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Beaver County
Pennsylvania

Beaver County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Beaver County (incomplete!): Charles W. Goerman, as of 1927 — John B. Prather, as of 1937

Republican Party chairs in Beaver County (incomplete!): Sam S. Hanauer, as of 1927 — Ralph C. Bennett, as of 1953


Beaver County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: Thomas Cunningham
   1876, St. Louis: William B. Dunlap
   1912, Baltimore: Edward J. Schleiter — Henry H. Wilson
   1916, St. Louis: John Moulds
   1924, New York: William J. Mellon — Henry H. Wilson
   1928, Houston: Charles R. Eckert — Charles W. Goerman
   1940, Chicago: Thomas C. Buchanan — Martin A. Schulte
   1944, Chicago: John T. Atkinson — Thomas E. Poe
   1948, Philadelphia: Edward W. Haydon — John D. Ray
   1952, Chicago: Manuel Wood
   1956, Chicago: Edward C. Corcoran — William J. McCartney — John D. Ray — John W. Soldressen
   1960, Los Angeles: Floree J. Aquino — Arthur S. Herskovitz — John D. Ray — Martin Skapik
   1964, Atlantic City: Vaughn Arnold — Eli Corak — Arthur S. Herskovitz — John W. Hineman, Jr. — Anthony J. Kubik — John D. Ray — James Ross — Martin Skapik
   1972, Miami Beach: John W. Hineman, Jr. — William B. O'Neil — Margaret Vorkapich
   1984, San Francisco: Elizabeth McCurdy — Anthony Rainaldi — Peter Steege — John Todorich — Joe Windmer — Lois Wood
   1996, Chicago: Rebecca Ranich Dages — Michael R. Veon
   2000, Los Angeles: Michael R. Veon
   2004, Boston: Vince Biancucci — Nicholas A. Colafella — Susan Laughlin — Mary Lehman — Annamarie Peretta-Rosepink — Michael R. Veon — Nancy Werme
   2008, Denver: Tony Amadio — Carol R. Fiorucci
Republican National Conventions:
   1860, Chicago: John Allison
   1884, Chicago: Frank S. Reader
   1888, Chicago: Matthew S. Quay — Turner Strawbridge
   1892, Minneapolis: Matthew S. Quay
   1900, Philadelphia: John B. McClure — Matthew S. Quay
   1904, Chicago: J. J. Zimmerman
   1908, Chicago: William S. Cook — Winfield Scott Moore
   1912, Chicago: James H. Cunningham — George Davidson
   1916, Chicago: J. Rankin Martin
   1920, Chicago: J. T. Moultrup
   1924, Cleveland: Frank W. Walker, Sr.
   1928, Kansas City: Mrs. Ola C. Cooper — Marguerite F. Hemphill
   1936, Cleveland: Marguerite F. Hemphill — Madge Y. Schaich
   1940, Philadelphia: Thompson Bradshaw — Wilford Rohr
   1944, Chicago: James H. March
   1948, Philadelphia: Andrew Lynn Bingham — Marguerite F. Hemphill — Harry B. Richardson
   1952, Chicago: Andrew Lynn Bingham — Thompson Bradshaw
   1956, San Francisco: William C. Angel — Thompson Bradshaw — Paul J. Yargats
   1960, Chicago: R. Clifton Hood — Harold J. Howarth
   1964, San Francisco: George W. Campbell — Melva P. Reader — L. E. Van Arsdale
   1972, Miami Beach: Thomas E. Shafer
 
Whig National Conventions:
   1839, Harrisburg: John Dickey

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