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New York Delegation to the
1988 Democratic National Convention

Delegation chair: Laurence J. Kirwan

Delegates (may be incomplete!)

Alternates (may be incomplete!)
Thomas J. Abinanti, White Plains - Rita G. Ackerman, Jamaica Estates, Queens - Ina Z. Alfattah, Corona, Queens - Barbara Amster, Farmingdale, Long Island - Frank J. Barbaro, Brooklyn - Teresa A. Bickhart, Dunkirk - Kathleen Boris, Kings Park, Long Island - Robert A. Bouchard, Watertown - Estelle M. Bressler, Lawrence, Long Island - Ann E. Bunker, Auburn - Tonio Burgos, Albany - Joyce B. Burns, Orchard Park - Peter N. Chahales, Maspeth, Queens - Hilton B. Clark, Manhattan - Marilyn Clement, Manhattan - David A. Collins, Buffalo - Richard A. Collins, Verbank - Robert Cook, Rochester - Vivian E. Cook, South Ozone Park, Queens - Joseph A. Cravotta, Staten Island - C. Eleanor Cunningham, Brooklyn - Gloria Davis, Bronx - Marc A. Dickens, Bronx - Robert W. Dixon, Albany - Joy G. Dryfoos, Hastings-on-Hudson - Renee Edwards, Niagara Falls - Arthur Egel, Ridgewood, Queens - David D. Eisenhower, Cold Spring - Leo D. Ferguson, Kirkwood - John Flateau, Brooklyn - Franklin D. R. Florence, Rochester - Joseph L. Galiber, Bronx - Michael J. Giompietro, Laurel, Long Island - Eileen Dorothea Graham, Brooklyn - Jay Greenfield, Mamaroneck - Cynthia Hansberry, Hempstead, Long Island - Elizabeth Harding, Brooklyn - Isobel M. Hesse, Nyack - Constance Hogarth, Yonkers - Lewis M. Hoppe, Brooklyn - Helen S. Isabella, Schenectady - Jose Ithier, Bronx - Joyce Jalowski, Brooklyn - Veronica James, Bronx - Rita Katz, Manhattan - Christopher Kelley, East Hampton, Long Island - Rita Kessler, Bronx - Kevin N. Langberg, Huntington, Long Island - Edward J. LaPlante, Troy - Joseph A. Laria, Dix Hills, Long Island - Aileen Maslo, Brooklyn - Trudy L. Mason, Manhattan - Naomi Matusow, Bedford - Kathleen B. McCormack, Albany - Anthony J. Menna, Bellerose, Queens - Vincent J. Montalbano, Staten Island - Benjamin Nichols, Ithaca - Angelita Ortega, Manhattan - Rosemary S. Pooler, Syracuse - Bonnie Potter, Manhattan - Patricia A. Rector, Syracuse - Eugene A. Reed, Buffalo - Jose A. Rivera, Bronx - Jose Antonio Rivera, Buffalo - Irving Rosen, Bronx - Philip Rubin, Brooklyn - Susan Gordon Ryan, Syosset, Long Island - Peggy Shepard, Manhattan - Geraldine H. Simmons, Williamsville - Barbara J. Smith, Niagara Falls - Gloria Jeane Smith, Staten Island - Gillian M. Sorensen, Manhattan - Stanley Stackowski, Buffalo - James P. Testani, Johnson City - Ronnie Thomas, Rochester - Christopher P. Walsh, West Seneca - Thomas L. Warzecha, Syracuse - Pearl Weill, Long Beach, Long Island - Fran E. Weisberg, Rochester - Charles Williams, Utica - Ira L. Williams, Jamaica, Queens - Janice D. Williams-Myers, New Paltz - Helen Wright, Jamaica, Queens - Andrew J. Zambelli, Jr., Mt. Vernon - Charles J. Zicari, Rochester

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