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Mississippi's 7th congressional district

Mississippi's 7th congressional district existed from 1883 to 1953. It was created after the 1880 census and abolished following the 1950 census.

A total of 10 representatives (all Democrats) served the district during its existence.

List of representativesEdit

Representative Took Office Left Office Party Notes Congress
District created March 4, 1883
  Ethelbert Barksdale March 4, 1883 March 3, 1887 Democratic 48th - 49th
  Charles E. Hooker March 4, 1887 March 3, 1895 Democratic 50th - 53rd
  James G. Spencer March 4, 1895 March 3, 1897 Democratic 54th
  Patrick Henry March 4, 1897 March 3, 1901 Democratic 55th - 56th
  Charles E. Hooker March 4, 1901 March 3, 1903 Democratic 57th
  Frank A. McLain March 4, 1903 March 3, 1909 Democratic Redistricted from the 6th district 58th - 60th
  William A. Dickson March 4, 1909 March 3, 1913 Democratic 61st - 62nd
  Percy E. Quin March 4, 1913 February 4, 1932 Democratic Died 63rd - 72nd
  Lawrence R. Ellzey March 15, 1932 January 3, 1935 Democratic 72nd - 73rd
  Dan R. McGehee January 3, 1935 January 3, 1947 Democratic 74th - 79th
  John B. Williams January 3, 1947 January 3, 1953 Democratic Redistricted to the 4th district 79th - 82nd
District inactive January 3, 1953 – Present

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