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Pennsylvania's 29th congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives.

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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.

Demographics

History

This district was created in 1893. The district was held at-large until 1903. The district was eliminated in 1953.

Elections

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created in 1903
George Shiras III Independent Republican March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905 Pittsburgh Not a candidate for renomination
William H. Graham Republican March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1911 Pittsburgh Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Stephen G. Porter Republican March 4, 1911 - March 4, 1923 Pittsburgh Redistricted to the 32nd district
Milton W. Shreve Republican March 4, 1923 - March 3, 1933 Erie Redistricted from the 25th district, Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Charles N. Crosby Democrat March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1939 Meadville Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Robert L. Rodgers Republican January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1945 Erie Redistricted to the 28th district
Howard E. Campbell Republican January 3, 1945 - January 3, 1947 Pittsburgh Not a candidate for renomination
John McDowell Republican January 3, 1947 - January 3, 1949 Pittsburgh Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Harry J. Davenport Democrat January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1951 Millvale Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Harmar D. Denny, Jr. Republican January 3, 1951 - January 3, 1953 Pittsburgh Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Robert J. Corbett Republican January 3, 1953 - January 3, 1963 Pittsburgh Redistricted from the 30th district, Redistricted to the 18th district
District eliminated in 1963

References

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