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Fayette County
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Fayette County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Fayette County (incomplete!): James R. Cray, 1900 — Wooda N. Carr, 1902-03 — Walter Russell Carr, 1910-11 — Charles L. Llewellyn, as of 1927 — Jacob H. Echard, as of 1937

Republican Party chairs in Fayette County (incomplete!): James Clark Work, 1893-95 — William E. Crow, 1899-1901 — Darrell W. Smiley, as of 1927 — Walter J. Scheller, as of 1953


Fayette County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: John L. Dawson
   1876, St. Louis: Charles E. Boyle
   1912, Baltimore: J. G. Hemington — Bruce F. Sterling
   1916, St. Louis: Horatio S. Dumbauld — Robert E. Umbel
   1920, San Francisco: John M. Core
   1924, New York: Harry A. Cottom — William D. McGinnis — Bruce F. Sterling
   1928, Houston: R. Boyd Hays — E. H. McClelland — Bruce F. Sterling — George M. Strickler
   1932, Chicago: Horatio S. Dumbauld
   1940, Chicago: Jacob H. Echard — William J. Hynes
   1944, Chicago: R. Boyd Hays — W. A. Reed — Daniel B. Swaney — Margaret Van Gilder
   1948, Philadelphia: Thomas P. McTigue — Daniel B. Swaney
   1952, Chicago: William J. Hynes — Daniel B. Swaney
   1956, Chicago: William J. Graham — Joseph E. Kovach — Daniel B. Swaney
   1960, Los Angeles: William J. Graham — John Wally Schroyer — Daniel B. Swaney
   1964, Atlantic City: Isabell Johnston
   1972, Miami Beach: Fred L. Lebder — Guy Eugene Mahoney — Margaret R. Molinaro — Paul Thomas, Jr. — Edward T. Zimmerman
   1984, San Francisco: Babe Defino — Norma Lebder — Al Lepore — Matthew Miller
   1996, Chicago: Norma Lebder — Guinevere Maximo-Smith — Rod Muchnok
   2004, Boston: Vincent A. Vicites — Rita Yantko
   2008, Denver: Vincent A. Vicites
Republican National Conventions:
   1860, Chicago: Smith Fuller — Andrew Stewart
   1884, Chicago: John K. Ewing — G. W. K. Minor
   1888, Chicago: John K. Ewing
   1904, Chicago: Frank M. Fuller
   1908, Chicago: Harmon M. Kephart — Charles L. Snowden
   1912, Chicago: Allen F. Cooper — George W. Newcomer
   1916, Chicago: William E. Crow — Thomas B. Donnelly
   1920, Chicago: William E. Crow — William W. Parshall
   1924, Cleveland: Ella C. Adams — John R. Byrne — S. Ray Shelby
   1928, Kansas City: John Q. Adams — Harry J. Bell — John R. Byrne — S. Ray Shelby
   1932, Chicago: Harry J. Bell — Horace C. Frost
   1936, Cleveland: Emmitt J. McDaniel — J. Kirk Renner
   1940, Philadelphia: George C. Brown — R. S. Goldstein
   1944, Chicago: Edwin S. Bowers — S. Ray Shelby
   1948, Philadelphia: Edwin S. Bowers — Paul H. Griffith — George W. Miller
   1952, Chicago: S. John Morrow
   1956, San Francisco: Ralph L. Fox — James H. Hankins
   1960, Chicago: Samuel D. Braemer
   1964, San Francisco: Edwin S. Bowers
 
Whig National Conventions:
   1839, Harrisburg: John Gray
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