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Pennsylvania's 29th congressional district

Pennsylvania's 29th congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives.

GeographyEdit

From 1903 to 1923 the district was located in western Pennsylvania near Pittsburgh. From 1923 to 1933 the district moved to northwest Pennsylvania near Erie. In 1933 the district returned to include portions of Pittsburgh. The district was eliminated in 1963.

DemographicsEdit

HistoryEdit

This district was created in 1903. The district was eliminated in 1963.

ElectionsEdit

List of representativesEdit

Representative Party Years Note
District created in 1903
  George Shiras III Independent
Republican
March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1905
Retired
  William H. Graham Republican March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1911
Lost renomination
  Stephen G. Porter Republican March 4, 1911 –
March 4, 1923
Redistricted to the 32nd district
  Milton W. Shreve Republican March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1933
Redistricted from the 25th district
Lost re-election
  Charles N. Crosby Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
Lost renomination
  Robert L. Rodgers Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1945
Redistricted to the 28th district
  Howard E. Campbell Republican January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1947
Retired
  John McDowell Republican January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1949
Lost re-election
  Harry J. Davenport Democratic January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1951
Lost re-election
  Harmar D. Denny, Jr. Republican January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1953
Lost re-election
  Robert J. Corbett Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1963
Redistricted from the 30th district
Redistricted to the 18th district
District eliminated in 1963

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