The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Thurston County

Thurston County Political Parties

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

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

Thurston County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1912, Baltimore: Preston M. Troy
   1920, San Francisco: James Marion Tadlock
   1924, New York: Preston M. Troy
   1940, Chicago: Phil H. Gallagher — George P. Sheridan
   1944, Chicago: John Guerin — Harry L. Parr
   1948, Philadelphia: Mrs. Earl S. Coe — Ernie Dorr — Frank Phillips — Dick Watson
   1952, Chicago: George Colemer — Jay Grigsby — George P. Sheridan
   1996, Chicago: Ellen Brock — Jose Caballero — Helen Carlstrom — Don Eckoff — Bev Hermanson — Hillary Hunt — Sam Hunt — Howard Jorgenson — Mary E. McKnew
   2004, Boston: Cathleen Bailey — Ralph Chappell — Wesley Hamilton — Nicole Ricketts
   2008, Denver: Paul J. Berendt — Jim Cooper — Christine Gregoire — Stewart R. Henderson — Jim Kainber — Debby K. Pattin — Zach Smith — Natalie B. Stevens — James J. Yee
Republican National Conventions:
   1924, Cleveland: Mrs. Clarence Maynard
   1932, Chicago: Amy Albright — Mack F. Gose
   1940, Philadelphia: J. M. Dawley
   1944, Chicago: J. W. Dawley
   1952, Chicago: J. M. Dawley — Bernard Lonctot — Mary Matthias
   1956, San Francisco: Frankie Niles Davis
   1960, Chicago: Mrs. C. J. Norton
   1968, Miami Beach: C. Montgomery Johnson — A. Ludlow Kramer — Harry H. Lapham
   1972, Miami Beach: Earl J. Davenport — Mrs. Parmalee Moos — Kenneth J. Stevens
   2004, New York: Rod Van Mechelen
   2008, St. Paul: John Darby — Ralph Munro
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