Pennsylvania's 29th Congressional District
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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.

Geography

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.

History

The 29th district was created in 1903 and eliminated in 1963.

List of members representing the district

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1903
George Shiras III Independent
Republican
March 4, 1903 -
March 3, 1905
58th Elected in 1902.
Retired.
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William H. Graham
Republican March 4, 1905 -
March 3, 1911
59th
60th
61st
Elected in 1904.
Re-elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Lost renomination.
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Stephen G. Porter
Republican March 4, 1911 -
March 3, 1923
62nd
63rd
64th
65th
66th
67th
Elected in 1910.
Re-elected in 1912.
Re-elected in 1914.
Re-elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918
Re-elected in 1920.
Redistricted to the 32nd district.
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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.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Lost re-election.
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Charles N. Crosby
Democratic March 4, 1933 -
January 3, 1939
73rd
74th
75th
Elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
Lost renomination.
Robert L. Rodgers Republican January 3, 1939 -
January 3, 1945
76th
77th
78th
Elected in 1938.
Re-elected in 1940.
Re-elected in 1942.
Redistricted to the 28th district.
Howard E. Campbell Republican January 3, 1945 -
January 3, 1947
79th Elected in 1944.
Retired.
John McDowell Republican January 3, 1947 -
January 3, 1949
80th Elected in 1946.
Lost re-election.
Harry J. Davenport Democratic January 3, 1949 -
January 3, 1951
81st Elected in 1948.
Lost re-election.
Harmar D. Denny Jr. Republican January 3, 1951 -
January 3, 1953
82nd Elected in 1950.
Lost re-election.
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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.
Re-elected in 1954.
Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Re-elected in 1960.
Redistricted to the 18th 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



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