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Cowley County
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Cowley County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Cowley County (incomplete!): Sonja Patton, as of 2011

Republican Party chairs in Cowley County (incomplete!): Larry Alley, as of 2011


Cowley County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1904, St. Louis: Alfred Metcalf Jackson
   1912, Baltimore: Alfred Metcalf Jackson
   1916, St. Louis: Penrose Hills Albright — Mrs. J. E. Drennan
   1920, San Francisco: Caroline Drennan
   1924, New York: A. M. Dean
   1928, Houston: Earl M. Knight
   1932, Chicago: Ed Hepler
   1940, Chicago: T. W. Roche
   1944, Chicago: Frank G. Theis
   1952, Chicago: Joe Warner
   1956, Chicago: Frank G. Theis — Joe Warren — Albert Wilson
   1960, Los Angeles: Frank G. Theis — Joe Warren
   1972, Miami Beach: Joe Warren
   1984, San Francisco: Lupe Alexander
   1996, Chicago: Teresa D. Krusor
   2000, Los Angeles: Teresa D. Krusor
   2004, Boston: Teresa D. Krusor
   2008, Denver: Teresa D. Krusor
Republican National Conventions:
   1888, Chicago: William M. Jenkins
   1896, St. Louis: W. H. Nelson
   1900, Philadelphia: W. H. Upton
   1908, Chicago: Charles N. Hunt
   1916, Chicago: Albert H. Denton
   1920, Chicago: Charles N. Hunt
   1924, Cleveland: Douglas Wilson
   1928, Kansas City: L. A. Millspaugh — Oscar Stauffer
   1932, Chicago: L. A. Millspaugh — D. Arthur Walker
   1952, Chicago: Ray C. Stuber
   1956, San Francisco: Kirke W. Dale
   1964, San Francisco: Duane S. McGill
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