Massachusetts's 16th congressional district

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Massachusetts's sixteenth congressional district is an obsolete district. It was also for a short time in the early 19th century a Massachusetts District of Maine. It was eliminated in 1933 after the 1930 Census. Its last location was in eastern Massachusetts at Cape Cod. Its last Congressman was Charles L. Gifford, who was redistricted into the fifteenth district.

Cities and towns in the district[edit]

1800s-1810s[edit]

1910s[edit]

"Barnstable County: Towns of Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Falmonth, Harwich, Mashpee, Orleans, Provincetown, Sandwich, Truro, Wellfleet, and Yarmouth. Bristol County: City of New Bedford; towns of Acushnet, Dartmouth, and Fairhaven. Plymouth County: Towns of Bridgewater, Carver, Duxbury, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Hingham, Hull, Kingston, Marion, Marshfield, Mattapoisett, Middleboro, Norwell, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Rochester, Scituate, and Wareham. Norfolk County: Town of Cohasset. Dukes and Nantucket Counties."[1]

1920s-1930s[edit]

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created 1803
Portrait of Samuel Thatcher.jpg Samuel Thatcher Federalist March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1805
8 Redistricted from the 12th district
Lost re-election
No image.svg Orchard Cook Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1811
9
10
11
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Peleg Tallman Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1813
12 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Samuel Davis Federalist March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
13 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Benjamin Brown Federalist March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
14 [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Benjamin Orr Federalist March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1819
15 Retired
No image.svg Mark Langdon Hill Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1821
16 District moved to Maine
District moved to Maine 1821
District restored in Massachusetts 1913
Thacher 3120291463 fda290f83d o.jpg Thomas Chandler Thacher Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
63 Lost re-election
No image.svg Joseph Walsh Republican
March 4, 1915 –
August 21, 1922


64
65
66
Resigned to become a justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court
67
Vacant August 21, 1922 –
November 7, 1922
67
No image.svg Charles L. Gifford Republican November 7, 1922 –
March 3, 1933
67 Redistricted to the 15th district
68
69
70
71
72
District eliminated 1933

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Massachusetts". Official Congressional Directory: 64th Congress (2nd ed.). Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 1916.