Pennsylvania's 26th congressional district

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Pennsylvania's 26th congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives.

Geography[edit]

The district was eliminated in 1973.

Demographics[edit]

History[edit]

The district was eliminated in 1973.

Elections[edit]

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created in 1875
McLaurin(1902) pic.109 Governor SHEAKLEY.jpg James Sheakley Democrat March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
No image.svg John M. Thompson Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879 Not a candidate for renomination
Samuel Bernard Dick - Brady-Handy.jpg Samuel B. Dick Republican March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881 Not a candidate for reelection
Samuel Henry Miller (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Samuel H. Miller Republican March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1885 Declined to be a candidate for renomination
No image.svg George W. Fleeger Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887
No image.svg Norman Hall Democrat March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1889
No image.svg William C. Culbertson Republican March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891 Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Matthew Griswold.jpg Matthew Griswold Republican March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893 Not a candidate for renomination
Joseph C. Sibley (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Joseph C. Sibley Democrat March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Matthew Griswold.jpg Matthew Griswold Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897 Not a candidate for renomination
No image.svg John C. Sturtevant Republican March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1899 Not a candidate for renomination
No image.svg Athelston Gaston Democrat March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1901 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Arthur Laban Bates.jpg Arthur L. Bates Republican March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1903 Redistricted to the 25th district
No image.svg Joseph H. Shull Democrat March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905 Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
GustavASchneebeli.jpg Gustav A. Schneebeli Republican March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
No image.svg J. Davis Brodhead Democrat March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1909 Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Alexander Mitchell Palmer.jpg A. Mitchell Palmer Democrat March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1915 Not a candidate for renomination
No image.svg Henry J. Steele Democrat March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1921 Did not seek renomination
William H. Kirkpatrick (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg William H. Kirkpatrick Republican March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1923 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
ThomasWhartonPhillipsJr.jpg Thomas W. Phillips, Jr. Republican March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1927 Did not seek renomination
No image.svg J. Howard Swick Republican March 4, 1927 – January 3, 1935 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
No image.svg Charles R. Eckert Democrat January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939 Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
No image.svg Louis E. Graham Republican January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1945 Redistricted to the 25th district
No image.svg Harve Tibbott Republican January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1949 Redistricted from the 27th district, Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Coffey.JPG Robert L. Coffey Democratic January 3, 1949 – April 20, 1949 Died
vacant April 20, 1949– September 13, 1949
John P. Saylor 89th Congress 1965.jpg John P. Saylor Republican September 13, 1949 – January 3, 1953 Redistricted to the 22nd district
ThomasEMorgan.jpg Thomas E. Morgan Democrat January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1973 Redistricted from the 24th district, Redistricted to the 22nd district
District eliminated in 1973

References[edit]

  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present