Virginia's 13th Congressional District
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Virginia's 13th Congressional District

Virginia Congressional District 13 is an obsolete congressional district. Its last Congressman was Elbert S. Martin.

List of members representing the district

Member Party Term Electoral history
District created March 4, 1793
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Samuel Griffin
Pro-Administration March 4, 1793 -
March 3, 1795
Redistricted from the 10th district and re-elected in 1793.
Retired.
John Clopton Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 -
March 3, 1799
Elected in 1795.
Re-elected in 1797.
Lost re-election.
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John Marshall
Federalist March 4, 1799 -
June 7, 1800
Elected in 1799.
Resigned to become U.S. Secretary of State.
Vacant June 8, 1800 -
November 25, 1800
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Littleton W. Tazewell
Democratic-Republican November 26, 1800 -
March 3, 1801
Elected to finish Marshall's term.
Retired.
John Clopton Democratic-Republican March 4, 1801 -
March 3, 1803
Elected in 1801.
Redistricted to the 22nd district.
John J. Trigg Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 -
May 17, 1804
Redistricted from the 5th district and re-elected in 1803.
Died.
Vacant May 18, 1804 -
November 4, 1804
Christopher H. Clark Democratic-Republican November 5, 1804 -
July 1, 1806
Elected in October 1804 to finish Trigg's term and seated November 5, 1804.
Re-elected in 1805.
Resigned.
Vacant July 2, 1806 -
November 30, 1806
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William A. Burwell
Democratic-Republican December 1, 1806 -
March 3, 1813
Elected in early November 1806 to finish Clark's term and seated December 1, 1806.
Re-elected in 1807.
Re-elected in 1809.
Re-elected in 1811.
Redistricted to the 14th district.
Thomas M. Bayly Federalist March 4, 1813 -
March 3, 1815
Elected in 1813.
Retired.
Burwell Bassett Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 -
March 3, 1819
Elected in 1815.
Re-elected in 1817.
Lost re-election.
Severn E. Parker Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 -
March 3, 1821
Elected in 1819.
Lost re-election.
Burwell Bassett Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 -
March 3, 1823
Elected in 1821.
Redistricted to the 8th district.
William L. Ball Crawford Republican March 4, 1823 -
February 29, 1824
Elected in 1823.
Died.
Vacant March 1, 1824 -
March 23, 1824
John Taliaferro Crawford Democratic-Republican March 24, 1824 -
March 3, 1825
Elected to finish Ball's term.
Re-elected in 1825.
Re-elected in 1827.
Re-elected in 1829.
Lost re-election.
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 -
March 3, 1831
Joseph W. Chinn Jacksonian March 4, 1831 -
March 3, 1833
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 10th district.
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John M. Patton
Jacksonian March 4, 1833 -
March 3, 1837
[Data unknown/missing.]
Democratic March 4, 1837 -
April 7, 1838
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned.
Vacant April 8, 1838 -
April 27, 1838
Linn Banks Democratic April 28, 1838 -
December 6, 1841
Election invalid
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William Smith
Democratic December 6, 1841 -
March 3, 1843
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
George W. Hopkins Democratic March 4, 1843 -
March 3, 1847
Appt. Chargé d'Affaires to Portugal
Andrew S. Fulton Whig March 4, 1847 -
March 3, 1849
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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LaFayette McMullen
Democratic March 4, 1849 -
March 3, 1857
Appt. Governor of Washington Territory
George W. Hopkins Democratic March 4, 1857 -
March 3, 1859
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
Elbert S. Martin Independent Democratic March 4, 1859 -
March 3, 1861
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
Vacant March 4, 1861 -
March 3, 1863
Civil War
District eliminated March 4, 1863

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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