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Arkansas Territory's at-large congressional district

Arkansas Territory's at-large congressional district was the congressional district for the Arkansas Territory. The Arkansas Territory was created on July 4, 1819, from a portion of the Missouri Territory. It existed until Arkansas was admitted to the Union on June 15, 1836.

List of delegates representing the districtEdit

Delegate Party Years Cong
ress
Note
Vacant July 4, 1819 –
December 21, 1819
16th
 
James W. Bates
none December 21, 1819 –
March 3, 1823
16th
17th
Elected in 1819.[1]
Re-elected in 1821.[2]
Lost re-election.
 
Henry W. Conway
none March 4, 1823 –
November 9, 1827
18th
19th
20th
Elected in 1823.[3]
Re-elected in 1825.[4]
Died.
Vacant November 9, 1827 –
February 13, 1828
20th
 
Ambrose H. Sevier
none February 13, 1828 –
June 15, 1836
20th
21st
22nd
23rd
24th
Elected to finish Conway's term and seated February 13, 1828.
Seat eliminated after Arkansas achieved statehood.

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