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Indiana's at-large congressional district

From its statehood in 1816 until 1823, Indiana was allocated only one representative, who was elected at-large. During the 43rd Congress, from 1873 to 1875, Indiana elected three of its thirteen representatives to the United States House of Representatives at-large from the entire state.

List of representatives

December 11, 1816: Indiana admitted to the Union
Years Congress 1st seat 2nd seat 3rd seat
Representative Party Electoral
history
Representative Party Electoral
history
Representative Party Electoral
history
December 11, 1816 –
July 25, 1822
14th
William Hendricks
Democratic-Republican First elected in 1816 to finish term ending March 3, 1817.

Also elected in 1816 for next term.

Re-elected in 1818.

Re-elected in 1820.

Resigned to become Governor of Indiana.
   
15th
16th
17th
July 25, 1822 –
December 2, 1822
Vacant
December 2, 1822 –
March 3, 1823

Jonathan Jennings
Democratic-Republican Elected in 1820 to finish Hendricks's term.

Redistricted to the 2nd district.
March 3, 1823 –
March 3, 1873
18th
19th
20th
21st
22nd
23rd
24th
25th
26th
27th
28th
29th
30th
31st
32nd
33rd
34th
35th
36th
37th
38th
39th
40th
41st
42nd
District inactive
March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
43
Jasper Packard
Republican Redistricted from the 11th district.

Retired.

Godlove S. Orth
Republican Retired.
William Williams
Republican Redistricted from the 10th district.

Retired.
March 4, 1875 – Present District inactive

References

  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present

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