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St. Clair County
Michigan

St. Clair County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in St. Clair County (incomplete!): Marilyn Merrick, as of 2003-07

Republican Party chairs in St. Clair County (incomplete!): Arthur M. Mann, as of 1950 — Karry Bland, as of 2007


St. Clair County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: William L. Bancroft
   1876, St. Louis: William L. Bancroft
   1912, Baltimore: Albert E. Stevenson
   1916, St. Louis: Albert E. Stevenson
   1920, San Francisco: Emma E. Bower — Leo R. Glassford
   1924, New York: Angus M. Smith
   1928, Houston: Patrick H. Kane — James Reid
   1932, Chicago: Patrick H. Kane
   1936, Philadelphia: Patrick H. Kane
   1940, Chicago: John A. Anderson — L. C. Sellers
   1948, Philadelphia: Edward T. Kane
   1956, Chicago: Harold Zorlen
   1960, Los Angeles: Wayne W. Clyne
   1964, Atlantic City: Mary J. Gragg — Helen Krohn — Janice Pettee — Charles H. Rosetta
   1968, Chicago: Grace Relken — Cecil Runyan
   1972, Miami Beach: Dawn DesJardin — Shelia Overcash — John A. C. Swainson
   1980, New York: Phillip Edward O'Jibway
   1984, San Francisco: Ted C. Frantz
   1988, Atlanta: Shirley W. Curtis — Robert C. Merkle — Audrey E. Pack — Anita Shagena
   1996, Chicago: Mary Mechtenberg — Patricia J. Merkle
Republican National Conventions:
   1872, Philadelphia: Ezra Hazen
   1880, Chicago: Omar D. Conger
   1884, Chicago: John P. Sanborn
   1888, Chicago: William S. Hopkins
   1892, Minneapolis: Henry Howard — John W. Porter
   1896, St. Louis: Samuel W. Vance — Isaac C. Washington
   1900, Philadelphia: Charles F. Moore — Joseph F. Walsh
   1908, Chicago: George H. Brown
   1912, Chicago: Lincoln Avery
   1916, Chicago: Burt D. Cady
   1920, Chicago: Burt D. Cady
   1924, Cleveland: Joseph F. Walsh
   1928, Kansas City: Burt D. Cady — Bina M. West
   1932, Chicago: Henry R. Baird — Thomas H. George
   1940, Philadelphia: Gilbert H. Isbister
   1944, Chicago: Anne Coushaine — Clifford O'Sullivan
   1952, Chicago: Ferris Lucas — Clifford O'Sullivan
   1956, San Francisco: Clifford O'Sullivan — Stanley C. Schlee
   1964, San Francisco: Creighton Holden — Fred L. Riggin, Jr.
   1968, Miami Beach: Frederick O. Rouse
   1972, Miami Beach: Howard L. Muzzy
   1984, Dallas: Sharon Linehan — Richard S. Sommerville
   1988, New Orleans: Dan L. DeGrow — Gary Fletcher — Richard S. Sommerville
   1992, Houston: Billye Ferguson
   2000, Philadelphia: John Adair
   2008, St. Paul: Karry Bland
   2012, Tampa: Robert Hunter
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