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Bay County
Michigan

Bay County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Bay County (incomplete!): Anthony F. Bielawski, 1954-72 — Tony Pawelski, as of 2003-09

Republican Party chairs in Bay County (incomplete!): Ben W. Calvin, as of 1950 — Matthew Lance, as of 2007


Bay County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1876, St. Louis: A. G. Maxwell
   1904, St. Louis: George D. Jackson
   1912, Baltimore: John E. Kinnane
   1916, St. Louis: Charles W. Hitchcock
   1920, San Francisco: John E. Kinnane — Josephine B. Knoblauch
   1924, New York: H. M. Gaffney — Edward M. Sharpe
   1928, Houston: Mrs. F. W. Braman — George D. Jackson
   1932, Chicago: Dudley J. Kavanagh — Howard MacDonald
   1936, Philadelphia: John J. McGinty — Adolph J. Rehmus — William J. Schindehette
   1940, Chicago: John E. Keho — Russell S. Pope — Walter Russell
   1944, Chicago: Russell S. Pope
   1948, Philadelphia: John J. McGinty — Russell S. Pope
   1952, Chicago: William J. Kelly — Josephine Kidd — Walter Laskowski — Ernestine McGinty
   1956, Chicago: Anthony F. Bielawski — Jerome Grzegorczyk — Ann Zimmerman
   1960, Los Angeles: Anthony F. Bielawski — Edwin Bukowski — Mrs. Steve Toth
   1964, Atlantic City: Anthony F. Bielawski — Edwin Bukowski — Richard Dicks
   1968, Chicago: Anthony F. Bielawski — Edwin Bukowski — Harold A. McDougald
   1972, Miami Beach: Paul L. Brissette — Brian Carrier — E. J. Houle
   1976, New York: Shirley Burley — Edna Kay Simons — George B. Watts
   1980, New York: Sandra Beattie — Lyle C. Miller — Robert Powers
   1984, San Francisco: Elmer Barcia — James A. Barcia — Anthony F. Bielawski — Susan Gotfried — Dennis V. Hicks — J. Bob Traxler
   1988, Atlanta: Larry G. Piotrowski — Bonnie J. Worden
   1996, Chicago: James A. Barcia — Michael J. Buda — Rosa Holliday — Edwin N. Shimabukuro
   2000, Los Angeles: James A. Barcia — Rosa Holliday
   2004, Boston: Rosa Holliday
   2008, Denver: Rosa Holliday — Jason Morgan
Republican National Conventions:
   1872, Philadelphia: James Birney — Nathan B. Bradley
   1880, Chicago: Byron E. Warren
   1884, Chicago: Henry H. Aplin
   1888, Chicago: Harry P. Merrill — W. S. Tousey
   1892, Minneapolis: Selwyn Eddy
   1896, St. Louis: J. Frank Eddy
   1900, Philadelphia: John Walsh
   1904, Chicago: E. T. Rowley
   1908, Chicago: Edgar B. Foss
   1912, Chicago: Eugene Fifield — Henry B. Smith
   1916, Chicago: F. E. P. Kelton
   1920, Chicago: James E. Davidson — Howard P. Woodworth
   1924, Cleveland: William L. Clements
   1928, Kansas City: William B. Henry
   1932, Chicago: Charles A. Coryell
   1936, Cleveland: Samuel G. Houghton
   1940, Philadelphia: Frank Heath — Roy O. Woodruff
   1944, Chicago: James E. Davidson — Richard H. Fletcher, Jr.
   1948, Philadelphia: Ben W. Calvin
   1952, Chicago: Ben W. Calvin
   1956, San Francisco: Ben W. Calvin
   1960, Chicago: Ben W. Calvin
   1964, San Francisco: Mrs. Dwight Olsen
   1968, Miami Beach: Elford A. Cederberg — Carl Wright
   1972, Miami Beach: James Digby
   1976, Kansas City: Lyman K. Orr
   1984, Dallas: George Matousek
   1988, New Orleans: William P. Koelsch
   2000, Philadelphia: Donald W. Brewster
   2004, New York: Donald W. Brewster
   2008, St. Paul: Donald W. Brewster
   2012, Tampa: John Engel — Daniel Raymond

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