Wayne J. Hood

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Wayne Joris Hood (July 23, 1913 – January 30, 1988[1]) was born in Waupun, Wisconsin. He was a manufacturer in La Crosse, Wisconsin and was active in Republican politics for many years. He served as Wisconsin state chairman of the Republican Party from 1950 to 1953, and was executive director of the Republican National Committee during 1952 and 1953.[2] He was active in Barry Goldwater's 1964 campaign[3] and Richard Nixon’s 1968 campaign.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Florida, Death Index, 1877-1998". Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Ralph Morris Goldman.The National Party Chairmen and Committees: Factionalism at the Top. Armonk, N.Y., M.E. Sharpe. 1990. Pg. 507.
  3. ^ "No Endorsement, Goldwater Urges Wisconsin GOP". The Daily Tribune. May 7, 1965. p. 5. Retrieved January 14, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "Wayne Hood Has Crucial Role in Nixon's Campaign". The La Crosse Tribune. August 7, 1968. p. 3. Retrieved January 15, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read

External links[edit]

  • Wayne Hood at Find a Grave
  • [1] Papers of Wayne J. Hood, Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library
  • [2] Papers of Wayne J. Hood, Wisconsin Historical Society