List of Whig National Conventions

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This page lists the presidential nominating conventions of the United States Whig Party between 1839 and 1856 and the Constitutional Union Party of 1860. Note: Conventions whose nominees won the subsequent presidential election are in bold

Year Location Presidential Nominee Vice Presidential Nominee
1839 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania William Henry Harrison of Ohio John Tyler of Virginia
1844 Baltimore Henry Clay of Kentucky Theodore Frelinghuysen of New Jersey
1848 Philadelphia Zachary Taylor of Louisiana Millard Fillmore of New York
1852 Baltimore Winfield Scott of New Jersey William A. Graham of North Carolina
1856 Baltimore Millard Fillmore of New Yorka Andrew J. Donelson of Tennesseea

aFillmore and Donelson had previously been nominated as candidates of the American Party.

See also


  • Cluskey, Michael W. (ed.). The Political Textbook. J.B. Smith & co., Philadelphia: 1860. Google Books digitized version
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