1936 Republican National Convention

1936 Republican National Convention

The 1936 Republican National Convention was held in Cleveland, Ohio at the Public Auditorium, from June 9 to June 12, 1936. It nominated Governor Alfred Landon of Kansas for President and Frank Knox of Illinois for Vice-President.

Landon was the only serious contender for the nomination and was subsequently nominated on the first ballot. The convention supported many New Deal programs, including Social Security.

ee also

*1936 Democratic National Convention
*United States presidential election, 1936

Chicago, Illinois
list=Republican National Conventions
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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