The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Florence County
South Carolina

Florence County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Florence County (incomplete!): Allard H. Gasque, 1919-23

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

Florence County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1912, Baltimore: Ellison D. Smith
   1916, St. Louis: Ellison D. Smith
   1924, New York: Ashton H. Williams
   1928, Houston: W. Marshall Bridges
   1936, Philadelphia: Lamar Holman — J. W. Perrin
   1940, Chicago: Melvin H. Purvis
   1944, Chicago: James McLeod
   1948, Philadelphia: Hugh L. Wilcox
   1956, Chicago: Julian D. Dusenberry — P. H. McEachin
   1964, Atlantic City: Barbara Sylvester — H. Van Epps — Eugene N. Zeigler
   1996, Chicago: Jo Etta Chewning — Patricia Evans — Sheila Gallagher
   2004, Boston: Jo Etta Chewning
   2008, Denver: Steve Wukela, Jr.
Republican National Conventions:
   1900, Philadelphia: W. R. Jackson — J. R. Levy — Joshua E. Wilson
   1912, Chicago: J. R. Levy — Joshua E. Wilson
   1916, Chicago: J. R. Levy — W. C. Rush
   1928, Kansas City: J. R. Levy
   1956, San Francisco: Frank Elmore — W. N. Gause — Mrs. W. N. Gause
   1960, Chicago: George E. Glass
   1972, Miami Beach: Neal Thigpen
   2004, New York: Charles Lloyd Appleby — Barbara Leonard

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