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Jefferson Parish

Jefferson Parish Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Jefferson Parish: [none currently in database]

Republican Party chairs in Jefferson Parish: [none currently in database]

Jefferson Parish Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1916, St. Louis: L. H. Marrero
   1940, Chicago: Alvin T. Stumpf
   1948, Philadelphia: Vernon Wilty
   1968, Chicago: Tom Donelon
   1996, Chicago: John Alario — Peter J. Fosco — Cherie Gauthier — Salvador A. Liberto
   2004, Boston: Derrick Shepherd — Mary Lou T. Winters
   2008, Denver: Michael M. Davis
Republican National Conventions:
   1888, Chicago: J. C. Baumann — John E. Stars
   1896, St. Louis: L. B. Carmouche
   1920, Chicago: A. C. Fowler
   1940, Philadelphia: I. R. Collord
   1952, Chicago: Edward J. Petitbon — Mrs. J. C. Rathborne
   1956, San Francisco: Warren P. Balovich — Mrs. Pratt Williams Elsas
   1964, San Francisco: William B. Lemann — David C. Treen
   1968, Miami Beach: David C. Treen
   1972, Miami Beach: Charles Lancaster — Leonard L. Limes — David C. Treen
   1976, Kansas City: David C. Treen
   1988, New Orleans: Lynn Cheramie — Charles V. Cusimano II — Bob Deviney — James J. Donelon — Sandy Emerson — Carlos H. Estevez — Marta Highstreet — Ken Hollis — Charles Lancaster, Jr. — Virginia Martinez — John S. Treen
   2004, New York: Vinicio Madrigal — Julie Quinn — Roger F. Villere
   2008, St. Paul: Fritz Brown — Stephen Michael Gele — Louis E. Jenkins, Jr. — Lara Jensen — John F. LaBruzzo — Shelly Shanks Paternostro — Roger F. Villere — Dottie Watson — Thomas Landers Watson
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