Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district

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Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district
 Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Mike Doyle (DForest Hills)
Distribution 99.78% urban, 0.22% rural
Population (2000) 646,013
Median income $30,139
Ethnicity 73.5% White, 22.7% Black, 1.7% Asian, 1.1% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% other
Cook PVI D+16[1]

Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district includes the entire city of Pittsburgh and parts of surrounding suburbs. A variety of working class and majority black suburbs located to the east of the city are included, such as McKeesport and Wilkinsburg. Also a major part of the district are number of middle class suburbs that have historic Democratic roots, such as Pleasant Hills and Penn Hills.

The seat has been held by Democrat Mike Doyle since 1995. In the 2006 election, he faced Green Party candidate Titus North and returned to the house with 90% of the vote.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created in 1813
Adamson Tannehill Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815 Pittsburgh Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
John Woods Federalist March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817 Never attended sessions of Congress due to illness
Henry baldwin (justice).jpg Henry Baldwin Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 – May 8, 1822 Resigned
Vacant May 8, 1822 – October 8, 1822
WForward-SecofTreas.jpg Walter Forward Democratic-Republican October 8, 1822 – March 3, 1823 Redistricted to 16th district
Andrew Stewart Jacksonian DR March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825 Redistricted from 13th district
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1827
Adams March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1829
Thomas Irwin Jacksonian March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1831 Not a candidate for renomination
Andrew Stewart Anti-Masonic March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1833 Redistricted to 20th district
Joseph Henderson Jacksonian March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1837 Not a candidate for renomination
William W. Potter Democratic March 4, 1837 – October 28, 1839 Bellefonte Died
Vacant October 28, 1839 – November 20, 1839
George McCulloch Democratic November 20, 1839 – March 3, 1841
James Irvin Whig March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843 Redistricted to 17th district
Alexander Ramsey - Brady-Handy.jpg Alexander Ramsey Whig March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847
George N. Eckert Whig March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
Charles W. Pitman Whig March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851 Pottsville
Thomas M. Bibighaus Whig March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853 Lebanon Not a candidate for renomination due to ill health
GalushaAaron.jpg Galusha A. Grow Democratic March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1857 Glenwood Redistricted from 12th district, switched to the Republican Party
Republican March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1863 Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1861-1863
William H. Miller Democratic March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865 Harrisburg Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
George Funston Miller - Brady-Handy.jpg George F. Miller Republican March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1869 Lewisburg
John Black Packer - Brady-Handy.jpg John B. Packer Republican March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1877 Sunbury Not a candidate for renomination
John W. Killinger Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1881 Lebanon Not a candidate for renomination
Samuel F. Barr Republican March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1885 Harrisburg Not a candidate for renomination
Franklin Bound Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1889 Milton Not a candidate for renomination
John W. Rife Republican March 3, 1889 – March 3, 1893 Middletown Not a candidate for renomination
Ephraim M. Woomer Republican March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1897 Lebanon Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Marlin Edgar Olmsted.jpeg Marlin E. Olmsted Republican March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1903 Harrisburg Redistricted to 18th district
Charles F. Wright Republican March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905 Redistricted from 15th district, not a candidate for renomination
Mial E. Lilley Republican March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
George W. Kipp Democratic March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1909 Not a candidate for renomination in 1908, being an unsuccessful candidate for State treasurer
Charles C. Pratt Republican March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1911 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
George W. Kipp Democratic March 4, 1911 – July 24, 1911 Died
Vacant July 24, 1911 – November 7, 1911
Ainey 4910528786 e4464a8631 o.jpg William D.B. Ainey Republican November 7, 1911 – March 3, 1915
Louis T. McFadden.jpg Louis T. McFadden Republican March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1923 Redistricted to 15th district
William M. Croll Democratic March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1925 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Charles J. Esterly Republican March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1927 Not a candidate for renomination
Robert Grey Bushong.jpg Robert G. Bushong Republican March 4, 1927 – March 3, 1929 Not a candidate for renomination
Charles J. Esterly Republican March 4, 1929 – March 3, 1931 Not a candidate for renomination
Norton L. Litchtenwalner Democratic March 4, 1931 – March 4, 1933 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
William E. Richardson Democratic March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1937 Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Guy L. Moser Democratic January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1943 Reading Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Daniel K. Hoch Democratic January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945 Redistricted to 13th district
Wilson D. Gillette Republican January 3, 1945 – August 7, 1951 Redistricted from 15th district, died
Vacant August 7, 1951 – November 6, 1951
Joseph L. Carrigg Republican November 6, 1951 – January 3, 1953 Redistricted to 10th district
George M. Rhodes Democratic January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1963 Reading Redistricted from 13th district, redistricted to 6th district
William S. Moorhead.jpeg William S. Moorhead Democratic January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1981 Pittsburgh Redistricted from 28th district, not a candidate for reelection
William J Coyne.jpg William J. Coyne Democratic January 3, 1981 – January 3, 2003 Pittsburgh Not a candidate for reelection
Michael F Doyle, Official Portrait, c112th Congress.jpg Michael F. Doyle Democratic January 3, 2003 – Present Forest Hills Redistricted from 18th district, Incumbent


Historical district boundaries[edit]

2005 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index Districts of the 113th Congress: 2004 & 2008". The Cook Political Report. 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-10. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°25′57″N 79°54′21″W / 40.43250°N 79.90583°W / 40.43250; -79.90583