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Tioga County
Pennsylvania

Tioga County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Tioga County (incomplete!): Walter Sherwood, as of 1927 — Joseph T. King, as of 1937

Republican Party chairs in Tioga County (incomplete!): Andrew B. Dunsmore, as of 1894 — William H. Hatfield, as of 1927 — G. Mason Owlett, 1928-32 — Wayne Kelts, as of 1953


Tioga County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: H. A. Guernsey
   1880, Cincinnati: Henry Sherwood
   1912, Baltimore: W. E. Madden
   1916, St. Louis: John H. Doane
   1924, New York: William J. McIntee
   1928, Houston: Chester H. Ashton
   1940, Chicago: Mary A. McInroy
   1944, Chicago: Robert P. Lugg
   1948, Philadelphia: Robert P. Lugg
   1956, Chicago: Tom Moore Urell
   1996, Chicago: Jean M. Leiboff
Republican National Conventions:
   1884, Chicago: F. W. Graves — Edward G. Schieffelin
   1888, Chicago: Hugh Young
   1904, Chicago: Robert K. Young
   1908, Chicago: M. H. Stebbins
   1912, Chicago: Robert K. Young
   1916, Chicago: Charles W. Sheldon
   1920, Chicago: Reuben E. Cleveland
   1924, Cleveland: Horace B. Packer — Dorothy L. Straughn
   1928, Kansas City: May N. Edwards
   1932, Chicago: Dorothy L. Straughn
   1936, Cleveland: Andrew B. Dunsmore
   1940, Philadelphia: G. Mason Owlett
   1944, Chicago: G. Mason Owlett — Charles G. Webb
   1948, Philadelphia: G. Mason Owlett
   1952, Chicago: G. Mason Owlett
   1956, San Francisco: G. Mason Owlett
   1960, Chicago: Robert M. Jones
   1972, Miami Beach: Thomas E. Wilcox
   2004, New York: Gerald A. Kriner
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