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Newton County

Newton County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Newton County (incomplete!): George R. Clay, as of 1903 — L. E. Mitchell, as of 1921 — W. R. Garrison, as of 1939 — Russell A. Johnson, as of 1943 — Paul E. Carver, as of 1949

Republican Party chairs in Newton County (incomplete!): T. C. Sutter, as of 1949

Newton County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1896, Chicago: Maecenas E. Benton
   1916, St. Louis: Leslie D. Rice
   1924, New York: Mrs. E. M. Rice
   1928, Houston: W. A. Chandler
   1952, Chicago: Thomas A. Johnson
   1960, Los Angeles: Burton Brite
   1996, Chicago: Jeanne Van Lengen-Taylor
Republican National Conventions:
   1900, Philadelphia: Cassius M. Shartel
   1916, Chicago: James M. McAnulty
   1920, Chicago: Sam Chapel
   1924, Cleveland: Fannie W. Tracy
   1928, Kansas City: Mrs. C. E. Maness
   1932, Chicago: Jennie Underwood
   1936, Cleveland: Cassius M. Shartel
   1948, Philadelphia: T. C. Sutter
   1964, San Francisco: John D. Kelly
   1972, Miami Beach: Harry E. Hatcher

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