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Kentucky's 9th congressional district

United States House of Representatives, Kentucky District 9 was a district of the United States Congress in Kentucky. It was lost to redistricting in 1953. Its last Representative was James S. Golden.

List of members representing the districtEdit

District created March 4, 1813.

Member Party Years Electoral history Location
Thomas Montgomery Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
Elected in 1812.
Lost re-election.
Adair, Casey, Knox, Lincoln, Pulaski, Rockcastle, and Wayne counties
 
Micah Taul
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
Elected in 1814.
Retired.
Tunstall Quarles Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 –
June 15, 1820
Elected in 1816.
Resigned.
Vacant June 15, 1820 –
August 1, 1820
Thomas Montgomery Democratic-Republican August 1, 1820 –
March 3, 1823
Elected to finish Quarles's term.
Re-elected later in 1820.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Charles A. Wickliffe
Jacksonian Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
[Data unknown/missing.] Bullitt, Jefferson, and Nelson counties
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1833
[Data unknown/missing.]
James Love Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
John White
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
[Data unknown/missing.]
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1843
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 6th district.
Richard French Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
[Data unknown/missing.]
Andrew Trumbo Whig March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
[Data unknown/missing.]
Richard French Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
John C. Mason
Democratic March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Leander Cox
Whig March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
[Data unknown/missing.]
Know Nothing March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
John C. Mason
Democratic March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Laban T. Moore
Opposition March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1861
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
William H. Wadsworth
Unionist March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1865
[Data unknown/missing.]
Samuel McKee Unionist March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1867
[Data unknown/missing.]
Samuel McKee Republican June 22, 1868 –
March 3, 1869
successfully contested election of representative-elect John D. Young
 
John M. Rice
Democratic March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1873
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
George M. Adams
Democratic March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
Redistricted from the 8th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
John D. White
Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
[Data unknown/missing.]
Thomas Turner Democratic March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1881
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
John D. White
Republican March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 10th district.
 
William Culbertson
Republican March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
William H. Wadsworth
Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
George M. Thomas
Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Thomas H. Paynter
Democratic March 4, 1889 –
January 5, 1895
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned when elected to judiciary
 
Samuel J. Pugh
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1901
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
James N. Kehoe
Democratic March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1905
[Data unknown/missing.]
Joseph B. Bennett Republican March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1911
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
William J. Fields
Democratic March 4, 1911 –
December 11, 1923
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned when elected Governor
 
Fred M. Vinson
Democratic January 24, 1924 –
March 3, 1929
[Data unknown/missing.]
Elva R. Kendall Republican March 4, 1929 –
March 3, 1931
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Fred M. Vinson
Democratic March 4, 1931 –
March 3, 1933
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the at-large district.
District not in use. March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1935
 
John M. Robsion
Republican January 3, 1935 –
February 17, 1948
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
William Lewis Republican April 24, 1948 –
January 3, 1949
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
James S. Golden
Republican January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1953
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 8th district.
District eliminated January 3, 1953

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