Kansas's 6th Congressional District
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Kansas's 6th Congressional District

Kansas's 6th congressional district is an obsolete district for representation in the United States House of Representatives.

It existed from 1885 to 1963. Before it was eliminated. Bob Dole was the final person to represent the district. In its final configuration, it was located in north central and northwest Kansas, anchored by Hays, with Goodland at the western edge of the district and Salina and Concordia at the eastern edge.

List of members representing the district

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1885
Lewis Hanback Republican March 4, 1885 -
March 3, 1887
49th Redistricted from the at-large district.
[data unknown/missing]
Erastus J. Turner Republican March 4, 1887 -
March 3, 1891
50th
51st
[data unknown/missing]
William Baker Populist March 4, 1891 -
March 3, 1897
52nd
53rd
54th
[data unknown/missing]
Nelson B. McCormick Populist March 4, 1897 -
March 3, 1899
55th [data unknown/missing]
William A. Reeder (Kansas Congressman).jpg
William A. Reeder
Republican March 4, 1899 -
March 3, 1911
56th
57th
58th
59th
60th
61st
[data unknown/missing]
Isaac D. Young Republican March 4, 1911 -
March 3, 1913
62nd [data unknown/missing]
John R. Connelly (Kansas Congressman).jpg
John R. Connelly
Democratic March 4, 1913 -
March 3, 1919
63rd
64th
65th
[data unknown/missing]
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Hays B. White
Republican March 4, 1919 -
March 3, 1929
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
[data unknown/missing]
Charles I. Sparks Republican March 4, 1929 -
March 3, 1933
71st
72nd
[data unknown/missing]
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Kathryn O'Loughlin McCarthy
Democratic March 4, 1933 -
January 3, 1935
73rd [data unknown/missing]
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Frank Carlson
Republican January 3, 1935 -
January 3, 1947
74th
75th
76th
77th
78th
79th
[data unknown/missing]
Retired to run for Governor of Kansas.
Wint Smith (Kansas Congressman).jpg
Wint Smith
Republican January 3, 1947 -
January 3, 1961
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
86th
[data unknown/missing]
Retired.
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Bob Dole
Republican January 3, 1961 -
January 3, 1963
87th [data unknown/missing]
Redistricted to the 1st district.
District eliminated January 3, 1963

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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