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Lake County
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Lake County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Lake County (incomplete!): Anton Macrowski, as of 1950 — Herbert L. Stern, Jr., 1968-78

Republican Party chairs in Lake County (incomplete!): William M. Marks, as of 1950 — Tom Adams, as of 2002


Lake County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1916, St. Louis: Peter L. McDermott
   1932, Chicago: Clarence N. Goodwin — Roy D. Keehn — C. A. Wightman
   1936, Philadelphia: Robert N. McCreary
   1948, Philadelphia: Adlai E. Stevenson
   1952, Chicago: Adlai E. Stevenson
   1956, Chicago: Draper Daniels — Adlai E. Stevenson
   1960, Los Angeles: Jack Bairstow — Adlai E. Stevenson
   1964, Atlantic City: John G. Green — Daniel M. Pierce — Barbara Ronan
   1972, Miami Beach: Cary Daniels — Doris W. Friedman — John S. Matijevich — Daniel M. Pierce — Betty C. Spence
   1980, New York: Cary Daniels — Sue Gerasch — Leo F. Kukla — Luis M. Lopez — Sue Morris — Grace Mary Stern
   1984, San Francisco: Grace Mary Stern
   1996, Chicago: Patricia Jones — Terry Link — Ronald E. Powell — Karen Rydberg
   2000, Los Angeles: Ronald E. Powell
   2004, Boston: Wendy Abrams — Bonnie Berger-Neel — Gila Bronner — Susan Garrett — Ellen Beth Gill — Bradley Powell — Steve Powell
   2008, Denver: Tom Balanoff — Mellody Gomez — Terry Link — Patricia Montanez-Gomez — Ronald E. Powell — Dennis Williams
Republican National Conventions:
   1888, Chicago: Homer Cook
   1896, St. Louis: Charles H. Whitney
   1908, Chicago: John D. Pope
   1916, Chicago: Lee McDonough
   1920, Chicago: Robert J. Douglas
   1928, Kansas City: Ashbel V. Smith
   1932, Chicago: Howard L. Scott — William J. Smith
   1936, Cleveland: James Simpson, Jr.
   1940, Philadelphia: Albert D. Lasker — Richard J. Lyons
   1944, Chicago: Frank H. Just — Richard J. Lyons
   1948, Philadelphia: Richard J. Lyons — Robert E. Wood
   1952, Chicago: Robert E. Wood
   1956, San Francisco: Mrs. Wesley M. Dixon — F. Ward Just — Richard J. Lyons — Mrs. Irl Marshall — Robert E. Wood
   1960, Chicago: F. Ward Just — Edward L. Ryerson, Jr. — James F. Stiles, Jr.
   1964, San Francisco: Howard E. Green, Jr. — William H. Rentschler — Max Wildman
   1968, Miami Beach: Irl H. Marshall — Mary W. Runnells — Robert D. Stuart, Jr. — Robert P. Will, Jr.
   1972, Miami Beach: Robert E. Coulson — Irl H. Marshall — William H. Rentschler — Robert D. Stuart, Jr.
   2004, New York: Thomas G. Adams — Robert Wilson Churchill — Adeline Jay Geo-Karis
   2008, St. Paul: JoAnn Osmond — Kathy Salvi — Suzi Schmidt — John J. Scully — William Strong — Daniel Venturi

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