List of United States Representatives from Mississippi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Mississippi currently has four congressional districts. The most it ever had was eight, between 1903 and 1933.

Current members[edit]

1st District[edit]

Number Years of Service Name Party
1 1847–1851 Jacob Thompson Democratic
2 1851–1853 Benjamin Nabers Unionist
3 1853–1857 Daniel B. Wright Democratic
4 1857–1861 L. Q. C. Lamar Democratic
1861–1870 vacant
5 1870–1873 George E. Harris Republican
6 1873–1877 L. Q. C. Lamar Democratic
7 1877–1885 Henry Muldrow Democratic
8 1885–1901 John Allen Democratic
9 1901–1921 Ezekiel S. Candler, Jr. Democratic
10 1921–1953 John Rankin Democratic
11 1953–1973 Thomas Abernethy Democratic
12 1973–1995 Jamie Whitten Democratic
13 1995–2007 Roger Wicker Republican
2008 vacant
14 2008–2011 Travis Childers Democratic
15 2011–present Alan Nunnelee Republican

2nd District[edit]

Number Years of Service Name Party
1 1847–1851 Winfield S. Featherston Democratic
2 1851–1853 John A. Wilcox Unionist
3 1853–1855 William T. S. Barry Democratic
4 1855–1857 Hendley Bennett Democratic
5 1857–1861 Reuben Davis Democratic
1861–1870 vacant
6 1870–1873 Joseph Morphis Republican
7 1873–1875 Albert Howe Republican
8 1875–1877 Guilford Wells Independent Republican
9 1877–1883 Van H. Manning Democratic
1883–1884 vacant
10 1884–1885 James R. Chalmers Independent
11 1885–1891 James Bright Morgan Democratic
12 1891–1897 John Curtis Kyle Democratic
13 1897–1898 William V. Sullivan Democratic
14 1898–1911 Thomas Spight Democratic
15 1911–1921 Hubert D. Stephens Democratic
16 1921–1929 Bill G. Lowrey Democratic
17 1929–1941 Wall Doxey Democratic
18 1941–1973 Jamie Whitten Democratic
19 1973–1983 David R. Bowen Democratic
20 1983–1987 William Webster Franklin Republican
21 1987–1993 Mike Espy Democratic
22 1993–present Bennie Thompson Democratic

3rd District[edit]

Number Years of Service Name Party
1 1847–1849 Patrick Watson Tompkins Whig
2 1849–1851 William McWillie Democratic
3 1851–1853 John D. Freeman Unionist
4 1853–1855 Otho Robards Singleton Democratic
5 1855–1861 William Barksdale Democratic
1861–1870 vacant
6 1870–1875 Henry Barry Republican
7 1875–1883 Hernando D. Money Democratic
8 1883–1885 Elza Jeffords Republican
9 1885–1901 Thomas C. Catchings Democratic
10 1901–1903 Patrick Henry (U.S. Congressman) Democratic
11 1903–1923 Benjamin G. Humphreys Democratic
12 1923–1925 William Yerger Humphreys Democratic
13 1925–1951 William Madison Whittington Democratic
14 1951–1963 Frank E. Smith Democratic
15 1963–1968 John Bell Williams Democratic
16 1968–1973 Charles Hudson Griffin Democratic
17 1973–1997 Sonny Montgomery Democratic
18 1997–2009 Chip Pickering Republican
19 2009–present Gregg Harper Republican

4th District[edit]

Number Years of Service Name Party
1 1845–1846 Jefferson Davis Democratic
1846–1847 vacant
2 1847 Henry T. Ellett Democratic
3 1847–1853 Albert G. Brown Democratic
4 1853–1855 Wiley P. Harris Democratic
5 1855–1857 William A. Lake Know Nothing
6 1857–1861 Otho R. Singleton Democratic
1861–1869 vacant
7 1869–1873 George C. McKee Republican
8 1873–1875 Jason Niles Republican
9 1875–1887 Otho R. Singleton Democratic
10 1887–1891 Chapman L. Anderson Democratic
11 1891–1893 Joseph H. Beeman Democratic
12 1893–1897 Hernando D. Money Democratic
13 1897–1903 Andrew F. Fox Democratic
14 1903–1909 Wilson S. Hill Democratic
15 1909–1923 Thomas U. Sisson Democratic
16 1923–1935 T. Jeff Busby Democratic
17 1935–1943 Aaron L. Ford Democratic
18 1943–1953 Thomas Abernethy Democratic
19 1953–1963 John Bell Williams Democratic
20 1963–1965 W. Arthur Winstead Democratic
21 1965–1967 Prentiss Walker Republican
22 1967–1973 Gillespie V. Montgomery Democratic
23 1973–1979 Thad Cochran Republican
24 1979–1981 Jon Hinson Republican
25 1981–1989 Wayne Dowdy Democratic
26* 1989 – November 1995 Mike Parker Democratic
26* November 1995 – 1999 Mike Parker Republican
27 1999–2003 Ronnie Shows Democratic
28 2003–2010 Gene Taylor Democratic
29 2010–present Steven Palazzo Republican

5th District[edit]

Number Years of Service Name Party
1 1855–1858 John A. Quitman Democratic
2 1858–1861 John Jones McRae Democratic
3 1870–1873 Legrand Winfield Perce Republican
4 1873–1875 George Colin McKee Republican
5 1875–1883 Charles E. Hooker Democratic
6 1883–1887 Otho Robards Singleton Democratic
7 1887–1891 Chapman L. Anderson Democratic
8 1891–1893 Joseph Henry Beeman Democratic
9 1893–1903 John Sharp Williams Democratic
10 1903–1911 Adam M. Byrd Democratic
11 1911–1915 Samuel Andrew Witherspoon Democratic
12 1916–1921 William Webb Venable Democratic
13 1921–1935 Ross A. Collins Democratic
14 1935–1937 Aubert C. Dunn Democratic
15 1937–1943 Ross A. Collins Democratic
16 1943–1963 W. Arthur Winstead Democratic
17 1963–1973 William M. Colmer Democratic
18 1973–1989 Trent Lott Republican
19 1989–1989 Larkin I. Smith Republican
20 1989–2003 Gene Taylor Democratic

6th District[edit]

Number Years of Service Name Party
1 1873–1877 John R. Lynch Republican
2 1877–1882 James R. Chalmers Democratic
3 1882–1883 John R. Lynch Republican
4 1883–1887 Henry Van Eaton Democratic
5 1887–1895 Thomas Stockdale Democratic
6 1895–1897 Walter Denny Democratic
7 1897–1898 William Love Democratic
8 1898–1903 Frank McLain Democratic
9 1903–1911 Eaton Bowers Democratic

7th District[edit]

Number Years of Service Name Party
1 1883–1885 James Ronald Chalmers Independent
2 1885–1889 Frederick G. Barry Democratic
3 1889–1893 Clarke Lewis Democratic
4 1893–1903 John Sharp Williams Democratic
5 1903–1909 Frank A. McLain Democratic
6 1909–1913 William A. Dickson Democratic
7 1913–1932 Percy Quin Democratic
8 1932–1935 Lawrence R. Ellzey Democratic
9 1935–1947 Dan R. McGehee Democratic
10 1947–1953 John Bell Williams Democratic

8th District[edit]

Number Years of Service Name Party
1 1903–1909 John Sharp Williams Democratic
2 1909–1933 James Collier Democratic

At Large[edit]

References[edit]