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Kansas's 6th congressional district

Kansas's 6th congressional district is an obsolete district for representation in the United States House of Representatives.

It existed from 1885 to 1963. Before it was eliminated. Bob Dole was the final person to represent the district. Not much is known about the district, which means that it's geographical coverage is currently unknown.

List of representativesEdit

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1885
  Lewis Hanback Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
49th Redistricted from the at-large district.
  Erastus J. Turner Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1891
50th
51st
[Data unknown/missing.]
  William Baker Populist March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1897
52nd
53rd
54th
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Nelson B. McCormick Populist March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1899
55th [Data unknown/missing.]
  William A. Reeder Republican March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1911
56th
57th
58th
59th
60th
61st
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Isaac D. Young Republican March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
62nd [Data unknown/missing.]
  John R. Connelly Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1919
63rd
64th
65th
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Hays B. White Republican March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1929
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Charles I. Sparks Republican March 4, 1929 –
March 3, 1933
71st
72nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Kathryn O'Loughlin McCarthy Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1935
73rd [Data unknown/missing.]
  Frank Carlson Republican January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1947
74th
75th
76th
77th
78th
79th
Retired to run for Governor of Kansas.
  Wint Smith Republican January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1961
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
86th
Retired.
  Bob Dole Republican January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1963
87th Redistricted to the 1st district.
District eliminated January 3, 1963

ReferencesEdit

  • 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