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Massachusetts's current districts since 2003

Massachusetts's thirteenth congressional district is an obsolete district. It was also for a short time in the early 1800s a Massachusetts District of Maine. It was eliminated in 1963 after the 1960 U.S. Census. Its last location was in eastern Massachusetts. Its last Congressman was James A. Burke, who was redistricted into the eleventh district.


List of representatives

Representative Party Years Congress(es) Notes
District created March 4, 1795
Peleg Wadsworth Federalist March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1803
4th
5th
6th
7th
Redistricted from the 4th district;
Redistricted to the 15th district
Ebenezer Seaver Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1813
8th
9th
10th
11th
12th
Nathaniel Ruggles Federalist March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1819
13th
14th
15th
Edward Dowse Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 –
May 26, 1820
16th Resigned
Vacant May 26, 1820 –
August 21, 1820
William Eustis Democratic-Republican August 21, 1820 –
March 3, 1823
16th
17th
Retired to run for Governor of Massachusetts
John Reed, Jr. Adams-Clay Federalist March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
18th Redistricted from the 9th district;
Redistricted to the 11th district
Adams March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1829
19th
20th
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1833
21st
22nd
District eliminated 1833
District restored 1893
Charles S. Randall Republican March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
53rd Lost renomination
John Simpkins Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 27, 1898
54th
55th
Died
Vacant March 27, 1898 –
May 31, 1898
55th
William S. Greene Republican May 31, 1898 –
March 3, 1913
55th
56th
57th
58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
Redistricted to the 15th district
John W. Weeks Republican March 4, 1913 –
March 4, 1913
63rd Redistricted from the 12th district, but resigned on the same day to become US Senator
Vacant March 4, 1913 –
April 14, 1913
John J. Mitchell Democratic April 15, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
Lost re-election
William Henry Carter Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1919
64th
65th
Retired
Robert Luce Republican March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1933
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
Redistricted to the 9th district
Richard B. Wigglesworth Republican March 4, 1933 –
November 13, 1958
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
Redistricted from the 14th district;
Resigned to become United States Ambassador to Canada
Vacant November 14, 1958 –
January 3, 1959
85th
James A. Burke Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1963
86th
87th
Redistricted to the 11th district
District eliminated 1963

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