Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district

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Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives.

Geography[edit]

Created in 1833, the district served portions of the city of Pittsburgh. In 1843 the district moved to northwest Pennsylvania. In 1853 the district returned to Pittsburgh. In 1903 the district included many of the counties around Pittsburgh. In 1923 the district was moved to York.

History[edit]

This district was created in 1833. The district was eliminated in 1993.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Electoral history
District created in 1833
HarmarDenny2.jpg Harmar Denny Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
Redistricted from the 16th district
Retired
Richard Biddle (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Richard Biddle Anti-Masonic March 4, 1837 –
July 21, 1840
Resigned
vacant July 21, 1840 –
October 13, 1840
HM Brackenridge 1901.jpg Henry Marie Brackenridge Whig October 13, 1840 –
March 3, 1841
Lost renomination
No image.svg William W. Irwin Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
Retired
No image.svg Samuel Hays Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
Retired
No image.svg William Swan Garvin Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
[Data unknown/missing.]
No image.svg John Wilson Farrelly Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
Retired
No image.svg John W. Howe Free Soil March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
[Data unknown/missing.]
Whig March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
[Data unknown/missing.]
General Thomas Marshall Howe.jpg Thomas M. Howe Whig March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
Redistricted from the 21st district
Retired
SamuelAndersonPurviance.jpg Samuel A. Purviance Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
[Data unknown/missing.]
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
Lost renomination
RobertMcKnight.jpg Robert McKnight Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1863
[Data unknown/missing.]
JKMoorhead.jpg James K. Moorhead Republican March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1869
Redistricted from the 21st district
James Scott Negley.jpg James S. Negley Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1875
Lost re-election
James Herron Hopkins - Brady-Handy.jpg James H. Hopkins Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
Lost re-election
Russell Errett - Brady-Handy.jpg Russell Errett Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1883
Lost re-election
James Herron Hopkins - Brady-Handy.jpg James H. Hopkins Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
Lost re-election
James Scott Negley.jpg James S. Negley Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
Lost re-election
John Dalzell.jpg John Dalzell Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1903
Redistricted to the 30th district
George Franklin Huff.jpg George F. Huff Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1911
Retired
CurtisHusseyGregg.jpg Curtis H. Gregg Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
Lost renomination
Abraham L. Keister (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Abraham L. Keister Republican March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1917
Lost renomination
EdwardEverettRobbins.jpg Edward E. Robbins Republican March 4, 1917 –
January 25, 1919
Died
vacant January 25, 1919 –
March 3, 1919
WILSON, JOHN H. HONORABLE LCCN2016860527.jpg John H. Wilson Democratic March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1921
Elected to finish Representative-elect Robbins's term
Lost re-election
AdamWyant.jpg Adam M. Wyant Republican March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
Redistricted to the 31st district
GLATFELTER, S.F., HONORABLE LCCN2016861988.jpg Samuel F. Glatfelter Democratic March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1925
Lost re-election
Franklin Menges.jpg Franklin Menges Republican March 4, 1925 –
March 4, 1931
Lost re-election
HarryLHaines.jpg Harry L. Haines Democratic March 4, 1931 –
January 3, 1939
Lost re-election
Chester H. Gross (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Chester H. Gross Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1941
Lost re-election
HarryLHaines.jpg Harry L. Haines Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1943
Lost re-election
Chester H. Gross (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Chester H. Gross Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1945
Redistricted from the 21st district
D. Emmert Brumbaugh (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg D. Emmert Brumbaugh Republican January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1947
Redistricted from the 23rd district
Retired
James E. Van Zandt (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg James E. Van Zandt Republican January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1953
Redistricted to the 20th district
John P. Saylor 89th Congress 1965.jpg John P. Saylor Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1973
Redistricted from the 26th district
Redistricted to the 12th district
ThomasEMorgan.jpg Thomas E. Morgan Democratic January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1977
Redistricted from the 26th district
Retired
Austin Murphy.jpg Austin J. Murphy Democratic January 3, 1977 –
January 3, 1993
Redistricted to the 20th district
District eliminated in 1993

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