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Speakers and Entertainers at the
1912 Democratic National Convention

Offered Prayers:

S. Carroll CoaleT. O. CrouseWilliam M. DameJames GibbonsGeorge R. GroseAdolph GuttmacherCarlton D. HarrisJohn Gardner MurrayClayton H. RanckJ. Ross StevensonJohn Roach StratonHenry M. Wharton

Convention Speakers:

Z. R. Cheney (Alaska Territory) John H. Bankhead (Alabama) William B. Bankhead (Alabama) William W. Brandon (Alabama) Henry D. Clayton (Alabama) J. Thomas Heflin (Alabama) John B. Knox (Alabama) George H. Malone (Alabama) Emmet O'Neal (Alabama) Alexander D. Pitts (Alabama) W. T. Seibels (Alabama) Joseph T. Robinson (Arkansas) Eugene S. Ives (Arizona) Reese M. Ling (Arizona) P. C. Little (Arizona) Ed A. Sawyer (Arizona) Theodore A. Bell (California) James V. Coleman (California) C. P. Maltby (Colorado) Charles F. Tew (Colorado) Miles F. Connelley (Connecticut) Daniel P. Dunn (Connecticut) David E. FitzGerald (Connecticut) William Kennedy (Connecticut) Bryan F. Mahan (Connecticut) Henry W. Rogers (Connecticut) Thomas J. Spellacy (Connecticut) George F. Dudley (District of Columbia) Robert E. Mattingly (District of Columbia) Lafe Pence (District of Columbia) Alfred Raughley (Delaware) William H. Stevens (Delaware) Robert E. Davis (Florida) Albert W. Gilchrist (Florida) James F. C. Griggs (Florida) Frank L. Mayes (Florida) J. Randolph Anderson (Georgia) Frank C. Davis (Georgia) Harold H. Dean (Georgia) John James Flynt (Georgia) John Temple Graves (Georgia) G. R. Hutchens (Georgia) Charles Rittenhouse Pendleton (Georgia) N. D. Ely (Iowa) C. C. Gethman (Iowa) John N. Hughes (Iowa) John W. Kintzinger (Iowa) William Mulvaney (Iowa) Claude R. Porter (Iowa) Henry Vollmer (Iowa) Martin J. Wade (Iowa) James H. Hawley (Idaho) Henry Heitfeld (Idaho) A. P. Hutton (Idaho) Bert H. Miller (Idaho) Samuel Alschuler (Illinois) Elmore W. Hurst (Illinois) Fred J. Kern (Illinois) J. Hamilton Lewis (Illinois) Douglas Pattison (Illinois) Roger C. Sullivan (Illinois) Joseph E. Bell (Indiana) George H. Gifford (Indiana) John W. Kern (Indiana) Gustavus V. Menzies (Indiana) Benjamin F. Shively (Indiana) Thomas Taggart (Indiana) Ben S. Gaitskell (Kansas) Henderson S. Martin (Kansas) J. W. Orr (Kansas) B. J. Sheridan (Kansas) Ollie M. James (Kentucky) Ben Johnson (Kentucky) James B. McCreary (Kentucky) Allie W. Young (Kentucky) Newton C. Blanchard (Louisiana) Robert Ewing (Louisiana) John W. Coughlin (Massachusetts) John F. Fitzgerald (Massachusetts) Thomas P. Riley (Massachusetts) Francis X. Tyrrell (Massachusetts) J. Harry Covington (Maryland) Samuel S. Field (Maryland) Arthur P. Gorman, Jr. (Maryland) Alonzo L. Miles (Maryland) Joshua W. Miles (Maryland) Arthur Peter (Maryland) James H. Preston (Maryland) Isidor Rayner (Maryland) John Walter Smith (Maryland) Guy W. Steele (Maryland) Max Ways (Maryland) John S. Young (Maryland) John E. Kinnane (Michigan) Patrick H. O'Brien (Michigan) Edmund C. Shields (Michigan) Edwin O. Wood (Michigan) Alfred Jaques (Minnesota) Thomas J. Knox (Minnesota) S. A. Stockwell (Minnesota) A. C. Weiss (Minnesota) Alexander M. Dockery (Missouri) Joseph W. Folk (Missouri) David R. Francis (Missouri) Frisby H. McCullough (Missouri) James A. Reed (Missouri) Colin M. Selph (Missouri) William J. Stone (Missouri) Earl Brewer (Mississippi) James K. Vardaman (Mississippi) John Sharp Williams (Mississippi) Thomas J. Walsh (Montana) William Carey Dowd (North Carolina) E. J. Justice (North Carolina) Angus W. McLean (North Carolina) S. J. Doyle (North Dakota) William E. Purcell (North Dakota) J. H. Begley (Nebraska) William J. Bryan (Nebraska) I. J. Dunn (Nebraska) Gilbert M. Hitchcock (Nebraska) George L. Loomis (Nebraska) Clarence E. Carr (New Hampshire) Robert G. Bremner (New Jersey) Robert S. Hudspeth (New Jersey) William Hughes (New Jersey) James E. Martine (New Jersey) John W. Westcott (New Jersey) J. D. Hand (New Mexico) John D. W. Veeder (New Mexico) Key Pittman (Nevada) Charles N. Bulger (New York) Walter H. Edson (New York) John J. Fitzgerald (New York) Norman E. Mack (New York) Lewis Nixon (New York) James A. O'Gorman (New York) Alton B. Parker (New York) John B. Stanchfield (New York) William Sulzer (New York) Newton D. Baker (Ohio) James E. Campbell (Ohio) M. A. Daugherty (Ohio) William W. Durbin (Ohio) Edmond H. Moore (Ohio) John W. Peck (Ohio) W. H. Rinehart (Ohio) James Ross (Ohio) Scott Ferris (Oklahoma) E. J. Giddings (Oklahoma) Thomas P. Gore (Oklahoma) Boone D. Hite (Oklahoma) W. N. Maben (Oklahoma) William H. Murray (Oklahoma) Robert L. Williams (Oklahoma) Thomas C. Burke (Oregon) Frederick V. Holman (Oregon) William R. King (Oregon) Roland S. Morris (Pennsylvania) A. Mitchell Palmer (Pennsylvania) Henry G. Molina (Puerto Rico) John J. Fitzgerald (Rhode Island) Charles W. Greene (Rhode Island) Ellison D. Smith (South Carolina) Luke Lea (Tennessee) George F. Milton (Tennessee) Thomas H. Ball (Texas) Albert S. Burleson (Texas) M. M. Crane (Texas) Robert L. Henry (Texas) Cone Johnson (Texas) Samuel Russel (Utah) Henry D. Flood (Virginia) John W. Price (Virginia) Claude A. Swanson (Virginia) J. W. Black (Washington) Howard Hathaway (Washington) Will H. Merritt (Washington) Walter Ronald (Washington) George Turner (Washington) Hugh Campbell Wallace (Washington) Louis Bachhuber (Wisconsin) R. B. Kirkland (Wisconsin) John Walsh (Wisconsin) Ashton File (West Virginia) William A. MacCorkle (West Virginia) John T. McGraw (West Virginia) Joseph B. O'Brien (West Virginia) Stuart W. Walker (West Virginia) A. N. Hasenkamp (Wyoming) Patrick J. Quealy (Wyoming)
"Enjoy the hospitable entertainment of a political graveyard."
Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
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