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Chester County
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Chester County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Chester County (incomplete!): John P. Kinley, as of 1927 — Robert E. Pattison, Jr., as of 1937

Republican Party chairs in Chester County (incomplete!): William H. Clark, as of 1927 — William H. Clark, as of 1935 — C. Gilbert Hazlett, as of 1953


Chester County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: E. C. Evans
   1876, St. Louis: Robert E. Monaghan
   1912, Baltimore: Theodore W. Bye — Jerome A. Hartman
   1916, St. Louis: Ernest Harvey — Harry Hause — Norris B. Slack
   1924, New York: Archibald M. Holding — J. Denny Moore
   1928, Houston: John M. Hemphill — Mary A. C. Moran
   1940, Chicago: S. Cecelia Dougherty — Earl K. Witwer
   1944, Chicago: Walter A. Herley — Earl K. Witwer
   1948, Philadelphia: Janet K. Browne — Henry P. Corcoran
   1952, Chicago: Louise M. John — George I. Oakes
   1956, Chicago: Bertha Pollock Howes — Louise M. John — Robert F. Turner — Francis M. Wampler
   1960, Los Angeles: Louise M. John — Francis A. Maile — Francis J. O'Brien — James C. N. Paul — David Rothman
   1964, Atlantic City: Constance D. Braendel — Alice Chambers — Louise M. John — Marion C. Staves
   1972, Miami Beach: Joseph Richard Fink — Wlliam H. Murray III — Leonard Pevar — Tracy Ann Stewart
   1984, San Francisco: Natalie Schmoyer
   1992, New York: Barbara E. Cooper — Andrew E. Dinniman
   1996, Chicago: Barbara E. Cooper — Andrew E. Dinniman — Deborah Dooling
   2000, Los Angeles: Barbara E. Cooper
   2004, Boston: Stephannie Beemer — Lois Murphy
   2008, Denver: Barbara E. Cooper — Kathi Cozzone — Susan R. Gregson — Christopher A. Lewis — Dan Wofford
Republican National Conventions:
   1860, Chicago: Joseph J. Lewis — Washington Townsend
   1884, Chicago: B. Franklin Fisher — B. F. Speakman
   1888, Chicago: David L. Smith — Louis R. Walters
   1900, Philadelphia: Horace A. Beale — Joseph Morris — J. Thomas Preston
   1904, Chicago: Richard Darlington — P. J. Lynch
   1908, Chicago: John Cuncannon — W. A. P. Thompson — Henry M. Warren
   1912, Chicago: John J. Gheen — H. H. Gilkyson — Isaac E. Miller — Charles S. Whitson
   1916, Chicago: Horace A. Beale, Jr. — Washington I. Smith
   1920, Chicago: Horace A. Beale, Jr. — Frank P. Miller
   1924, Cleveland: Horace A. Beale, Jr. — Abram F. Huston
   1928, Kansas City: John O. Platt — George B. Scarlett
   1932, Chicago: George B. Scarlett — S. Horace Scott
   1936, Cleveland: George R. Camp — George B. Scarlett
   1940, Philadelphia: George R. Camp — George Wharton Pepper — Edith Wood Powell
   1944, Chicago: Martha S. Passmore — George B. Scarlett
   1948, Philadelphia: Martha S. Passmore — Richard Scully, Jr.
   1952, Chicago: William H. Moore — Iva K. Yeager
   1956, San Francisco: Thomas S. Gates, Jr. — Ellen Ann Roberts
   1960, Chicago: John B. Hannum III — Lucetta P. Kennedy
   1964, San Francisco: Gunard O. Carlson — Mrs. E. C. Wilson
   1972, Miami Beach: Eugenia C. Madeira — Leon J. Staciokas — Sandra Taylor
   2004, New York: Jim Gerlach — Teri Mosteller
   2008, St. Paul: Carol Aichele — Joseph Brion — Michael Broadhurst — Terence Ferrell — Frank McElwaine — James McErlane
 
Whig National Conventions:
   1839, Harrisburg: William Darlington
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