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Mingo County
West Virginia

Mingo County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Mingo County (incomplete!): H. T. Williamson, as of 1917 — H. T. Williamson, as of 1929 — Dan Chambers, as of 1940-45 — Riley Varney, as of 1946-54 — Dan Chambers, as of 1955 — Howard B. Chambers, as of 1961-62 — Noah E. Floyd, as of 1963-75 — Johnnie Owens, as of 1983

Republican Party chairs in Mingo County (incomplete!): B. Randolph Bias, 1904-08 — G. W. Hatfield, as of 1917 — G. W. Hatfield, as of 1940-41 — W. M. Coxley, as of 1942 — Charles H. Ellis, as of 1945 — J. Brooks Lawson, as of 1946 — Moses G. Alley, as of 1950-52 — Clifford W. Slater, as of 1954 — James W. Copley, Jr., as of 1961-62 — J. A. Maynards, as of 1963 — Buddy Taylor, as of 1969 — Morris Murphy, as of 1973 — Wallace J. Jewell, as of 1983


Mingo County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1916, St. Louis: James F. Beavers
   1924, New York: W. S. Rosenhelm
   1928, Houston: W. M. Brown
   1932, Chicago: Martha B. Curry
   1948, Philadelphia: Harry W. Hill
   1952, Chicago: R. G. Warren
   1976, New York: Zane Grey Staker
   1996, Chicago: H. Truman Chafin — Phyllis Riffe White
   2000, Los Angeles: H. Truman Chafin
   2004, Boston: H. Truman Chafin — Phyllis Riffe White
Republican National Conventions:
   1916, Chicago: H. S. White
   1920, Chicago: Harry Scherr — A. Blaine York
   1924, Cleveland: B. Randolph Bias — H. E. Keadle
   1952, Chicago: J. Brooks Lawson
   2008, St. Paul: Diane Shafer
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