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Maine's 6th congressional district

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Maine's 6th congressional district

Maine's 6th congressional district is a former congressional district in Maine. It was created in 1821 after Maine achieved statehood in 1820. It was eliminated in 1863. Its last congressman was Frederick A. Pike.


Representative Party Years ↑ District home Note
Joshua Cushman Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1823
Jeremiah O'Brien Adams-Clay DR March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825
Adams March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1829
Leonard Jarvis Jacksonian March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1837
Hugh J. Anderson Democratic March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1841
Alfred Marshall Democratic March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843
Hannibal Hamlin Democratic March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847 Hampden, Maine
James S. Wiley Democratic March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
Charles Stetson Democratic March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851
Israel Washburn, Jr. Whig March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853 Redistricted to the 5th district
Thomas Fuller Democratic March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1857 Redistricted from the 7th district
Stephen Clark Foster Republican March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1861
Frederick A. Pike Republican March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863 Redistricted to the 5th district
District eliminated 1863
Representative Party Years District home Note


  • 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
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