Pennsylvania's 29th congressional district

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

Geography[edit]

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[edit]

History[edit]

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

Elections[edit]

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Note
District created in 1903
No image.svg George Shiras III Independent
Republican
March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1905
Retired
William H Graham 1901.jpg William H. Graham Republican March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1911
Lost renomination
Porter 4408113101 faa524233c o.jpg Stephen G. Porter Republican March 4, 1911 –
March 4, 1923
Redistricted to the 32nd district
No image.svg Milton W. Shreve Republican March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1933
Redistricted from the 25th district
Lost re-election
No image.svg Charles N. Crosby Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
Lost renomination
No image.svg Robert L. Rodgers Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1945
Redistricted to the 28th district
No image.svg Howard E. Campbell Republican January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1947
Retired
No image.svg John McDowell Republican January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1949
Lost re-election
No image.svg Harry J. Davenport Democratic January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1951
Lost re-election
No image.svg Harmar D. Denny, Jr. Republican January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1953
Lost re-election
Robert James Corbett.jpg Robert J. Corbett Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1963
Redistricted from the 30th district
Redistricted to the 18th district
District eliminated in 1963

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