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Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district

Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • History 2
  • Elections 3
  • List of representatives 4
  • References 5
  • Election results 6
  • References 7

Geography

Created in 1833, the district served portions of the city of Pittsburgh. In 1843 the district moved to northwest Pennsylvania. In 1853 the district returned to Pittsburgh. In 1903 the district included many of the counties around Pittsburgh. In 1923 the district was moved to York.

History

This district was created in 1833. The district was eliminated in 1993.

Elections

List of representatives

Representative Party Years Electoral history
District created in 1833
Harmar Denny Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
Redistricted from the 16th district
Retired
Richard Biddle Anti-Masonic March 4, 1837 –
???, 1840
Resigned
vacant ???, 1840 –
October 13, 1840
Henry Marie Brackenridge Whig October 13, 1840 –
March 3, 1841
Lost renomination
William W. Irwin Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
Retired
Samuel Hays Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
Retired
William Swan Garvin Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
John Wilson Farrelly Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
Retired
John W. Howe Free Soil March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
Whig March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
Thomas M. Howe Whig March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
Redistricted from the 21st district
Retired
Samuel A. Purviance Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
Lost renomination
Robert McKnight Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1863
James K. Moorhead Republican March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1869
Redistricted from the 21st district
James S. Negley Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1875
Lost re-election
James H. Hopkins Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
Lost re-election
Russell Errett Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1883
Lost re-election
James H. Hopkins Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
Lost re-election
James S. Negley Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
Lost re-election
John Dalzell Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1903
Redistricted to the 30th district
George F. Huff Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1911
Retired
Curtis H. Gregg Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
Lost renomination
Abraham L. Keister Republican March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1917
Lost renomination
Edward E. Robbins Republican March 4, 1917 –
January 25, 1919
Died
vacant January 25, 1919 –
March 3, 1919
John H. Wilson Democratic March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1921
Elected to finish Representative-elect Robbins's term
Lost renomination
Adam M. Wyant Republican March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
Redistricted to the 31st district
Samuel F. Glatfelter Democratic March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1925
Lost re-election
Franklin Menges Republican March 4, 1925 –
March 4, 1931
Lost re-election
Harry L. Haines Democratic March 4, 1931 –
January 3, 1939
Lost re-election
Chester H. Gross Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1941
Lost re-election
Harry L. Haines Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1943
Lost re-election
Chester H. Gross Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1945
Redistricted from the 21st district
D. Emmert Brumbaugh Republican January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1947
Redistricted from the 23rd district
Retired
James E. Van Zandt Republican January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1953
Redistricted to the 20th district
John P. Saylor Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1973
Redistricted from the 26th district
Redistricted to the 12th district
Thomas E. Morgan Democratic January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1977
Redistricted from the 26th district
Retired
Austin J. Murphy Democratic January 3, 1977 –
January 3, 1993
Redistricted to the 20th district
District eliminated in 1993

References

  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. 
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. 
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present

Election results

References


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