Maine's 8th congressional district

Maine's 8th congressional district is a former congressional district in Maine. It was created in 1833 and was eliminated in 1843. Its last congressman was Elisha Hunt Allen.

Maine's 8th congressional district
Obsolete district
Created1830
Eliminated1840
Years active1833-1843

List of members representing the districtEdit

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
Gorham Parks Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
23rd
24th
Elected in 1833.
Re-elected in 1834.
Retired to run for governor.
Thomas Davee Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
25th
26th
Elected in 1836 on the second ballot.
Re-elected in 1838.
Retired.
 
Elisha Hunt Allen
Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
27th Elected in 1840.
Redistricted to the 6th district and lost re-election.
District eliminated March 3, 1843

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