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Illinois Delegation to the
1964 Democratic National Convention

Delegates (may be incomplete!)
C. T. Anderson, Belleville - Roy R. Anthony, Decatur - Stephen M. Bailey, Chicago - Edward J. Barrett, Chicago - Leslie V. Beck, Chicago - Howard S. Beeney, Peoria - Matthew W. Bieszczat, Chicago - William J. Bolger, McHenry - Frank J. Broucek, Berwyn - Kenneth E. Campbell, Chicago - John E. Cassidy, Peoria - William H. Chamberlain, Springfield - Bennie Cherry, Zeigler - Frank W. Chesrow, Chicago - Clyde L. Choate, Anna - William G. Clark, Chicago - Clarence H. Cobbs, Chicago - William J. Costello, St. Charles - Francis J. Coyle, Moline - P. J. Cullerton, Chicago - Richard J. Daley, Chicago - Matthew J. Danaher, Chicago - John D'Arco, Chicago - Corneal A. Davis, Chicago - William L. Dawson, Chicago - David DeDoncker, East Moline - Margaret Donovan, Cerro Gordo - Paul H. Douglas, Chicago - George W. Dunne, Chicago - W. Norbert Engels, Chicago - Pete J. Erio, Springfield - Alvin G. Fields, East St. Louis - Leo Fitzgerald, Ashland - Richard J. Fitzgerald, Calumet City - Joseph Germano, Chicago - Robert Gibson, Granite City - Joseph L. Gill, Chicago - Walter F. Gilligan, East Dubuque - Anthony G. Girolami, Chicago - John S. Gleason, Jr., Winnetka - Duane Greathouse, Ottawa - John G. Green, Mundelein - Pauline Holland, Metamora - Claude W. B. Holman, Chicago - Harold H. Holmes, Chadwick - Bailey Howard, Chicago - Michael J. Howlett, Chicago - Jerome Huppert, Chicago - Irma L. Igo, Mt. Vernon - Otto F. Janousek, Chicago - Robert W. Johnston, Park Forest - Maurice F. Joseph, New Athens - James W. Karber, Ridgway - Thomas E. Keane, Chicago - Mrs. Thomas Keegan, Rockford - Otto Kerner, Glenview - Peter P. Kezon, Chicago - Joseph E. Knight, Dow - Bernard J. Korzen, Chicago - Raymond V. Krier, Skokie - William J. Lake, Chicago - William A. Lee, Chicago - George Leighton, Chicago - Leo W. Lenane, Quincy - Scott W. Lucas, Havana - William J. Lynch - Joseph J. McDonough, Chicago - William L. McFetridge, Chicago - James R. McLaughlin, Mt. Vernon - Earl McMahon, Chicago - Daniel J. McNamara, Chicago - William S. Miller, Ottawa - George J. Moran, Granite City - James C. Murray, Chicago - Bernard Neistein, Chicago - Donald J. O'Brien, Chicago - James L. O'Keefe, Skokie - Sidney R. Olson, Chicago - Thomas J. Owens, Pleasant Plains - William J. Payes, Jr., Barrington - William Perkins, Riverside - Paul Powell, Vienna - Clair M. Roddewig, Chicago - James A. Ronan, Chicago - Peter F. Rossiter, Springfield - Dan Rostenkowski, Chicago - Clarence J. Ruddy, Aurora - Ruby Ryan, Chicago - George L. Saal, Pekin - Raymond Schoessling, Chicago - Samuel H. Shapiro, Kankakee - Walter Simmons, Venice - Seymour F. Simon, Chicago - Clara C. Smollen, Lemont - Lawrence L. Sullivan, Joliet - Andrew J. Toman, Riverside - John P. Touhy, Chicago - Joseph Tumpach, Downers Grove - R. Stanley Tyler, Charleston - Donald J. Walsh, Chicago - Daniel P. Ward, La Grange Park - Jarlath M. Watson, Odell - Mary White, Normal - Jo C. Williamson, Urbana - Willard Wirtz, Winnetka - Henry S. Wise, Danville - Thomas H. Wise, Joliet - Sidney R. Yates, Chicago

Alternates (may be incomplete!)
Fred Allen, Peoria - John J. Altman, Chicago - Milton Babcock, Freeport - Francis R. Barron, Ottawa - Tobias G. Barry, Ladd - Mathias Bauler, Chicago - Jack Beaupre, Bradley - Virgil Betson, Lewistown - Edith M. Blickhan, Springfield - Joyce Blume, Beardstown - George R. Bonick, Chicago Heights - Thomas C. Bradley, Park Ridge - John Brandt, Chicago - Mary Brandt, Oak Lawn - Walter Buescher, River Forest - Robert E. Cherry, Chicago - George W. Collins, Chicago - Bernice Coriell, Kankakee - William J. Cowhey, Chicago - J. Roy Dee, Mt. Carmel - Oliver C. Dilks, Palatine - Robert J. Downing, Glenview - Duane Dowse, Kempton - Ray F. Duty, Centralia - Edward C. Eberspacher, Shelbyville - Nathan T. Elliff, Pekin - Richard D. Evans, Downers Grove - Serafina Ferrera, River Forest - Thomas Flannery, Wilmette - Don Forsyth, Springfield - Vincent D. Garrity, Park Ridge - Martin J. Gleason, Joliet - Hubert L. Goforth, Carbondale - Dora Grow, Quincy - Raymond Hale, Grand Chain - William P. Hancock, Villa Grove - William Harris, Chicago - William H. Harvey, Chicago - Erwin R. Horwitz, Chicago - Albert R. Imle, Hillsboro - Valentine Janicki, Chicago - William H. Jenkins, Worden - Larry A. Johnson, Bartonville - Edith Joyce, Chicago - Mary M. Junquera, Chicago - Nathan J. Kaplan, Chicago - Charles H. Kelly, Monticello - Edward L. Kennedy, Galesburg - John R. Kirby, Joliet - James C. Kirie, River Grove - John L. Knudsen, Rockford - Casimir Kogut, Chicago - Marshall Korshak, Chicago - George A. Lane, Chicago - Donald M. Laughlin, Bloomington - Clyde Lee, Mt. Vernon - Homer W. Lewellen, Salem - Herbert M. Lowry, Rock Island - Francis J. Lynch, Park Forest - Alice Mackin, Des Plaines - John C. Marcin, Chicago - Vito Marzullo, Chicago - Robert L. Massey, Chicago - Michael H. McDermott, Chicago - Joseph P. McMahon, Chicago - James J. Mejda, Stickney - Nicholas Melas, Chicago - John Merlo, Chicago - Ralph H. Metcalfe, Chicago - William G. Milota, Chicago - Newton N. Minow, Glencoe - Charles J. Mitchell, Aurora - Bernard J. Moran, Rock Island - Robert J. Myers, Springfield - Thomas Nash, Chicago - Shel Newberger, Evanston - Joye Newton, Rockford - Russell J. O'Brien, Chicago - Stanley B. Parsons, Jr., Rockford - Daniel M. Pierce, Highland Park - Lillian Piotrowski, Chicago - Frank J. Powers, Jerseyville - Roman C. Pucinski, Chicago - Edward A. Quigley, Chicago - Hyman B. Raskin, Chicago - Barbara Ronan, Mundelein - Daniel J. Ronan, Chicago - Thomas Rosenberg, Chicago - Edward J. Rosewell, Chicago - Jay E. Ryan, Peoria - J. W. 'Bill' Scott, Bloomington - Roger Seaman, Chicago - Peter Shannon, Chicago - William Shannon, Chicago - Paul M. Sheridan, Chicago - J. Lindo Silver, Marseilles - Raymond F. Simon, Chicago - L. Oard Sitter, Anna - Mrs. John Stelle, McLeansboro - Earl Strayhorn, Chicago - David Sullivan, Belvidere - Frank M. Summers, East St. Louis - Donald T. Swinarski, Chicago - Dan Teefey, Mt. Sterling - Stuart J. Traynor, Taylorville - Tom Walsh, Lombard - William Watts, Jerseyville - Raymond J. Welsh, Jr., Oak Park - George T. Wilkins, Edwardsville - C. Herschel Williams, Sparta - Jerome Ziegler, Naperville

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