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Virginia's 22nd congressional district

Virginia Congressional District 22 is an obsolete congressional district. It was eliminated in 1833 after the 1830 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was Joseph Draper.

List of members representing the districtEdit

District created March 4, 1803.

Representative Party Term Electoral history
John Clopton Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1813
Redistricted from the 10th 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 23rd district.
 
Hugh Nelson
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 –
January 14, 1823
Elected in 1813.
Re-elected in 1815.
Re-elected in 1817.
Re-elected in 1819.
Re-elected in 1821.
Resigned to become U.S. Minister to Spain.
Vacant January 15, 1823 –
March 3, 1823
 
Alexander Smyth
Crawford
Democratic-Republican
March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Redistricted from the 6th district and re-elected in 1823.
Lost re-election.
Benjamin Estil Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
Elected in 1825.
Lost re-election.
 
Alexander Smyth
Jacksonian March 4, 1827 –
April 17, 1830
Elected in 1827.
Re-elected in 1829.
Died.
Vacant April 17, 1830 –
December 5, 1830
Joseph Draper Jacksonian December 6, 1830 –
March 3, 1831
Elected to finish Smyth's term.
Lost re-election.
Charles C. Johnston Jacksonian March 4, 1831 –
June 17, 1832
Elected in 1831.
Died.
Vacant June 18, 1832 –
December 5, 1832
Joseph Draper Jacksonian December 6, 1832 –
March 3, 1833
Elected to finish Johnston's term.
Retired.

District eliminated March 4, 1833.

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