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Lewis County
New York

Lewis County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Lewis County (incomplete!): Frederick S. Easton, Jr., as of 1910 — Peter McGovern, as of 1927 — William L. Easton, as of 1936 — Edward C. Owens, as of 1939-42 — Louis C. Britton, as of 1955 — Harold N. Lomber, as of 1965

Republican Party chairs in Lewis County (incomplete!): Frank C. Wisner, as of 1910 — Clarence E. Putnam, as of 1927-29 — Fred A. Young, as of 1939-42 — J. Robert Lynch, as of 1955

Lewis County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: Dewitt C. West
   1876, St. Louis: Dewitt C. West
   1912, Baltimore: G. Henry P. Gould
   1916, St. Louis: Harry P. Gould
   1920, San Francisco: Harry P. Gould
   1924, New York: Peter McGovern
   1932, Chicago: Peter McGovern
   1936, Philadelphia: William L. Easton
   1940, Chicago: Edward C. Owens
   1944, Chicago: Thomas A. Lynch
   1956, Chicago: Louis C. Britton
   1964, Atlantic City: Louis C. Britton
   1972, Miami Beach: Edgar M. Miller
   1984, San Francisco: Miracyl Damon
Republican National Conventions:
   1856, Philadelphia: David Algur
   1860, Chicago: Hiram Porter
   1872, Philadelphia: John C. Wright
   1884, Chicago: A. M. Lampher — R. J. Richardson
   1892, Minneapolis: Martin R. Lefevre — V. Lansing Waters
   1900, Philadelphia: William H. Johnson
   1904, Chicago: John S. Koster
   1908, Chicago: C. Fred Boshart
   1912, Chicago: Perry G. Williams
   1916, Chicago: Henry L. Grant
   1920, Chicago: Perry G. Williams
   1924, Cleveland: John D. Dence
   1928, Kansas City: Perry G. Williams
   1932, Chicago: Harold J. Richardson
   1936, Cleveland: Perry G. Williams
   1940, Philadelphia: D. B. Carey
   1944, Chicago: Fred A. Young
   1948, Philadelphia: Fred A. Young
   1952, Chicago: Dwight N. Dudo
   1956, San Francisco: J. Robert Lynch
   1960, Chicago: Lawrence C. Byrnes
   1964, San Francisco: Francis P. Mangan — Fred A. Young
   1972, Miami Beach: Mark T. Colvin

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