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Morris County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Morris County (incomplete!): Samuel N. Brant, as of 1913 — Edward P. Meany, as of 1914 — Samuel N. Brant, as of 1919 — C. Franklin Wilson, as of 1920 — R. M. Barry, as of 1921 — James J. Lyons, as of 1925-27 — Robert A. Nolan, as of 1945 — John A. Kiser, as of 1959 — Paul M. Bangiola, as of 2000

Republican Party chairs in Morris County (incomplete!): Charles B. Bradley, as of 1914 — William F. Redmond, as of 1919 — Charles W. Ennis, as of 1920-21 — Murray H. Coggeshall, as of 1925 — Morris Coggeshall, as of 1927 — E. Bertram Mott, as of 1945 — Arnold Ladd, as of 1959 — Mackenzie Williams, as of 1964 — Joan Bramhall, 1980 — Lois D. Johnson, as of 2000


Morris County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1864, Chicago: Andrew B. Cobb
   1912, Baltimore: Samuel N. Brant — E. E. Burke — William L. R. Lynd
   1916, St. Louis: Pierson M. Chamberlain — Robert D. Foote — Walter V. Mesler
   1924, New York: James H. Bolitho — Orville V. Meslar — Monell Sayre
   1928, Houston: Albert H. Holland — Anna R. Richter
   1932, Chicago: Rosina M. Dunne — Orville V. Meslar
   1940, Chicago: Elizabeth G. Cardinale — William A. Hegarty — Lloyd B. Tredway
   1944, Chicago: William A. Hegarty
   1948, Philadelphia: Edward F. Broderick — Lillian A. Nolan
   1952, Chicago: E. Marco Stirone
   1956, Chicago: Robert S. Conahay — Robert A. Nolan
   1964, Atlantic City: Frances E. Costello — Agnes L. Glaab — Arthur D. Krauser — E. Marco Stirone
   1968, Chicago: Winston W. Bostick — Malcolm L. Goggin — Edwin C. Kruse — S. Lloyd Newberry — George A. Pierce — John P. Snyder — Jere B. Stern
   1976, New York: Paul N. Bontempo — Hugh E. DeFazio, Jr. — Lucille Ann Egan — Patricia Manahan — Marian V. Smith
   1980, New York: Carmen A. Flores — Robert C. Grant — Dorothy H. Johnson — Ann Klein — Christine L. Leon — Ruby Reimer — Stephen B. Richer — Barbara Castellana Stasiak
   1988, Atlanta: Paul N. Bontempo — Bill Bradley — E. Drew Britcher — Gordon A. MacInnes, Jr.
   1996, Chicago: Marceil Letts — Gordon A. MacInnes, Jr.
   2004, Boston: Jo Ann Byrnes — Michael Jackson — Jeanette Leehr — Marceil Letts — Blair B. MacInnes
   2008, Denver: Cristina Defazio — Kimberly Hurdman — Lorraine E. Mullen — Phil Sellinger — Diane Zitek
Republican National Conventions:
   1856, Philadelphia: Edward W. Whelpley
   1860, Chicago: William G. Lathrop
   1888, Chicago: Edmund D. Halsey — H. O. Marsh
   1900, Philadelphia: George W. Stickle
   1904, Chicago: James H. McGraw
   1912, Chicago: Charles W. Ennis — Robert F. Oram
   1916, Chicago: Robert B. Cornish — William F. Redmond
   1920, Chicago: William F. Birch — Charles W. Ennis — Ridley Watts
   1924, Cleveland: Margaret D. Baker — Murray H. Coggeshall — Ridley Watts
   1928, Kansas City: Murray H. Coggeshall — Sylvia S. Lum — Arthur Whitney
   1932, Chicago: Margaret D. Baker — Murray H. Coggeshall — E. Bertram Mott
   1936, Cleveland: Elmer S. King — Paul Moore
   1940, Philadelphia: Willard V. King
   1944, Chicago: George A. Easley — Laura Slade Mills
   1948, Philadelphia: Francis W. Ruzicka — Hugh J. Strong — Spencer Weed
   1952, Chicago: Hugh J. Strong — David Young III
   1956, San Francisco: William D. Birch — Corinne A. Chubb — Elden Mills
   1960, Chicago: James M. Henderson — Walter T. Margetts, Jr. — J. Duncan Pitney
   1964, San Francisco: Peter Frelinghuysen, Jr. — Thomas J. Hillery — Josephine S. Margetts — Harry L. Sears
   1968, Miami Beach: Peter Frelinghuysen, Jr. — Joseph J. Maraziti — Harry L. Sears — Peter W. Thomas
   1972, Miami Beach: Peter Frelinghuysen, Jr. — Harry L. Sears — James P. Vreeland
   1980, Detroit: John H. Dorsey
   1988, New Orleans: Joan Bramhall
   2004, New York: Alex DeCroce — Christina Ramirez
   2008, St. Paul: Alex DeCroce — Debra Eckert-Casha — Phyllis J. Florek — Rodney P. Frelinghuysen — John Inglesino — John J. Murphy — Edward V. Rochford — Joseph R. Schmuckler
   2012, Tampa: Chris Christie — Jay Webber
 
Whig National Conventions:
   1839, Harrisburg: Ephraim Marsh
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