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Virginia Congressional District 16 is an obsolete congressional district. It was eliminated in 1843 after the 1840 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was William A. Harris.

Representatives

Representative Lived Party Term Note
District created: March 4, 1793
Anthony New (1747-1833) Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 - March 3, 1795
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 - March 3, 1803 Redistricted to the 11th district
John W. Eppes (1773-1823) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 - March 3, 1811 Defeated
James Pleasants (1769-1836) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1811 - March 3, 1813 Redistricted to the 17th district
John W. Eppes (1773-1823) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 - March 3, 1815 Defeated
John Randolph (1773-1833) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1817 Retired
Archibald Austin (1772-1837) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 - March 3, 1819 Retired
John Randolph (1773-1833) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 - March 3, 1823 Redistricted to the 5th district
James Stephenson (1764-1833) Crawford Federalist March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1825 Redistricted from the 2nd district, Retired
William Armstrong (1782-1865) Adams March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1829
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 - March 3, 1833 Retired
James M. H. Beale (1786-1866) Jacksonian March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1837 Retired
Isaac S. Pennybacker (1805-1847) Democratic March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1839 Appt. District Court judge
Green B. Samuels (1806-1859) Democratic March 4, 1839 - March 3, 1841 Retired
William A. Harris (1805-1864) Democratic March 4, 1841 - March 3, 1843 Retired
District eliminated in 1843

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