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Maine's 3rd congressional district

Maine's 3rd congressional district is an obsolete congressional district. It was created in 1821 after Maine achieved statehood in 1820 due to the result of the ratification of the Missouri Compromise. It was eliminated in 1963 after the 1960 U.S. Census. Its last congressman was Clifford G. McIntire.

Representatives

Representative Party Years ↑ District home Note
Mark Langdon Hill Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1823 Phippsburg Redistricted from the Massachusetts 16th district
Ebenezer Herrick Adams-Clay D-R March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825 Redistricted from the Maine 5th district
Adams March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1827
Joseph F. Wingate Adams March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1829
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1831
Edward Kavanaugh Jacksonian March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1835
Jeremiah Bailey Anti-Jackson March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837
Jonathan Cilley Democratic March 4, 1837 – February 24, 1838 died
Vacant February 24, 1838 – April 28, 1838
Edward Robinson Whig April 28, 1838 – March 3, 1839
Benjamin Randall Whig March 3, 1839 – March 3, 1843
Luther Severance Whig March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847
Hiram Belcher Whig March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
John Otis Whig March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851
Robert Goodenow Whig March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853
E. Wilder Farley Whig March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855
Ebenezer Knowlton Opposition March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857
Nehemiah Abbott Republican March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859
Ezra B. French Republican March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1861
Samuel C. Fessenden Republican March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863
James G. Blaine Republican March 4, 1863 – July 10, 1876 Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1869-1875, elected to U.S. Senate
Vacant July 10, 1876 – December 4, 1876
Edwin Flye Republican December 4, 1876 – March 3, 1877
Stephen Decatur Lindsey Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1883
At-large districts used 1883 – 1885
Seth Milliken Republican March 4, 1885 – April 18, 1897 redistricted from At-large district, died
Vacant April 18, 1897 – June 21, 1897
Edwin C. Burleigh Republican June 21, 1897 – March 3, 1911
Samuel W. Gould Democratic March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1913
Forrest Goodwin Republican March 4, 1913 – May 28, 1913 died
Vacant May 28, 1913 – September 9, 1913
John A. Peters Republican September 9, 1913 – January 2, 1922 resigned after appointment as judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maine
Vacant January 2, 1922 – March 20, 1922
John E. Nelson Republican March 20, 1922 – March 3, 1933
John G. Utterback Democratic March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935
Ralph Owen Brewster Republican January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1941 retired to run for US Senate
Frank Fellows Republican January 3, 1941 – August 27, 1951 died
Vacant August 27, 1951 – October 22, 1951
Clifford G. McIntire Republican October 22, 1951 – January 3, 1963 redistricted to 2nd district
District eliminated 1963
Representative Party Years District home Note

References

  • 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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