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Muskegon County
Michigan

Muskegon County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Muskegon County (incomplete!): Jan B. Vanderploeg, 1957-58 — Gary R. Conrad, as of 2003-07

Republican Party chairs in Muskegon County (incomplete!): Walter B. Steele, as of 1950 — Bob Scolnik, as of 2007


Muskegon County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1876, St. Louis: Fred A. Nims
   1912, Baltimore: Benjamin G. Oosterbaan
   1916, St. Louis: James L. Smith
   1920, San Francisco: James E. Sullivan
   1924, New York: James E. Sullivan
   1928, Houston: John A. McLaughlin — Rose Poirer — James L. Smith
   1932, Chicago: John A. McLaughlin — E. S. Thornton
   1936, Philadelphia: T. Thomas Thatcher
   1940, Chicago: Frank Burns
   1944, Chicago: Joseph D. Chartrand — Arnold B. Coxhill
   1948, Philadelphia: John P. Boeschenstein — Noel P. Fox — Alex Rogaski
   1952, Chicago: Joseph B. Legatz — Charles Rogers — Walter S. Sowles
   1956, Chicago: John P. Boeschenstein — Charles Rogers — Alma V. Schow
   1960, Los Angeles: Agnes Fitzgerald — Ben Marcus — James G. O'Callaghan — Charles Rogers
   1964, Atlantic City: Jan B. Vanderploeg — Margaret Vanderploeg — Mrs. Mercedes Willoughby
   1968, Chicago: Charles Rogers — Ed Wilson
   1972, Miami Beach: David Coon — William Gomez — Jim Oosterhart — Charles Rogers
   1976, New York: William Humphreys — Ruth Marcus — Mary Whelan
   1980, New York: Vern D. Brusseau — Jean Trump — Nancy A. Waters
   1984, San Francisco: William Humphreys — Cynthia D. Kendall — Paul M. Ladas
   1988, Atlanta: Vern D. Brusseau — Bill Gill — Raymond Murdaugh — Patsy S. Petty
   1996, Chicago: Roger C. Wade
   2004, Boston: Gary R. Conrad — Nancy A. Waters
   2008, Denver: John J. De Wolf — Marcia H. Hovey-Wright — Patricia A. Wade — Rillastine R. Wilkins
Republican National Conventions:
   1868, Chicago: Elias W. Merrill
   1880, Chicago: David McLachlin
   1884, Chicago: Abel Anderson
   1892, Minneapolis: Charles Hackley
   1896, St. Louis: Charles Hackley
   1904, Chicago: Thomas Monroe
   1912, Chicago: Gaylord M. Brown
   1916, Chicago: John Q. Ross
   1920, Chicago: Mrs. Orrin T. Bolt — Harris E. Galpin
   1924, Cleveland: Mrs. Orrin T. Bolt
   1928, Kansas City: Mary E. Thompson
   1932, Chicago: Philip Murphy
   1936, Cleveland: Louis C. Walker
   1940, Philadelphia: John Wagner
   1944, Chicago: Walter B. Steele
   1948, Philadelphia: Walter B. Steele — Louis C. Walker
   1952, Chicago: William Banta — Fred Mielke — Walter B. Steele
   1956, San Francisco: Don E. Benton — Leona Clark
   1960, Chicago: John J. Noor — Olis Shannon
   1964, San Francisco: Mrs. Frank Roberts
   1968, Miami Beach: Harold Closz, Jr.
   1972, Miami Beach: Claire C. Daniels
   1984, Dallas: Elise Christensen
   1988, New Orleans: Robert Cutler
   2000, Philadelphia: Holly Hughes
   2004, New York: Bob Scolnik
   2012, Tampa: Brad Shafer
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