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Arkansas's 6th congressional district

Arkansas's 6th congressional district was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in Arkansas from 1893 to 1963.

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1893
 
Robert Neill
Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1897
53rd
54th
Elected in 1892.
Re-elected in 1894.
Lost renomination.
Stephen Brundidge Jr. Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1903
55th
56th
57th
Elected in 1896.
Re-elected in 1898.
Re-elected in 1900.
Redistricted to the 2nd district.
 
Joseph T. Robinson
Democratic March 4, 1903 –
January 14, 1913
58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
Elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Re-elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Re-elected in 1910.
Retired to run for Arkansas Governor.
Resigned when elected Governor of Arkansas.
Vacant January 14, 1913 –
January 15, 1913
 
Samuel M. Taylor
Democratic January 15, 1913 –
September 13, 1921
62nd
63rd
64th
65th
66th
67th
Elected to finish Robinson's term, having already been elected to the next term.
Elected in 1912.
Re-elected in 1914.
Re-elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
Re-elected in 1920.
Died.
Vacant September 13, 1921 –
October 25, 1921
 
Chester W. Taylor
Democratic October 25, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
67th Elected to finish Taylor's term.
Retired.
Lewis E. Sawyer Democratic March 4, 1923 –
May 5, 1923
68th Elected in 1922.
Died.
Vacant May 5, 1923 –
October 6, 1923
James B. Reed Democratic October 6, 1923 –
March 3, 1929
68th
69th
70th
Elected to finish Sawyer's term.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Lost renomination.
David D. Glover Democratic March 4, 1929 –
January 3, 1935
71st
72nd
73rd
Elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Re-elected in 1932.
Lost renomination.
 
John L. McClellan
Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
74th
75th
Elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
William F. Norrell Democratic January 3, 1939 –
February 15, 1961
76th
77th
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
Elected in 1938.
Re-elected in 1940.
Re-elected in 1942.
Re-elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Re-elected in 1948.
Re-elected in 1950.
Re-elected in 1952.
Re-elected in 1954.
Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Re-elected in 1960.
Died.
Vacant February 15, 1961 –
April 18, 1961
 
Catherine D. Norrell
Democratic April 18, 1961 –
January 3, 1963
87th Elected to finish her husband's term (see Widow's succession).
Retired.
District eliminated January 3, 1963

ReferencesEdit

  • Election Statistics 1920-present Clerk of the House of Representatives
  • 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