Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district: Wikis

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Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives.

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Geography

Created in 1833, the district served portions of the city of Pittsburgh. In 1843 the district moved to northwest Pennsylvania. In 1853 the district returned to Pittsburgh. In 1903 the district included many of the counties around Pittsburgh. In 1923 the district was moved to York.

History

This district was created in 1833. The district was eliminated in 1993.

Elections

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created in 1833
Harmar Denny Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1837 Pittsburgh Redistricted from the 16th district, not a candidate for re-nomination in 1832
Richard Biddle Anti-Masonic March 4, 1837 – ???, 1840 Pittsburgh Resigned
vacant  ???? ????, 1840 – October 13, 1840
Henry Marie Brackenridge Whig October 13, 1840 – March 3, 1841 Pittsburgh Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1840
William W. Irwin Whig March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843 Pittsburgh Not a candidate for reelection in 1842
Samuel Hays Democrat March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845 Franklin Not a candidate for renomination in 1844
William Swan Garvin Democrat March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847 Mercer
John Wilson Farrelly Whig March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849 Meadville Not a candidate for renomination in 1848
John W. Howe Free Soil March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851
Whig March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853
Thomas M. Howe Whig March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 Pittsburgh Redistricted from the 21st district, not a candidate for renomination in 1854
Samuel A. Purviance Whig March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857 Pittsburgh
Opposition March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859 Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1858
Robert McKnight Republican March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1863 Pittsburgh
James K. Moorhead Republican March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1869 Pittsburgh Redistricted from the 21st district, declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1868
James S. Negley Republican March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1875 Pittsburgh
James H. Hopkins Democratic March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877 Pittsburgh Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1876
Russell Errett Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1883 Pittsburgh Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1882
James H. Hopkins Democratic March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885 Pittsburgh Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1884
James S. Negley Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887 Pittsburgh
John Dalzell Republican March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1903 Pittsburgh Redistricted to the 30th district
George F. Huff Republican March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1911 Greensburg Not a candidate for renomination in 1910
Curtis H. Gregg Democratic March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1913 Greensburg Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1912
Abraham L. Keister Republican March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1917 Scottdale Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1916
Edward E. Robbins Republican March 4, 1917 – January 25, 1919 Greensburg Died
vacant January 25, 1919 – March 3, 1919
John H. Wilson Democratic March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921 Butler Elected to seat in special election to replace re-elected deceased Rep. Edward E. Robbins,Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1920
Adam M. Wyant Republican March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1923 Greensburg Redistricted to the 31st district
Samuel F. Glatfelter Democratic March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1925 York Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1924
Franklin Menges Republican March 4, 1925 – March 4, 1931 York Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1930
Harry L. Haines Democratic March 4, 1931 – January 3, 1939 York Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938
Chester H. Gross Republican January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1941 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1940
Harry L. Haines Democratic January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943 York Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1942
Chester H. Gross Republican January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945 Redistricted from the 21st district
D. Emmert Brumbaugh Republican January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947 Redistricted from the 23rd district, not a candidate for renomination in 1946
James E. Van Zandt Republican January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1953 Redistricted to the 20th district
John P. Saylor Republican January 3, 1953 – 1973 Redistricted from the 26th district, Redistricted to the 12th district
Thomas E. Morgan Democratic January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1977 Redistricted from the 26th district, not a candidate for reelection in 1976
Austin J. Murphy Democratic January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1993 North Charleroi Redistricted to the 20th district
District eliminated in 1993

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Election results

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