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Jefferson County

Jefferson County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Jefferson County (incomplete!): A. J. McMurray, as of 1927 — James A. Yuengert, as of 1937

Republican Party chairs in Jefferson County (incomplete!): Grant Scheafnocker, as of 1927 — Arthur G. Weiss, as of 1953

Jefferson County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: Kennedy L. Blood
   1912, Baltimore: William M. Fairman — William L. McCracken
   1916, St. Louis: William M. Fairman — R. M. Matson
   1924, New York: Leonard B. Shannon
   1928, Houston: Harry G. Means — Leonard B. Shannon
   1940, Chicago: Raymond J. Dereume
   1948, Philadelphia: Bruce J. Milliren
   1952, Chicago: Bruce J. Milliren
   1956, Chicago: Leo D. Sullivan
   1960, Los Angeles: Leo D. Sullivan
   1984, San Francisco: Gloria Rankus
Republican National Conventions:
   1884, Chicago: George J. Elliott — J. B. Henderson
   1888, Chicago: James E. Long
   1900, Philadelphia: Jay C. Booher
   1904, Chicago: Ira J. Campbell — James G. Mitchell
   1908, Chicago: Edward A. Carmalt
   1912, Chicago: J. W. Foust — Lex N. Mitchell
   1916, Chicago: B. E. Taylor
   1920, Chicago: Samuel S. Henderson
   1924, Cleveland: William G. Thomas
   1928, Kansas City: B. E. Taylor
   1932, Chicago: James J. Sterrett
   1940, Philadelphia: Ben W. Irvin
   1944, Chicago: W. B. Means
   1948, Philadelphia: Charles H. Allen
   1952, Chicago: Charles H. Allen — Charles M. Kutz
   1960, Chicago: W. R. Hetrick
   1964, San Francisco: Donald J. Dennison
   2008, St. Paul: Sam Smith

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