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Rhode Island's at-large congressional district

The Rhode Island At-large congressional district is obsolete, with representation divided into two districts.

From 1790 to 1843, Rhode Island elected members to the United States House of Representatives at-large:

  • From 1790 to 1793, one member represented the state.
  • From 1793 to 1843, two members represented the state at-large.

List of representatives

Congress Years Seat A Seat B
Representative Party Electoral history Representative Party Electoral history
1 August 31, 1790 –
March 3, 1791
Benjamin Bourne Pro-Admin Resigned Seat created in 1793
2 March 3, 1791 –
March 3, 1793
3 March 3, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
Francis Malbone Pro-Admin Retired
4 March 4, 1795 –
1796
Federalist Federalist
1796 –
November 15, 1796
Vacant
November 15, 1796 –
March 4, 1797
Elisha Reynolds Potter Federalist Resigned
5 March 4, 1797 –
1797

Christopher G. Champlin
Federalist
1797 –
November 13, 1797
Vacant
November 13, 1797 –
March 3, 1799
Thomas Tillinghast Federalist
6 March 4, 1799 –
March 3, 1801
John Brown Federalist
7 March 4, 1801 –
March 3, 1803
Thomas Tillinghast Democratic-Republican Joseph Stanton, Jr. Democratic-Republican
8 March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1805

Nehemiah Knight
Democratic-Republican Died
9 March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1807
10 March 4, 1807 –
March 3, 1808
Isaac Wilbour Democratic-Republican
March 4, 1808 –
June 13, 1808
June 13, 1808 –
November 11, 1808
Vacant
November 11, 1808 –
March 3, 1809
Richard Jackson, Jr. Federalist
11 March 4, 1809 –
March 3, 1811
Elisha Reynolds Potter Federalist
12 March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1813
13 March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
14 March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
John Linscom Boss, Jr. Federalist James Brown Mason Federalist
15 March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1819
16 March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1821
Samuel Eddy Democratic-Republican Nathaniel Hazard Democratic-Republican
17 March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
Job Durfee Democratic-Republican
18 March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Adams-Clay Republican Adams-Clay Republican
19 March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
Tristam Burges Anti-Jacksonian Dutee Jerauld Pearce Anti-Jacksonian
20 March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1829
Adams Adams
21 March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1831
Anti-Jacksonian Anti-Jacksonian
22 March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
23 March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
Anti-Masonic
24 March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837

William Sprague III
Whig
25 March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
Robert B. Cranston Whig Joseph L. Tillinghast Whig Retired
26 March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1841
27 March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843

References

  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present




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