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Pennsylvania's 30th congressional district

Pennsylvania's 30th congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives.

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GeographyEdit

From 1903 to 1923 the district was located around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. From 1923 to 1933 the district was located around Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. From 1943 to 1955 the district was located west of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

DemographicsEdit

HistoryEdit

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

ElectionsEdit

List of representativesEdit

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created in 1903
  John Dalzell Republican March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1913 Pittsburgh Redistricted from the 22nd district, Not a candidate for reelection
  M. Clyde Kelly Republican March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915 Braddock Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
  William H. Coleman Republican March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1917 McKeesport Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
  M. Clyde Kelly Progressive March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1919 Braddock
Republican March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1923 Redistricted to the 33rd district
  Everett Kent Democrat March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1925 Bangor Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
  William R. Coyle Republican March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1927 Bethlehem Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
  Everett Kent Democrat March 4, 1927 – March 3, 1929 Bangor Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
  William R. Coyle Republican March 4, 1929 – March 3, 1933 Bethlehem Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
  J. Twing Brooks Democrat March 3, 1933 – January 3, 1937 Sewickley Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
  Peter J. De Muth Democrat January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1939 Pittsburgh Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
  Robert J. Corbett Republican January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1941 Pittsburgh Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
  Thomas E. Scanlon Democrat January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943 Pittsburgh Redistricted to the 16th district
  Samuel A. Weiss Democrat January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945 Pittsburgh Redistricted from the 31st district, Redistricted to the 33rd district
  Robert J. Corbett Republican January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1953 Pittsburgh Redistricted to the 29th district
  Vera Buchanan Democrat January 3, 1953 – November 26, 1955 McKeesport Redistricted from the 33rd district, Died
vacant November 26, 1955 – January 24, 1956
  Elmer J. Holland Democrat January 24, 1956 – January 3, 1963 Pittsburgh Redistricted to the 20th 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