Pennsylvania Senate, District 4

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Pennsylvania State Senate District 4 includes parts of Montgomery County and Philadelphia County. It includes the following areas:[1]

Senators[edit]

Representative[2] Party Years District home Note
John Hopkins Federalist 1813 – 1817
Charles Smith Federalist 1815 – 1817
Jacob Grosh Federalist 1817 – 1821
Molton Cropper Rogers Democratic-Republican 1819 – 1820
Edward Coleman Federalist 1821 – 1823
Isaac Dutton Barnard Democratic-Republican 1821 – 1825 U.S. Senator for Pennsylvania from 1827 to 1831
Joshua Hunt Federalist 1827 – 1829
William Jackson Anti-Masonic 1831 – 1833
William Tennent Rogers Democratic 1831 – 1839
George C. Smith Anti-Masonic 1833 – 1835
Francis James Anti-Masonic 1835 – 1836 U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district from 1839 to 1843
Samuel A. Smith Republican 1841 – 1842 U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district from 1829 to 1833
William Williamson Whig 1847 – 1848
Hugh Jones Brooke Whig 1849 – 1852[3] Pennsylvania State Senator for the 5th district from 1871 to 1872
Joseph Bailey Democratic 1851 – 1853 U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th district from 1863 to 1865, U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 16th district from 1861 to 1863, Treasurer of Pennsylvania from 1854 to 1855, Pennsylvania State Senator for the 1st district in 1843, Pennsylvania State Representatives in 1840
Henry S. Evans Whig 1851 – 1854
James J. Lewis Whig 1855 – 1856
Mahlon Yardley Republican 1859 – 1861
William Kinsey Democratic 1863 – 1864
George C. Connell Republican 1865 – 1870
Henry Wolf Gray Republican 1871 – 1872
Alexander Kelly McClure Republican 1873 – 1874 Pennsylvania State Representative from 1858 to 1859 and 1865 to 1866, Pennsylvania State Senator for the 18th district from 1861 to 1862
Horatio Gates Jones Republican 1875 – 1881
John J. MacFarlane Republican 1883 – 1889
C. Wesley Thomas Republican 1891 – 1897
J. Bayard Henry Republican 1899 – 1901
John T. Harrison Republican 1903 – 1904
Jesse S. Shepard Republican 1903 – 1905
Ernest Leigh Tustin Republican 1907 – 1909
John Oscar Sheatz Republican 1913 – 1914
Edward W. Patton Republican 1915 – 1925
Bertram G. Frazier Republican 1929 – 1949
John J. McCreesh Democratic 1935 – 1958
Thomas McCreesh Democratic 1958 – 1968 Moved to 8th senatorial district and served from 1969 to 1974
Joseph J. Scanlon Democratic 1969 – 1970 Died September 13, 1970.[4]
Joseph F. Smith Democratic 1971 – 1980 U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 3rd district from 1981 to 1983
Joseph M. Rocks Republican 1981 – 1990 Pennsylvania State Representative for the 199th district from 1979 to 1982
Allyson Y. Schwartz Democratic 1991 – 2005 Elected to represent Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district on November 2, 2004.[5]
LeAnna M. Washington Democratic 2005 – 2014 Elected May 17, 2005 to fill vacancy; lost 2014 primary election, resigned after being charged with a felony for using campaign staff and state resources to plan a fundraiser.[6]
Arthur L. Haywood III Democratic 2015 – present Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Composite Listing of State Senate Districts" (PDF). Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 2015-02-19.
  2. ^ "Historical Biographies - PA State Senate". www.legis.state.pa.us. Retrieved 3 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Pennsylvania State Senate - Hugh Jones Brooke Biography". www.legis.state.pa.us. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  4. ^ Cox, Harold (2004). "Pennsylvania Senate - 1969-1970" (PDF). Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.
  5. ^ "2004 General Election - Representative in Congress". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004. Archived from the original on 2008-05-22.
  6. ^ "2005 Special Election for the 4th Senatorial District". Commonwealth of PA - Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. 2004. Archived from the original on 2008-11-28.