Maine's 5th congressional district

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Maine's 5th congressional district is a former congressional district in Maine. It was created in 1821 after Maine achieved statehood in 1820. It was eliminated in 1883. Its last congressman was Thompson Henry Murch.

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years ↑ District home Note
Ebenezer Herrick Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1823 Redistricted to the 3rd district
Enoch Lincoln Adams-Clay D-R March 4, 1823 – 1826 resigned
Vacant 1826 – September 11, 1826
James W. Ripley Jacksonian September 11, 1826 – March 12, 1830 resigned
Vacant March 12, 1830 – December 6, 1830
Cornelius Holland Jacksonian December 6, 1830 – March 3, 1833
Moses Mason, Jr. Jacksonian March 4, 1833 – March 4, 1837
Timothy J. Carter Democratic March 4, 1837 – March 14, 1838 died
Vacant March 14, 1838 – May 29, 1838
Virgil D. Parris Democratic May 29, 1838 – March 3, 1841
Nathaniel Littlefield Democratic March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843
Benjamin White Democratic March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845
Cullen Sawtelle Democratic March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847
Ephraim K. Smart Democratic March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
Cullen Sawtelle Democratic March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851
Ephraim K. Smart Democratic March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853
Israel Washburn, Jr. Whig March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855
Republican March 4, 1855 – January 1, 1861 resigned after being elected Governor
Vacant January 1, 1861 – January 2, 1861
Stephen Coburn Republican January 2, 1861 – March 3, 1861
John H. Rice Republican March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863 Redistricted to the 4th district
Frederick A. Pike Republican March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1869 Redistricted from the 6th district
Eugene Hale Republican March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1879
Thompson Henry Murch Greenback March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1883
District eliminated 1883
Representative Party Years District home Note

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