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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 Cong
ress
Electoral history
  Albert G. Egbert Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
44th Retired
  Lewis F. Watson Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1879
45th [Data unknown/missing.]
  James H. Osmer Republican March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
46th Retired
  Lewis F. Watson Republican March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
47th [Data unknown/missing.]
  Samuel M. Brainerd Republican March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
48th Lost renomination
  William L. Scott Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1889
49th
50th
Renominated but declined to be a candidate because of the condition of his health
  Lewis F. Watson Republican March 4, 1889 –
August 25, 1890
51st Died
Vacant August 25, 1890 –
November 4, 1890
  Charles W. Stone Republican November 4, 1890 –
March 3, 1899
51st
52nd
53rd
54th
55th
Lost re-election
  Joseph C. Sibley Democratic March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1901
56th
57th
Redistricted to the 28th district
Republican March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
  William O. Smith Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1907
58th
59th
Retired
  Joseph G. Beale Republican March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1909
60th Lost renomination
  J. N. Langham Republican March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1915
61st
62nd
63rd
Retired
  Solomon T. North Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1917
64th Lost renomination
  Nathan L. Strong Republican March 4, 1917 –
January 3, 1935
65th
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
73rd
Lost re-election
  Joseph Gray Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
74th
75th
Lost re-election
  Harve Tibbott Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1945
76th
77th
78th
Redistricted to the 26th district
  Augustine B. Kelley Democratic January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1953
79th
80th
81st
82nd
Redistricted from the 28th district

Redistricted to the 21st district
  James G. Fulton Republican January 3, 1953 –
October 6, 1971
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
Redistricted from the 31st district

Died
Vacant October 6, 1971 –
April 25, 1972
  William S. Conover Republican April 25, 1972 –
January 3, 1973
92nd 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