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Pennsylvania's 27th congressional district

Pennsylvania's 27th congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives.

GeographyEdit

DemographicsEdit

HistoryEdit

ElectionsEdit

List of representativesEdit

District created in 1875

Representative Party Years Electoral history
  Albert G. Egbert Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
Retired
  Lewis F. Watson Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1879
[Data unknown/missing.]
  James H. Osmer Republican March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
Retired
  Lewis F. Watson Republican March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Samuel M. Brainerd Republican March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
Lost renomination
  William L. Scott Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1889
Renominated but declined to be a candidate because of the condition of his health
  Lewis F. Watson Republican March 4, 1889 –
August 25, 1890
Died
Vacant August 25, 1890 –
November 4, 1890
  Charles W. Stone Republican November 4, 1890 –
March 3, 1899
Lost re-election
  Joseph C. Sibley Democratic March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1901
Redistricted to the 28th district
Republican March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
  William O. Smith Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1907
Retired
  Joseph G. Beale Republican March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1909
Lost renomination
  J. N. Langham Republican March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1915
Retired
  Solomon T. North Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1917
Lost renomination
  Nathan L. Strong Republican March 4, 1917 –
January 3, 1935
Lost re-election
  Joseph Gray Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
Lost re-election
  Harve Tibbott Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1945
Redistricted to the 26th district
  Augustine B. Kelley Democratic January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1953
Redistricted from the 28th district

Redistricted to the 21st district
  James G. Fulton Republican January 3, 1953 –
October 6, 1971
Redistricted from the 31st district

Died
Vacant October 6, 1971 –
April 25, 1972
  William S. Conover Republican April 25, 1972 –
January 3, 1973
Lost renomination

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