Pennsylvania's 28th congressional district

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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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List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created in 1889
No image.svg James Kerr Democrat March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891 Clearfield Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
No image.svg George F. Kribbs Democrat March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1895 Clarion Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
William Carlile Arnold.jpg William C. Arnold Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1899 Curwensville Not a candidate for reelection
No image.svg 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
No image.svg Joseph C. Sibley Republican March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907 Franklin Redistricted from the 27th district, Not a candidate for renomination
No image.svg 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
No image.svg Peter M. Speer Republican March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1913 Oil City Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
No image.svg Willis J. Hulings Progressive March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915 Oil City Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
No image.svg Samuel H. Miller Republican March 3, 1915 – March 3, 1917 Mercer Declined to be a candidate for renomination
vacant March 4, 1917 – November 6, 1917 No image.svg Orrin D. Bleakley served from March 4, 1917 to April 3, 1917 when he resigned having never qualified. The seat then remained vacant.
No image.svg Earl H. Beshlin Democrat November 6, 1917 – March 3, 1919 Warren Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
No image.svg Willis J. Hulings Republican March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921 Oil City Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
No image.svg Harris J. Bixler Republican March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1927 Duncannon Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
No image.svg Thomas C. Cochran Republican March 4, 1927 – March 3, 1933 Mercer Redistricted to the 20th district
No image.svg William M. Berlin Democrat March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1937 Greensburg Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Robert G. Allen.jpg Robert G. Allen Democrat January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1941 Greensburg Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
No image.svg Augustine B. Kelley Democrat January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1945 Greensburg Redistricted to the 27th district
No image.svg Robert L. Rodgers Republican January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947 Erie Redistricted from the 29th district, Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
No image.svg Carroll D. Kearns Republican January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1953 New Castle Redistricted to the 24th district
No image.svg 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.jpeg William S. Moorhead Democrat January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1963 Pittsburgh Redistricted to the 14th district
District eliminated in 1963

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