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Virginia's 21st congressional district

Virginia Congressional District 21 is an obsolete congressional district. It was eliminated in 1843 after the 1840 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was Lewis Steenrod.

List of members representing the districtEdit

District created March 4, 1803.

Representative Party Term Electoral history
 
Thomas M. Randolph Jr.
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1807
Elected in 1803.
Re-elected in 1805.
Retired.
 
Wilson C. Nicholas
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1807 –
November 27, 1809
Elected in 1807.
Re-elected in 1809.
Resigned.
Vacant November 28, 1809 –
January 9, 1810
David S. Garland Democratic-Republican January 10, 1810 –
March 3, 1811
Elected in December 1809 to finish Nicholas's term and seated January 17, 1810.
Retired.
 
Hugh Nelson
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1813
Elected in 1811.
Redistricted to the 22nd district.
Thomas Newton Jr. Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1823
Redistricted from the 20th district and re-elected in 1813.
Re-elected in 1815.
Re-elected in 1817.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 1st district.
William Smith Crawford Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
Lewis Maxwell Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1833
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
Edgar C. Wilson Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
William S. Morgan Jacksonian March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
Lewis Steenrod Democratic March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1843
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 15th district.

District eliminated March 4, 1843.

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