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Walla Walla County

Walla Walla County Political Parties

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

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

Walla Walla County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1912, Baltimore: W. A. Ritz
   1916, St. Louis: W. A. Toner
   1920, San Francisco: G. M. Lloyd
   1924, New York: Frank N. Crowe
   1928, Houston: C. F. H. Vollendorff — W. A. White
   1940, Chicago: Mrs. Rex Walker
   1944, Chicago: Mrs. Happy Tharp
   1948, Philadelphia: Ada Kelly
Republican National Conventions:
   1880, Chicago: Thomas H. Brents
   1896, St. Louis: Albert Goldman
   1900, Philadelphia: Levi Ankeny
   1904, Chicago: Levi Ankeny
   1912, Chicago: C. C. Gase
   1916, Chicago: John D. Ankeny
   1920, Chicago: Frank S. Dement
   1924, Cleveland: David H. Cox
   1928, Kansas City: H. A. Mount
   1932, Chicago: H. A. Mount
   1940, Philadelphia: Cameron Sherwood — Philip Stalker
   1944, Chicago: E. L. Casey
   1948, Philadelphia: E. L. Casey
   1952, Chicago: Cameron Sherwood
   1956, San Francisco: H. Maurice Ahlquist — Mrs. Fred G. Niemi
   1960, Chicago: Tom Copeland — Mrs. Fred G. Niemi
   1968, Miami Beach: Peter Brooks
   1972, Miami Beach: Madison R. Jones
   2008, St. Paul: Jacob Brassington
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