Massachusetts's 9th congressional district: Wikis

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Massachusetts's 9th congressional district
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Current Representative Stephen Lynch (D)
Area 313.08 mi²
Distribution 81.58% urban, 18.42% rural
Population (2000) 634,062
Median income $67,090
Ethnicity 79.3% White, 8.5% Black, 3.7% Asian, 4.6% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 37% other
Occupation 17.3% blue collar, 69.0% white collar, 13.8% gray collar
Cook PVI D + 11

Massachusetts's 9th congressional district is in eastern Massachusetts, including part of Boston and some of its southern suburbs. It is currently represented by Stephen Lynch, who has served the district since 2001. It has subsumed much of the former 11th District in the south suburbs of Boston.

Contents

Cities and Towns in the District

In Bristol County:

Easton.

In Norfolk County:

Avon, Braintree, Canton, Dedham, Holbrook, Medfield, Milton, Needham, Norwood, Randolph, Stoughton, Walpole, Westwood.

In Plymouth County:

Bridgewater, Brockton, East Bridgewater, Hanson, Precincts 1 and 3, West Bridgewater, Whitman.

In Suffolk County:

Boston, Ward 3, Precincts 5 and 6; Ward 5, Precincts 3-5, 11; Ward 6; Ward 7, Precincts 1-9; Ward 13, Precincts 3, 7-10; Ward 15, Precinct 6; Ward 16, Precincts 2, 4-12; Ward 17, Precincts 4, 13, 14; Ward 18, Precincts 9-12, 16-20, 22, 23; Ward 19, Precincts 2, 7, 10-13; Ward 20.


List of Representatives

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created 1795
Joseph B. Varnum Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 -
March 3, 1803
Redistricted to the 4th district
Phanuel Bishop Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 -
March 3, 1807
Redistricted from the 7th district
Josiah Dean Democratic-Republican March 4, 1807 -
March 3, 1809
Laban Wheaton Federalist March 4, 1809 -
March 3, 1815
Redistricted to the 10th district
John Reed, Jr. Federalist March 4, 1815 -
March 3, 1817
Redistricted from the 8th district
Walter Folger, Jr. Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 -
March 3, 1821
John Reed, Jr. Federalist March 4, 1821 -
March 3, 1823
Redistricted to the 13th district
Henry W. Dwight Adams-Clay Federalist March 4, 1823 -
March 3, 1825
Redistricted from the 7th district
Adams March 4, 1825 -
March 3, 1829
Anti-Jackson March 4, 1829 -
March 3, 1831
George N. Briggs Anti-Jackson March 4, 1831 -
March 4, 1833
Redistricted to the 7th district
William Jackson Anti-Masonic
William S. Hastings Whig March 4, 1837 -
June 17, 1842
Died
Vacant June 17, 1842 -
March 4, 1843
Henry Williams Democratic March 4, 1843 -
March 3, 1845
Artemas Hale Whig March 4, 1845 -
March 3, 1849
Orin Fowler Whig March 4, 1849 -
September 3, 1852
Died
Vacant September 3, 1852 -
December 13, 1852
Edward P. Little Democratic December 13, 1852 -
March 3, 1853
Marshfield Retired
Alexander Dewitt Free Soil March 4, 1853 -
March 3, 1857
Know Nothing March 4, 1855 -
March 3, 1857
Eli Thayer Republican March 4, 1857 -
March 3, 1861
Goldsmith Bailey Republican March 4, 1861 -
May 8, 1862
Died
Vacant May 8, 1862 -
December 1, 1862
Amasa Walker Republican December 1, 1862 -
March 3, 1863
William B. Washburn Republican March 4, 1863 -
December 5, 1871
Resigned after being elected as Governor
Vacant December 5, 1871 -
January 2, 1872
Alvah Crocker Republican January 2, 1872 -
March 3, 1873
Redistricted to the 10th district
George Frisbie Hoar Republican March 4, 1873 -
March 3, 1877
Redistricted from the 8th district
William W. Rice Republican March 4, 1877- March 3, 1883 Redistricted to the 10th district
Theodore Lyman Independent Republican March 4, 1883 -
March 3, 1885
Frederick D. Ely Republican March 4, 1885 -
March 3, 1887
Dedham Lost re-election
Edward Burnett Democratic March 4, 1887 -
March 3, 1889
John W. Candler Republican March 4, 1889 -
March 3, 1891
George F. Williams Democratic March 4, 1891 -
March 3, 1893
Joseph H. O'Neil Democratic March 4, 1893 -
March 3, 1895
Redistricted from the 4th district
John F. Fitzgerald Democratic March 4, 1895 -
March 3, 1901
Joseph A. Conry Democratic March 4, 1901 -
March 3, 1903
John A. Keliher Democratic March 4, 1903 -
March 3, 1911
William F. Murray Democratic March 4, 1911 -
March 3, 1913
Redistricted to the 10th district
Ernest W. Roberts Republican March 3, 1913 -
March 3, 1917
Redistricted from the 7th district
Alvan T. Fuller Republican March 4, 1917 -
January 5, 1921
Resigned after being elected Lieutenant Governor
Vacant January 5, 1921 -
March 4, 1921
Charles L. Underhill Republican March 4, 1921 -
March 3, 1933
Somerville Retired
Robert Luce Republican March 4, 1933 -
January 3, 1935
Redistricted from the 13th district
Richard M. Russell Democratic January 3, 1935 -
January 3, 1937
Robert Luce Republican January 3, 1937 -
January 3, 1941
Thomas H. Eliot Democratic January 3, 1941 -
January 3, 1943
Charles L. Gifford Republican January 3, 1943 -
August 23, 1947
Died
Vacant August 23, 1947 -
January 18, 1947
Donald W. Nicholson Republican November 18, 1947 -
January 3, 1959
Hastings Keith Republican January 3, 1959 -
January 3, 1963
Redistricted to the 12th district
John McCormack Democratic January 3, 1963 -
January 3, 1971
Redistricted from the 12th district, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1962-1971
Louise Day Hicks Democratic January 3, 1971 -
January 3, 1973
South Boston
Joe Moakley Democratic January 3, 1973 -
May 31, 2001
South Boston Died
Vacant June 1, 2001 -
October 15, 2001
Stephen Lynch Democratic October 16, 2001 - Present South Boston Incumbent

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