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Vermont's 4th congressional district

Vermont's 4th congressional district is an obsolete district. It was created in 1803. It was eliminated after the 1850 Census. Its last Congressman was Thomas Bartlett, Jr..

List of members representing the districtEdit

Vermont added 4th district in 1803.

Member Party Years ↑ Electoral history
 
Martin Chittenden
Federalist March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1813
Elected on the third ballot in 1803.
Re-elected in 1804.
Re-elected in 1806.
Re-elected in 1808.
Re-elected in 1810.
Retired to run for Governor of Vermont,
District inactive March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1821
Vermont elected its representatives statewide at-large.
Elias Keyes Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
Elected in 1820.
Redistricted to the at-large district and lost re-election.
District inactive March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Vermont elected its representatives statewide at-large.
 
Ezra Meech
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
Elected in 1824.
Lost re-election.
 
Benjamin Swift
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1831
Elected in 1827 on the third ballot.
Re-elected in 1828.
Retired.
 
Heman Allen
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1837
Elected in 1830.
Re-elected in 1833.
Re-elected in 1834.
Lost re-election.
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
 
John Smith
Democratic March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1841
Elected in 1836.
Re-elected in 1838.
Lost re-election.
Augustus Young Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
Elected in 1840.
Retired.
 
Paul Dillingham Jr.
Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
Elected in 1843.
Re-elected in 1844.
Retired.
 
Lucius B. Peck
Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1851
Elected in 1846.
Re-elected in 1848.
Retired to run for Governor of Vermont.
 
Thomas Bartlett Jr.
Democratic March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
Elected in 1850.
Redistricted to the 2nd 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