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

Geography

Demographics

History

Elections

List of representatives

District created in 1875

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
Albert Gallatin Egbert - Brady-Handy.jpg Albert G. Egbert Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
44th Retired
Lewis Findlay Watson - Brady-Handy.jpg Lewis F. Watson Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1879
45th [Data unknown/missing.]
James H. Osmer (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg James H. Osmer Republican March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
46th Retired
Lewis Findlay Watson - Brady-Handy.jpg Lewis F. Watson Republican March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
47th [Data unknown/missing.]
No image.svg Samuel M. Brainerd Republican March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
48th Lost renomination
William Lawrence Scott (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg William L. Scott Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1889
49th
50th
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
51st 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
51st
52nd
53rd
54th
55th
Lost re-election
Joseph C. Sibley (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Joseph C. Sibley Democratic March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1901
56th
57th
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
58th
59th
Retired
Joseph Grant Beale (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Joseph G. Beale Republican March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1909
60th Lost renomination
JNLangham.jpg J. N. Langham Republican March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1915
61st
62nd
63rd
Retired
No image.svg Solomon T. North Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1917
64th Lost renomination
No image.svg Nathan L. Strong Republican March 4, 1917 –
January 3, 1935
65th
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
73rd
Lost re-election
No image.svg Joseph Gray Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
74th
75th
Lost re-election
No image.svg Harve Tibbott Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1945
76th
77th
78th
Redistricted to the 26th district
Augustine B. Kelley (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Augustine B. Kelley Democratic January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1953
79th
80th
81st
82nd
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
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
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
92nd Lost renomination

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