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Kentucky's 1st congressional district
United States House of Representatives, Kentucky District 1 map.png
Current Representative Ed Whitfield (R)
Population (2000) 673,729
Median income $30,360
Ethnicity 90.4% White, 7.3% Black, 0.4% Asian, 1.5% Hispanic, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% other
Cook PVI R+15

United States House of Representatives, Kentucky District 1 is a district of the United States Congress in Western Kentucky. The district is presently represented by Republican Ed Whitfield.

Whitfield defended the seat in November 2006, against his Democratic predecessor Tom Barlow of Paducah[1] This was the third time Whitfield defeated Barlow (1994 when he first took the seat from Barlow, 1998, and 2006).

1st District counties

Kentucky counties within the 1st congressional district: Adair | Allen | Ballard | Butler | Caldwell | Calloway | Carlisle | Casey | Christian | Clinton | Crittenden | Cumberland | Fulton | Graves | Henderson | Hickman | Hopkins | Livingston | Logan | Lyon | Marshall | McCracken | McLean | Metcalfe | Monroe | Muhlenberg | Russell | Simpson | Todd | Trigg | Union | Webster

List of representatives

Representative Party Service District Home Notes
Christopher Greenup Anti-Administration November 9, 1792 - March 3, 1795
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 - March 3, 1797
Thomas T. Davis Democratic-Republican March 4, 1797 - March 3, 1803
Matthew Lyon Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 - March 3, 1811
Anthony New Democratic-Republican March 4, 1811 - March 3, 1813
James Clark Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 - August, 1816 Leave of absence April 8, 1816, Resigned prior to August, 1816
Thomas Fletcher Democratic-Republican December 2, 1816 - March 3, 1817
David Trimble Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 - March 3, 1823
Adams-Clay D-R March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1825
Adams March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1827
Henry Daniel Jacksonian March 4, 1827 - March 3, 1833
Chittenden Lyon Jacksonian March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1835 Redistricted from the 12th district
Linn Boyd Jacksonian March 4, 1835 - March 3, 1837
John L. Murray Democratic March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1839
Linn Boyd Democratic March 4, 1839 - March 3, 1855 Speaker of the House from 1851-1855
Henry C. Burnett Democratic March 4, 1855 - December 3, 1861 Expelled
Samuel L. Casey Unionist March 10, 1862 - March 3, 1863
Lucien Anderson Unconditonal Unionist March 4, 1863 - March 3, 1865
Lawrence S. Trimble Democratic March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1871
Edward Crossland Democratic March 4, 1871 - March 3, 1875
Andrew Boone Democratic March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1879
Oscar Turner Independent Democrat March 4, 1879 - March 3, 1881
Democratic March 4, 1881 - March 3, 1883
Independent Democrat March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885
William J. Stone Democratic March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1895
John K. Hendrick Democratic March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1897
Charles K. Wheeler Democratic March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1903
Ollie M. James Democratic March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1913
Alben W. Barkley Democratic March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1927
William V. Gregory Democratic March 4, 1927 - March 3, 1933

Redistricted to the At-large district

District redistricted to At-large district March 4, 1933
District re-established January 3, 1935 from At-large district
John M. Robsion Republican January 3, 1935 - January 3, 1937 Redistricted to the 9th district
Noble J. Gregory Democratic January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1959
Frank Stubblefield Democratic January 3, 1959 - December 31, 1974 Resigned
Carroll Hubbard Democratic January 3, 1975 - January 3, 1993
Tom Barlow Democratic January 3, 1993 - January 3, 1995
Ed Whitfield Republican January 3, 1995 - Present

References

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