Pennsylvania's 28th Congressional District
Get Pennsylvania's 28th Congressional District essential facts below. View Videos or join the Pennsylvania's 28th Congressional District discussion. Add Pennsylvania's 28th Congressional District to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Pennsylvania's 28th Congressional District

Pennsylvania's 28th congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives.

List of representatives

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
District home Note
District created March 4, 1889
James Kerr (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg James Kerr Democrat March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1891 51st Clearfield Elected in 1888.
Unsuccessful candidate for renomination.
George F. Kribbs (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg George F. Kribbs Democrat March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1895 52nd
53rd
Clarion Elected in 1890.
Re-elected in 1892.
Unsuccessful candidate for renomination.
William Carlile Arnold.jpg William C. Arnold Republican March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1899 54th
55th
Curwensville Elected in 1894.
Re-elected in 1896
Not a candidate for reelection.
James Knox Polk Hall (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg James K.P. Hall Democrat March 4, 1899 - November 29, 1902 56th
57th
Ridgway Elected in 1898.
Re-elected in 1900.
Resigned after being elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate.
Vacant November 29, 1902 - March 3, 1903 57th
Joseph C. Sibley (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Joseph C. Sibley Republican March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1907 58th
59th
Franklin Redistricted from the 27th district and re-elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Not a candidate for renomination.
Nelson Platt Wheeler (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Nelson P. Wheeler Republican March 4, 1907 - March 3, 1911 60th
61st
Endeavor Elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1910, but the primary election was contested. His opponent subsequently withdrew and he was tendered the congressional nomination, but declined.
PeterMooreSpeer.jpg Peter M. Speer Republican March 4, 1911 - March 3, 1913 62nd Oil City Elected in 1910.
Unsuccessful candidate for reelection.
Willis James Hulings (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Willis J. Hulings Progressive March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1915 63rd Oil City Elected in 1912.
Unsuccessful candidate for reelection.
Samuel Henry Miller (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Samuel H. Miller Republican March 4, 1915 - March 3, 1917 64th Mercer Elected in 1914.
Declined to be a candidate for renomination.
Orrin Dubbs Bleakley circa 1915.jpg Orrin D. Bleakley Republican March 4, 1917 - April 3, 1917 65th Franklin Resigned having never qualified. The seat then remained vacant.
Vacant April 4, 1917 - November 5, 1917
EarlHanleyBeshlin.jpg Earl H. Beshlin Democrat November 6, 1917 - March 3, 1919 Warren Elected to finish vacant term.
Unsuccessful candidate for reelection.
Willis James Hulings (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Willis J. Hulings Republican March 4, 1919 - March 3, 1921 66th Oil City Elected in 1918
Unsuccessful candidate for reelection.
Harris J. Bixler (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Harris J. Bixler Republican March 4, 1921 - March 3, 1927 67th
68th
69th
Duncannon Elected in 1920.
Re-elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Unsuccessful candidate for renomination.
No image.svg Thomas C. Cochran Republican March 4, 1927 - March 3, 1933 70th
71st
72nd
Mercer Elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Redistricted to the 20th district.
No image.svg William M. Berlin Democrat March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1937 73rd
74th
Greensburg Elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.
Unsuccessful candidate for renomination.
Robert G. Allen.jpg Robert G. Allen Democrat January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1941 75th
76th
Greensburg Elected in 1936.
Re-elected in 1938.
Unsuccessful candidate for renomination.
Augustine B. Kelley (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Augustine B. Kelley Democrat January 3, 1941 - January 3, 1945 77th
78th
Greensburg Elected in 1940.
Re-elected in 1942.
Redistricted to the 27th district.
No image.svg Robert L. Rodgers Republican January 3, 1945 - January 3, 1947 79th Erie Redistricted from the 29th district and re-elected in 1944.
Unsuccessful candidate for renomination.
Carroll Kearns.jpg Carroll D. Kearns Republican January 3, 1947 - January 3, 1953 80th
81st
82nd
New Castle Elected in 1946.
Re-elected in 1948.
Re-elected in 1950.
Redistricted to the 24th district.
Herman P. Eberharter (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Herman P. Eberharter Democrat January 3, 1953 - September 9, 1958 83rd
84th
85th
Pittsburgh Redistricted from the 32nd district and re-elected in 1952.
Re-elected in 1954.
Re-elected in 1956.
Died.
Vacant September 9, 1958 - January 3, 1959 85th
William S. Moorhead.jpeg William S. Moorhead Democrat January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1963 86th
87th
Pittsburgh Elected in 1958.
Re-elected in 1960.
Redistricted to the 14th district
District eliminated January 3, 1963

References

  • 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

Coordinates: 40°25?N 80°00?W / 40.417°N 80.000°W / 40.417; -80.000



  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

Pennsylvania's_28th_congressional_district
 



 



 
Music Scenes