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Calhoun County
Michigan

Calhoun County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Calhoun County (incomplete!): James Haadsma, as of 2003 — Jonathan Byrd, as of 2007

Republican Party chairs in Calhoun County (incomplete!): Maxwell B. Allen, 1910-12 — C. Edward Spencer, as of 1950 — Scott Durham, as of 2007


Calhoun County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1872, Baltimore: Edward Cox
   1880, Cincinnati: L. D. Dibble
   1912, Baltimore: E. L. Markey — Daniel M. McAuliffe
   1916, St. Louis: Daniel M. McAuliffe
   1920, San Francisco: John W. Bailey
   1924, New York: John W. Bailey — Jessie C. Porter
   1928, Houston: Jessie C. Porter
   1932, Chicago: Mrs. John W. Bailey — Howard W. Cavanagh — Jessie C. Porter
   1936, Philadelphia: Thomas Giddings
   1940, Chicago: Frank Moses
   1944, Chicago: John B. McGregor
   1948, Philadelphia: Alfonso A. Magnotta
   1952, Chicago: Alfonso A. Magnotta
   1956, Chicago: William Bozell — Alfonso A. Magnotta
   1960, Los Angeles: M. Ora Baird — John Panchuk
   1964, Atlantic City: Robert B. Abbott — Robert Piper — Richard K. Stout
   1968, Chicago: Howard Brighton — Christina Gray
   1972, Miami Beach: Art Cullers — Marcus J. Gray
   1976, New York: Lawrence L. Hicks — Bess Jordan — B. J. 'Mac' McDonald
   1980, New York: B. J. 'Mac' McDonald — Ann Shafer — Carol Lee Strickler
   1984, San Francisco: Richard Fitzpatrick — Richard G. Frantz
   1988, Atlanta: Mary A. Warner
   1996, Chicago: William Hanner
   2004, Boston: Jonathan Byrd — Rosetta Sanders — Mark H. Schauer
Republican National Conventions:
   1860, Chicago: Erastus Hussey
   1872, Philadelphia: J. C. Fitzgerald — George Willard
   1880, Chicago: Victory P. Collier
   1884, Chicago: Edwin C. Nichols
   1888, Chicago: R. L. Warren
   1892, Minneapolis: Charles Austin — John J. Evans
   1896, St. Louis: Crawford S. Kelsey — Herbert E. Winsor
   1900, Philadelphia: George E. Howes
   1904, Chicago: S. S. French
   1908, Chicago: William R. Wooden
   1912, Chicago: Ray E. Hart — William T. Hulscher
   1916, Chicago: William J. Smith
   1920, Chicago: John C. Davis — A. S. Kimball
   1924, Cleveland: Charles C. Green — Mrs. Craig C. Miller
   1928, Kansas City: Louis B. Anderson
   1932, Chicago: Bernard J. Onen — William J. Smith
   1940, Philadelphia: E. M. Jenkins
   1948, Philadelphia: C. Edward Spencer — John A. Wagner
   1952, Chicago: Lee C. Sherman
   1956, San Francisco: Mrs. William Weckler
   1960, Chicago: Wendell L. Smith
   1964, San Francisco: Dorothy Benton — Mrs. Roy Lord
   1968, Miami Beach: Collins L. Carter
   1972, Miami Beach: Shirley M. McFee
   1976, Kansas City: Joan Puetz
   1984, Dallas: Mary S. Coleman — Shirley M. McFee
   1988, New Orleans: John R. Holmes
   1992, Houston: Mark A. Behnke — Sherry Schele
   2000, Philadelphia: Gerardyne Drozdowski — John J. H. Schwarz
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