Indiana's 12th congressional district

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Indiana's 12th congressional district
Obsolete district
Created1875
Eliminated1940
Years active1875–1943

Indiana's 12th congressional district was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in Indiana. It was eliminated as a result of the 1940 Census. It was last represented by Louis Ludlow who was redistricted into the 11th District.

List of members representing the district

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1875
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Andrew H. Hamilton
Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
44th
45th
Elected in 1874.
Re-elected in 1876.
Retired.
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Walpole G. Colerick
Democratic March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1883
46th
47th
Elected in 1878.
Re-elected in 1880.
Retired.
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Robert Lowry
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1887
48th
49th
Elected in 1882.
Re-elected in 1884.
Lost re-election.
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James B. White
Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
50th Elected in 1886.
Lost re-election.
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Charles A. O. McClellan
Democratic March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1893
51st
52nd
Elected in 1888.
Re-elected in 1890.
Retired.
William F. McNagny Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
53rd Elected in 1892.
Lost re-election.
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Jacob D. Leighty
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
54th Elected in 1894.
Lost re-election.
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James M. Robinson
Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1905
55th
56th
57th
58th
Elected in 1896.
Re-elected in 1898.
Re-elected in 1900.
Re-elected in 1902.
Lost re-election.
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Newton W. Gilbert
Republican March 4, 1905 –
November 6, 1906
59th Elected in 1904.
Resigned to become Judge of First Instance in Manila, Philippines.
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Clarence C. Gilhams
Republican November 6, 1906 –
March 3, 1909
59th
60th
Elected to finish Gilbert's term.
Re-elected in 1906.
Lost re-election.
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Cyrus Cline
Democratic March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1917
61st
62nd
63rd
64th
Elected in 1908.
Re-elected in 1910.
Re-elected in 1912.
Re-elected in 1914.
Lost re-election.
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Louis W. Fairfield
Republican March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1925
65th
66th
67th
68th
Elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
Re-elected in 1920.
Re-elected in 1922.
Lost renomination.
David Hogg Republican March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1933
69th
70th
71st
72nd
Elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Redistricted to the 4th district and lost re-election.
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Louis Ludlow
Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1943
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
Redistricted from the 7th district and re-elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
Re-elected in 1938.
Re-elected in 1940.
Redistricted to the 11th district.
District inactive since January 3, 1943

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