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

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Geography

Demographics

History

Elections

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created in 1889
James Kerr Democrat March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1891 Clearfield Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
George F. Kribbs Democrat March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1895 Clarion Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
William C. Arnold Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1899 Curwensville Not a candidate for reelection
James K.P. Hall Democrat March 4, 1899 - November 29, 1902 Ridgway Resigned after being elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate
vacant November 29, 1902 – March 3, 1903
Joseph C. Sibley Republican March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907 Franklin Redistricted from the 27th district, Not a candidate for renomination
Nelson P. Wheeler Republican March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1911 Endeavor 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
Peter M. Speer Republican March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1913 Oil City Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Willis J. Hulings Progressive March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915 Oil City Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Samuel H. Miller Republican March 3, 1915 – March 3, 1917 Mercer Declined to be a candidate for renomination
Orrin D. Bleakley Republican March 4, 1917 - April 3, 1917 Franklin Resigned without having qualified
vacant April 3, 1917 – November 6, 1917
Earl H. Beshlin Democrat November 6, 1917 - March 3, 1919 Warren Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Willis J. Hulings Republican March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921 Oil City Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Harris J. Bixler Republican March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1927 Duncannon Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Thomas C. Cochran Republican March 4, 1927 – March 3, 1933 Mercer Redistricted to the 20th district
William M. Berlin Democrat March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1937 Greensburg Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Robert G. Allen Democrat January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1941 Greensburg Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Augustine B. Kelley Democrat January 3, 1941 - January 3, 1945 Greensburg Redistricted to the 27th district
Robert L. Rodgers Republican January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947 Erie Redistricted from the 29th district, Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Carroll D. Kearns Republican January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1953 New Castle Redistricted to the 24th district
Herman P. Eberharter Democrat January 3, 1953 - September 9, 1958 Pittsburgh Redistricted from the 32nd district, Died
vacant September 9, 1958 – January 3, 1959
William S. Moorhead Democrat January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1963 Pittsburgh Redistricted to the 14th district
District eliminated in 1963

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