Vermont's 4th congressional district

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Vermont's 4th congressional district is an obsolete district. It was created in 1803. It was eliminated after the 1850 Census. Its last Congressman was Thomas Bartlett, Jr..

List of members representing the district[edit]

Vermont added 4th district in 1803.

Member Party Years ↑ Cong
ress
Electoral history
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Martin Chittenden
Federalist March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1813
8th
9th
10th
11th
12th
Elected on the third ballot in 1803.
Re-elected in 1804.
Re-elected in 1806.
Re-elected in 1808.
Re-elected in 1810.
Retired to run for Governor of Vermont,
District inactive March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1821
Vermont elected its representatives statewide at-large.
Elias Keyes Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
17th Elected in 1820.
Redistricted to the at-large district and lost re-election.
District inactive March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Vermont elected its representatives statewide at-large.
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Ezra Meech
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
19th Elected in 1824.
Lost re-election.
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Benjamin Swift
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1831
20th
21st
Elected in 1827 on the third ballot.
Re-elected in 1828.
Retired.
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Heman Allen
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1837
22nd
23rd
24th
25th
Elected late in 1832.
Re-elected in 1833.
Re-elected in 1834.
Lost re-election.
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
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John Smith
Democratic March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1841
26th Elected in 1836.
Re-elected in 1838.
Lost re-election.
Augustus Young Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
27th Elected in 1840.
Retired.
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Paul Dillingham Jr.
Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
28th
29th
Elected in 1843.
Re-elected in 1844.
Retired.
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Lucius B. Peck
Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1851
30th
31st
Elected in 1846.
Re-elected in 1848.
Retired to run for Governor of Vermont.
Thomas Bartlett, Jr. (Vermont).jpg
Thomas Bartlett Jr.
Democratic March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
32nd Elected in 1850.
Redistricted to the 2nd district and lost re-election.
District eliminated. March 4, 1853

References[edit]

  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present