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Utah's at-large congressional district

From statehood in 1896 through the creation of a second district in 1913, Utah sent one representative to the United States House of Representatives who was elected at-large statewide.

Upper-body portrait of a late-nineteenth-century man in a suit.
Clarence Emir Allen, Utah's first representative from the State of Utah

List of representativesEdit

Name Party Years Notes
District created January 4, 1896
  Clarence Emir Allen Republican January 4, 1896 –
March 3, 1897
Elected in 1896.
Retired.
  William H. King Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1899
Elected in 1896.
Re-elected in 1898.
Lost renomination.
Vacant March 4, 1899 –
April 2, 1900
Representative-elect Brigham Henry Roberts was denied the seat.
  William H. King Democratic April 2, 1900 –
March 3, 1901
Elected to finish Roberts's term.
Lost re-election.
  George Sutherland Republican March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
Elected in 1900.
Retired to run for U.S. Senate.
  Joseph Howell Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1913
Elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Re-elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Re-elected in 1910.
Redistricted to 1st district.
District eliminated March 3, 1913

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