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New Hanover County
North Carolina

New Hanover County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in New Hanover County (incomplete!): Marsden Bellamy, 1910-12

Republican Party chairs in New Hanover County (incomplete!): R. E. Lewis, as of 1952

New Hanover County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: William S. Ashe — James Fulton
   1876, St. Louis: F. W. Kertchner
   1880, Cincinnati: Charles M. Stedman — Alfred M. Waddell
   1892, Chicago: John D. Bellamy
   1896, Chicago: Alfred M. Waddell
   1904, St. Louis: H. C. McQueen
   1912, Baltimore: H. C. McQueen
   1924, New York: Robert Ruark
   1940, Chicago: Emmett H. Bellamy — Thomas W. Davis
   1944, Chicago: Emmett H. Bellamy
   1948, Philadelphia: Harriss Newman
   1952, Chicago: E. L. White
   1956, Chicago: R. M. Kermon — Hugh Morton
   1964, Atlantic City: J. H. Batuyious — Hugh Morton
   1996, Chicago: Karen E. Gottovi
   2008, Denver: Don Davis — Margaret M. Davis — Margaret E. Haynes — Jim Morgan — Helen A. Worthy
Republican National Conventions:
   1904, Chicago: Fred Rice
   1908, Chicago: S. M. King — T. E. Wallace
   1928, Kansas City: Lillian Rodgers
   1932, Chicago: J. H. Niggel
   1952, Chicago: H. Edmund Rodgers
   1956, San Francisco: George H. Cannon
   1960, Chicago: W. R. Babson — George H. Cannon
   1964, San Francisco: Robert Warwick
   1972, Miami Beach: Joseph Hooper
   2004, New York: Elizabeth Dawson — Woody White
   2008, St. Paul: Parks Griffin — Henry Thomas Heitman IV
Whig National Conventions:
   1839, Harrisburg: Frederick J. Hill — Charles R. Kinney

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