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Virginia's 18th congressional district

Virginia Congressional District 18 is an obsolete congressional district. It was eliminated in 1843 after the 1840 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was George W. Hopkins.

List of representatives

Representative Lived Party Term Note
District created: March 4, 1793
John Nicholas (1761–1819) Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 - March 3, 1795
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 - March 3, 1801 Declined to run
Philip R. Thompson (1766–1837) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1801 - March 3, 1803 Elected to VA-9
Peterson Goodwyn (1745–1818) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 - March 3, 1813 Elected to VA-19
Thomas Gholson, Jr. (.......-1816) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 - July 4, 1816 Died
Vacant July 5, 1816 - December 3, 1816 Special Election
Thomas M. Nelson (1782–1853) Democratic-Republican December 4, 1816 - March 3, 1819 Declined to run
Mark Alexander (1792–1883) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 - March 3, 1823 Elected to VA-4
Joseph Johnson (1785–1877) Jacksonian D-R March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1825
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1827 Defeated
Isaac Leffler (1788–1866) Adams March 4, 1827 - March 3, 1829 Defeated
Philip Doddridge (1773–1832) Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 - November 19, 1832 Died
Vacant November 20, 1832 - January 20, 1833 Special election
Joseph Johnson (1785–1877) Jacksonian January 21, 1833 - March 3, 1833 Declined to run
John H. Fulton (1792–1836) Jacksonian March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1835 Defeated
George W. Hopkins (1804–1861) Jacksonian March 4, 1835 - March 3, 1837
Democratic March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1839
Conservative March 4, 1839 - March 3, 1841
Democratic March 4, 1841 - March 3, 1843 Elected to VA-13
District eliminated March 4, 1843

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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