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Kansas's 8th congressional district

Kansas's 8th congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in the state of Kansas is a defunct congressional district.

It was created in 1903, and It was existent until 1933. William Augustus Ayres was the final person to represent the district before he was redistricted to the now-defunct 5th congressional district. Throughout its history it only had 4 representatives.

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1907
 
Victor Murdock
Republican March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1915
60th
61st
62nd
63rd
Redistricted from the 7th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
William Augustus Ayres
Democratic March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1921
64th
65th
66th
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Richard Ely Bird
Republican March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
67th [Data unknown/missing.]
 
William Augustus Ayres
Democratic March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1933
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 5th district.
District eliminated. March 3, 1933

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