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Kane County

Kane County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Kane County (incomplete!): William G. Konrad, as of 1950

Republican Party chairs in Kane County (incomplete!): Frank R. Reid, 1914-15 — Merritt J. Little, as of 1950 — Edward Malek, as of 2002

Kane County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: Augustus M. Herrington
   1868, New York: Augustus M. Herrington
   1876, St. Louis: Augustus M. Herrington
   1904, St. Louis: Samuel Alschuler
   1908, Denver: Samuel Alschuler
   1912, Baltimore: Samuel Alschuler — Edward J. O'Beirne
   1916, St. Louis: Edward M. Mangan
   1920, San Francisco: John A. Logan — G. J. Schneider
   1924, New York: John A. Logan — William M. McGuire
   1928, Houston: Edward J. O'Beirne
   1932, Chicago: Benjamin P. Alschuler — Martin R. O'Brien
   1936, Philadelphia: John Schuler
   1940, Chicago: Jacob E. Alschuler
   1944, Chicago: Martin R. O'Brien
   1948, Philadelphia: Martin R. O'Brien — Paul P. Sauber
   1952, Chicago: Martin R. O'Brien — Clarence J. Ruddy
   1956, Chicago: Martin R. O'Brien — Clarence J. Ruddy
   1960, Los Angeles: William C. Murphy — Martin R. O'Brien
   1964, Atlantic City: William J. Costello — Charles J. Mitchell — Clarence J. Ruddy
   1972, Miami Beach: Harry W. Barnes — Michael DeStefano — Philip C. Ruddy — Paul Stewart — Nancy L. Weiss — Charles P. Wolff
   1980, New York: Michael DeStefano — Lillian Perry — Marilyn Weisner
   1996, Chicago: Rachel Alvarez — Mary Lou Kearns — Thomas J. Weisner
   2004, Boston: Linda Chapa La Via — Maria Garcia — William Hicks — Mary Howieson — Juan Thomas
   2008, Denver: Alex Arroyo — Gay Bruhn — Linda Chapa La Via — Mark Guethle — Sylvia Leonberger — Linda Ramirez Sliwinksi
Republican National Conventions:
   1856, Philadelphia: Edward R. Allen — George W. Wait
   1880, Chicago: S. J. Hume — John A. Mason
   1884, Chicago: L. M. Kelly
   1896, St. Louis: H. D. Judson — T. B. Stewart
   1904, Chicago: Albert J. Hopkins — H. T. Rockwell — C. H. Smith
   1908, Chicago: William Grote — Albert J. Hopkins
   1912, Chicago: Ira C. Copley
   1916, Chicago: John Alexander
   1920, Chicago: Frank M. Lasher
   1924, Cleveland: Edward N. Herbster
   1928, Kansas City: Edward J. Baker
   1932, Chicago: Rodney H. Brandon — Justus L. Johnson
   1936, Cleveland: Justus L. Johnson — Mrs. John T. Mason — Frank R. Reid
   1940, Philadelphia: Frank R. Reid — Maurice Shurtleff
   1944, Chicago: Charles M. Burgess
   1948, Philadelphia: Carl Duy — Raymond A. Wolff
   1952, Chicago: Charles M. Burgess
   1956, San Francisco: Frank R. Reid, Jr. — Barbara B. Rowe
   1960, Chicago: Cliffard D. Carlson
   1964, San Francisco: Ralph J. Bentson — Cliffard D. Carlson
   1968, Miami Beach: John Alexander, Jr. — Cliffard D. Carlson
   1972, Miami Beach: C. V. Amenoff — Lambert Ochsenschlager — John K. Rauschenberger
   2004, New York: Jo Ann Armenta
   2008, St. Paul: Julie Brady — Patrick Brady — James Coxworth — Penny Falcon — Tim O'Neil — Ray Pawlak — Gabriela Wyatt

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