Tennessee's 11th congressional district

Tennessee's 11th congressional district was a district of the United States Congress in Tennessee. It was lost to redistricting in 1853. Its last Representative was Christopher H. Williams.

List of representativesEdit

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
Note
District created March 4, 1833
  Cave Johnson Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
23rd
24th
Redistricted from the 8th district and re-elected in 1833.
Re-elected in 1835.
Lost re-election.
Richard Cheatham Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
25th Elected in 1837.
Lost re-election.
  Cave Johnson Democratic March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1843
26th
27th
Elected in 1839.
Re-elected in 1841.
Redistricted to the 9th district.
Milton Brown Whig March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
28th
29th
Redistricted from the 12th district and re-elected in 1843.
Re-elected in 1845.
Retired.
William T. Haskell Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
30th Elected in 1847.
Retired.
  Christopher H. Williams Whig March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
31st
32nd
Elected in 1849.
Re-elected in 1851.
Redistricted to the 9th district and lost re-election.
District eliminated March 4, 1853

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