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Ellis County

Ellis County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Ellis County: [none currently in database]

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

Ellis County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1912, Baltimore: J. R. Mayhew
   1916, St. Louis: T. F. Thompson
   1924, New York: C. M. Supple — W. M. Tidwell
   1928, Houston: John Sharpe — B. A. Stufflebeme
   1940, Chicago: M. W. Glaspy
   1944, Chicago: M. W. Glaspy — Frank O. Martin
   1948, Philadelphia: Roy Glasby
   1956, Chicago: Warwick H. Jenkins
   1972, Miami Beach: Delbert Ray
   1980, New York: Shirley Jefferson — Michalene Nunn
   1996, Chicago: Charles R. Osborn
   2004, Boston: Charlie Connor
Republican National Conventions:
   1916, Chicago: W. W. Alexander
   1920, Chicago: William G. McClain
   1936, Cleveland: William G. McClain
   1944, Chicago: William G. McClain
   1948, Philadelphia: William G. McClain
   1956, San Francisco: E. J. Woolley
   1960, Chicago: E. J. Woolley
   1972, Miami Beach: Jack P. Leigh
   1988, New Orleans: Joe Barton — Jack P. Leigh
   2004, New York: Dorothy Rogers
   2012, Tampa: T. J. Fabby — Amy Hedtke — Paul Perry — Mike White
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