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 Cong
ress
District home Note
District created March 4, 1833
  John Banks Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833 – April 2, 1836 23rd
24th
Redistricted from the 18th district and re-elected in 1832.
Re-elected in 1834.
Resigned to become the judge of the Berks judicial district.
Vacant April 2, 1836 – December 5, 1836 24th
  John James Pearson Anti-Jacksonian December 5, 1836 – March 3, 1837 Mercer Elected to finish Banks's term.
Not a candidate for renomination in 1836.
  Thomas Henry Anti-Masonic March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1841 25th
26th
27th
Beaver Elected in 1836.
Re-elected in 1838.
Re-elected in 1840.
[data unknown/missing]
Whig March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843
  Joseph Buffington Whig March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847 28th
29th
Kittanning Elected in 1843.
Re-elected in 1844.
Not a candidate for renomination in 1846.
  Alexander Irvin Whig March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849 30th Clearfield Elected in 1846.
Not a candidate for renomination in 1848.
  Alfred Gilmore Democratic March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853 31st
32nd
Butler Elected in 1848.
Re-elected in 1850.
Not a candidate for reelection in 1852.
  Carlton B. Curtis Democratic March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 33rd Redistricted from the 23rd district and re-elected in 1852.
[data unknown/missing]
  David Barclay Democratic March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857 34th Brookville Elected in 1854.
[data unknown/missing]
  James L. Gillis Democratic March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859 35th Ridgway Elected in 1856.
Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1858.
  Chapin Hall Republican March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1861 36th Warren Elected in 1858.
Not a candidate for renomination in 1860.
  John Patton Republican March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863 37th Curwensville Elected in 1860.
Not a candidate for renomination in 1862.
  Jesse Lazear Democratic March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865 38th Waynesburg Redistricted from the 20th district and re-elected in 1862.
Not a candidate for renomination in 1864.
  George V. E. Lawrence Republican March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1869 39th
40th
Monongahela Elected in 1864.
Re-elected in 1866.
Not a candidate for renomination in 1868.
  Joseph B. Donley Republican March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1871 41st Waynesburg Elected in 1868.
Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1870.
  William McClelland Democratic March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1873 42nd Mount Jackson Elected in 1870.
Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1872.
  William S. Moore Republican March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875 43rd Washington Elected in 1872.
[data unknown/missing]
  John W. Wallace Republican March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877 44th New Castle Elected in 1874.
Not a candidate for renomination in 1876.
  William S. Shallenberger Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1883 45th
46th
47th
Rochester Elected in 1876.
Re-elected in 1878.
Re-elected in 1880.
[data unknown/missing]
  George V. E. Lawrence Republican March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885 48th Monongahela Elected in 1882.
Not a candidate for renomination in 1884.
  Oscar L. Jackson Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1889 49th
50th
New Castle Elected in 1884.
Re-elected in 1886.
Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1888.
  Joseph W. Ray Republican March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891 51st Waynesburg Elected in 1888.
Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1890.
  Andrew Stewart Republican March 4, 1891 – February 26, 1892 52nd Lost election contest.
  Alexander K. Craig Democratic February 26, 1892 – July 29, 1892 Waynesburg Re-elected in 1890.
Died.
Vacant July 29, 1892 – December 5, 1892
  William A. Sipe Democratic December 5, 1892 – March 3, 1895 52nd
53rd
Pittsburgh Elected to finish Craig's term.
Re-elected in 1892.
Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1894.
  Ernest F. Acheson Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1909 54th
55th
56th
57th
58th
59th
60th
Washington Elected in 1894.
Re-elected in 1896.
Re-elected in 1898.
Re-elected in 1900.
Re-elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Re-elected in 1906.
Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1908
  John K. Tener Republican March 4, 1909 – January 16, 1911 61st Pittsburgh Elected in 1908.
Resigned to become Governor of Pennsylvania.
Vacant January 16, 1911 – March 3, 1911
  Charles Matthews Republican March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1913 62nd New Castle Re-elected in 1910.
Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1912.
  Henry W. Temple Progressive March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915 63rd Washington Elected in 1912.
Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914.
Vacant March 4, 1915 – November 2, 1915 64th
  Henry W. Temple Republican November 2, 1915 – March 3, 1923 64th
65th
66th
67th
Washington Installed after being elected to replace Rep-elect William M. Brown who died before taking office.
Re-elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918
Re-elected in 1920.
Redistricted to the 25th district.
  Samuel A. Kendall Republican March 4, 1923 – January 8, 1933 68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
Greenville Township Redistricted from the 23rd district and re-elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932
Died.
Vacant January 8, 1933 – March 4, 1933 72nd
  J. Buell Snyder Democratic March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1945 73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
78th
Elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
Re-elected in 1938.
Re-elected in 1940.
Re-elected in 1942.
Redistricted to the 23rd district.
  Thomas E. Morgan Democratic January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1953 79th
80th
81st
82nd
Fredericktown Elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Re-elected in 1948.
Re-elected in 1950.
Redistricted to the 26th district.
  Carroll D. Kearns Republican January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1963 83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
Redistricted from the 28th district and re-elected in 1952.
Re-elected in 1954.
Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Re-elected in 1960.
Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1962.
  James D. Weaver Republican January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965 88th Erie Elected in 1962.
Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964.
  Joseph P. Vigorito Democratic January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1977 89th
90th
91st
92nd
93rd
94th
Erie Re-elected in 1964.
Re-elected in 1966.
Re-elected in 1968.
Re-elected in 1970.
Re-elected in 1972.
Re-elected in 1974.
Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1976.
  Marc L. Marks Republican January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1983 95th
96th
97th
Erie Elected in 1976.
Re-elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Not a candidate for renomination in 1982.
District eliminated January 3, 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

Coordinates: 42°00′N 80°00′W / 42.000°N 80.000°W / 42.000; -80.000