Virginia's 18th congressional district

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Virginia Congressional District 18 is an obsolete congressional district. It was eliminated in 1843 after the 1840 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was George W. Hopkins.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Lived Party Term Note
District created: March 4, 1793
John Nicholas (1761–1819) Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 – March 3, 1795
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 – March 3, 1801 Declined to run
Philip R. Thompson (1766–1837) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1801 – March 3, 1803 Elected to VA-9
PetersonGoodwyn.jpg Peterson Goodwyn (1745–1818) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1813 Elected to VA-19
Thomas Gholson, Jr. (????–1816) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 – July 4, 1816 Died
Vacant July 5, 1816 – December 3, 1816 Special Election
ThomasMNelson.jpg Thomas M. Nelson (1782–1853) Democratic-Republican December 4, 1816 – March 3, 1819 Declined to run
Mark Alexander (1792–1883) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 – March 3, 1823 Elected to VA-4
Joseph Johnson.png Joseph Johnson (1785–1877) Jacksonian D-R March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1827 Defeated
Isaac Leffler (1788–1866) Adams March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1829 Defeated
Philip Doddridge VA.jpg Philip Doddridge (1773–1832) Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 – November 19, 1832 Died
Vacant November 20, 1832 – January 20, 1833 Special election
Joseph Johnson.png Joseph Johnson (1785–1877) Jacksonian January 21, 1833 – March 3, 1833 Declined to run
John H. Fulton (1792–1836) Jacksonian March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835 Defeated
George W. Hopkins (1804–1861) Jacksonian March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837
Democratic March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1839
Conservative March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841
Democratic March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843 Elected to VA-13
District eliminated March 4, 1843

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