Florida Territory's at-large congressional district

Florida Territory was created on March 30, 1822, and was represented by a non-voting delegate to the United States House of Representatives until statehood was achieved on March 3, 1845. The territory's first delegate, Joseph Marion Hernández, was elected on September 30, 1822, and took his seat in Congress on January 23, 1823.

Florida Territory's at-large congressional district
Obsolete district
Delegate
  N/A
Created1822, as a non-voting delegate was granted by Congress
Eliminated1845, as a result of statehood
Years active1822–1845

List of delegates representing the districtEdit

Delegate
(Residence)
Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
Vacant March 30, 1822 –
January 23, 1823
 
Joseph M. Hernández
(Saint Augustine)
Democratic-Republican January 23, 1823 –
March 3, 1823
18th Elected in 1822.[1]
Lost re-election.
 
Richard K. Call
(Pensacola)
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
19th Elected in 1823.[2]
Retired.
Joseph M. White
(Pensacola)
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1837
20th
21st
22nd
23rd
24th
Elected in 1825.[3]
Lost re-election.
 
Charles Downing
(Saint Augustine)
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
25th
26th
[data unknown/missing]
Retired.
 
David Levy Yulee
(Saint Augustine)
Democratic March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1845
27th
28th
Elected U.S. senator upon statehood.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A New Nation Votes". elections.lib.tufts.edu. Retrieved September 3, 2020.
  2. ^ "A New Nation Votes". elections.lib.tufts.edu. Retrieved September 3, 2020.
  3. ^ "A New Nation Votes". elections.lib.tufts.edu. Retrieved September 3, 2020.

Coordinates: 30°N 83°W / 30°N 83°W / 30; -83