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St. Clair County
Illinois

St. Clair County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in St. Clair County (incomplete!): Fred E. Merrills, as of 1950

Republican Party chairs in St. Clair County (incomplete!): Edward M. Irwin, 1898-1924 — Martin Fischer, as of 1950 — Stephen McGlynn, as of 2002


St. Clair County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1876, St. Louis: Gus A. Koerner
   1904, St. Louis: Fred J. Kern
   1908, Denver: Fred J. Kern
   1912, Baltimore: Bruce A. Campbell — Fred J. Kern
   1916, St. Louis: William N. Baltz
   1920, San Francisco: Maurice V. Joyce
   1924, New York: Bruce A. Campbell — Kevin Kane — J. Nick Perrin
   1928, Houston: Bruce A. Campbell — William A. Moody
   1932, Chicago: Bruce A. Campbell — Charles A. Karch — Robert J. Kern
   1936, Philadelphia: Bruce A. Campbell — Paul Farthing — Robert J. Kern — Samuel Nudelman
   1940, Chicago: Bruce A. Campbell — Chester H. Farthing — Robert L. Kern — Frank M. Summers — John Tierney
   1944, Chicago: Bruce A. Campbell — M. J. Kickham — Hannah M. Weiser
   1948, Philadelphia: Bruce A. Campbell — John L. McCarthy — Frank M. Summers
   1952, Chicago: Bruce A. Campbell — Benjamin O. Cooper — Leo J. Dougherty — Frank M. Summers
   1956, Chicago: Richard T. Carter — Alvin G. Fields — David F. Mallett — Frank M. Summers
   1960, Los Angeles: C. T. Anderson — Doris E. Cochran — Alvin G. Fields — Michael J. Haas — Frank M. Summers
   1964, Atlantic City: C. T. Anderson — Alvin G. Fields — Maurice F. Joseph — Frank M. Summers
   1968, Chicago: Fannie G. Jones
   1972, Miami Beach: Robert L. Bergman — Elmo J. Bush — Mrs. Gordon Bush — Robert A. Calhoun — Alvin G. Fields — Edward F. Horrigan — Kenneth J. Johnson — John M. Karns, Jr. — Sue Kolker — Lula Mae Williams
   1980, New York: Monroe Flinn — Doris Jefferson — Clyde C. Jordan — Janet Kuehn — Betty Jean Mays — Carl E. Officer — Martha R. O'Malley — Riley L. Owens III
   1996, Chicago: John Baricevic — Gordon D. Bush — Georgia Costello — Jerry F. Costello — Sam Flood — Charlotte Moore — Roger Poole
   2000, Los Angeles: Jerry F. Costello — Roger Poole
   2004, Boston: Jerry F. Costello — Molly McKenzie — Toni Perrin — Charles Suarez
   2008, Denver: James Clayborne — Jerry F. Costello — Roger Poole
Republican National Conventions:
   1856, Philadelphia: F. A. Carpenter — Francis Grimm
   1860, Chicago: Gustavus Koerner
   1880, Chicago: William E. Kieffner — Charles W. Thomas
   1884, Chicago: R. A. Halbert
   1888, Chicago: James A. Willoughby
   1896, St. Louis: William A. Rodenberg
   1904, Chicago: Charles W. Thomas
   1908, Chicago: William A. Rodenberg — E. H. Smiley
   1912, Chicago: Edward E. Miller
   1916, Chicago: William A. Rodenberg — William E. Trautmann
   1920, Chicago: Rose Marion Boylan — Edward M. Irwin — William A. Rodenberg
   1924, Cleveland: E. H. Smiley
   1928, Kansas City: Dan McGlynn, Jr.
   1932, Chicago: Ed P. Petri
   1936, Cleveland: W. W. Evans — Mrs. G. W. T. Reynolds
   1940, Philadelphia: Dan McGlynn
   1944, Chicago: Dan McGlynn, Jr. — Ruth W. Thomas
   1948, Philadelphia: Earl C. Pollock — Ruth W. Thomas
   1952, Chicago: Kate B. Baird — Henry A. Schwarz — John T. Thomas
   1956, San Francisco: Wetzel G. Harness — Ralph D. Walker
   1960, Chicago: Wetzel G. Harness — Robert D. Kelce — E. L. Rauth
   1964, San Francisco: Russell H. Classen — Patricia D. Kelce — Ralph D. Walker
   1968, Miami Beach: Russell H. Classen — Herbert A. Jackson — Ralph D. Walker — Wilson H. West
   1972, Miami Beach: Herbert A. Jackson — James W. McRoberts, Jr. — Nancy Joan Meyer — Wilson H. West
   2004, New York: Mary Margaret McGlynn
 
Whig National Conventions:
   1839, Harrisburg: George W. Ralph
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