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In 1798, the Northwest Territory became eligible to send a non-voting delegate to the U.S. Congress. The Assembly elected this representative.

List of Delegates from Northwest Territory

Delegate Years Party
William Henry Harrison March 4, 1799 – May 14, 1800
William McMillan November 24, 1800 – March 3, 1801
Paul Fearing March 4, 1801 – March 3, 1803 Federalist

The Northwest Territory was reduced to the size of Ohio when the Indiana Territory was created on July 4, 1800. The Northwest Territory went out of existence when Ohio was admitted as a state on March 1, 1803.

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In 1798, the Northwest Territory became eligible to send a non-voting delegate to the U.S. Congress. The Assembly elected this representative.

Contents

List of Delegates from Northwest Territory

Delegate Years Party
William Henry Harrison March 41799May 14,1800
William McMillan November 24, 1800March 3,1801
Paul Fearing March 4,1801March 3,1803 Federalist

The Northwest Territory was reduced to the size of Ohio when the Indiana Territory was created on July 4,1800. The Northwest Territory went out of existence when Ohio was admitted as a state on March 1, 1803.

List of Delegates from Indiana Territory

On July 4,1800, the Indiana Territory was created.

Delegate Years Party
Benjamin Parke December 12, 1805March 1, 1808 none
Jesse Burgess Thomas October 22, 1808March 3, 1809 Democratic-Republican
Jonathan Jennings November 27,1809December 11,1816 none

The area of Indiana territory was reduced in 1805 by the creation of Michigan Territory, and again in 1809 by the creation of Illinois Territory. On December 11, 1816, Indiana was admitted into the Union as a state.

List of Delegates from Illinois Territory

The Illinois Territory was established on March 1, 1809.

Delegate Years Party
Shadrack Bond December 3, 1812August 2, 1813
Benjamin Stephenson November 14, 1814March 3, 1817
Nathaniel Pope March 4, 1817November 30,1818

Part of the area of Illinois Territory became the State of Illinois on December 3, 1818.

List of Delegates from Michigan Territory

The Michigan Territory was created on June 30, 1805 and in 1819, the territory was given the authority to elect a delegate. Michigan became a state on January 26, 1837.

Delegate Years Party
William Woodbridge 1819-20 (16th Congress) Whig
Solomon Sibley 1820-23 (16th and 17th Congresses)
Gabriel Richard 1823-25 (18th Congress)
Austin Eli Wing 1825-29 (19th and 20th Congresses)
John Biddle 1829-31 (21st Congress)
Austin Eli Wing 1831-33 (22nd Congress)
Lucius Lyon 1833-35 (23rd Congress) Democratic
George Wallace Jones 1835-37 (24th Congress) Democratic

See also

  • United States Congressional Delegations from Ohio
  • List of United States Congressional districts

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