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
No image.svg Ebenezer Herrick Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1823 Redistricted to the 3rd district
EnochLincoln.png Enoch Lincoln Adams-Clay D-R March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825
Adams March 4, 1825 – 1826 resigned
Vacant 1826 – September 11, 1826
No image.svg James W. Ripley Jacksonian September 11, 1826 – March 12, 1830 resigned
Vacant March 12, 1830 – December 6, 1830
No image.svg Cornelius Holland Jacksonian December 6, 1830 – March 3, 1833
No image.svg Moses Mason, Jr. Jacksonian March 4, 1833 – March 4, 1837
No image.svg Timothy J. Carter Democratic March 4, 1837 – March 14, 1838 died
Vacant March 14, 1838 – May 29, 1838
Virgil Delphini Parris c1843.jpg Virgil D. Parris Democratic May 29, 1838 – March 3, 1841
No image.svg Nathaniel Littlefield Democratic March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843
No image.svg Benjamin White Democratic March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845
No image.svg Cullen Sawtelle Democratic March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847
No image.svg Ephraim K. Smart Democratic March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
No image.svg Cullen Sawtelle Democratic March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851
No image.svg Ephraim K. Smart Democratic March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853
Israel Washburn, Jr. - Brady-Handy.jpg 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.png Stephen Coburn Republican January 2, 1861 – March 3, 1861
JohnHoveyRice-1865.jpg John H. Rice Republican March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863 Redistricted to the 4th district
No image.svg Frederick A. Pike Republican March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1869 Redistricted from the 6th district
Eugene Hale - Brady-Handy.jpg Eugene Hale Republican March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1879
THMurch.jpg Thompson Henry Murch Greenback March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1883
District eliminated 1883
Representative Party Years District home Note

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