Open main menu

Dakota Territory's at-large congressional district

Dakota Territory, 1861-1889

Dakota Territory's at-large congressional district is an obsolete congressional district that encompassed the entire Dakota Territory prior to admission to the Union. The district elected a delegate to the United States Congress.

List of delegatesEdit

Delegate Party Years District home Electoral history
  John B.S. Todd Democratic December 9, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
Yankton Lost re-election (later contested)
  William Jayne March 4, 1863 –
June 17, 1864
Election contested by Todd
  John B.S. Todd Democratic June 17, 1864 –
March 3, 1865
Yankton Lost re-election
  Walter A. Burleigh Republican March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1869
Lost re-election
  Solomon Lewis Spink Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1871
Yankton Lost re-election
  Moses K. Armstrong Democratic March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1875
Yankton Lost re-election
  Jefferson P. Kidder Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
Vermillion Lost renomination
  Granville G. Bennett Republican March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
Retired
  Richard F. Pettigrew Republican March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
Sioux Falls Lost re-election
  John B. Raymond Republican March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
Fargo Lost renomination
  Oscar S. Gifford Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1889
Canton Not a candidate for reelection
  George A. Mathews Republican March 4, 1889 –
November 2, 1889
Brookings Statehood achieved

Coordinates: 46°N 104°W / 46°N 104°W / 46; -104