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Grand Traverse County
Michigan

Grand Traverse County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Grand Traverse County (incomplete!): Lynn Larson, as of 2003 — Diana L. Ketola, as of 2007-09

Republican Party chairs in Grand Traverse County (incomplete!): William A. Ward, as of 1933 — Arnell Engstrom, as of 1950 — Molly Agostinelli, as of 2007


Grand Traverse County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1912, Baltimore: John R. Santo
   1916, St. Louis: Alfred V. Friedrich
   1920, San Francisco: Alfred V. Friedrich
   1924, New York: Merritt W. Underwood
   1936, Philadelphia: A. Spaulding Friedrich
   1956, Chicago: Arthur H. Wright
   1960, Los Angeles: Julia Wright
   1968, Chicago: Adeline C. Greiner — William Thompson
   1972, Miami Beach: Jeanette Weese
   1976, New York: Gloria M. Grandall — Paul A. Lieffers
   1980, New York: Katheryn A. Schmidt
   1984, San Francisco: Bryan J. Crough
   1988, Atlanta: Georgina M. Siirtola
   1996, Chicago: Donald W. Riegle, Jr.
   2004, Boston: Rhonda Estes
   2008, Denver: Diana L. Ketola
Republican National Conventions:
   1872, Philadelphia: Perry Hannah
   1880, Chicago: Perry Hannah
   1888, Chicago: Perry Hannah
   1892, Minneapolis: Thomas T. Bates
   1900, Philadelphia: William H. C. Mitchell
   1916, Chicago: George H. Cross
   1924, Cleveland: E. E. White
   1940, Philadelphia: David Core
   1944, Chicago: Arnell Engstrom
   1952, Chicago: Mrs. L. Samuelson
   1964, San Francisco: William G. Milliken
   1968, Miami Beach: Robert P. Griffin — Mrs. John Parsons
   1972, Miami Beach: Michael A. Dively — Robert P. Griffin — William G. Milliken
   1976, Kansas City: Dianna Forster — Robert P. Griffin — William G. Milliken
   1984, Dallas: Robert P. Griffin — William G. Milliken
   1988, New Orleans: Ken Kearney
   2000, Philadelphia: Jason E. Allen
   2004, New York: Jason E. Allen — Sharon Wise
   2008, St. Paul: Jason E. Allen
   2012, Tampa: Matthew Schoech

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