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Clare County
Michigan

Clare County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Clare County (incomplete!): Betty Summerville, as of 2003 — Ghazey Aleck, as of 2007

Republican Party chairs in Clare County (incomplete!): Tony Achard, as of 1929-32 — John W. Dunlop, as of 1949 — Kim Emmons, as of 2007


Clare County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1908, Denver: Arthur J. Lacy
   1916, St. Louis: William H. Caple
   1920, San Francisco: Archie C. Graham
   1924, New York: Mrs. L. W. Jackson
   1932, Chicago: Lawrence W. Jackson
   1944, Chicago: Marie B. Bailey
   1960, Los Angeles: Atwood A. Campbell
   2004, Boston: Betty Summerville
Republican National Conventions:
   1888, Chicago: P. E. Witherspoon
   1920, Chicago: Alfred J. Doherty
   1924, Cleveland: Joseph F. Bowler
   1932, Chicago: Alfred J. Doherty, Jr.
   1940, Philadelphia: Theodore G. Bowler
   1944, Chicago: Theodore G. Bowler
   1948, Philadelphia: Theodore G. Bowler
   1956, San Francisco: Sarah A. Schaeffer
   1992, Houston: Robert Schellhas, Sr.
   2000, Philadelphia: Carl Schwind
   2008, St. Paul: Kim Emmons

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