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Pennsylvania's 33rd congressional district

Pennsylvania's 33rd congressional district was one of Pennsylvania's districts of the United States House of Representatives.


  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • History 3
  • Elections 4
  • List of representatives 5
  • References 6


District boundaries set to cover parts of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.




List of representatives

Representative Party Years Note
District created in 1923
M. Clyde Kelly Republican March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1933
Redistricted from the 30th district

Redistricted to the 31st district
Henry Ellenbogen Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1938
Resigned to become a judge of the common pleas court of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Vacant January 3, 1938 –
January 3, 1939
Joseph A. McArdle Democratic January 3, 1939 –
January 5, 1942
Resigned to serve on Pittsburgh City council
Vacant January 5, 1942 –
May 19, 1942
Elmer J. Holland Democratic May 19, 1942 –
January 3, 1943
District eliminated in 1943
District recreated in 1945
Samuel A. Weiss Democratic January 3, 1945 –
January 7, 1946
Redistricted from the 30th district

Resigned to become judge of the Common Pleas Court of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Vacant January 7, 1946 –
May 21, 1946
Frank Buchanan Democratic May 21, 1946 –
April 27, 1951
Vacant April 27, 1951 –
July 24, 1951
Vera Buchanan Democratic July 24, 1951 –
January 3, 1953
Redistricted to the 30th district
District eliminated in 1953


  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present

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