Northwest Territory's at-large congressional district

In 1798, the Northwest Territory became eligible to send a non-voting delegate to the U.S. Congress. The Assembly elected this representative.

Northwest Territory's at-large congressional district
Obsolete district
Delegate
  N/A
Created1798, as a non-voting delegate was granted by Congress
Eliminated1803, as a result of statehood as Ohio
Years active1798–1803
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List of delegates representing the districtEdit

Delegate Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
 
William Henry Harrison
None March 4, 1799 –
May 14, 1800
6th Elected October 3, 1799.[1]
Resigned to become Governor of Indiana Territory.
Vacant May 14, 1800 –
November 24, 1800
William McMillan Federalist November 24, 1800 –
March 3, 1801
Elected November 6, 1800 to finish Harrison's term.[2]
Retired.
Paul Fearing Federalist March 4, 1801 –
March 3, 1803
7th Elected November 6, 1800.[3]
District eliminated.

The Northwest Territory was reduced to the size of Ohio when the Indiana Territory was created on July 4, 1800. The Northwest Territory went out of existence when Ohio was admitted as a state on March 1, 1803.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - NW Territorial Delegate - Initial Election Race - Oct 03, 1799". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - NW Territorial Delegate - Special Election Race - Nov 06, 1800". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  3. ^ "Our Campaigns - NW Territorial Delegate - Final Election Race - Nov 07, 1800". www.ourcampaigns.com.

Coordinates: 41°N 86°W / 41°N 86°W / 41; -86