

Jackson County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Jackson County (incomplete!): Harry Stafford, as of 1950

Republican Party chairs in Jackson County (incomplete!): D. L. McGregor, as of 1950 — Mark Holt, as of 2002

Jackson County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1912, Baltimore: Monroe Etherton
   1916, St. Louis: Kent E. Keller
   1924, New York: Joab Goodall
   1928, Houston: George Huthmacher — Dan Talbott
   1932, Chicago: Al Carter — Henry B. Strawhun
   1936, Philadelphia: A. M. Carter — J. E. Etherton
   1940, Chicago: C. D. Joplin
   1944, Chicago: C. D. Joplin
   1948, Philadelphia: Hubert L. Goforth
   1952, Chicago: Lloyd Austin — Kent E. Keller
   1956, Chicago: Lewis H. Dawley
   1964, Atlantic City: Hubert L. Goforth
   1980, New York: John S. Jackson III
   1996, Chicago: Dianne Meeks
   2000, Los Angeles: Dianne Meeks
   2004, Boston: Paulette Curkin — Richard Martin — Dianne Meeks
   2008, Denver: Sheila Simon
Republican National Conventions:
   1880, Chicago: John M. Davis
   1896, St. Louis: Frank A. Prickett
   1908, Chicago: Thomas John
   1912, Chicago: Philip H. Eisenmayer
   1916, Chicago: James A. White
   1920, Chicago: Otis F. Glenn
   1924, Cleveland: Otis F. Glenn — Isaac K. Levy
   1928, Kansas City: Otis F. Glenn
   1932, Chicago: Otis F. Glenn
   1936, Cleveland: Otis F. Glenn
   1944, Chicago: Thomas L. Endsley
   1948, Philadelphia: Clarence E. Wright
   1956, San Francisco: Peyton H. Kunce
   1960, Chicago: R. G. Crisenberry
   1964, San Francisco: Donald R. Mitchell
   1968, Miami Beach: Patt Rodd
   1972, Miami Beach: Rose S. Vieth
   2004, New York: Tracy Bost — Gloria Campos
   2008, St. Paul: Gloria Campos — Brad Cole

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