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 ↑ Cong
ress
Electoral history District location
Joshua Cushman Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
17th 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 Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
18th
19th
20th
Elected in 1823 on the third ballot.
Re-elected in 1824.
Re-elected in 1826.
Lost re-election as a Jacksonian.
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
21st
22nd
Elected in April 1830 on the sixth ballot.[a]
Re-elected in September 1830.[b]
Redistricted to the 7th district.
 
Joseph Hall
Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
23rd
24th
Elected in 1833.
Re-elected in 1834.
Retired.
1833 – 1843
[data unknown/missing]
 
Hugh J. Anderson
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
25th
26th
Elected in 1836.
Re-elected in 1838.
Retired.
Alfred Marshall Democratic March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
27th Elected in 1840.
Retired.
 
Hannibal Hamlin
Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
28th
29th
Elected in 1843.
Re-elected in 1844.
Retired to run for U.S. senator.
1843 – 1853
[data unknown/missing]
James S. Wiley Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
30th Elected in 1846.
Retired.
Charles Stetson Democratic March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
31st Elected in 1848.
Lost renomination.
 
Israel Washburn Jr.
Whig March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
32nd Elected in 1850.
Redistricted to the 5th district.
Thomas Fuller Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1857
33rd
34th
Redistricted from the 7th district and re-elected in 1852.
Elected in 1854.
Retired.
1853 – 1863
[data unknown/missing]
 
Stephen Clark Foster
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1861
35th
36th
Elected in 1856.
Re-elected in 1858.
Retired.
 
Frederick A. Pike
Republican March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
37th Elected in 1860.
Redistricted to the 5th district.
District eliminated March 3, 1863

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Leonard Jarvis was elected to the 1829–1831 term on April 5, 1830, near the end of the Congress.
  2. ^ Leonard Jarvis was re-elected in September 13, 1830 to the 1831–1833 term

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A New Nation Votes".
  2. ^ "A New Nation Votes".