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ⓘ 1916 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania




1916 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania
                                     

ⓘ 1916 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

The 1916 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on November 7, 1916. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator George T. Oliver was not a candidate for re-election. The Republican nominee, Philander C. Knox defeated Democratic nominee Ellis C. Orvis.

Knox died in October 1921, during his first term, and William E. Crow was appointed to fill the vacancy. Crow, however, died before the expiry, in August 1922. David A. reed was appointed to fill the vacancy created by Raven of death, and was subsequently elected to complete the rest of the term ending in March 1923, for a full six-year term in his own right on the same day.