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Michigan Territory's at-large congressional district

Michigan Territory between 1818 and 1833. Showing extent of the at-large congressional district for the majority of time prior to Michigan's statehood.

Michigan Territory's at-large congressional district is an obsolete congressional district that encompassed the area of the Michigan Territory prior to admitting Michigan to the Union. The territory was established on June 30, 1805, from Indiana Territory. In 1819, the territory was given the authority to elect a congressional delegate until statehood in 1837.

List of delegatesEdit

Delegate Party Term Congress Note
  William Woodbridge March 4, 1819 – August 9, 1820 16th Resigned due to family illness
Vacant August 9, 1820 – November 20, 1820
  Solomon Sibley November 20, 1820 – March 3, 1823 16th
17th
Retired
  Gabriel Richard March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825 18th Lost reelection
Austin Eli Wing March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1829 19th
20th
  John Biddle March 4, 1829 – February 21, 1831 21st Resigned
Vacant February 21, 1831 – March 3, 1831
Austin Eli Wing March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1833 22nd
  Lucius Lyon Democratic March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835 23rd Retired
  George Wallace Jones Democratic March 4, 1835 – January 26, 1837 24th Redistricted to Wisconsin Territory's at-large congressional district

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