Kentucky's 8th congressional district

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United States House of Representatives, Kentucky District 8 was a district of the United States Congress in Kentucky. It was lost to redistricting in 1963. Its last Representative was Eugene Siler.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District Residence Note
District created
March 4, 1813
No image.svg Stephen Ormsby April 20, 1813 - March 3, 1817 Elected after the death of Representative-elect John Simpson
No image.svg Richard C. Anderson, Jr. March 4, 1817 - March 3, 1821
No image.svg Wingfield Bullock March 4, 1821 - October 13, 1821 Died
No image.svg James D. Breckinridge November 21, 1821 - March 3, 1823
No image.svg Richard A. Buckner March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1825
March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1829
No image.svg Nathan Gaither March 4, 1829 - March 3, 1833
No image.svg Patrick H. Pope March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1835
No image.svg William J. Graves March 4, 1835 - March 3, 1837
March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1841
No image.svg James Sprigg March 4, 1841 - March 3, 1843
Hon. Garrett Davis, Ky - NARA - 528757.jpg Garrett Davis March 4, 1843 - March 3, 1847 Redistricted from the 12th district
Charles Slaughter Morehead.jpg Charles S. Morehead March 4, 1847 - March 3, 1851
John C Breckinridge-04775-restored.jpg John C. Breckinridge March 4, 1851 - March 3, 1855
No image.svg Alexander K. Marshall March 4, 1855 - March 3, 1857
No image.svg James B. Clay March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1859
No image.svg William E. Simms March 4, 1859 - March 3, 1861
John Jordan Crittenden - Brady 1855.jpg John J. Crittenden March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1863
William-H.-Randall.jpg William H. Randall March 4, 1863 - March 3, 1867
George Madison Adams.jpg George M. Adams March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1873 Redistricted to the 9th district
Milton Durham cropped.jpg Milton J. Durham March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1879
Philip B. Thompson, Jr. - Brady Handy cropped.jpg Philip B. Thompson, Jr. March 4, 1879 - March 3, 1885
James B Mccreary.jpg James B. McCreary March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1897
George Davison cropped.jpg George M. Davison March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1899
George-G.-Gilbert.jpg George G. Gilbert March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1907
No image.svg Harvey Helm March 4, 1907 - March 3, 1919 Died
King Swope.jpg King Swope August 1, 1919 - March 3, 1921
Ralph Gilbert.jpg Ralph W. E. Gilbert March 4, 1921 - March 3, 1929
No image.svg Lewis L. Walker March 4, 1929 - March 3, 1931
Ralph Gilbert.jpg Ralph W. E. Gilbert March 4, 1931 - March 3, 1933
District redistricted to at-large district March 4, 1933
District re-established from at-large district January 3, 1935
Fred m vinson.jpg Fred M. Vinson January 3, 1935 - May 27, 1938 Redistricted from the At-large district, Resigned after being appointed Associate Justice of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
No image.svg Joe B. Bates June 4, 1938 - January 3, 1953
JamesSGolden.jpg James S. Golden January 3, 1953 - January 3, 1955 Redistricted from the 9th district
Eugene Siler.jpg Eugene Siler January 3, 1955 - January 3, 1963 Redistricted to the 5th district
District eliminated
January 3, 1963

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