Pennsylvania's 31st congressional district

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Pennsylvania's 31st congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives. It existed from 1903 to 1953.

Geography[edit]

Created in 1903, the district served portions of the city of Pittsburgh. The district later expanded to serve portions of Allegheny County

Boundaries in 1903[edit]

During the 58th Congress, the district served Pittsburgh Wards 1-19 and Ward 23.[1]

Boundaries in 1950[edit]

During the 81st Congress, the district served Wards 19, 20, 28, 29, 30, and 32 in Pittsburgh and the following portions of Allegheny County.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

History[edit]

This district was created in 1903, then eliminated in 1953.

Elections[edit]

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Electoral history
Henry Kirke Porter.jpg Henry K. Porter Independent Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1905
Lost re-nomination in 1905
James Francis Burke.JPG James F. Burke Republican March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1915
Retired
JohnMMorin.jpg John M. Morin Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1923
Redistricted from the At-large district
Redistricted to the 34th district
AdamWyant.jpg Adam M. Wyant Republican March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1933
Redistricted from the 22nd district
Lost re-election in 1932
Melville Clyde Kelly.jpg M. Clyde Kelly Republican March 3, 1933 –
January 3, 1935
Redistricted from the 33rd district
Lost re-election in 1934
No image.svg James L. Quinn Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
Lost re-election in 1938
No image.svg John McDowell Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1941
Lost re-election in 1940
SamuelAWeiss.jpg Samuel A. Weiss Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1943
Redistricted to the 33rd district
Herman P. Eberharter (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg Herman P. Eberharter Democratic January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1945
Redistricted from the 32nd district
Redistricted to the 32nd district
James G. Fulton 89th Congress 1965.jpg James G. Fulton Republican January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1953
Redistricted to the 27th district

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official Congressional Directory. 53rd Congress, Special Session (1903). Page 109.
  2. ^ Official Congressional Directory. 81st Congress, 2d Session (1950). Page 117.

Election results[edit]