Pennsylvania's 27th congressional district

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Pennsylvania's 27th congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives.

Geography[edit]

Demographics[edit]

History[edit]

Elections[edit]

List of representatives[edit]

District created in 1875

Representative Party Years Electoral history
Albert Gallatin Egbert - Brady-Handy.jpg Albert G. Egbert Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
Retired
Lewis Findlay Watson - Brady-Handy.jpg Lewis F. Watson Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1879
[Data unknown/missing.]
James H. Osmer (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg James H. Osmer Republican March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
Retired
Lewis Findlay Watson - Brady-Handy.jpg Lewis F. Watson Republican March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
[Data unknown/missing.]
No image.svg Samuel M. Brainerd Republican March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
Lost renomination
William Lawrence Scott (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg William L. Scott Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1889
Renominated but declined to be a candidate because of the condition of his health
Lewis Findlay Watson - Brady-Handy.jpg Lewis F. Watson Republican March 4, 1889 –
August 25, 1890
Died
Vacant August 25, 1890 –
November 4, 1890
Charles Warren Stone (Pennsylvania Congressman and Lt. Gov.).jpg Charles W. Stone Republican November 4, 1890 –
March 3, 1899
Lost re-election
Joseph C. Sibley (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Joseph C. Sibley Democratic March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1901
Redistricted to the 28th district
Republican March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
William Orlando Smith (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg William O. Smith Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1907
Retired
Joseph Grant Beale (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Joseph G. Beale Republican March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1909
Lost renomination
JNLangham.jpg J. N. Langham Republican March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1915
Retired
No image.svg Solomon T. North Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1917
Lost renomination
No image.svg Nathan L. Strong Republican March 4, 1917 –
January 3, 1935
Lost re-election
No image.svg Joseph Gray Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
Lost re-election
No image.svg Harve Tibbott Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1945
Redistricted to the 26th district
Augustine B. Kelley (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Augustine B. Kelley Democratic January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1953
Redistricted from the 28th district

Redistricted to the 21st district
James G. Fulton 89th Congress 1965.jpg James G. Fulton Republican January 3, 1953 –
October 6, 1971
Redistricted from the 31st district

Died
Vacant October 6, 1971 –
April 25, 1972
William Sheldrick Conover.jpg William S. Conover Republican April 25, 1972 –
January 3, 1973
Lost renomination

District eliminated in 1973

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