Item No: pixc01009
Title: The Vacant Chair
Additional Title: The Vacant Chair
Print and Picture Collection
Pennsylvania was only represented by one U.S. senator from 1927 to 1929, due to the senate conducting a drawn-out investigation of corruption in the election of William S. Vare.
Other vacancies include October 1921, December 1921-January 1922, and August 1922.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania. "William Scott Vare." Closed for Business: The Story of Bankers Trust Company During the Great Depression. Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Retrieved from: http://digitalhistory.hsp.org/bnktr/person/william-scott-vare.
Wikipedia. (2014.) "List of United States Senators from Pennsylvania." Wikipedia. Retrieved from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_Senators_from_Pennsylvania.
Sykes, Charles Henry, 1882-1942 - Artist