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 March 4, 1833
 
Harmar Denny
Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
23rd
24th
Redistricted from the 16th district and re-elected in 1832.
Re-elected in 1834.
Retired.
 
Richard Biddle
Anti-Masonic March 4, 1837 –
July 21, 1840
25th
26th
Elected in 1836.
Re-elected in 1838.
Resigned.
Vacant July 21, 1840 –
October 13, 1840
26th
 
Henry Marie Brackenridge
Whig October 13, 1840 –
March 3, 1841
Elected to finish Biddle's term.
Lost renomination.
 
William W. Irwin
Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
27th Elected in 1840.
Retired.
Samuel Hays Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
28th Elected in 1843.
Retired.
William Swan Garvin Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
29th Elected in 1844.
[data unknown/missing]
John Wilson Farrelly Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
30th Elected in 1846.
Retired.
John W. Howe Free Soil March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
31st
32nd
Elected in 1848.
Re-elected in 1850.
[data unknown/missing]
Whig March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
 
Thomas M. Howe
Whig March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
33rd Redistricted from the 21st district and re-elected in 1852.
Retired.
 
Samuel A. Purviance
Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
34th
35th
Elected in 1854.
Re-elected in 1856.
Lost renomination.
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859


 
Robert McKnight
Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1863
36th
37th
Elected in 1858.
Re-elected in 1860.
[data unknown/missing]
 
James K. Moorhead
Republican March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1869
38th
39th
40th
Redistricted from the 21st district and re-elected in 1862.
Re-elected in 1864.
Re-elected in 1866.
[data unknown/missing]
 
James S. Negley
Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1875
41st
42nd
43rd
Elected in 1868.
Re-elected in 1870.
Re-elected in 1872.
Lost re-election.
 
James H. Hopkins
Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
44th Elected in 1874.
Lost re-election.
 
Russell Errett
Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1883
45th
46th
47th
Elected in 1876.
Re-elected in 1878.
Re-elected in 1880.
Lost re-election.
 
James H. Hopkins
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
48th Elected in 1882.
Lost re-election.
 
James S. Negley
Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
49th Elected in 1884.
Lost re-election.
 
John Dalzell
Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1903
50th
51st
52nd
53rd
54th
55th
56th
57th
Elected in 1886.
Re-elected in 1888.
Re-elected in 1890.
Re-elected in 1892.
Re-elected in 1894.
Re-elected in 1896.
Re-elected in 1898.
Re-elected in 1900.
Redistricted to the 30th district.
 
George F. Huff
Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1911
58th
59th
60th
61st
Elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Re-elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Retired.
 
Curtis H. Gregg
Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
62nd Elected in 1910.
Lost renomination.
 
Abraham L. Keister
Republican March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1917
63rd
64th
Elected in 1912.
Re-elected in 1914.
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 Elected in 1920.
Redistricted to the 31st district.
 
Samuel F. Glatfelter
Democratic March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1925
68th Elected in 1922.
Lost re-election.
 
Franklin Menges
Republican March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1931
69th
70th
71st
Elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Lost re-election.
 
Harry L. Haines
Democratic March 4, 1931 –
January 3, 1939
72nd
73rd
74th
75th
Elected in 1930.
Re-elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
Lost re-election.
 
Chester H. Gross
Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1941
76th Elected in 1938.
Lost re-election.
 
Harry L. Haines
Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1943
77th Elected in 1940.
Lost re-election.
 
Chester H. Gross
Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1945
78th Redistricted from the 21st district and re-elected in 1942.
[data unknown/missing]


 
D. Emmert Brumbaugh
Republican January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1947
79th Redistricted from the 23rd district and re-elected in 1944.
Retired.
 
James E. Van Zandt
Republican January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1953
80th
81st
82nd
Elected in 1946.
Re-elected in 1948.
Re-elected in 1950.
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 and 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.
Re-elected in 1968.
Re-elected in 1970.
Redistricted to the 12th district.
 
Thomas E. Morgan
Democratic January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1977
93rd
94th
Redistricted from the 26th district and re-elected in 1972.
Re-elected in 1974.
Retired.
 
Austin J. Murphy
Democratic January 3, 1977 –
January 3, 1993
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
Elected in 1976.
Re-elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Re-elected in 1990.
Redistricted to the 20th district.
District eliminated January 3, 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

Coordinates: 40°00′N 79°40′W / 40.000°N 79.667°W / 40.000; -79.667