Past Democratic Keynote Speakers

1900-Present


2004 Boston -- Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.)
2000 Los Angeles -- Rep. Harold Ford, Jr. (Tenn.)
1996 Chicago: Gov. Evan Bayh (Ind.)
1992 New York: Sen. Bill Bradley (N.J.), Former Rep. Barbara Jordan (Tex.), Gov. Zell Miller (Georgia)
1988 Atlanta: Gov. Ann Richards (Tex.)
1984 San Francisco: Gov. Mario Cuomo (N.Y.)
1980 New York: Rep. Morris Udall (Ariz.)
1976 New York: Sen. John Glenn (Ohio), Rep. Barbara Jordan (Tex.)
1972 Miami Beach: Gov. Reubin Askew (Fla.)
1968 Chicago: Sen. John O. Pastor (R.I.)
1964 Atlantic City: Sen. Frank Church (Idaho)
July 11-15, 1960 Los Angeles: Presidential Nominee: John F. Kennedy; V.P. Nominee: Lyndon B. Johnson
1956 Chicago: Sen. Frank Clement (Tenn.)
1952 Chicago: Gov. Paul A. Dever, Mass.
1948 Philadelphia: Sen. Alben W. Barkley (Ky.)
1944 Chicago: Presidential Nominee: Franklin Roosevelt; V.P. Nominee: Harry Truman
1940 Chicago: Gov. Robert S. Kerr (Okl.)
1936 Philly: Sen. Alben W. Barkley (Ky.)
1932 Chicago: Sen. Alben W. Barkley (Ky.)
1928 Houston: Claude Bowers (Ind.)
1924 New York: Rep. Pat Harrison (Miss.)
1920 San Francisco: Stamford Mayor Homer S. Cummings (Conn.)
1916 St. Louis: Gov. Martin Glynn (N.Y.)
1912 Baltimore: Judge Alton Parker (N.Y.)
1908 Denver: Rep. Theodore Bell (Calif.)
1904 St. Louis: Rep. John Sharp Williams (Miss.)
1900 Kansas City: Gov. Charles Thomas (Colo.)


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