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Washington County

Washington County Political Parties

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

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

Washington County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1840, Baltimore: Lucius B. Peck
   1860, Charleston and Baltimore: Charles G. Eastman
   1864, Chicago: T. P. Redfield
   1876, St. Louis: George M. Fisk — Marcus D. Gilman
   1912, Baltimore: James J. Ford — Fred C. Luce — William B. Mayo
   1916, St. Louis: Harry C. Shurtleff
   1920, San Francisco: E. H. Bailey — Harry C. Shurtleff
   1924, New York: James P. Galleher — W. D. Smith
   1928, Houston: James P. Galleher
   1936, Philadelphia: William J. Brown — P. J. Grace — Ralph H. Smith
   1940, Chicago: Alexander H. Smith
   1944, Chicago: Charles McGovern
   1948, Philadelphia: Amerigo Dernavich
   1952, Chicago: Howard Marr — Cora Robinson
   1996, Chicago: Elaine Alfano — Sally Cavanaugh — Steve Howard — Mary Just Skinner
   2004, Boston: Ken Dean — Deborah Markowitz — Scudder Parker — Allison Sultan
   2008, Denver: Ian Carleton — Carolyn Dwyer — Deborah Markowitz
Republican National Conventions:
   1856, Philadelphia: Heman Carpenter — H. K. Slayton
   1864, Baltimore: Eliakim P. Walton
   1904, Chicago: William P. Dillingham — Henry C. Whitehill
   1908, Chicago: William P. Dillingham — Charles D. Mather
   1912, Chicago: J. A. Chapin — Orlando L. Martin
   1916, Chicago: George Eugene Moody
   1920, Chicago: Hugh J. M. Jones
   1924, Cleveland: Fred A. Howland — George M. Jones
   1928, Kansas City: Goldie Davis — Frank E. Langley
   1932, Chicago: Waldron Shields
   1936, Cleveland: Frank E. Langley
   1940, Philadelphia: John P. Davis — Gelsie J. Monti
   1944, Chicago: Ivan W. Burnham — Mrs. William H. Wills
   1948, Philadelphia: Deane C. Davis — Gelsie J. Monti
   1952, Chicago: George E. Milne
   1956, San Francisco: Ivan W. Burnham — H. William Scott — Aline Ward
   1960, Chicago: Ivan W. Burnham — Lucia T. Ladd — Dorothy P. Shea — Harold F. Shea
   1972, Miami Beach: Deane C. Davis — Constance Johnson — Lynn Lindley
   2004, New York: David Andrew Ayer — James Allen Barnett — Susie Hudson — Darcie Lang Johnston — John Marshall Lindley
   2008, St. Paul: Jim Douglas — Susie Hudson
Whig National Conventions:
   1839, Harrisburg: Charles Paine
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