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Massachusetts's current districts since 2003

Massachusetts's sixteenth 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 1933 after the 1930 Census. Its last location was in eastern Massachusetts at Cape Cod. Its last Congressman was Charles L. Gifford, who was redistricted into the fifteenth district.


List of representatives

Representative Party Years Congress(es) District home Notes
District created 1803
Samuel Thatcher Federalist March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1805
8th District of Maine Redistricted from the 12th district.
Orchard Cook Democratic-Republican March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1811
9th
10th
11th
District of Maine
Peleg Tallman Democratic-Republican March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1813
12th Bath, Maine
Samuel Davis Federalist March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
13th Bath, Maine
Benjamin Brown Federalist March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
14th Waldoboro, Maine
Benjamin Orr Federalist March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1819
15th Topsham, Maine
Mark Langdon Hill Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1821
16th Phippsburg, Maine
District moved to Maine 1821
District restored in Massachusetts 1913
Thomas Chandler Thacher Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
63rd Yarmouth Port Lost re-election
Joseph Walsh Republican
March 4, 1915 –
August 21, 1922


64th
65th
66th
New Bedford Resigned to become a justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court
67th
Vacant August 21, 1922 –
November 7, 1922
67th
Charles L. Gifford Republican November 7, 1922 –
March 3, 1933
67th Cotuit Redistricted to the 15th district
68th
69th
70th
71
72
District eliminated 1933

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