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1908 Republican National Convention

held at Chicago Coliseum
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
June 16 to 19, 1908

resulting in the nomination of:

WILLIAM H. TAFT
of District of Columbia, for President

and

JAMES S. SHERMAN
of New York, for Vice-President

Convention officers Convention committees Convention speakers

Other candidates for the presidential nomination, before or during this convention:
Joseph G. Cannon, of Illinois; Charles W. Fairbanks, of Indiana; Joseph B. Foraker, of Ohio; Charles Evans Hughes, of New York; Philander C. Knox, of Pennsylvania; Robert M. LaFollette, of Wisconsin; Leslie M. Shaw, of Iowa

Other candidates for the vice-presidential nomination, before or during this convention:
Curtis Guild, Jr., of Massachusetts; John Hays Hammond, of Massachusetts; Franklin Murphy, of New Jersey; George L. Sheldon, of Nebraska

State Delegations (may be incomplete!)
Alabama - 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 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 - Arizona Territory - District of Columbia - Hawaii Territory - New Mexico Territory - Philippine Islands - Puerto Rico

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