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Rockland County
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Rockland County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Rockland County (incomplete!): Charles Bardon, as of 1910 — James A. Farley, 1919-29 — Aloysius J. Bryant, as of 1927 — Raymond M. Fisher, as of 1936-39 — T. Fergus Redmond, as of 1940-42 — Michael H. Prendergast, as of 1955

Republican Party chairs in Rockland County (incomplete!): Arthur S. Tompkins, as of 1888 — Walter G. Hamilton, as of 1910 — George B. Arnot, as of 1927-29 — Martin Nugent, as of 1939-42 — Carmine Freda, 1966-73


Rockland County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1864, Chicago: Abraham B. Conger
   1896, Chicago: Frank Comesky
   1900, Kansas City: Frank Comesky
   1916, St. Louis: George A. Blauvelt
   1920, San Francisco: Calvin Tompkins
   1924, New York: James A. Farley
   1928, Houston: James A. Farley
   1932, Chicago: Cornelia F. Bedell — Raymond M. Fisher
   1936, Philadelphia: Cornelia F. Bedell — Raymond M. Fisher
   1940, Chicago: Raymond M. Fisher — T. Fergus Redmond
   1944, Chicago: Charles Eberling — T. Fergus Redmond — Victor J. Shankey
   1948, Philadelphia: Murray Thompson
   1952, Chicago: Harry W. Schuler
   1956, Chicago: William McCabe — Michael H. Prendergast
   1960, Los Angeles: Virginia Abbott
   1964, Atlantic City: Paul F. Mundt — Ted Shelton — Richard J. Sullivan — William A. Zeck
   1972, Miami Beach: Jo W. Baer — Jeanne Capozzoli — Claudia A. Fallon — Frank J. Gumper — Alan M. Gussow — Cora W. Sarjeant
   1976, New York: Jo W. Baer
   1980, New York: Morton Baron — Harriet D. Cornell — Sam Gdanski — Mary E. Keyes — Bruce M. Levine — Catherine McAlercy — Anthony Perez — Linda Winikow
   1984, San Francisco: Joel S. Berg — John T. Grant — Judith R. McFatter — Rosalinda Perez — Philip J. Rotella
   1988, Atlanta: Harriet D. Cornell — Isobel M. Hesse — Beatrice Kee — John F. McAlevey — Cora W. Wilder
   1996, Chicago: Ellen C. Jaffe — Bruce M. Levine — Edna Rivera
   2000, Los Angeles: Samuel Colman
   2004, Boston: Ellen C. Jaffe — Thom Kleiner
   2008, Denver: Harriet D. Cornell — Ellen C. Jaffe — Bruce S. Raynor — Deborah L. Rose — Rosina L. Rubin
Republican National Conventions:
   1872, Philadelphia: Seth B. Coles
   1884, Chicago: David J. Blauvelt — Abram Merritt
   1892, Minneapolis: Clarence Lexow
   1900, Philadelphia: Otis H. Cutler
   1904, Chicago: Arthur S. Tompkins
   1908, Chicago: James Kilby
   1912, Chicago: James Kilby
   1916, Chicago: James Kilby
   1920, Chicago: Otis H. Cutler
   1932, Chicago: Natalie F. Couch — Marjorie J. Tompkins
   1936, Cleveland: Natalie F. Couch — Helen E. Essex
   1940, Philadelphia: Helen E. Essex
   1944, Chicago: Pierre H. DePew
   1948, Philadelphia: Charles W. Hawkins
   1952, Chicago: Charles W. Hawkins
   1956, San Francisco: Charles W. Hawkins
   1960, Chicago: Milton J. Grant
   1964, San Francisco: John J. Reilly
   1968, Miami Beach: Carmine Freda
   1972, Miami Beach: Carmine Freda — Katherine J. Quinlan
   2004, New York: Thomas P. Morahan
   2008, St. Paul: Thomas J. Basile — James R. Diercksen — Vincent Reda

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