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Pennsylvania's 26th congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives.

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Geography

The district was eliminated in 1973.

Demographics

History

The district was eliminated in 1973.

Elections

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created in 1875
James Sheakley Democrat March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1877
John M. Thompson Republican March 4, 1877 - March 3, 1879 Not a candidate for renomination
Samuel B. Dick Republican March 4, 1879 - March 3, 1881 Not a candidate for reelection
Samuel H. Miller Republican March 4, 1881 - March 3, 1885 Declined to be a candidate for renomination
George W. Fleeger Republican March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1887
Norman Hall Democrat March 4, 1887 - March 3, 1889
William C. Culbertson Republican March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1891 Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Matthew Griswold Republican March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1895 Not a candidate for renomination
Joseph C. Sibley Democrat March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1895 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Matthew Griswold Republican March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1897 Not a candidate for renomination
John C. Sturtevant Republican March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1899 Not a candidate for renomination
Athelston Gaston Democrat March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1901 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Arthur L. Bates Republican March 4, 1901 - March 3, 1903 Redistricted to the 25th district
Joseph H. Shull Democrat March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1905 Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Gustav A. Schneebeli Republican March 4, 1905 - March 3, 1907 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
J. Davis Brodhead Democrat March 4, 1907 - March 3, 1909 Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
A. Mitchell Palmer Democrat March 4, 1909 - March 3, 1915 Not a candidate for renomination
Henry J. Steele Democrat March 4, 1915 - March 3, 1921 Did not seek renomination
William H. Kirkpatrick Republican March 4, 1921 - March 3, 1923 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Thomas W. Phillips, Jr. Republican March 4, 1923 - March 3, 1927 Did not seek renomination
J. Howard Swick Republican March 4, 1927 - January 3, 1935 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Charles R. Eckert Democrat January 3, 1935 - January 3, 1939 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Louis E. Graham Republican January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1945 Redistricted to the 25th district
Harve Tibbott Republican January 3, 1945 - January 3, 1949 Redistricted from the 27th district, Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Robert L. Coffey Republican January 3, 1949 - April 20, 1949 Died
vacant April 20, 1949– September 13, 1949
John P. Saylor Republican September 13, 1949 – January 3, 1953 Redistricted to the 22nd district
Thomas E. Morgan Democrat January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1973 Redistricted from the 24th district, Redistricted to the 22nd district
District eliminated in 1973

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