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Centre County
Pennsylvania

Centre County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Centre County (incomplete!): W. D. Zerby, as of 1927 — E. R. Taylor, as of 1937

Republican Party chairs in Centre County (incomplete!): Wilson I. Fleming, as of 1927 — H. L. Stuart, as of 1953 — Glenn Thompson, 2002-08


Centre County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1912, Baltimore: Charles R. Kurtz
   1916, St. Louis: Ellis L. Orvis
   1924, New York: Robert M. Foster
   1940, Chicago: Lucy Howe Merrell — Edward J. Thompson
   1944, Chicago: Meredith Coldren — Jean Grove
   1948, Philadelphia: Joseph E. Zakutney
   1952, Chicago: John W. Decker
   1956, Chicago: Jo Hays
   1964, Atlantic City: Adelaide Deibler
   1972, Miami Beach: Marie G. Garner — William L. Henning
   1984, San Francisco: Howard E. Wise
   1996, Chicago: Benson Lichtig — Ruth C. Rudy — John T. Saylor
   2000, Los Angeles: Ruth C. Rudy
   2004, Boston: Kimberley Bierly — Ruth C. Rudy
   2008, Denver: Cheryl Bohn — Julie P. Brennan — Michael J. Gerber — Sean M. Meloy — Ruth C. Rudy — Greg Stewart
Republican National Conventions:
   1880, Chicago: James A. Beaver
   1888, Chicago: William H. Wigton
   1900, Philadelphia: John M. Dale
   1904, Chicago: James P. Coburn — Wilbur F. Reeder
   1912, Chicago: Phillip E. Womelsdorff
   1916, Chicago: Harry Keller — Harry B. Scott
   1920, Chicago: Theodore Davis Boal
   1924, Cleveland: James P. Aikens
   1928, Kansas City: Theodore Davis Boal
   1932, Chicago: Claude G. Aikens
   1944, Chicago: Claude G. Aikens
   1948, Philadelphia: Esther H. Dunsmore
   1956, San Francisco: Roy Wilkinson, Jr.
   1960, Chicago: Roy Wilkinson, Jr.
   1964, San Francisco: John K. Covey
   1972, Miami Beach: Susan Candace Covey — Mrs. Lou Witherow
   2004, New York: Joyce C. Haas
   2008, St. Paul: Seth Bender — Mark Brady — Jake Corman — Joyce C. Haas — Mathias Shaner

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