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Maine's 6th congressional district

Maine's 6th congressional district is a former congressional district in Maine. It was created in 1821 after Maine achieved statehood in 1820. It was eliminated in 1863. Its last congressman was Frederick A. Pike.

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Years ↑ Electoral history District location
Joshua Cushman Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
Redistricted from Massachusetts's 19th district and re-elected in 1820.
Redistricted to the 4th district.
1821 – 1823
Kennebec County (partial) and Somerset County[1]
Jeremiah O'Brien Adams-Clay Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Elected in 1823 on the third ballot.
Re-elected in 1824.
Re-elected in 1826.
[Data unknown/missing.]
1823 – 1833
Hancock County (partial) and Washington County[2]
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1829
Leonard Jarvis Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1833
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 7th district.
 
Joseph Hall
Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
[Data unknown/missing.] 1833 – 1843
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Hugh J. Anderson
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
[Data unknown/missing.]
Alfred Marshall Democratic March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Hannibal Hamlin
Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
[Data unknown/missing.] 1843 – 1853
[Data unknown/missing.]
James S. Wiley Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
[Data unknown/missing.]
Charles Stetson Democratic March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Israel Washburn Jr.
Whig March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 5th district.
Thomas Fuller Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1857
Redistricted from the 7th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
1853 – 1863
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Stephen Clark Foster
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1861
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Frederick A. Pike
Republican March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 5th district.
District eliminated March 3, 1863

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