Missouri's 1st congressional district

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Missouri's 1st congressional district
Missouri's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Missouri's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative William Lacy Clay, Jr. (DSt. Louis)
Distribution 99.21% urban, 0.79% rural
Population (2010) 739,775
Median income $36,314
Ethnicity 46.9% White, 49.8% Black, 1.5% Asian, 1.3% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% other
Cook PVI D+27[1]

Missouri's first congressional district is in the eastern portion of the state. It includes all of St. Louis City and much of northern St. Louis County.

Its current representative is Democrat William Lacy Clay, Jr., who was elected in 2001. Clay's father, Bill Clay, had previously represented the district for over thirty years.


List of representatives[edit]

Congress Years Representative Party Notes
District created March 4, 1847
30th-31st March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1851 JamesBowlin.jpg James B. Bowlin Democratic Redistricted from the At-large district
32nd March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853 JohnFletcherDarby.jpg John F. Darby Whig
33rd March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 Senator Thomas Hart Benton at National Portrait Gallery IMG 4408.JPG Thomas Hart Benton Democratic
34th March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857 No image.svg Luther M. Kennett Opposition
35th March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859 General Francis Preston Blair.jpg Francis P. Blair, Jr. Republican
36th March 4, 1859 – June 8, 1860 No image.svg John R. Barret Democratic Lost contested election
June 8, 1860- June 25, 1860 General Francis Preston Blair.jpg Francis P. Blair, Jr. Republican Won contested election, Resigned
June 25, 1860 – October 3, 1860 Vacant
October 3, 1860 – March 3, 1861 No image.svg John R. Barret Democratic
37th-38th March 4, 1861 – June 10, 1864 General Francis Preston Blair.jpg Francis P. Blair, Jr. Republican Lost contested election
38th June 10, 1864 – March 3, 1865 No image.svg Samuel Knox Unconditional Unionist Won contested election
39th March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1867 No image.svg John Hogan Democratic
40th March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1869 WAPile.jpg William A. Pile Republican
41st-42nd March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1873 ErastusWells.jpg Erastus Wells Democratic Redistricted to the 2nd district
43rd March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875 EOStanard2.jpg Edwin O. Stanard Republican
44th March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877 ECKehr.jpg Edward C. Kehr Democratic
45th March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879 AFIttner.jpg Anthony F. Ittner Republican
46th-47th March 3, 1879 – March 3, 1883 MLClardy2.jpg Martin L. Clardy Democratic Redistricted to the 10th district
48th-53rd March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1895 William H Hatch.jpg William H. Hatch Democratic Redistricted from the 12th district
54th March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897 Charles Nelson Clark.jpeg Charles N. Clark Republican
55th March 4, 1897 – June 1, 1897 Vacant
55th-64th June 1, 1897 – March 3, 1917 James Tilghman Lloyd.jpg James T. Lloyd Democratic Elected after death of Rep-elect Richard P. Giles
65th-66th March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1921 Miltonromjue.jpg Milton A. Romjue Democratic
67th March 4, 1921 – December 5, 1922 No image.svg Frank C. Millspaugh Republican Resigned
December 5, 1922 – March 4, 1923 Vacant
68th-72nd March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1933 Miltonromjue.jpg Milton A. Romjue Democratic Redistricted to the At-large district
73rd March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 District inactive, all representatives elected At-large on a general ticket
74th-77th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943 Miltonromjue.jpg Milton A. Romjue Democratic Redistricted to the At-large district
78th-80th January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1949 SamWatArnold.jpg Samuel W. Arnold Republican
81st-82nd January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1953 No image.svg Clare Magee Democratic
83rd-90th January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1969 No image.svg Frank M. Karsten Democratic Redistricted from the 13th district
91st-106th January 3, 1969 – January 3, 2001 BillClaySr.jpg Bill Clay Democratic
107th-Present January 3, 2001 – present Wm. Lacy Clay Official Photo 2009.JPG Lacy Clay Democratic

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index Districts of the 113th Congress: 2004 & 2008" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-10. 

Coordinates: 38°43′42″N 90°17′46″W / 38.72833°N 90.29611°W / 38.72833; -90.29611