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Massachusetts's 7th congressional district
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Current Representative Ed Markey (D)
Area 170.29 mi²
Distribution 93.31% urban, 6.69% rural
Population (2000) 634,287
Median income $69,501
Ethnicity 83.5% White, 3.5% Black, 5.7% Asian, 4.8% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 2.3% other
Occupation 14.3% blue collar, 72.9% white collar, 12.8% gray collar
Cook PVI D + 15

Massachusetts Congressional District 7 is a congressional district in eastern Massachusetts, including several suburbs north and west of Boston. It is currently represented by Edward J. Markey, who has served the district since 1976.

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Cities and towns in the district

District 7 contains the following towns:

In Middlesex County:

Arlington, Belmont, Everett, Framingham, Lexington, Lincoln, Malden, Medford, Melrose, Natick, Stoneham, Waltham, Watertown, Wayland, Precinct 2, Weston, Winchester, Woburn.

In Suffolk County:

Revere, Winthrop.


List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Note
George Leonard Pro-Administration March 4, 1789 – March 3, 1791 Redistricted to 6th district
Artemas Ward Pro-Administration March 4, 1791 - March 3, 1793 Redistricted to the 2nd district
District discontinued March 4, 1793 - March 4, 1795
George Leonard Federalist March 4, 1795-March 3, 1797
Stephen Bullock Federalist March 4, 1797-March 3, 1799
Phanuel Bishop Democratic-Republican March 4, 1799-March 3, 1803 Redistricted to 9th district
Nahum Mitchell Federalist March 4, 1803-March 3, 1805
Joseph Barker Democratic-Republican March 4, 1805-March 3, 1809
William Baylies Federalist March 4, 1809-June 28, 1809
Charles Turner, Jr. Democratic-Republican June 28, 1809-March 3, 1813 successfully challenged election of William Baylies
William Baylies Federalist March 4, 1813-March 3, 1815
John W. Hulbert Federalist March 4, 1815-March 3, 1817 Redistricted from the 12th district
Henry Shaw Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817-March 3, 1821
Henry W. Dwight Federalist March 4, 1821-March 3, 1823 Redistricted to the 9th district
Samuel C. Allen Adams-Clay Federalist March 4, 1823-March 3, 1825 Redistricted from the 6th district
Adams March 4, 1825-March 3, 1829
George Grennell, Jr. Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 - March 3, 1833 Redistricted to the 6th district
George N. Briggs Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1837 Lanesboro Redistricted from the 9th district
Whig March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1843 Retired
Julius Rockwell Whig March 4, 1843 - March 3, 1851
John Z. Goodrich Whig March 4, 1851 - March 3, 1853 Redistricted to the 11th district
Nathaniel P. Banks Democratic March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855
Know Nothing March 4, 1855-March 3, 1857 Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1856-1857
Republican March 4, 1857-December 24, 1857 resigned after being elected Governor
Vacant December 24, 1857 - January 31, 1858
Daniel W. Gooch Republican January 31, 1858-March 3, 1863 Redistricted to the 6th district
George S. Boutwell Republican March 3, 1863-March 12, 1869 resigned after appointment as Secretary of Treasury
Vacant March 12, 1869 - November 2, 1869
George M. Brooks Republican November 2, 1869-May 13, 1872 resigned
Vacant May 13, 1872 - December 2, 1872
Constantine C. Esty Republican December 2, 1872-March 3, 1873
Ebenezer R. Hoar Republican March 4, 1873-March 3, 1875
John K. Tarbox Democratic March 4, 1875-March 3, 1877
Benjamin F. Butler Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879 Lowell
William A. Russell Republican March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1883 Lawrence Redistricted to the 8th district
Eben F. Stone Republican March 4, 1883-March 3, 1887 Redistricted from the 6th district
William Cogswell Republican March 4, 1887-March 3, 1893 Redistricted from the 6th district
Vacant March 4, 1893 - April 25, 1893 Redistricted from the 6th district, seat was resigned by Henry Cabot Lodge before beginning of term when elected to United States Senate
William Everett Democratic April 25, 1893 - March 3, 1895
William Emerson Barrett Republican March 4, 1895-March 3, 1899
Ernest W. Roberts Republican March 4, 1899-March 3, 1913 Redistricted to the 9th district
Michael Francis Phelan Democratic March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1921 Lynn Lost re-election
Robert S. Maloney Republican March 4, 1921 - March 3, 1923 Lawrence
William P. Connery, Jr. Democratic March 4, 1923 - June 15, 1937 Lynn Died
Vacant June 16, 1937 - September 27, 1937
Lawrence J. Connery Democratic September 28, 1937 - October 19, 1941 Lynn Died
Vacant October 20, 1941 - December 29, 1941
Thomas J. Lane Democratic December 30, 1941 - January 3, 1963
Torbert H. Macdonald Democratic January 3, 1963 - May 21, 1976 Redistricted from the 8th district,
Died
Vacant May 22, 1976 - November 1, 1976
Edward J. Markey Democratic November 2, 1976 - present Malden Incumbent
Representative Party Years District home Note

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