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Atlantic County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Atlantic County (incomplete!): William L. Black, as of 1913-14 — Harry Lovett, as of 1919-21 — Charles I. Lafferty, as of 1925-27 — John H. Marsh, as of 1945 — Thomas C. Stewart, as of 1959 — Arthur W. Ponzio, as of 1965

Republican Party chairs in Atlantic County (incomplete!): T. C. McConnell, as of 1913 — Tobias L. McConnell, as of 1914 — James Lewis O'Donnell, as of 1919-21 — Robert M. Johnston, as of 1925-27 — Frank S. Farley, as of 1945-47 — Frank S. Farley, as of 1959-64


Atlantic County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1912, Baltimore: William B. Loudenslager
   1916, St. Louis: William L. Black
   1924, New York: Lillian K. DeVanny — Louis A. Repetto
   1928, Houston: Charles I. Lafferty — Rebecca Estell Winston
   1932, Chicago: Irma M. Adams — Charles I. Lafferty — Joseph W. Mott
   1936, Philadelphia: William H. Smathers
   1940, Chicago: Margaret D. Bills — Hannah V. O'Neill — Howard H. Reed — William H. Smathers — George J. Thomas
   1944, Chicago: Miriam Conover — Edison Hedges — Lewis L. Walter
   1948, Philadelphia: William H. Smathers — Mai F. Surran — Lewis L. Walter — John C. Woulfe
   1952, Chicago: Edison Hedges
   1956, Chicago: William F. Casey — Irene Popper
   1964, Atlantic City: William F. Casey — Anthony P. Miller, Jr. — Janet Perrella
   1976, New York: Augustus C. Harmon — Mary Jane Kelly — Lori Mooney
   1980, New York: Anna Marie Codario — Lincoln Green — Paul E. Hirschy — John F. Kennedy — Lydia E. Munoz — Margaret W. Roche — Joseph L. Walsh
   1988, Atlanta: Lori Mooney
   1996, Chicago: Lori Mooney
   2004, Boston: James Carroll — Alisa Cooper — Lizette Delgado
   2008, Denver: Alisa Cooper — Mary M. Slomine — Damon Tyner
Republican National Conventions:
   1856, Philadelphia: William Moore
   1884, Chicago: John J. Gardner
   1888, Chicago: Shepherd S. Hudson
   1900, Philadelphia: Lewis T. Bryant
   1904, Chicago: John J. Gardner
   1912, Chicago: Joseph A. Marvel
   1916, Chicago: Winfield F. Cozart — Charles D. White
   1920, Chicago: Walter E. Edge
   1924, Cleveland: Walter J. Buzby — Walter E. Edge
   1928, Kansas City: Isaac Bacharach — Walter E. Edge
   1932, Chicago: Max E. Blatt — Walter E. Edge — Charles D. White
   1936, Cleveland: Walter E. Edge — Ernest Eger — Christian R. Lindback — Emerson L. Richards
   1940, Philadelphia: Walter E. Edge — Bennett E. Tousley — Sara S. Washington
   1944, Chicago: Walter E. Edge — Sara S. Washington
   1948, Philadelphia: Walter E. Edge — Frank S. Farley — Sara S. Washington
   1952, Chicago: Frank S. Farley — Frank D. Fiore — Charles Penza, Jr.
   1956, San Francisco: Frank S. Farley — Frank D. Fiore — Charles Penza, Jr.
   1960, Chicago: Frank S. Farley — Frank D. Fiore — John Henry Hester — Charles Penza, Jr.
   1964, San Francisco: Frank S. Farley — Michael J. Fiore — W. Oscar Harris
   1968, Miami Beach: Frank S. Farley — L. Edison Mathis
   1972, Miami Beach: Joseph F. Abate — Frank S. Farley
   1988, New Orleans: James L. Usry
   2004, New York: William L. Gormley
   2008, St. Paul: John M. Bettis — James Curcio — Keith Davis — Stephanie Zarych
   2012, Tampa: Sonia G. Hams
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