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Williamson County
Illinois

Williamson County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Williamson County (incomplete!): Frank Lockwood, as of 1950

Republican Party chairs in Williamson County (incomplete!): John L. Cox, as of 1950 — Robert L. Connell, as of 2002


Williamson County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: William J. Allen
   1916, St. Louis: William H. Warder
   1920, San Francisco: William H. Warder — George B. White
   1924, New York: William H. Warder
   1928, Houston: William H. Warder
   1932, Chicago: Robert Blaylock — William H. Warder
   1956, Chicago: Gordon Franklin
   1960, Los Angeles: Wendell L. Kane — Omer Sanders
   1972, Miami Beach: Kenneth T. Hubler — Dwayne Linton
   1980, New York: Marie Basler — Phillip J. Koclanes
   1996, Chicago: Glenn Poshard
   2004, Boston: Marilyn Ridgway
Republican National Conventions:
   1888, Chicago: Ed E. Mitchell
   1904, Chicago: William O. Potter
   1920, Chicago: Hal W. Trovillion
   1928, Kansas City: George R. Stone
   1932, Chicago: John Hay
   1940, Philadelphia: David A. Warford
   1944, Chicago: Willis I. Lewis
   1948, Philadelphia: C. B. Stanley
   1956, San Francisco: Oldham Paisley
   1960, Chicago: L. J. Wohlwend
   1964, San Francisco: L. J. Wohlwend
   1972, Miami Beach: James W. Sanders
   2008, St. Paul: Harry Crisp II — Sue Hamilton — Patti Howard
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