Florida Territory's at-large congressional district

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Florida Territory was created on March 30, 1822, and was represented by a non-voting delegate to the United States House of Representatives until statehood was achieved on March 3, 1845. The territory's first delegate, Joseph Marion Hernández, was elected on September 30, 1822, and took his seat in Congress on January 23, 1823.

List of delegates[edit]

Delegate Party Years Residence Electoral history
Vacant March 30, 1822 – January 23, 1823 Vacancy until delegate-elect took seat
Joseph Marion Hernandez.jpg Joseph M. Hernández Democratic-Republican January 23, 1823 – March 3, 1823 Saint Augustine Lost reelection
Richard Keith Call.jpg Richard K. Call Jackson Republican March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825 Pensacola Retired
No image.svg Joseph M. White Jacksonian March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1837 Pensacola Lost reelection
Charles Downing.jpg Charles Downing Jacksonian March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1841 Saint Augustine Retired
David Levy Yulee - Brady-Handy.jpg David L. Yulee Democratic March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1845 Saint Augustine District eliminated upon statehood

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Coordinates: 30°N 83°W / 30°N 83°W / 30; -83