The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Alamance County
North Carolina

Alamance County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Alamance County: [none currently in database]

Republican Party chairs in Alamance County (incomplete!): Hobart M. Patterson, as of 1952

Alamance County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1904, St. Louis: Robert L. Holt
   1916, St. Louis: E. S. Parker
   1940, Chicago: Thomas D. Cooper
   1944, Chicago: George A. Long — H. J. Rhodes
   1952, Chicago: Boyd Lane Elder — B. Everett Jordan
   1956, Chicago: W. S. Harris, Sr. — B. Everett Jordan — W. Kerr Scott
   1964, Atlantic City: B. Everett Jordan — Ralph H. Scott — Robert Scott
   1996, Chicago: Faiger M. Blackwell
Republican National Conventions:
   1908, Chicago: B. S. Robertson
   1912, Chicago: James N. Williamson, Jr.
   1916, Chicago: Heenan Hughes — William E. White
   1920, Chicago: Junius H. Harden — Eugene Holt
   1924, Cleveland: Heenan Hughes — William E. White
   1932, Chicago: William E. White
   1936, Cleveland: Junius H. Harden — J. Sam White
   1940, Philadelphia: Kermit Neese — J. Sam White
   1944, Chicago: Hobart M. Patterson — J. Sam White
   1948, Philadelphia: Thomas C. Carter — Hallie Moore
   1952, Chicago: Thomas C. Carter — Hallie Moore
   1960, Chicago: Erwin L. Porterfield
   1964, San Francisco: Richard B. Barnwell — Walter G. Green
   1972, Miami Beach: Susan Moore
   2004, New York: Barbara Holt
   2008, St. Paul: Roger Todd Owens — Jack Sawyer
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