Maine's 7th congressional district

Maine's 7th congressional district is an obsolete congressional district in the U.S. state of Maine. It was created in 1821 after Maine was admitted to the Union in 1820. The district was eliminated in 1853 following the 1850 Census. Its last Congressman was Thomas Fuller.

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Years ↑ Cong
ress
Electoral history
 
Enoch Lincoln
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
17th Redistricted from Massachusetts's 20th district and re-elected in 1820.
Redistricted to the 5th district.
David Kidder Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
18th
19th
Elected in 1823.
Re-elected in 1824.
Retired.
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
Samuel Butman Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1831
20th
21st
Elected in 1827 on the fourth ballot.
Re-elected in 1828.
Retired.
James Bates Jacksonian March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
22nd Elected in 1830.
Retired.
Leonard Jarvis Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
23rd
24th
Redistricted from the 6th district and Re-elected in 1833.
Re-elected in 1834.
Retired.
Joseph C. Noyes Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
25th Elected in 1836.
Lost re-election.
Joshua A. Lowell Democratic March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1843
26th
27th
Elected in 1838.
Re-elected in 1840.
Retired.
Shepard Cary Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
28th Elected in 1843.
Retired.
Hezekiah Williams Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1849
29th
30th
Elected in 1844.
Re-elected in 1846.
Retired.
Thomas Fuller Democratic March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
31st
32nd
Elected in 1848.
Re-elected in 1850.
Redistricted to the 6th district.
District eliminated March 3, 1853

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