The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Wayne County

Wayne County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Wayne County: [none currently in database]

Republican Party chairs in Wayne County (incomplete!): A. M. Gardner, as of 1905

Wayne County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1856, Cincinnati: James Elder
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: Lafayette Devlin
   1864, Chicago: Luse Develin
   1876, St. Louis: James Elder
   1912, Baltimore: H. L. Ashley
   1916, St. Louis: Clem Thistlewaite
   1924, New York: Michael Kelly
   1928, Houston: J. H. McFarland
   1932, Chicago: Laurence A. Handley — Fred B. Pickett
   1944, Chicago: Robert Johnson
   1948, Philadelphia: Robert Griffin
   1968, Chicago: Charles Howell
   1972, Miami Beach: Linda Delaney — Byron Klute
Republican National Conventions:
   1856, Philadelphia: Jacob B. Julian — Charles H. Test — F. M. Tyner — T. Tyner
   1880, Chicago: C. B. Walker
   1888, Chicago: J. M. Townsend
   1908, Chicago: Rudolph Leeds
   1916, Chicago: Frank Taylor
   1924, Cleveland: Cornelius R. Richardson — Leora Teetor
   1932, Chicago: Grace B. Reynolds — Leora Teetor
   1936, Cleveland: Grace B. Reynolds — Leora Teetor
   1940, Philadelphia: Leora Teetor
   1944, Chicago: Charles Porter — Leora Teetor
   1948, Philadelphia: Elmer Crull
   1952, Chicago: James F. Peele
   1956, San Francisco: C. R. Richardson — Arthur H. Vivian
   1972, Miami Beach: Clyde Williams, Jr.
Whig National Conventions:
   1839, Harrisburg: James R. Mendenhall

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