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1948 Democratic National Convention

held at Municipal Auditorium
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
July 12 to 14, 1948

resulting in the nomination of:

HARRY S. TRUMAN
of Missouri, for President

and

ALBEN W. BARKLEY
of Kentucky, for Vice-President

Convention officers Convention committees Convention speakers

State Delegations (may be incomplete!)
Alabama - Arizona - Arkansas - California - Colorado - Connecticut - Delaware - Florida - Georgia - Idaho - Illinois - Indiana - Iowa - Kansas - Kentucky - Louisiana - Maine - Maryland - Massachusetts - Michigan - Minnesota - Mississippi - Missouri - Montana - Nebraska - Nevada - New Hampshire - New Jersey - New Mexico - New York - North Carolina - North Dakota - Ohio - Oklahoma - Oregon - Pennsylvania - Rhode Island - South Carolina - South Dakota - Tennessee - Texas - Utah - Vermont - Virginia - Washington - West Virginia - Wisconsin - Wyoming

Other Delegations (incomplete!)
Alaska Territory - Canal Zone - District of Columbia - Hawaii Territory - Puerto Rico - Virgin Islands

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