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Pennsylvania's 26th congressional district

Pennsylvania's 26th congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives.

Contents

GeographyEdit

The district was eliminated in 1973.

DemographicsEdit

HistoryEdit

The district was eliminated in 1973.

ElectionsEdit

List of representativesEdit

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created in 1875
  James Sheakley Democrat March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
  John M. Thompson Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879 Not a candidate for renomination
  Samuel B. Dick Republican March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881 Not a candidate for reelection
  Samuel H. Miller Republican March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1885 Declined to be a candidate for renomination
  George W. Fleeger Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887
  Norman Hall Democrat March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1889
  William C. Culbertson Republican March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891 Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
  Matthew Griswold Republican March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893 Not a candidate for renomination
  Joseph C. Sibley Democrat March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
  Matthew Griswold Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897 Not a candidate for renomination
  John C. Sturtevant Republican March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1899 Not a candidate for renomination
  Athelston Gaston Democrat March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1901 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
  Arthur L. Bates Republican March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1903 Redistricted to the 25th district
  Joseph H. Shull Democrat March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905 Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
  Gustav A. Schneebeli Republican March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
  J. Davis Brodhead Democrat March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1909 Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
  A. Mitchell Palmer Democrat March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1915 Not a candidate for renomination
  Henry J. Steele Democrat March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1921 Did not seek renomination
  William H. Kirkpatrick Republican March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1923 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
  Thomas W. Phillips, Jr. Republican March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1927 Did not seek renomination
  J. Howard Swick Republican March 4, 1927 – January 3, 1935 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
  Charles R. Eckert Democrat January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
  Louis E. Graham Republican January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1945 Redistricted to the 25th district
  Harve Tibbott Republican January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1949 Redistricted from the 27th district, Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
  Robert L. Coffey Democratic January 3, 1949 – April 20, 1949 Died
vacant April 20, 1949– September 13, 1949
  John P. Saylor Republican September 13, 1949 – January 3, 1953 Redistricted to the 22nd district
  Thomas E. Morgan Democrat January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1973 Redistricted from the 24th district, Redistricted to the 22nd district
District eliminated in 1973

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