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Massachusetts's 16th congressional district


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Updated: 2017-06-05T06:46Z
Massachusetts's current districts, since 2013

Massachusetts's sixteenth congressional district is an obsolete district. It was also for a short time in the early 19th century a Massachusetts District of Maine. It was eliminated in 1933 after the 1930 Census. Its last location was in eastern Massachusetts at Cape Cod. Its last Congressman was Charles L. Gifford, who was redistricted into the fifteenth district.

Cities and towns in the district

1910s

"Barnstable County: Towns of Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Falmonth, Harwich, Mashpee, Orleans, Provincetown, Sandwich, Truro, Wellfleet, and Yarmouth. Bristol County: City of New Bedford; towns of Acushnet, Dartmouth, and Fairhaven. Plymouth County: Towns of Bridgewater, Carver, Duxbury, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Hingham, Hull, Kingston, Marion, Marshfield, Mattapoisett, Middleboro, Norwell, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Rochester, Scituate, and Wareham. Norfolk County: Town of Cohasset. Dukes and Nantucket Counties."[1]

List of representatives

RepresentativePartyYearsCong
ress
Electoral history
District createdMarch 3, 1803
Portrait of Samuel Thatcher.jpg Samuel ThatcherFederalistMarch 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1805
8Redistricted from the 12th district
Lost re-election
No image.svg Orchard CookDemocratic-
Republican
March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1811
9
10
11
Retired.
No image.svg Peleg TallmanDemocratic-
Republican
March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1813
12Retired.
No image.svg Samuel DavisFederalistMarch 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
13[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Benjamin BrownFederalistMarch 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
14[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Benjamin OrrFederalistMarch 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1819
15Retired.
No image.svg Mark Langdon HillDemocratic-
Republican
March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1821
16District moved to Maine.
District moved to MaineMarch 3, 1821
District restored in MassachusettsMarch 3, 1913
Thacher 3120291463 fda290f83d o.jpg Thomas Chandler ThacherDemocraticMarch 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
63Lost re-election.
Joseph Walsh (Massachusetts).jpg Joseph WalshRepublican
March 4, 1915 –
August 21, 1922


64
65
66
Resigned to become a justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court.
67
VacantAugust 21, 1922 –
November 7, 1922
67
Charles L. Gifford (Massachusetts Congressman).jpg Charles L. GiffordRepublicanNovember 7, 1922 –
March 3, 1933
67Redistricted to the 15th district.
68
69
70
71
72
District eliminatedMarch 3, 1933

References

  1. ^ "Massachusetts". Official Congressional Directory: 64th Congress (2nd ed.). Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 1916. 
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