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Anderson County
South Carolina

Anderson County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Anderson County (incomplete!): Edwards Bobo Murray, 1878-90 — Asbury C. Latimer, 1890-93

Republican Party chairs in Anderson County: [none currently in database]

Anderson County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: J. P. Reid
   1876, St. Louis: J. A. Hoyt
   1912, Baltimore: B. B. Gossett
   1916, St. Louis: James N. Pearman
   1924, New York: Albert Fant — Carrie McPatrick — Leon L. Rice
   1928, Houston: Leon L. Rice — L. C. Richardson
   1936, Philadelphia: L. C. Richardson
   1940, Chicago: J. B. Douthit, Jr.
   1944, Chicago: L. W. Harris
   1948, Philadelphia: L. W. Harris
   1952, Chicago: Leon L. Rice
   1956, Chicago: William C. Johnston — J. B. Lawson — Leon L. Rice
   1964, Atlantic City: William C. Johnston — J. B. Lawson — E. D. Parthemos — John Rouse
   1996, Chicago: R. Dean Harbert — Beatrice Thompson
   2004, Boston: David Vandiver
   2008, Denver: Wilhelmina R. Rhoe
Republican National Conventions:
   1900, Philadelphia: Ernest F. Cochran
   1912, Chicago: Ernest F. Cochran
   1916, Chicago: Ernest F. Cochran
   1920, Chicago: E. B. Churchwell
   1924, Cleveland: John R. Cochran, Jr.
   1928, Kansas City: John R. Cochran III
   1936, Cleveland: O. B. Menees, Sr. — W. I. Peek
   1956, San Francisco: C. E. Kimsey
   1972, Miami Beach: Clyde Shirley
   2004, New York: Rick Lee Adkins — Susan Aiken
   2008, St. Paul: Don C. Bowen — Bob Waldrep
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