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Monongalia County
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Monongalia County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Monongalia County (incomplete!): John L. Hatfield, as of 1917 — John L. Hatfield, as of 1929 — Don J. Eddy, 1939 — Thomas A. O'Hara, as of 1940-42 — Brooks B. Bosworth, as of 1945 — Don J. Eddy, as of 1946-50 — Julius W. Singleton, Jr., 1952-63 — S. J. Angotti, as of 1969-70 — S. J. Angotti, as of 1975 — George Markusic, as of 1983

Republican Party chairs in Monongalia County (incomplete!): Max Mathers, as of 1917 — Hale J. Posten, as of 1940-42 — M. F. Kirsch, as of 1945 — Ezra E. Hamstead, as of 1946-54 — Stanley R. Cox, as of 1961-62 — Walter S. Hopkins, Jr., as of 1963 — John M. Sisler, as of 1969-73 — Robert E. Lazzell, as of 1983 — Kris Warner, 1988-90


Monongalia County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1924, New York: Ethel F. Moreland — Howard L. Swisher
   1928, Houston: Marvin L. Taylor
   1936, Philadelphia: Howard L. Swisher — Minter L. Wilson
   1944, Chicago: John H. Hoffman
   1952, Chicago: William R. Ross — Hugh G. Runner — Minter L. Wilson
   1956, Chicago: Clarence E. Johnson — Hugh G. Runner
   1960, Los Angeles: Anne Hearst
   1972, Miami Beach: Robert W. Dinsmore — Randall S. Elkins — John Garlow — Mrs. Alexander Giltnan — Vaughn Kiger
   1996, Chicago: Stephen L. Cook
   2000, Los Angeles: Stephen L. Cook — Charlene Marshall
   2004, Boston: Stephen L. Cook — Barbara Evans Fleischauer — Charlene Marshall
   2008, Denver: Jon Blair Hunter — Shelby Leary — Charlene Marshall — Caprice Roberts
Republican National Conventions:
   1860, Chicago: D. W. Roberts
   1880, Chicago: J. Marshall Hagans
   1900, Philadelphia: A. W. Wight
   1908, Chicago: Edward M. Grant
   1912, Chicago: James P. Fitch
   1916, Chicago: Davis Elkins
   1920, Chicago: James D. Gronninger
   1924, Cleveland: William E. Glasscock — James D. Gronninger
   1928, Kansas City: Joe McLane
   1932, Chicago: Stanley R. Cox — John Roscoe Turner
   1936, Cleveland: Stanley R. Cox
   1940, Philadelphia: Richard Earle Davis — Kermit R. Mason
   1944, Chicago: Richard Earle Davis — Ernest Harvey McNeill
   1948, Philadelphia: Ezra E. Hamstead
   1952, Chicago: Mrs. Davis Elkins — Ezra E. Hamstead
   1956, San Francisco: Charles G. Baker — Ezra E. Hamstead — Kermit R. Mason
   1960, Chicago: Ezra E. Hamstead — Richard E. Hamstead — Kermit R. Mason
   1972, Miami Beach: Joseph A. Laurita, Jr. — John M. Sisler — James C. Welden
   2004, New York: Cindy Frich — Hiram Lewis IV — John R. Raese — Debbie Warner — Joyce Warner — Kris Warner
   2008, St. Paul: Sarah M. Minear — Tom O'Neill — Kevin Patrick, Jr.
   2012, Tampa: Cindy Frich — Marlene Frich — William L. Graham — Bill Maloney — Sharon Maloney — Kris Warner
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