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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.

GeographyEdit

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.

HistoryEdit

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

List of members representing the districtEdit

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created in 1833
 
Harmar Denny
Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
23rd
24th
Redistricted from the 16th district.
Retired.
 
Richard Biddle
Anti-Masonic March 4, 1837 –
July 21, 1840
25th
26th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned.
Vacant July 21, 1840 –
October 13, 1840
 
Henry Marie Brackenridge
Whig October 13, 1840 –
March 3, 1841
26th [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost renomination.
 
William W. Irwin
Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
27th [Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
Samuel Hays Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
28th [Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
William Swan Garvin Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
29th [Data unknown/missing.]
John Wilson Farrelly Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
30th [Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
John W. Howe Free Soil March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
31st
32nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Whig March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Thomas M. Howe
Whig March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
33rd Redistricted from the 21st district.
Retired.
 
Samuel A. Purviance
Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
34th
35th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost renomination.
 
Robert McKnight
Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1863
36th
37th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
James K. Moorhead
Republican March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1869
38th
39th
40th
Redistricted from the 21st district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
James S. Negley
Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1875
41st
42nd
43rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
James H. Hopkins
Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
44th [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Russell Errett
Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1883
45th
46th
47th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
James H. Hopkins
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
48th [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
James S. Negley
Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
49th [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
John Dalzell
Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1903
50th
51st
52nd
53rd
54th
55th
56th
57th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 30th district.
 
George F. Huff
Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1911
58th
59th
60th
61st
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
 
Curtis H. Gregg
Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
62nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost renomination.
 
Abraham L. Keister
Republican March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1917
63rd
64th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost renomination.
 
Edward E. Robbins
Republican March 4, 1917 –
January 25, 1919
65th Elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918 but died before the term began.
Vacant January 25, 1919 –
March 3, 1919
 
John H. Wilson
Democratic March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1921
66th Elected to finish Robbins's term.
Lost re-election.
Adam M. Wyant Republican March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
67th [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 31st district.
 
Samuel F. Glatfelter
Democratic March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1925
68th [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Franklin Menges
Republican March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1931
69th
70th
71st
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Harry L. Haines
Democratic March 4, 1931 –
January 3, 1939
72nd
73rd
74th
75th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Chester H. Gross
Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1941
76th [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Harry L. Haines
Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1943
77th [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Chester H. Gross
Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1945
78th Redistricted from the 21st district.
[Data unknown/missing.]


 
D. Emmert Brumbaugh
Republican January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1947
79th Redistricted from the 23rd district.
Retired.
 
James E. Van Zandt
Republican January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1953
80th
81st
82nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 20th district.
 
John P. Saylor
Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1973
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
Redistricted from the 26th district.
Redistricted to the 12th district.
 
Thomas E. Morgan
Democratic January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1977
93rd
94th
Redistricted from the 26th district.
Retired.
 
Austin J. Murphy
Democratic January 3, 1977 –
January 3, 1993
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 20th district.
District eliminated in 1993

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