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Massachusetts's 14th congressional district


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massachusetts's_14th_congressional_district
Updated: 2017-08-13T18:12Z
Massachusetts's current districts, since 2013

Massachusetts Congressional District 14 is an obsolete congressional district which was in eastern Massachusetts and the Maine District. It was eliminated in 1963 after the 1960 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was Joseph William Martin, Jr., who was redistricted into the tenth district.

Cities and towns in the district

1790s-1810s

1910s

"Bristol County: Town of Easton. Norfolk County: City of Quincy; towns of Avon, Braintree, Canton, Dedham, Foxboro, Holbrook, Milton, Norwood, Randolph, Sharon,Stoughton, Westwood, and Weymouth. Plymouth County: City of Brockton; towns of Abington, Rockland, East Bridgewater, West Bridgewater, and Whitman." Suffolk County: Boston (Ward 26).[1]

1920s-1960s

List of representatives

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
District Residence Electoral history
District created in the District of Maine 1795
George Thatcher.jpg George Thatcher Federalist March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1801
4
5
6
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] Redistricted from the 4th district
Richard Cutts (Maine Congressman).jpg Richard Cutts Democratic-Republican March 4, 1801 –
March 3, 1813
7
8
9
10
11
12
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] Lost re-election
Cyrus King Federalist March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1817
13
14
Senator John Holmes.jpg John Holmes Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 –
March 15, 1820
15
16
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] Resigned when elected to the U.S. Senate from the new state of Maine.
District moved to Maine March 15, 1820
District restored to Massachusetts March 4, 1903
William C Lovering Massachusetts Congressman circa 1908.png William C. Lovering Republican March 4, 1903 –
February 4, 1910
58[2]
59
60[3]
61
Taunton Redistricted from the 12th district

Died
Vacant February 4, 1910 –
March 22, 1910
61
Governor Foss.png Eugene Foss Democratic March 22, 1910 –
January 4, 1911
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] Resigned to become Governor
Vacant January 4, 1911 –
March 4, 1911
RobertOHarris.jpg Robert O. Harris Republican March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
62 East Bridgewater Retired
Edward Gilmore.png Edward Gilmore Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
63 Brockton [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
RichardOlneyII.jpg Richard Olney Democratic March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1921
64
65
66
Dedham [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Louis Adams Frothingham.png Louis Frothingham Republican March 4, 1921 –
August 23, 1928
67
68
69
70
Easton Died
Vacant August 24, 1928 –
November 5, 1928
70
Wigglesworth, Richard Bowditch.jpg Richard Wigglesworth Republican November 6, 1928 –
March 3, 1933
70
71
72
Milton Redistricted to the 13th district
SPEAKER JWMartin.jpg Joseph Martin Republican March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1963
73
74
75[4]
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
North Attleborough Redistricted from the 15th district

Redistricted to the 10th district
District eliminated January 3, 1963

References

  1. ^ "Massachusetts". Official Congressional Directory: 64th Congress (2nd ed.). Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 1916. 
  2. ^ A.J. Halford (1903). "Massachusetts". Official Congressional Directory: Fifty-Eighth Congress. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 
  3. ^ A.J. Halford (1909). "Massachusetts". Congressional Directory: 60th Congress (2nd ed.). Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 
  4. ^ "Massachusetts". Official Congressional Directory: 75th Congress (2nd ed.). Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 1938. 
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Texas's 4th congressional district
Home district of the Speaker of the House
January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1949
Succeeded by
Texas's 4th congressional district
Preceded by
Texas's 4th congressional district
Home district of the Speaker of the House
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955
Succeeded by
Texas's 4th congressional district
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