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Massachusetts's 11th congressional district


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Updated: 2017-06-05T06:44Z
Massachusetts's 11th congressional district, 1901
Massachusetts's current districts, since 2013

Massachusetts Congressional District 11 is an obsolete congressional district in eastern Massachusetts. It was eliminated in 1993 after the 1990 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was Brian Donnelly; its most notable were John Quincy Adams following his term as president, eventual president John F. Kennedy and Speaker Tip O'Neill.

Cities and towns in the district

1790s-1880s

1890s

1893: Suffolk County: Boston, Wards 21, 22. 23, 25. "Middlesex County: City of Newton, towns of Belmont, Holliston, Sherborn, and Water- town. Norfolk County: Towns of Bellingham, Brookline, Dedham, Dover, Foxboro, Franklin, Hyde Park, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Needham, Norfolk, Norwood, Sharon, Walpole, and Wrentham. Bristol County: Town of North Attleboro. Worcester County: Towns of Hopedale and Milford."[1]

1910s-1940s

1916: Suffolk County: Boston Wards 10, 11 (Precincts 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9), 12, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23.[2]

1921: Boston (Wards 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 16, 22, 23).[3]

1941: Boston (Wards 1, 2, 3, 22), Cambridge, Somerville (Wards 1, 2, 3).[4]

1960s-1980s

1968: "Norfolk County: City of Quincy. Towns of Avon, Braintree, Canton, Dedham, Holbrook, Milton, Norwood, Randolph, Sharon, Stoughton, and Weymouth. Plymouth County: City of Brockton. Suffolk County: City of Boston: Ward 18."[5]

1977: "Norfolk County: City of Quincy. Towns of Avon, Braintree, Holbrook, Milton, Randolph, and Stoughton. Plymouth County: City of Brockton. Towns of Abington and Whitman. Suffolk County: City of Boston: Wards 15, 16, 17, 18."[6]

1985: "Norfolk County: City of Quincy. Towns of Avon, Braintree, Holbrook, Milton, Randolph, and Weymouth. Plymouth County: City of Brockton. Towns of Abington, East Bridgewater, Rockland, West Bridgewater, and Whitman. Suffolk County: City of Boston: Wards 15, 16, 17, and 18."[7]

List of representatives

RepresentativePartyYearsDistrict homeElectoral history
No image.svg Theophilus BradburyFederalistMarch 4, 1795 –
July 24, 1797
NewburyportResigned to become a state Massachusetts Supreme Court Justice
VacantJuly 25, 1797 –
November 26, 1797
No image.svg Bailey BartlettFederalistNovember 27, 1797 –
March 3, 1801
Essex CountyRetired
ManassehCutlerPortrait.jpg Menasseh CutlerFederalistMarch 4, 1801 –
March 3, 1803
HamiltonRedistricted to the 3rd district
No image.svg William StedmanFederalistMarch 4, 1803 –
July 16, 1810
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]Resigned to serve as Clerk of Courts for Worcester County
VacantJuly 16, 1810 –
October 8, 1810
No image.svg Abijah BigelowFederalistOctober 8, 1810 –
March 3, 1815
LeominsterRetired
Elijah Brigham.jpg Elijah BrighamFederalistMarch 4, 1815 –
February 22, 1816
Westborough
(now Northborough)
Redistricted from the 10th district,
Died
VacantFebruary 22, 1816 –
December 1, 1816
No image.svg Benjamin AdamsFederalistDecember 2, 1816 –
March 3, 1821
UxbridgeLost re-election
No image.svg Johnathan RussellDemocratic-
Republican
March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Aaron HobartAdams-Clay
Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]Redistricted from the 8th district
AdamsMarch 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Joseph RichardsonAdamsMarch 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1829
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Anti-
Jacksonian
March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1831
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
John Quincy Adams - copy of 1843 Philip Haas Daguerreotype.jpg John Quincy AdamsAnti-
Jacksonian
March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
BraintreeRedistricted to the 12th district
No image.svg John Reed, Jr.Anti-
Jacksonian
March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Anti-
Masonic
March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
WhigMarch 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Barker BurnellWhigMarch 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]Redistricted to the 10th district
District eliminated1843[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
District recreated1853[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
JohnZGoodrich.jpg John Z. GoodrichWhigMarch 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]Redistricted from the 7th district
Mark Trafton.jpg Mark TraftonKnow
Nothing
March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
HLDawes.jpg Henry L. Dawes[8]RepublicanMarch 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1863
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]Redistricted to the 10th district
District eliminated1863[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
District recreated1873[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
HLDawes.jpg Henry L. DawesRepublicanMarch 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]Redistricted from the 10th district
CWChapin.jpg Chester W. ChapinDemocraticMarch 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
GovGeorgeDRobinson.jpg George D. Robinson[9][10]RepublicanMarch 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1883
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]Redistricted to the 12th district
William Whiting II (politician) picture2.png William WhitingRepublicanMarch 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1889
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Rodney Wallace (politician) picture.png Rodney WallaceRepublicanMarch 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Frederick S. Coolidge.png Frederick S. CoolidgeDemocraticMarch 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
William Franklin Draper (April 9, 1842 - January 28, 1910).png William F. DraperRepublicanMarch 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1897
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Charles F. Sprague.png Charles F. Sprague[11]RepublicanMarch 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1901
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Samuel Leland Powers.png Samuel L. PowersRepublicanMarch 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
NewtonRedistricted to the 12th district
John Andrew Sullivan.jpg John Andrew SullivanDemocraticMarch 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1907
Boston[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Andrew James Peters 42nd Mayor of Boston.png Andrew J. Peters[12]DemocraticMarch 4, 1907 –
August 15, 1914
BostonResigned after being appointed Asst. Secretary to the US Treasury Department
VacantAugust 15, 1914 –
March 4, 1915
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
George H. Tinkham.jpg George H. TinkhamRepublicanMarch 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1933
BostonRedistricted to the 10th district
John Joseph Douglass.png John J. DouglassDemocraticMarch 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1935
BostonRedistricted from the 10th district
John P. HigginsDemocraticJanuary 3, 1935 –
September 30, 1937
BostonResigned after being appointed as chief justice of Superior Court of Massachusetts
VacantSeptember 30, 1937 –
December 14, 1937
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!][Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
ThomasAFlaherty.jpg Thomas A. Flaherty[13]DemocraticDecember 14, 1937 –
January 3, 1943
BostonRetired
James Michael Curley.jpg James Michael CurleyDemocraticJanuary 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1947
BostonRetired
John F. Kennedy, White House color photo portrait.jpg John F. KennedyDemocraticJanuary 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1953
BostonElected to US Senate
Tip O'Neill 1978.jpg Tip O'NeillDemocraticJanuary 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1963
CambridgeRedistricted to the 8th district
James A. Burke.jpg James A. Burke[5]DemocraticJanuary 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1979
MiltonRedistricted from the 13th district
Brian J. Donnelly.jpg Brian J. Donnelly[14]DemocraticJanuary 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1993
BostonRetired
District eliminatedJanuary 3, 1993[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]

References

  1. ^ Francis M. Cox (1893). "Massachusetts". Official Congressional Directory: Fifty-Third Congress (2nd ed.). Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 
  2. ^ "Massachusetts". Official Congressional Directory: 64th Congress (2nd ed.). Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 1916. 
  3. ^ Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1921), "Population of Congressional Districts", Population of Massachusetts as determined by the fourteenth census of the United States 1920, Boston: Wright & Potter 
  4. ^ Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1941), "Population of Congressional Districts", Population of Massachusetts as determined by the sixteenth census of the United States, 1940, Boston: Wright & Potter, OCLC 10056477, House No. 2849 
  5. ^ a b "Massachusetts". Official Congressional Directory: 90th Congress. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 1968. 
  6. ^ "Massachusetts", 1977 Official Congressional Directory: 95th Congress, Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977 
  7. ^ "Massachusetts". 1985-1986 Official Congressional Directory: 99th Congress. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 1985. 
  8. ^ "Massachusetts". Congressional Directory for the Second Session of the Thirty-Seventh Congress. Washington DC: House of Representatives. 1861. 
  9. ^ Ben. Perley Poore (1878). "Massachusetts". Congressional Directory: 45th Congress (3rd ed.). Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 
  10. ^ Ben. Perley Poore (1882). "Massachusetts". Congressional Directory: 47th Congress (3rd ed.). Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 
  11. ^ L.A. Coolidge (1897). "Massachusetts". Official Congressional Directory: Fifty-Fifth Congress. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 
  12. ^ A.J. Halford (1909). "Massachusetts". Congressional Directory: 60th Congress (2nd ed.). Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 
  13. ^ "Massachusetts". Official Congressional Directory: 75th Congress (2nd ed.). Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 1938. 
  14. ^ "Massachusetts". 1991-1992 Official Congressional Directory: 102nd Congress. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 1991. 

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