Kentucky's 10th congressional district

Kentucky's 10th congressional district was a district of the United States House of Representatives in Kentucky. It was lost to redistricting in 1933. Its last Representative was Andrew J. May.

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history Location
District created March 4, 1813
 
William P. Duval
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
13th Elected in 1812.
Retired.
1813–1823
Green, Hardin, Nelson, and Washington counties
 
Benjamin Hardin
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
14th Elected in 1814.
Retired.
Thomas Speed Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1819
15th Elected in 1816.
Retired.
 
Benjamin Hardin
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1823
16th
17th
Elected in 1818.
Re-elected in 1820.
Retired.
Francis Johnson Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
18th
19th
Redistricted from the 6th district and re-elected in 1822.
Re-elected in 1824.
Lost re-election.
1823–1833
Allen, Barren, Logan, Monroe, Simpson, and Warren counties
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
Joel Yancey Jacksonian March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1831
20th
21st
Elected in 1827.
Re-elected in 1829.
Lost re-election.
Christopher Tompkins Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
22nd Elected in 1831.
Redistricted to the 3rd district.
Chilton Allan Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
23rd
24th
Redistricted from the 3rd district and re-elected in 1833.
Re-elected in 1835.
Retired.
1833–1843
[data unknown/missing]
 
Richard Hawes
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
25th
26th
Elected in 1837.
Re-elected in 1839.
Retired.
 
Thomas F. Marshall
Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
27th Elected in 1841.
Retired.
John W. Tibbatts Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
28th
29th
Elected in 1843.
Re-elected in 1845.
Retired.
1843–1853
[data unknown/missing]
 
John P. Gaines
Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
30th Elected in 1847.
Lost re-election.
 
Richard H. Stanton
Democratic March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1855
31st
32nd
33rd
Elected in 1849.
Re-elected in 1851.
Re-elected in 1853.
Lost re-election.
1853–1863
[data unknown/missing]
Samuel F. Swope Know Nothing March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
34th Elected in 1855.
Retired.
 
John W. Stevenson
Democratic March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1861
35th
36th
Elected in 1857.
Re-elected in 1859.
Lost re-election.
John W. Menzies Unionist March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
37th Elected in 1861.
Redistricted to the 6th district and lost re-election.
District suspended March 3, 1863
District re-established March 4, 1873
 
John D. Young
Democratic March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
43rd Elected in 1872.
Retired.
1873–1883
[data unknown/missing]
John B. Clarke Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
44th
45th
Elected in 1874.
Re-elected in 1876.
Retired.
 
Elijah Phister
Democratic March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1883
46th
47th
Elected in 1878.
Re-elected in 1880.
Retired.
 
John D. White
Republican March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
48th Redistricted from the 9th district and re-elected in 1882.
Retired.
1883–1893
[data unknown/missing]
 
William P. Taulbee
Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1889
49th
50th
Elected in 1884.
Re-elected in 1886.
Retired.
John H. Wilson Republican March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
51st Elected in 1888.
Redistricted to the 11th district.
 
John W. Kendall
Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 7, 1892
52nd Elected in 1890.
Died.
Vacant March 7, 1892 –
April 21, 1892
 
Joseph M. Kendall
Democratic April 21, 1892 –
March 3, 1893
Elected to finish his father's term.
Retired.
 
Marcus C. Lisle
Democratic March 4, 1893 –
July 7, 1894
53rd Elected in 1892.
Died.
1893–1903
[data unknown/missing]
Vacant July 7, 1894 –
December 3, 1894
 
William M. Beckner
Democratic December 3, 1894 –
March 3, 1895
Elected to finish Lisle's term.
Lost renomination.
 
Joseph M. Kendall
Democratic March 4, 1895 –
February 18, 1897
54th Elected in 1894.
Lost contested election.
 
Nathan T. Hopkins
Republican February 18, 1897 –
March 3, 1897
Won contested election.
Retired.
 
Thomas Y. Fitzpatrick
Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1901
55th
56th
Elected in 1896.
Re-elected in 1898.
Retired.
 
James B. White
Democratic March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
57th Elected in 1900.
Retired.
 
Francis A. Hopkins
Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1907
58th
59th
Elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Lost re-election.
1903–1913
[data unknown/missing]
 
John W. Langley
Republican March 4, 1907 –
January 11, 1926
60th
61st
62nd
63rd
64th
65th
66th
67th
68th
69th
Elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Re-elected in 1910.
Re-elected in 1912.
Re-elected in 1914.
Re-elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
Re-elected in 1920.
Re-elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Resigned after conviction for illegally selling alcohol.
1913–1923
[data unknown/missing]
1923–1933
[data unknown/missing]
Vacant January 11, 1926 –
February 13, 1926
69th
 
Andrew J. Kirk
Republican February 13, 1926 –
March 3, 1927
Elected to finish Langley's term.
Lost renomination.
 
Katherine G. Langley
Republican March 4, 1927 –
March 3, 1931
70th
71st
Elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Lost re-election.
 
Andrew J. May
Democratic March 4, 1931 –
March 3, 1933
72nd Elected in 1930.
Redistricted to the at-large 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

Coordinates: 37°45′N 82°45′W / 37.750°N 82.750°W / 37.750; -82.750