Ohio's 22nd congressional district

The 22nd congressional district of Ohio was eliminated in the redistricting following the 1980 census.

In its last decade, the district primarily consisted of eastern Cuyahoga county, with minor parts of western Geauga, western Lake, and northern Summit counties.

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Year(s) Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1915
 
Henry I. Emerson
Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1921
64th
65th
66th
Elected in 1914.
Re-elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
Lost renomination.
 
Theodore E. Burton
Republican March 4, 1921 –
December 15, 1928
67th
68th
69th
70th
Elected in 1920.
Re-elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Resigned when elected U.S. Senator.
Vacant December 15, 1928 –
March 3, 1929
70th
 
Chester C. Bolton
Republican March 4, 1929 –
January 3, 1937
71st
72nd
73rd
74th
Elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Re-elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.
Lost re-election.
Anthony A. Fleger Democratic January 3, 1937 –
January 3, 1939
75th Elected in 1936.
Lost re-election.
 
Chester C. Bolton
Republican January 3, 1939 –
October 29, 1939
76th Elected in 1938.
Died.
Vacant October 29, 1939 –
February 27, 1940
76th
 
Frances P. Bolton
Republican February 27, 1940 –
January 3, 1969
76th
77th
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
Elected to finish her husband's term.
Re-elected in 1940.
Re-elected in 1942.
Re-elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Re-elected in 1948.
Re-elected in 1950.
Re-elected in 1952.
Re-elected in 1954.
Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Re-elected in 1960.
Re-elected in 1962.
Re-elected in 1964.
Re-elected in 1966.
Lost re-election.
 
Charles Vanik
Democratic January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1981
91st
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
96th
Redistricted from the 21st district and re-elected in 1968.
Re-elected in 1970.
Re-elected in 1972.
Re-elected in 1974.
Re-elected in 1976.
Re-elected in 1978.
Retired.
 
Dennis E. Eckart
Democratic January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1983
97th Elected in 1980.
Redistricted to the 11th district.
District inactive since January 3, 1983

Election resultsEdit

The following chart shows historic election results. Bold type indicates victor. Italic type indicates incumbent.

Year Democratic Republican Other
1920 Mathew B. Excell: 30,738 Theodore E. Burton: 91,062 Max J. Sillins: 760
1922 William J. Zoul: 20,511 Theodore E. Burton: 57,781 D. B. Washburn: 401
1924 Sam B. Fitzsimmons*: 32,970 Theodore E. Burton: 95,174 Alfred F. Coyle: 25,489
A. V. Severino (W): 259
1926 [ none ] Theodore E. Burton: 55,589 [ none ]
1928 Simon B. Fitzsimmons*: 65,742 Chester C. Bolton: 151,565 [ none ]
1930 Edward F. Carran: 55,868 Chester C. Bolton: 91,222 Helen Green: 13,372
1932 Florence E. Allen: 98,427 Chester C. Bolton: 141,296 G. Racheff (C): 803
Joe T. Thomas: 367
1934 William C. Dixon: 88,551 Chester C. Bolton: 99,535 C. B. Cowan (C): 2,046
Max Epstein (S): 943
1936 Anthony A. Fleger: 144,660 Chester C. Bolton: 137,570 [ none ]
1938 Anthony A. Fleger: 87,635 Chester C. Bolton*: 109,494 [ none ]
1940 Anthony A. Fleger: 126,273 Frances P. Bolton*: 165,322 [ none ]
1942 James Metzenbaum: 69,601 Frances P. Bolton: 92,644 [ none ]
1944 Don O. Cameron: 137,546 Frances P. Bolton: 185,187 [ none ]
1946 Earl Heffley: 69,050 Frances P. Bolton: 174,823 Matthew DeMore: 9,029
1948 Jack G. Day: 141,018 Frances P. Bolton: 170,085 [ none ]
1950 Chat Paterson: 130,623 Frances P. Bolton: 219,788 [ none ]
1952 Chat Paterson: 61,197 Frances P. Bolton: 87,316 [ none ]
1954 Chat Paterson: 44,072 Frances P. Bolton: 61,738 [ none ]
1956 Harry A. Blachman: 48,169 Frances P. Bolton: 96,468 [ none ]
1958 Chat Paterson: 57,508 Frances P. Bolton: 71,143 [ none ]
1960 Chat Paterson: 66,930 Frances P. Bolton: 88,389 [ none ]
1962 Edward Corrigan: 35,353 Frances P. Bolton: 74,603 Ronald B. Peltz: 5,595
1964 Chat Paterson: 64,454 Frances P. Bolton: 84,183 [ none ]
1966 Anthony O. Calabrese Jr.: 56,803 Frances P. Bolton: 71,927 [ none ]
1968 Charles A. Vanik*: 102,686 Frances P. Bolton: 84,975 [ none ]
1970 Charles A. Vanik: 114,790 Adrian Fink: 45,657 [ none ]
1972 Charles A. Vanik: 126,462 Donald W. Gropp: 64,577 Thomas W. Lippitt (AI): 3,463
Caryl A. Loeb: 3,342
1974 Charles A. Vanik: 112,671 William J. Franz: 30,585 [ none ]
1976 Charles A. Vanik: 128,535 Harry A. Hanna: 42,727 Thomas W. Lippitt (A): 5,461
1978 Charles A. Vanik: 87,551 Richard W. Sander: 30,930 Robert E. Lehman: 6,966
James F. Sexton: 7,125
1980 Dennis E. Eckart*: 108,137 Joseph J. Nahra: 80,836 Arnold Gleisser: 6,896
  • Possible error in records: Simon B. Fitzsimmons, the Democratic nominee in 1928, is likely the same person as Sam B. Fitzsimmons, the Democratic nominee in 1924. There is no indication of which is the correct name.

ReferencesEdit

  • 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

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 41°30′N 81°30′W / 41.500°N 81.500°W / 41.500; -81.500