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 members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created in 1903
George Shiras III Independent
Republican
March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1905
58th [Data unknown/missing]
Retired.
 
William H. Graham
Republican March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1911
59th
60th
61st
[Data unknown/missing]
Lost renomination.
 
Stephen G. Porter
Republican March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1923
62nd
63rd
64th
65th
66th
67th
[Data unknown/missing]
Redistricted to the 32nd district.
 
Milton W. Shreve
Republican March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1933
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
Redistricted from the 25th district and re-elected in 1922.
Lost re-election.
 
Charles N. Crosby
Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
73rd
74th
75th
Elected in 1932.
Lost renomination.
Robert L. Rodgers Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1945
76th
77th
78th
[Data unknown/missing]
Redistricted to the 28th district.
Howard E. Campbell Republican January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1947
79th [Data unknown/missing]
Retired.
John McDowell Republican January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1949
80th [Data unknown/missing]
Lost re-election.
Harry J. Davenport Democratic January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1951
81st [Data unknown/missing]
Lost re-election.
Harmar D. Denny Jr. Republican January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1953
82nd [Data unknown/missing]
Lost re-election.
 
Robert J. Corbett
Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1963
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
Redistricted from the 30th district and re-elected in 1952.
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