Virginia's 14th congressional district

Virginia's 14th congressional district is an obsolete congressional district. It was eliminated in 1853 after the 1850 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was James M. H. Beale.

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Term Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1793
 
Francis Walker
Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
3rd Elected in 1793.
Retired.
Samuel J. Cabell Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1803
4th
5th
6th
7th
Elected in 1795.
Re-elected in 1797.
Re-elected in 1799.
Re-elected in 1801.
Redistricted to the 21st district and lost re-election.
 
Matthew Clay
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1813
8th
9th
10th
11th
12th
Redistricted from the 6th district and re-elected in 1803.
Re-elected in 1805.
Re-elected in 1807.
Re-elected in 1809.
Re-elected in 1811.
Redistricted to the 15th district and lost re-election.
 
William A. Burwell
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 –
February 16, 1821
13th
14th
15th
16th
Redistricted from the 13th district and re-elected in 1813.
Re-elected in 1815.
Re-elected in 1817.
Re-elected in 1819.
Retired and died.
Vacant February 17, 1821 –
March 3, 1821
17th
Jabez Leftwich Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
Elected in 1821.
Redistricted to the 7th district.
 
Charles F. Mercer
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
18th
19th
20th
21st
22nd
23rd
24th
25th
26th
Redistricted from the 8th district and re-elected in 1823.
Re-elected in 1825.
Re-elected in 1827.
Re-elected in 1829.
Re-elected in 1831.
Re-elected in 1833.
Re-elected in 1835.
Re-elected in 1837.
Re-elected in 1839.
Resigned.
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1837
Whig March 4, 1837 –
December 26, 1839
Vacant December 27, 1839 –
January 24, 1840
26th
William M. McCarty Whig January 25, 1840 –
March 3, 1841
Elected to finish Mercer's term.
Lost re-election.
Cuthbert Powell Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
27th Elected in 1841.
Lost re-election.
 
George W. Summers
Whig March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
28th Elected in 1843.
Lost re-election.
 
Joseph Johnson
Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
29th Elected in 1845.
Retired.
Robert A. Thompson Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
30th Elected in 1847.
Retired.
James M. H. Beale Democratic March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
31st
32nd
Elected in 1849.
Re-elected in 1851.
Retired.
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