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Massachusetts's current districts since 2003

Massachusetts's seventeenth congressional district is an obsolete district. Its short tenure (1803-1821) was dedicated to the Maine District until Maine achieved statehood.

List of representatives

Representative Party Years Congress(es) District home Notes
District created March 4, 1803
Phineas Bruce Federalist March 4, 1803 – ? 8th Machias, Maine Prevented by illness from qualifying
John Chandler Democratic-Republican March 4, 1805 – March 3, 1809 9th
Monmouth, Maine Retired
Barzillai Gannett Democratic-Republican March 4, 1809 – 1812 11th Gardiner, Maine Resigned
Vacant 1812 – April 6, 1812
Francis Carr Democratic-Republican April 6, 1812 – March 3, 1813 Bangor, Maine
Abiel Wood Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815 13th Wiscasset, Maine
James Carr Federalist March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817 14th Bangor, Maine
John Wilson Federalist March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1819 15th Belfast, Maine Lost renomination
Martin Kinsley Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 – March 3, 1821 16th Lost re-election
District moved to Maine 1821




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