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Northumberland County
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Northumberland County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Northumberland County (incomplete!): Charles Heber Dickerman, 1885-88 — William J. Ryan, as of 1927 — Frank B. Dressler, as of 1937

Republican Party chairs in Northumberland County (incomplete!): Reese Jeremiah, as of 1927 — Henry W. Lark, as of 1953


Northumberland County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: Charles Hotlstein
   1876, St. Louis: George W. Ryon
   1916, St. Louis: Voris Auten — Alexander J. Blair — John C. Cott
   1924, New York: Alexander J. Blair — J. J. Kearney
   1928, Houston: John J. Boback — John I. Carr — William H. Keiser
   1940, Chicago: John J. Boback — John I. Carr
   1944, Chicago: John J. Boback — William J. Jones
   1948, Philadelphia: Arch B. Croll — David J. Pizzoli — William J. Ryan
   1952, Chicago: Barney Kury
   1956, Chicago: Edwin L. Bergstresser — Harriet I. Lewis — Eugene J. Mirarchi
   1960, Los Angeles: Harriet I. Lewis — Eugene J. Mirarchi — William P. Zurick
   1964, Atlantic City: Harriet I. Lewis — William P. Zurick
   1972, Miami Beach: John Mazur — William P. Zurick
   1984, San Francisco: Eleanor Kuhns
   1996, Chicago: Allen J. Cwalina
Republican National Conventions:
   1860, Chicago: S. A. Bergstresser — William C. Lawson
   1884, Chicago: Jacob H. Wagner
   1900, Philadelphia: C. M. Clement — A. G. Haas
   1904, Chicago: C. M. Clement — E. E. White
   1908, Chicago: Frederic A. Godcharles — George E. Rohrbach — E. G. Sylvara
   1912, Chicago: William H. Hackenberg — J. A. Lamb — W. H. Unger
   1916, Chicago: C. A. Barron — William R. Rohrbach
   1920, Chicago: Joe A. Logan — William R. Reinhardt — Charles Steele
   1924, Cleveland: David M. Hughes — George E. Rohrbach
   1928, Kansas City: John C. Moore — George W. Schultz
   1932, Chicago: William D. Culton — Mary E. Kissinger
   1936, Cleveland: Francis D. Reed — Dorothy G. Rogers
   1940, Philadelphia: Frederick D. Kessler — Mary Rhoads
   1944, Chicago: Harry C. Emsweller — Frederick D. Kessler
   1948, Philadelphia: Henry W. Lark — Stanford R. Moyer
   1952, Chicago: Robert E. Allen — Henry W. Lark
   1956, San Francisco: Preston B. Davis — Henry W. Lark
   1960, Chicago: Preston B. Davis — Fred E. Hoffman
   1964, San Francisco: Henry W. Lark
   1972, Miami Beach: Roger V. Wiest
   2004, New York: Samuel D. Deitrick — Merle H. Phillips
   2008, St. Paul: Merle H. Phillips
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