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representating Greene County, Pennsylvania

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Located in southwestern Pennsylvania, May 08, 2013 the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania unanimously approved the Legislative Reapportionment Commission's 2012 Revised Final - redistricting Greene County from the 12th to the 18th Congressional District of Pennsylvania. Originally the 12th District (created in 1795 from Pennsylvania's "at-large" Congressional District) consists of all of Greene County, and parts of Allegheny, Armstrong, Cambria, Fayette, Indiana, Somerset, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties. Now the 18th includes portions of Allegheny, Greene, Washington, & Westmoreland Counties.

The 12th Congressional District of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, includes all of Greene County, a highly rural region that still has a traditionally Democratic influence due to its labor leanings. In Washington county, the city of Washington, a large suburb of Pittsburgh is a part of the 12th, as well as the eastern portion of the county. Most of the Monongahela Valley region, an area that was once an important steel-making area, is also part of the 12th. However, more rural western Washington County and the suburban northern portion of the county (with towns like McDonald and Canonsburg) belongs to the 18th. The western portion of Fayette County, including the city of Uniontown, while the rural mountainous eastern portion is a part of the 9th district.

The 12th District continues eastward, including southeastern and northeastern parts of Westmoreland County, the city of Latrobe, while leaving the suburban western part of the county (with towns such as Murrysville) and the generally left-leaning city of Greensburg in the 18th. The major population base of the district is located just to the east, taking in most of Somerset and Cambria counties. This area, the heart of a large coal-mining region, includes the district's largest city, Johnstown. The 12th also contains a part of Indiana County, mainly the college town of Indiana.

The 12th completes its wrap around the metro Pittsburgh region by ending in the northeastern corner of the city's suburbs, containing middle class regions such as Lower Burrell and the working class suburb of New Kensington. A portion of Armstrong County is also included in the district, including several industrial suburbs such as Freeport and Apollo.

Redistricting of the 12th Pennsylvania Congressional District into the current 18th:
In 2012-13, the congressional redistricting moved Greene County into the 9th and the 18th Congressional Districts, and no longer part of the 12th Congressional District. Therefore, Pennsylvania' 9th Congressional District (PA-09) and 18th Congressional District (PA-18) now includes portions of the following counties:
  • Greene County
  • Allegheny County
  • Washington County
  • Westmoreland County
Waynesburg is the county seat for Greene County and is now (after the 2013 redistricting) located in the 46th Pennsylvania Senate District and the 50th Pennsylvania House District. There are twenty townships and six boroughs and 44 polling precincts within the county.

9th & the 18th Congressional district Representatives — 2012 - current listing:
Representative Party Years District Home Notation
Pennsylvania Redistricting to 9th & 18th District 2012-13
Bill Shuster (9th District Representative) Republican 2001-present Hollidaysburg Office (1-800-854-3035)
Chambersburg Office (717-264-8308)
Indiana Office (724-463-0516)
Tim Murphy (18th District Representative)
resigned from the 115th Congress on 10/21/2017
Republican 2003-present Greensburg Office (724-850-7312)
Mt. Lebanon Office (412-344-5583)
(18th District Representative)
Greensburg Office (724-850-7312)
Mt. Lebanon Office (412-344-5583)

12th Congressional District Representatives — 1795-2012:
Representative Party Years District Home Notation
Albert Gallatin Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795-March 4, 1801 Fayette County Appointed United States Secretary of the Treasury in May, 1801
William Hoge Democratic-Republican March 4, 1801-March 4, 1803 Washington Re-districted to 10th District
District Eliminated 1803  
District Restored 1813  
Aaron Lyle Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813-March 4, 1817    
Thomas Patterson Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817-March 4, 1823    
John Brown Jacksonian Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823-March 4, 1825 Lewistown Re-districted from 9th District
John Mitchell Jacksonian Democracy March 4, 1825-March 4, 1829 Bellefonte Lost Re-election
John Scott Jacksonian Democracy March 4, 1929-March 4, 1831 Bellefonte Lost Re-election
Robert Allison Anti-Masonic March 4, 1831-March 4, 1833 Hintingdon Not a candidate for renomination
George Chambers Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833-March 4, 1837 Chambersburg  
Daniel Sheffer Democratic March 4, 1837-March 4, 1839 Youk Springs Lost Re-elction
James Cooper March 4, 1839-March 4, 1843 Gettysburg  
Almon H. Read Democratic March 4, 1843-June 3, 1844 Montrose Re-districted from 17th District
Died in office in office
Vacant June 3, 1844-December 2, 1844  
George Fuller Democratic December 2, 1844-March 4, 1845 Montrose  
David Wilmot Democratic March 4, 1845-March 4, 1851 Towanda Not a candidate for re-nomination
Galusha A. Grow Demoncratic March 4, 1851-March 4, 1853 Glenwood Re-districted to the 14th District
Hendrick B. Wright Demoncratic March 4, 1853-March 4, 1855 Wilkes-Barre Lost Re-election
Henry M. Fuller Opposition March 4, 1855-March 4, 1857 Wilkes-Barre Not a candidate for re-nomination
John G. Montgomery Demoncratic March 4, 1857-April 24, 1857 Danville Died in office in office
Vacant April 24, 1857-December 7, 1857  
Paul Leidy Democratic December 7, 1857-March 4, 1859    
George W. Scranton Republican March 4, 1859-March 24, 1861   Died in office in office
Vacant March 24, 1861-July 4, 1861  
Hendrick B. Wright Democratic July 4, 1861-March 4, 1863    
Charles Denison Democratic March 4, 1863-June 27, 1867   Died in office in office
Vacant June 27, 1867-June 27, 1867  
George W. Woodward Democratic November 21, 1867-March 4, 1871   Not a candidate for re-nomination
Lazarus D. Shoemaker Republican March 4, 1871-March 4, 1875   Not a candidate for re-nomination
Winthrop W. Ketcham Republican March 4, 1875-July 19, 1876   Resigned to become judge of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Vacant July 19, 1876-November 7, 1876  
William H. Stanton Democratic November 7, 1876-March 4, 1877   Not a candidate for re-election
Hendrick B. Wright Democratic March 4, 1877-March 4, 1879 Wilkes-Barre  
Hendrick B. Wright Greenback March 4, 1879-March 4, 1881 Wilkes-Barre Lost re-election
Joseph A. Scranton Democratic November 7, 1881-March 4, 1883 Scranton Lost re-election
Daniel W. Connolly Democratic March 4, 1883-March 4, 1885 Scranton Lost re-election
Joseph A. Scranton Democratic March 4, 1885-March 4, 1887 Scranton Lost re-election
John Lynch Democratic March 4, 1887-March 4, 1889 Wilkes-Barre Lost re-election
Edwin S. Osborne Republican March 4, 1889-March 4, 1891 Wilkes-Barre Re-districted from At-large District
Not a candidate for renomination
George W. Shonk Republican March 4, 1891-March 4, 1893 Wilkes-Barre Declined to be a candidate for renomination
William H. Hines Democratic March 4, 1893-March 4, 1985 Wilkes-Barre Lost re-election
John Leisenring Republican March 4, 1985-March 4, 1897 Upper Lehigh Declined to be a candidate for re-election
Morgan B. Williams Republican March 4, 1897-March 4, 1899 Wilkes-Barre Lost re-election
Stanley W. Davenport Democratic March 4, 1899-March 4, 1901 Plymouth Lost re-election
Henry W. Palmer Republican March 4, 1901-March 4, 1903 Plymouth Lost re-nomination
George R. Patterson Republican March 4, 1903-March 21, 1906 Ashland Died in office
Vacant January 21, 1906-November 6, 1906  
Charles N. Brumm Republican November 6, 1906-January 4, 1909 Minersville Resigned when he was elected Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Schuylkill COunty, PA
Vacant January 4, 1909-March 4, 1909  
Alfred B. Garner Republican March 4, 1909-March 4, 1911 Ashland  
Robert E. Lee Democratic March 4, 1911-March 4, 1915 Pottsville Lost re-election
Robert D. Heaton Republican March 4, 1915-March 4, 1919 Pottsville Not a candidate for re-election
John Reber Republican March 4, 1919-March 4, 1923 Pottsville Not a candidate for re-election
John J. Casey Democratic March 4, 1923-March 4, 1925 Wilkes-Barre Lost re-election
Edmund N. Carpenter Republican March 4, 1925-March 4, 1927 Wilkes-Barre Lost re-election
John J. Casey Democratic March 4, 1927-May 5, 1929 Wilkes-Barre Died in office
Vacant May 5, 1929-June 4, 1929  
C. Murray Turpin Republican June 4, 1929-January 3, 1937 Wilkes-Barre Lost re-election
J. Harold Flannery Democratic January 3, 1937-January 3, 1942 Pittston Resitned to become Judge of the Common Pleas Court of Luzenne County, PA
Vacant January 3, 1942-May 19, 1942  
Thomas B. Miller Republican May 19, 1942-January 3, 1945 Wilkes-Barre Lost re-election
Ivor D. Fenton Republican January 3, 1945-January 3, 1963 Mahonoy City Re-districted from 18th District
Not a candidate for re-election
J. Irving Whallery Republican January 4, 1963-January 3, 1973 Pittsburgh Re-districted from 18th District
Lost re-election
John P. Saylor Republican January 3, 1973-October 28, 1973 Johnstown Re-districted from 22nd District
Died in office
Vacant October 28, 1973-February 5, 1974  
Frank R. Mascara Democratic 1994-2003 Charleroi Retired from Congress in January 2003
Click here for 2011 obituary
John Murtha Democratic February 5, 1974-February 8, 2010 Johnstown Died in office
Click here for news article
Vacant February 8, 2010-May 18, 2010  
Mark Critz Democratic May 18, 2010-Dec. 2012 Johnstown Re-districted to 9th & 18th District
Lost re-election

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