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Missouri's at-large congressional district

From the state's creation August 10, 1821 until the end of the 29th United States Congress (in 1847), and also for the 73rd Congress (1933–1935), Missouri elected its members of the United States House of Representatives at-large statewide on a general ticket.

List of members representing the districtEdit

1821–1843: One seat, then twoEdit

Cong
ress
Years Seat A Seat B
Member Party Electoral history Member Party Electoral history
17th August 10, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
John Scott Democratic-Republican Elected early in 1820.
Re-elected in 1822.
Re-elected in 1824.
Lost re-election.
Second seat apportioned in 1833.
18th March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Adams-Clay Democratic-Republican
19th March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
Anti-Jacksonian
20th March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1829
 
Edward Bates
Anti-Jacksonian Elected in 1826.
[Data unknown/missing.]
21st March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1831
Spencer D. Pettis Jacksonian [Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
22nd March 4, 1831 –
August 28, 1831
August 28. 1831 –
October 31, 1831
Vacant
October 31, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
William H. Ashley Jacksonian [Data unknown/missing.]
23rd March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
John Bull Anti-Jacksonian [Data unknown/missing.]
24th March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
Albert G. Harrison Jacksonian [Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
25th March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
 
John Miller
Democratic [Data unknown/missing.] Democratic
26th March 4, 1839 –
September 7, 1839
September 7, 1839 –
December 12, 1839
Vacant
December 12, 1839 –
March 3, 1841
 
John Jameson
Democratic [Data unknown/missing.]
27th March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
 
John C. Edwards
Democratic [Data unknown/missing.]

1843–1847: Five seatsEdit

Congress All seats elected at-large on a general ticket
28th
(1843–1845)
James B. Bowlin (D) John Jameson (D) James Hugh Relfe (D) Gustavus Miller Bower (D) James Madison Hughes (D)
29th
(1845–1847)
Sterling Price (D) Leonard Henly Sims (D) John Smith Phelps (D)
William McDaniel (D)

1933–1935: Thirteen seatsEdit

Congress All seats elected at-large on a general ticket
1st seat 2nd seat 3rd seat 4th seat 5th seat 6th seat 7th seat 8th seat 9th seat 10th seat 11th seat 12th seat 13th seat
73rd
(1933–1935)
Milton A. Romjue (D) Ralph F. Lozier (D) Richard M. Duncan (D) Jacob L. Milligan (D) Joseph B. Shannon (D) Reuben T. Wood (D) Clement C. Dickinson (D) Clyde Williams (D) Clarence Cannon (D) Frank H. Lee (D) James Edward Ruffin (D) James Robert Claiborne (D) John J. Cochran (D)

ReferencesEdit

  • Election Statistics 1920-present Clerk of the House of Representatives
  • 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