Pennsylvania's 30th congressional district

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Pennsylvania's 30th 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 around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. From 1923 to 1933 the district was located around Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. From 1943 to 1955 the district was located west of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

History[edit]

This district was created in 1903. The district was eliminated in 1963.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
District home Note
District created in 1903
John Dalzell.jpg John Dalzell Republican March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1913 58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
Pittsburgh Redistricted from the 22nd district, Not a candidate for reelection
Melville Clyde Kelly.jpg M. Clyde Kelly Republican March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915 63rd Braddock Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
WilliamHenryColeman.jpg William H. Coleman Republican March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1917 64th McKeesport Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Melville Clyde Kelly.jpg M. Clyde Kelly Progressive March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1919 65th
66th
67th
Braddock
Republican March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1923 Redistricted to the 33rd district
No image.svg Everett Kent Democrat March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1925 68th Bangor Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
No image.svg William R. Coyle Republican March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1927 69th Bethlehem Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
No image.svg Everett Kent Democrat March 4, 1927 – March 3, 1929 70th Bangor Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
No image.svg William R. Coyle Republican March 4, 1929 – March 3, 1933 71st
72nd
Bethlehem Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
No image.svg J. Twing Brooks Democrat March 3, 1933 – January 3, 1937 73rd
74th
Sewickley Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
PDeMuth-Group of Legislators ask president for flood control dollars (cropped).jpg Peter J. De Muth Democrat January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1939 75th Pittsburgh Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Robert J. Corbett.jpg Robert J. Corbett Republican January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1941 76th Pittsburgh Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
No image.svg Thomas E. Scanlon Democrat January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943 77th Pittsburgh Redistricted to the 16th district
SamuelAWeiss.jpg Samuel A. Weiss Democrat January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945 78th Pittsburgh Redistricted from the 31st district, Redistricted to the 33rd district
Robert J. Corbett.jpg Robert J. Corbett Republican January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1953 79th
80th
81st
82nd
Pittsburgh Redistricted to the 29th district
Vera Buchanan.jpg Vera Buchanan Democrat January 3, 1953 – November 26, 1955 83rd
84th
McKeesport Redistricted from the 33rd district, Died
vacant November 26, 1955 – January 24, 1956
Elmer J. Holland.jpg Elmer J. Holland Democrat January 24, 1956 – January 3, 1963 84th
85th
86th
87th
Pittsburgh Redistricted to the 20th district
District eliminated in 1963

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

Coordinates: 40°20′N 79°50′W / 40.333°N 79.833°W / 40.333; -79.833