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The 8th Louisiana Congressional District is a defunct Congressional district and no longer exists after Louisiana lost its eighth Congressional seat in the 1990 U. S. Census. For its entire existence, it was based in Alexandria and included much of the north-central part of the state.

List of Representatives

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created March 4, 1913 following 1910 census
James Benjamin Aswell Democratic March 4, 1913 - March 16, 1931 Died
Vacant March 16, 1931 - May 12, 1931
John H. Overton Democratic May 12, 1931 - March 3, 1933 Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Cleveland Dear Democratic March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1937
A. Leonard Allen Democratic January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1953
George S. Long Democratic January 3, 1953 - March 22, 1958 Died
Vacant March 22, 1958 - January 3, 1959
Harold B. McSween Democratic January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1963
Gillis W. Long Democratic January 3, 1963 - January 3, 1965
Speedy O. Long Democratic January 3, 1965 - January 3, 1973
Gillis W. Long Democratic January 3, 1973 - January 20, 1985 Died
Vacant January 20, 1985 - March 30, 1985
Catherine Small Long Democratic March 30, 1985 - January 3, 1987
Clyde C. Holloway Republican January 3, 1987 - January 3, 1993
District eliminated January 3, 1993

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