Wisconsin Territory's at-large congressional district

Wisconsin Territory had a non-voting delegate to the United States House of Representatives.

Wisconsin Territory's at-large congressional district
Obsolete district
Delegate
  N/A
Created1836, as a non-voting delegate was granted by Congress
Eliminated1849, after statehood was achieved
Years active1836–1849

List of delegates representing the districtEdit

Delegate Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created July 3, 1836
Vacant July 3, 1836 –
January 26, 1837
24th
 
George Wallace Jones
Jacksonian January 26, 1837 –
March 3, 1837
24th
25th
Redistricted from the Michigan Territory and re-elected in 1836.
Election invalidated.
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
January 14, 1839
 
James D. Doty
Democratic January 14, 1839 –
March 3, 1841
25th
26th
Elected in 1838.
Retired.
 
Henry Dodge
Democratic March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1845
27th
28th
Elected in 1840.
Re-elected in 1842.
Retired to become Governor of Wisconsin Territory.
 
Morgan L. Martin
Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
29th Elected in 1844.
Lost re-election.
 
John H. Tweedy
Whig March 4, 1847 –
May 28, 1848
30th Elected in 1846.
Resigned.
Vacant May 29, 1848 –
October 29, 1848
 
Henry H. Sibley
Democratic October 30, 1848 –
March 3, 1849
Elected to finish Tweedy's term.
Redistricted to the Minnesota Territory.
District eliminated March 3, 1849

The district was eliminated with the creation of the Minnesota Territory on March 2, 1849. However, Henry Sibley continued to serve out his term as the Delegate from the Territory of Wisconsin until March 3, 1849, making the district's effective elimination on March 3, 1849, the conclusion of the Congress.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Our Campaigns - WI Territorial Delegate". www.ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved December 15, 2020.

Coordinates: 44°45′N 90°00′W / 44.750°N 90.000°W / 44.750; -90.000