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The current borders of the Massachusetts congressional districts

Massachusetts Congressional District 11 is an obsolete congressional district in eastern Massachusetts. It was eliminated in 1993 after the 1990 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was Brian J. Donnelly; its most notable were Presidents John Quincy Adams and John F. Kennedy.

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created 1795
Theophilus Bradbury Federalist March 4, 1795 - July 24, 1797 Newburyport Resigned to become a State justice
Vacant July 25, 1797 - November 26, 1797
Bailey Bartlett Federalist November 27, 1797 - March 3, 1801
Menasseh Cutler Federalist March 4, 1801 - March 3, 1803 Redistricted to the 3rd district
William Stedman Federalist March 4, 1803 - July 16, 1810 Resigned to serve as Clerk of Courts for Worcester County
Vacant July 16, 1810 - October 8, 1810
Abijah Bigelow Federalist October 8, 1810 - March 3, 1815
Elijah Brigham Federalist March 4, 1815 - February 22, 1816 Redistricted from the 10th district,
Died
Vacant February 22, 1816 - December 1, 1816
Benjamin Adams Federalist December 2, 1816 - March 3, 1821 Uxbridge Lost re-election
Johnathan Russell Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 - March 3, 1823
Aaron Hobart Adams-Clay Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1825 Redistricted from the 8th district
Adams March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1827
Joseph Richardson Adams March 4, 1827 - March 3, 1829
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 - March 3, 1831
John Quincy Adams Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1831 - March 3, 1833 Braintree Redistricted to the 12th district
John Reed, Jr. Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1835
Anti-Masonic March 4, 1835 - March 3, 1837
Whig March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1841
Barker Burnell Whig March 4, 1841 - March 3, 1843 Redistricted to the 10th district
District eliminated 1843
District recreated 1853
John Z. Goodrich Whig March 4, 1853 - March 3, 1855 Redistricted from the 7th district
Mark Trafton Know Nothing March 4, 1855 - March 3, 1857
Henry L. Dawes Republican March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1863 Redistricted to the 10th district
District eliminated 1863
District recreated 1873
Henry L. Dawes Republican March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1875 Redistricted from the 10th district
Chester W. Chapin Democratic March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1877
George D. Robinson Republican March 4, 1877 - March 3, 1883 Redistricted to the 12th district
William Whiting Republican March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1889
Rodney Wallace Republican March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1891
Frederick S. Coolidge Democratic March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1893
William F. Draper Republican March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1897
Charles F. Sprague Republican March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1901
Samuel L. Powers Republican March 4, 1901 - March 3, 1903 Redistricted to the 12th district
John Andrew Sullivan Democratic March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1907
Andrew J. Peters Democratic March 4, 1907 - August 15, 1914 Resigned after being appointed Asst. Secretary to the US Treasury Department
Vacant August 15, 1914 - March 4, 1915
George H. Tinkham Republican March 4, 1915 - March 3, 1933 Redistricted to the 10th district
John J. Douglass Democratic March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1935 Redistricted from the 10th district
John P. Higgins Democratic January 3, 1935 - September 30, 1937 Resigned after being appointed as chief justice of Superior Court of Massachusetts
Vacant September 30, 1937 - December 14, 1937
Thomas A. Flaherty Democratic December 14, 1937 - January 3, 1943 Retired
James Michael Curley Democratic January 3, 1943 - January 3, 1947 Retired
John F. Kennedy Democratic January 3, 1947 - January 3, 1953 Elected to US Senate
Tip O'Neill Democratic January 3, 1953 - January 3, 1963 Redistricted to the 8th district
James A. Burke Democratic January 3, 1963 - January 3, 1979 Redistricted from the 13th district
Brian J. Donnelly Democratic January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1993 Retired
District eliminated January 3, 1993

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