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

Geography

The district was eliminated in 1973.

Demographics

History

The district was eliminated in 1973.

Elections

List of representatives

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
District home Note
District created in 1875
McLaurin(1902) pic.109 Governor SHEAKLEY.jpg James Sheakley Democrat March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877 44th
No image.svg John M. Thompson Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879 45th Not a candidate for renomination
Samuel Bernard Dick - Brady-Handy.jpg Samuel B. Dick Republican March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881 46th Not a candidate for reelection
Samuel Henry Miller (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Samuel H. Miller Republican March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1885 47th
48th
Declined to be a candidate for renomination
No image.svg George W. Fleeger Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887 49th
No image.svg Norman Hall Democrat March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1889 50th
No image.svg William C. Culbertson Republican March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891 51st Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Matthew Griswold.jpg Matthew Griswold Republican March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893 52nd Not a candidate for renomination
Joseph C. Sibley (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Joseph C. Sibley Democrat March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895 53rd Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Matthew Griswold.jpg Matthew Griswold Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897 54th Not a candidate for renomination
No image.svg John C. Sturtevant Republican March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1899 55th Not a candidate for renomination
No image.svg Athelston Gaston Democrat March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1901 56th Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Arthur Laban Bates.jpg Arthur L. Bates Republican March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1903 57th Redistricted to the 25th district
No image.svg Joseph H. Shull Democrat March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905 58th Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
GustavASchneebeli.jpg Gustav A. Schneebeli Republican March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907 59th Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
No image.svg J. Davis Brodhead Democrat March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1909 60th Unsuccessful candidate for renomination
Alexander Mitchell Palmer.jpg A. Mitchell Palmer Democrat March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1915 61st
62nd
63rd
Not a candidate for renomination
No image.svg Henry J. Steele Democrat March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1921 64th
65th
66th
Did not seek renomination
William H. Kirkpatrick (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg William H. Kirkpatrick Republican March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1923 67th Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
ThomasWhartonPhillipsJr.jpg Thomas W. Phillips, Jr. Republican March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1927 68th
69th
Did not seek renomination
No image.svg J. Howard Swick Republican March 4, 1927 – January 3, 1935 70th
71st
72nd
73rd
Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
No image.svg Charles R. Eckert Democrat January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939 74th
75th
Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
No image.svg Louis E. Graham Republican January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1945 76th
77th
78th
Redistricted to the 25th district
No image.svg Harve Tibbott Republican January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1949 79th
80th
Redistricted from the 27th district, Unsuccessful candidate for reelection
Coffey.JPG Robert L. Coffey Democratic January 3, 1949 – April 20, 1949 81st 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 81st
82nd
Redistricted to the 22nd district
ThomasEMorgan.jpg Thomas E. Morgan Democrat January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1973 83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
Redistricted from the 24th district, Redistricted to the 22nd district
District eliminated in 1973

References

  • 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