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Hunterdon County
New Jersey

Hunterdon County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Hunterdon County (incomplete!): Erastus W. Sutton, as of 1913 — Abraham C. Hulsizer, as of 1914 — Erastus W. Sutton, as of 1919-21 — Erastus W. Sutton, as of 1925-27 — Andrew Cray, as of 1945 — Chester L. Errico, as of 1959

Republican Party chairs in Hunterdon County (incomplete!): B. Frank Barkley, as of 1913-14 — Arthur F. Foran, as of 1919-20 — Judiah Higgins, as of 1921 — Percival Chrystie, as of 1925 — Ryman Herr, as of 1927 — John F. Schenck, as of 1945 — E. R. N. Douglass, as of 1959 — Walter E. Foran, as of 1964


Hunterdon County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1912, Baltimore: William C. Gebhardt — Paul A. Queen
   1916, St. Louis: George F. Martens, Jr.
   1924, New York: Elizabeth P. Norris
   1928, Houston: Elizabeth P. Norris
   1932, Chicago: George N. Robinson — Nellie R. Sharp
   1940, Chicago: Luella Alleger — Anthony M. Hauck, Jr.
   1944, Chicago: Thomas Mullen — Mildred A. Preen
   1948, Philadelphia: Thomas Mullen — Mildred A. Preen
   1952, Chicago: Edward H. Quick
   1956, Chicago: Frank W. Bohren
   1964, Atlantic City: Frank W. Bohren — Chester L. Errico — Rudolph Wishy
   1976, New York: Michael Gold — Barbara McConnell
   1980, New York: Elaine Hand — Barbara McConnell
   1988, Atlanta: Joan Haberle
   1996, Chicago: Joan Haberle
   2004, Boston: Veronica Goldberg
   2008, Denver: Karen J. Kominsky — Chan Leung — John L. Neu
Republican National Conventions:
   1856, Philadelphia: Henry Race
   1860, Chicago: Andrew N. Voorehees
   1888, Chicago: H. B. Herr
   1900, Philadelphia: Charles N. Reading
   1904, Chicago: John A. Shields
   1912, Chicago: John H. Fretz
   1916, Chicago: James S. Studdiford
   1920, Chicago: Arthur F. Foran
   1924, Cleveland: James S. Studdiford
   1928, Kansas City: Percival Chrystie
   1932, Chicago: Arthur F. Foran
   1936, Cleveland: Judiah Higgins
   1940, Philadelphia: James P. Selvage
   1944, Chicago: Arthur F. Foran
   1952, Chicago: Samuel L. Bodine — Eleanor Schley Todd
   1956, San Francisco: Samuel L. Bodine
   1960, Chicago: Webster B. Todd
   1964, San Francisco: Walter E. Foran — Webster B. Todd
   1968, Miami Beach: Douglas E. Gimson — Webster B. Todd
   1972, Miami Beach: Henry Y. Kuhl — Webster B. Todd
   2004, New York: Henry Y. Kuhl
   2008, St. Paul: Henry Y. Kuhl — Dick Zimmer
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