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Missouri's At-large Congressional District

From the state's creation August 10, 1821 until the end of the 29th United States Congress (in 1847), and also for the 73rd Congress (1933-1935), Missouri elected its members of the United States House of Representatives at-large statewide on a general ticket.

List of members representing the district

1821-1847: One seat, then two, then five

Cong
ress
Years Seat A Seat B Seat C Seat D Seat E
Member Party Electoral history Member Party Electoral history Member Party Electoral history Member Party Electoral history Member Party Electoral history
17th August 10, 1821 -
March 3, 1823
John Scott (Missouri Congressman).jpg
John Scott
Democratic-Republican[a] Elected early in 1820.
Re-elected in 1822.
Re-elected in 1824.
Lost re-election.
Second seat apportioned in 1833. Third seat apportioned in 1843. Fourth seat apportioned in 1843. Fifth seat apportioned in 1843.
18th March 4, 1823 -
March 3, 1825
19th March 4, 1825 -
March 3, 1827
Anti-Jacksonian
20th March 4, 1827 -
March 3, 1829
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Edward Bates
Anti-Jacksonian Elected in 1826.
Lost re-election.
21st March 4, 1829 -
March 3, 1831
Spencer D. Pettis Jacksonian Elected in 1828.
Re-elected in 1831.
Died.
22nd March 4, 1831 -
August 28, 1831
August 28. 1831 -
October 31, 1831
Vacant
October 31, 1831 -
March 3, 1833
William H. Ashley Jacksonian Elected October 31, 1831 to finish Pettis's term and seated December 5, 1831.
Re-elected in 1832.
Re-elected in 1835.
Retired to run for governor.
23rd March 4, 1833 -
March 3, 1835
John Bull Anti-Jacksonian Elected in 1833.
Retired.
24th March 4, 1835 -
March 3, 1837
Albert G. Harrison Jacksonian Elected in 1835.
Re-elected in 1836.
Re-elected in 1838.
Died.
25th March 4, 1837 -
March 3, 1839
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John Miller
Democratic Elected in 1836.
Re-elected in 1838.
Re-elected in 1840.
Retired.
Democratic
26th March 4, 1839 -
September 7, 1839
September 7, 1839 -
October 28, 1839
Vacant
October 28, 1839 -
March 3, 1841
John Jameson (Missouri Congressman).jpg
John Jameson
Democratic Elected to finish Harrison's term and seated December 5, 1839.
Retired.
27th March 4, 1841 -
March 3, 1843
John Cummins Edwards.jpg
John C. Edwards
Democratic Elected in 1840.
Retired.
28th March 4, 1843 -
March 3, 1845
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James B. Bowlin
Democratic Elected in 1842.
Re-elected in 1844.
Redistricted to the 1st district.
John Jameson (Missouri Congressman).jpg
John Jameson
Democratic Elected in 1842.
Retired.
James Hugh Relfe Democratic Elected in 1842.
Re-elected in 1844.
Retired.
Gustavus Miller Bower Democratic Elected in 1842.
Retired.
James Madison Hughes Democratic Elected in 1842.
Retired.
29th March 4, 1845 -
August 12, 1846
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Sterling Price
Democratic Elected in 1844.
Resigned to serve in the Mexican-American War.
Leonard H. Sims Democratic Elected in 1844.
Retired.
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John S. Phelps
Democratic Elected in 1844.
Redistricted to the 5th district.
August 12, 1846 -
December 7, 1846
Vacant
December 7, 1846 -
March 3, 1847
William McDaniel Democratic Elected to finish Price's term and seated December 7, 1846.
Retired.

1933-1935: Thirteen seats

All seats elected at-large on a general ticket.

Cong
ress
Years Seat A Seat B Seat C Seat D
Member Party Electoral history Member Party Electoral history Member Party Electoral history Member Party Electoral history
73rd March 4, 1933 -
January 3, 1935
Milton Andrew Romjue circa 1917.jpg
Milton A. Romjue
Democratic Redistricted from the 1st district and re-elected in 1932.
Redistricted to the 1st district.
Ralph F. Lozier.jpg
Ralph F. Lozier
Democratic Redistricted from the 2nd district and re-elected in 1932.
Redistricted to the 2nd district but lost renomination.
Richard M. Duncan Democratic Elected in 1932.
Redistricted to the 3rd district.
Jacob L. Milligan.jpg
Jacob L. Milligan
Democratic Redistricted from the 3rd district and re-elected in 1932.
Redistricted to the 3rd district and retired to run for U.S. senator.
Cong
ress
Years Seat E Seat F Seat G Seat H
Member Party Electoral history Member Party Electoral history Member Party Electoral history Member Party Electoral history
73rd March 4, 1933 -
January 3, 1935
Joe Shannon Democratic Redistricted from the 5th district and re-elected in 1932.
Redistricted to the 5th district.
Reuben T. Wood (Missouri Congressman).jpg
Reuben T. Wood
Democratic Elected in 1932.
Redistricted to the 6th district.
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Clement C. Dickinson
Democratic Redistricted from the 6th district and re-elected in 1932.
Redistricted to the 3rd district but lost renomination.
Clyde Williams (Missouri Congressman).jpg
Clyde Williams
Democratic Redistricted from the 13th district and re-elected in 1932.
Redistricted to the 8th district.
Cong
ress
Years Seat I Seat J Seat K Seat L
Member Party Electoral history Member Party Electoral history Member Party Electoral history Member Party Electoral history
73rd March 4, 1933 -
January 3, 1935
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Clarence Cannon
Democratic Redistricted from the 9th district and re-elected in 1932.
Redistricted to the 9th district.
Frank H. Lee Democratic Elected in 1932.
Redistricted to the 7th district but lost re-election.
James Edward Ruffin Democratic Elected in 1932.
Redistricted to the 3rd district but lost renomination.
James Robert Claiborne Democratic Elected in 1932.
Redistricted to the 12th district.
Cong
ress
Years Seat M
Member Party Electoral history
73rd March 4, 1933 -
January 3, 1935
John J. Cochran.jpeg
John J. Cochran
Democratic Redistricted from the 11th district and re-elected in 1932.
Redistricted to the 13th district.

Notes

  1. ^ Supported the Adams-Clay faction in the 1824 United States presidential election.

References

  • Election Statistics 1920-present Clerk of the House of Representatives
  • 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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