Pennsylvania's 24th congressional district

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Pennsylvania's 24th congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives.

Geography[edit]

History[edit]

This district was created in 1833. The district was eliminated in 1983.

Elections[edit]

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created in 1833
No image.svg John Banks Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833 – ????, 1836 Redistricted from the 18th district, resigned to become the judge of the Berks judicial district
vacant  ?????, 1836 – December 5, 1836
No image.svg John James Pearson Anti-Jacksonian December 5, 1836 – March 3, 1837 Mercer Not a candidate for renomination in 1836
No image.svg Thomas Henry Anti-Masonic March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1841 Beaver
Whig March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843
No image.svg Joseph Buffington Whig March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847 Kittanning Not a candidate for renomination in 1846
No image.svg Alexander Irvin Whig March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849 Clearfield Not a candidate for renomination in 1848
No image.svg Alfred Gilmore Democratic March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853 Butler Not a candidate for reelection in 1852
Carlton Brandaga Curtis - Brady-Handy.jpg Carlton B. Curtis Democratic March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 Redistricted from the 23rd district
No image.svg David Barclay Democratic March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857 Brookville
No image.svg James L. Gillis Democratic March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859 Ridgway Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1858
No image.svg Chapin Hall Republican March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1861 Warren Not a candidate for renomination in 1860
No image.svg John Patton Republican March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863 Curwensville Not a candidate for renomination in 1862
No image.svg Jesse Lazear Democratic March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865 Waynesburg Redistricted from the 20th district

Not a candidate for renomination in 1864

No image.svg George V.E. Lawrence Republican March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1869 Monongahela Not a candidate for renomination in 1868
No image.svg Joseph B. Donley Republican March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1871 Waynesburg Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1870
No image.svg William McClelland Democratic March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1873 Mount Jackson Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1872
No image.svg William S. Moore Republican March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875 Washington
John Winfield Wallace - Brady-Handy.jpg John W. Wallace Republican March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877 New Castle Not a candidate for renomination in 1876
WS Shallenberger 1901.jpg William S. Shallenberger Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1883 Rochester
No image.svg George V.E. Lawrence Republican March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885 Monongahela Not a candidate for renomination in 1884
No image.svg Oscar L. Jackson Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1889 New Castle Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1888
No image.svg Joseph W. Ray Republican March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891 Waynesburg Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1890
No image.svg Andrew Stewart Republican March 4, 1891 – February 26, 1892 Election successfully contested by Alexander Craig
No image.svg Alexander K. Craig Democratic February 26, 1892 – July 29, 1892 Waynesburg Died
vacant July 29, 1892 – December 5, 1892
No image.svg William A. Sipe Democratic December 5, 1892 – March 3, 1895 Pittsburgh Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1894
Ernest F Acheson.jpg Ernest F. Acheson Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1909 Washington Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1908
No image.svg John K. Tener Republican March 4, 1909 – January 16, 1911 Pittsburgh Resigned to become Governor of Pennsylvania
vacant January 16, 1911 – March 3, 1911
No image.svg Charles Matthews Republican March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1913 New Castle Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1912
H.W. Temple-RPTS Class of 1887.png Henry W. Temple Progressive March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915 Washington Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914
vacant March 4, 1915 – November 2, 1915
H.W. Temple-RPTS Class of 1887.png Henry W. Temple Republican November 2, 1915 – March 3, 1923 Washington Installed after being elected to replace Rep-elect William M. Brown who died before taking office, Redistricted to the 25th district
No image.svg Samuel A. Kendall Republican March 4, 1923 – January 8, 1933 Greenville Township Redistricted from the 23rd district, unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932, Died
vacant January 8, 1933 – March 4, 1933
J. Buell Snyder.jpeg J. Buell Snyder Democratic March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1945 Redistricted to the 23rd district
No image.svg Thomas E. Morgan Democratic January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1953 Fredericktown Redistricted to the 26th district
No image.svg Carroll D. Kearns Republican January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1963 Redistricted from the 28th district

Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1962

No image.svg James D. Weaver Republican January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965 Erie Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964
Joseph Vigorito.png Joseph P. Vigorito Democratic January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1977 Erie Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1976
Marc L. Marks.jpg Marc L. Marks Republican January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1983 Erie Not a candidate for renomination in 1982
District eliminated in 1983

Election results[edit]

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