Pennsylvania Senate, District 29
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Pennsylvania Senate, District 29

Pennsylvania State Senate District 29 includes part of Berks County and all of Schuylkill County. It includes the following areas:[1]

Senators

Representative Party Years Hometown Notes
Charles E. Quail Republican 1900 – 1908 Since 1906, District 29 has encompassed Schuylkill County and at various times parts of adjacent counties such as Carbon, Monroe, and Berks. Prior to that Schuylkill County was bifurcated by Districts 29 and 30.
Charles A. Snyder Republican 1908 – 1920 On April 20, 1917, he resigned to run for Pennsylvania State Auditor.[2]
Robert D. Heaton Republican 1920 – 1932
Charles W. Staudenmeier Republican 1932 – 1936
Joseph P. Dando Democratic 1936 – 1940
G. Harold Watkins Republican 1940 – 1944
Paul L. Wagner Republican 1944 – 1964 Wagner ran against Albert I. Nagle in 1964. The results of that election were inconclusive and neither candidate was able to claim the Senatorial seat.[3]
Frederick H. Hobbs Republican 1966 – 1976
Joseph E. Gurzenda Democratic 1976 – 1980
James J. Rhoades Republican 1980 – 2008 Died October 18, 2008[4]
David G. Argall Republican 2009 – present Elected March 3, 2009 to fill vacancy.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Composite Listing of State Senate Districts" (PDF). Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved .
  2. ^ Historical Biographies, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, Charles A. Snyder (Retrieved April 6, 2019
  3. ^ See Westlaw, Pennsylvania Reporter, The Absentee Ballots Case, 423 Pa. 504 (1966)
  4. ^ "James Rhoades Profile". SenatorRhoades.com. Pennsylvania Senate Republican Caucus. 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-11-15. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "2009 Special Election for the 29th Senatorial District". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004.

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