Tennessee's 10th congressional district

Tennessee's 10th congressional district was a district of the United States Congress in Tennessee. It was lost to redistricting in 1953. Its last Representative was Clifford Davis.

List of representativesEdit

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
Note
District created March 4, 1833
William M. Inge Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
23rd Elected in 1833.
Retired.
Ebenezer J. Shields Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
24th
25th
Elected in 1835.
Re-elected in 1837.
Lost re-election.
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
  Aaron V. Brown Democratic March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1843
26th
27th
Elected in 1839.
Re-elected in 1841.
Redistricted to the 6th district.
John B. Ashe Whig March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
28th Elected in 1843.
Retired.
  Frederick P. Stanton Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1855
29th
30th
31st
32nd
33rd
Elected in 1845.
Re-elected in 1847.
Re-elected in 1849.
Re-elected in 1851.
Re-elected in 1853.
Retired.
Thomas Rivers Know Nothing March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
34th Elected in 1855.
Retired.
  William T. Avery Democratic March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1861
35th
36th
Elected in 1857.
Re-elected in 1859.
Could not seek re-election, as West Tennessee seceded.
American Civil War
District eliminated March 4, 1863
District re-established March 4, 1875
  H. Casey Young Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1881
44th
45th
46th
Elected in 1874.
Re-elected in 1876.
Re-elected in 1878.
Lost re-election.
  William R. Moore Republican March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
47th Elected in 1880.
Renominated but declined.
  H. Casey Young Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
48th Elected in 1882.
Retired.
Zachary Taylor Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
49th Elected in 1884.
Lost re-election.
  James Phelan, Jr. Democratic March 4, 1887 –
January 30, 1891
50th
51st
Elected in 1886.
Re-elected in 1888.
Retired but died before next term began.
Vacant January 30, 1891 –
March 4, 1891
51st
  Josiah Patterson Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1897
52nd
53rd
54th
Elected in 1890.
Re-elected in 1892.
Re-elected in 1894.
Lost re-election as a National Democrat.
  Edward W. Carmack Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1901
55th
56th
Elected in 1896.
Re-elected in 1898.
Retired to run for U.S. senator.
  Malcolm R. Patterson Democratic March 4, 1901 –
November 5, 1906
57th
58th
59th
Elected in 1900.
Re-elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Retired to run for Governor of Tennessee and resigned when elected.
Vacant November 5, 1906 –
March 4, 1907
59th
  George Gordon Democratic March 4, 1907 –
August 9, 1911
60th
61st
62nd
Elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Re-elected in 1910.
Died.
Vacant August 9, 1911 –
December 4, 1911
62nd
  Kenneth McKellar Democratic December 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1917
62nd
63rd
64th
Elected to finish Gordon's term.
Re-elected in 1912.
Re-elected in 1914.
Retired to run for U.S. senator.
  Hubert Fisher Democratic March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1931
65th
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
Elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
Re-elected in 1920.
Re-elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Retired.
  E. H. Crump Democratic March 4, 1931 –
March 3, 1933
72nd Elected in 1930.
Redistricted to the 9th district.
District eliminated March 4, 1933
District re-established March 4, 1943
  Clifford Davis Democratic January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1953
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
Redistricted from the 9th district and re-elected in 1942.
Re-elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Re-elected in 1948.
Re-elected in 1950.
Redistricted to the 9th district.
District eliminated March 4, 1953

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