Indiana's at-large congressional district

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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 members representing the district

Indiana admitted December 11, 1816 with one at-large congressional seat.

Cong
ress
Years 1st seat 2nd seat 3rd seat
Representative Party Electoral
history
Representative Party Electoral
history
Representative Party Electoral
history
14th
15th
16th
17th
December 11, 1816 –
July 25, 1822
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William Hendricks
Democratic-Republican Elected in August 1816.
Re-elected August 4, 1817, after the term began but before the Congress convened.
Re-elected August 3, 1818.
Re-elected August 7, 1820.
Resigned to become Governor of Indiana.
   
17th July 25, 1822 –
December 2, 1822
Vacant
17th December 2, 1822 –
March 3, 1823
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Jonathan Jennings
Democratic-Republican Elected to finish Hendricks's term.
Redistricted to the 2nd district.
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
March 3, 1823 –
March 3, 1873
District inactive
43rd March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
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Jasper Packard
Republican Redistricted from the 11th district and re-elected in 1872.
Retired.
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Godlove S. Orth
Republican Elected in 1872.
Retired.
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William Williams
Republican Redistricted from the 10th district and re-elected in 1872.
Retired.

District inactive since March 4, 1875.

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

Coordinates: 40°N 86°W / 40°N 86°W / 40; -86