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St. Joseph County
Michigan

St. Joseph County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in St. Joseph County (incomplete!): Carl Holsinger, as of 2003 — Carolyn McNary, as of 2007

Republican Party chairs in St. Joseph County (incomplete!): John W. Marvin, as of 1950 — Robert Sills, as of 2007


St. Joseph County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1856, Cincinnati: John S. Barry
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: Henry H. Riley
   1880, Cincinnati: E. W. Freeman
   1916, St. Louis: James W. Henry
   1920, San Francisco: Aloisia McLaughlin
   1924, New York: Albert E. Beebe
   1928, Houston: Edward Hackman
   1936, Philadelphia: Dorothy Cross
   1940, Chicago: Ernest C. Engle
   1944, Chicago: Helen Gibbons
   1948, Philadelphia: Merton S. Elliott — Dan J. Gerow
   1952, Chicago: Charles Forshey
   1956, Chicago: Benjamin V. Unwin
   1960, Los Angeles: Ida Atkinson
   1964, Atlantic City: Louis S. Danley — Margaret Travis
   1968, Chicago: Leland D. Mitchell
   1976, New York: Suzanne Hammon
   1980, New York: Ron Clarren
   1984, San Francisco: Gregory Carson — Susan R. Carson — Charlotte Ann Persinger
   1988, Atlanta: Debbie Goldberg — Charlie B. Persinger
Republican National Conventions:
   1860, Chicago: William L. Stoughton
   1872, Philadelphia: Jonathan G. Wait
   1880, Chicago: Joseph W. French
   1884, Chicago: William L. Stoughton
   1888, Chicago: Bishop E. Andrews
   1896, St. Louis: Frank W. Wait
   1900, Philadelphia: Martin E. Aulsbrook
   1908, Chicago: Frank S. Cummings
   1916, Chicago: Charles W. Kirsch
   1920, Chicago: W. A. Cavin
   1928, Kansas City: Guy Hamilton
   1932, Chicago: Ross H. Van Buren
   1940, Philadelphia: Raymond H. Dresser
   1944, Chicago: Herald E. Walters
   1952, Chicago: Russell P. Breyfogle
   1956, San Francisco: Ray Kimball
   1964, San Francisco: Russell P. Breyfogle
   1968, Miami Beach: Robert A. Addison — Charles Kirsch
   1984, Dallas: Carol Snow
   1988, New Orleans: Beverly Burnham
   1992, Houston: Pattie S. Bender
   2000, Philadelphia: Joe Haas
   2004, New York: Victoria Imgrund

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