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Pennsylvania's 24th congressional district

Pennsylvania's 24th congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives.

HistoryEdit

This district was created in 1833. The district was eliminated in 1983.

List of representativesEdit

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created in 1833
  John Banks Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833 – April 2, 1836 Redistricted from the 18th district, resigned to become the judge of the Berks judicial district
vacant April 2, 1836 – December 5, 1836
  John James Pearson Anti-Jacksonian December 5, 1836 – March 3, 1837 Mercer Not a candidate for renomination in 1836
  Thomas Henry Anti-Masonic March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1841 Beaver
Whig March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843
  Joseph Buffington Whig March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847 Kittanning Not a candidate for renomination in 1846
  Alexander Irvin Whig March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849 Clearfield Not a candidate for renomination in 1848
  Alfred Gilmore Democratic March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853 Butler Not a candidate for reelection in 1852
  Carlton B. Curtis Democratic March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 Redistricted from the 23rd district
  David Barclay Democratic March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857 Brookville
  James L. Gillis Democratic March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859 Ridgway Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1858
  Chapin Hall Republican March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1861 Warren Not a candidate for renomination in 1860
  John Patton Republican March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863 Curwensville Not a candidate for renomination in 1862
  Jesse Lazear Democratic March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865 Waynesburg Redistricted from the 20th district

Not a candidate for renomination in 1864

  George V. E. Lawrence Republican March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1869 Monongahela Not a candidate for renomination in 1868
  Joseph B. Donley Republican March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1871 Waynesburg Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1870
  William McClelland Democratic March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1873 Mount Jackson Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1872
  William S. Moore Republican March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875 Washington
  John W. Wallace Republican March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877 New Castle Not a candidate for renomination in 1876
  William S. Shallenberger Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1883 Rochester
  George V. E. Lawrence Republican March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885 Monongahela Not a candidate for renomination in 1884
  Oscar L. Jackson Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1889 New Castle Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1888
  Joseph W. Ray Republican March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891 Waynesburg Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1890
  Andrew Stewart Republican March 4, 1891 – February 26, 1892 Election successfully contested by Alexander Craig
  Alexander K. Craig Democratic February 26, 1892 – July 29, 1892 Waynesburg Died
vacant July 29, 1892 – December 5, 1892
  William A. Sipe Democratic December 5, 1892 – March 3, 1895 Pittsburgh Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1894
  Ernest F. Acheson Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1909 Washington Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1908
  John K. Tener Republican March 4, 1909 – January 16, 1911 Pittsburgh Resigned to become Governor of Pennsylvania
vacant January 16, 1911 – March 3, 1911
  Charles Matthews Republican March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1913 New Castle Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1912
  Henry W. Temple Progressive March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915 Washington Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914
vacant March 4, 1915 – November 2, 1915
  Henry W. Temple Republican November 2, 1915 – March 3, 1923 Washington Installed after being elected to replace Rep-elect William M. Brown who died before taking office, Redistricted to the 25th district
  Samuel A. Kendall Republican March 4, 1923 – January 8, 1933 Greenville Township Redistricted from the 23rd district, unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932, Died
vacant January 8, 1933 – March 4, 1933
  J. Buell Snyder Democratic March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1945 Redistricted to the 23rd district
  Thomas E. Morgan Democratic January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1953 Fredericktown Redistricted to the 26th district
  Carroll D. Kearns Republican January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1963 Redistricted from the 28th district

Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1962

  James D. Weaver Republican January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965 Erie Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964
  Joseph P. Vigorito Democratic January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1977 Erie Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1976
  Marc L. Marks Republican January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1983 Erie Not a candidate for renomination in 1982
District eliminated in 1983

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