Ohio's 21st congressional district

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The 21st congressional district of Ohio was a congressional district in the state of Ohio. It was eliminated in the redistricting following the 1990 census.

In its last decade, the district consisted of a large portion of eastern Cuyahoga county.

List of members representing the district[edit]

Member Party Year(s) Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1843
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Henry R. Brinkerhoff
Democratic March 4, 1843 –
April 30, 1844
28th [Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Edward S. Hamlin Whig October 8, 1844 –
March 3, 1845
28th [Data unknown/missing.]
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Joseph M. Root
Whig March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1849
29th
30th
31st
[Data unknown/missing.]
Free Soil March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
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Norton Strange Townshend
Democratic March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
32nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Andrew Stuart Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
33rd [Data unknown/missing.]
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John Bingham
Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
34th
35th
36th
37th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1863
District inactive March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1883
38th
39th
40th
41st
42nd
43rd
44th
45th
46th
47th
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Martin A. Foran
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1889
48th
49th
50th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Theodore E. Burton
Republican March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
51st [Data unknown/missing.]
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Tom L. Johnson
Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1895
52nd
53rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Theodore E. Burton
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1909
54th
55th
56th
57th
58th
59th
60th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned when elected US Senator
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James H. Cassidy
Republican April 20, 1909 –
March 3, 1911
61st [Data unknown/missing.]
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Robert J. Bulkley
Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1915
62nd
63rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Robert Crosser
Democratic March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1919
64th
65th
Redistricted from the at-large district.
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John J. Babka
Democratic March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1921
66th [Data unknown/missing.]
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Harry C. Gahn
Republican March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
67th [Data unknown/missing.]
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Robert Crosser
Democratic March 4, 1923 –
January 3, 1955
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Charles Vanik
Democratic January 3, 1955 –
January 3, 1969
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 22nd district.
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Louis Stokes
Democratic January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1993
91st
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 11th district.
District inactive January 3, 1993 –
Present

Election results[edit]

Bold type indicates victor. Italic type indicates incumbent.

Year Democratic Republican Other
1920 John J. Babka (Incumbent): 18,252 Green tickY Harry C. Gahn: 27,127 Henry Skinner: 558
1922 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser: 18,645 Harry C. Gahn (Incumbent): 14,024 Henry Kuhlman (S): 997
Frank Kalcec (SL): 185
1924 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser (Incumbent): 24,889 Harry C. Gahn: 21,629 John Brahtin (W): 272
1926 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser (Incumbent): 17,819 Harry C. Gahn: 10,733  
1928 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser (Incumbent): 39,090 Joseph F. Lange: 26,267  
1930 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser (Incumbent): 30,722 George H. Bender: 29,081 Gustave F. Ebding: 96
1932 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser (Incumbent): 49,436 Gerard Pilliod: 25,527 Joseph Schiffer (C): 672
Eugene F. Cheeks: 204
1934 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser (Incumbent): 47,540 Frank W. Sotak: 25,253 E. C. Greenfield (C): 1,684
1936 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser (Incumbent): 70,596 Harry C. Gahn: 23,811  
1938 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser (Incumbent): 53,180 J. E. Chizek: 24,240  
1940 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser (Incumbent): 79,602 J. E. Chizek: 23,658  
1942 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser (Incumbent): 35,109 William J. Rogers: 19,137 Arnold S. Johnson: 744
1944 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser (Incumbent): 77,525 Harry C. Gahn: 22,288  
1946 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser (Incumbent): 49,111 James S. Hudee: 27,657  
1948 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser (Incumbent): 72,417 Harry W. Mitchell: 22,932  
1950 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser (Incumbent): 66,341 William Hodge: 21,588  
1952 Green tickY Robert W. Crosser (Incumbent): 100,340 Lawrence O. Payne: 45,896  
1954 Green tickY Charles A. Vanik: 76,201 Francis E. Young: 24,076  
1956 Green tickY Charles A. Vanik (Incumbent): 96,106 Chales H. Loeb: 38,060  
1958 Green tickY Charles A. Vanik (Incumbent): 93,987 Elmer L. Watson: 22,956  
1960 Green tickY Charles A. Vanik (Incumbent): 103,460 William O. Walker: 88,389  
1962 Green tickY Charles A. Vanik (Incumbent): 79,514 Leodis Harris: 20,027  
1964 Green tickY Charles A. Vanik (Incumbent): 113,157 Eugene E. Smith: 12,416  
1966 Green tickY Charles A. Vanik (Incumbent): 81,210 Frederick M. Coleman: 18,205  
1968 Green tickY Louis Stokes: 85,509 Charles P. Lucas: 28,931  
1970 Green tickY Louis Stokes (Incumbent): 74,340 Bill Mack: 21,440  
1972 Green tickY Louis Stokes (Incumbent): 99,190 James D. Johnson: 13,861 Joseph Piriacin (SL): 5,779
Cecil Lampkins: 3,509
1974 Green tickY Louis Stokes (Incumbent): 58,969 Bill Mack: 12,986  
1976 Green tickY Louis Stokes (Incumbent): 91,903 Barbara Sparks: 12,434 Anthony R. Curry: 5,289
1978 Green tickY Louis Stokes (Incumbent): 58,934 Bill Mack: 9,533  
1980 Green tickY Louis Stokes (Incumbent): 83,188 Robert L. Woodall: 11,103  
1982 Green tickY Louis Stokes (Incumbent): 132,544 Alan G. Shatteen: 21,332  
1984 Green tickY Louis Stokes (Incumbent): 165,247 Robert L. Woodall: 29,500  
1986 Green tickY Louis Stokes (Incumbent): 99,878 Franklin H. Roski: 22,594  
1988 Green tickY Louis Stokes (Incumbent): 148,388 Franklin H. Roski: 24,804  
1990 Green tickY Louis Stokes (Incumbent): 103,338 Franklin H. Roski: 25,906  

References[edit]

  • 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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°25′N 81°40′W / 41.417°N 81.667°W / 41.417; -81.667