Tennessee's at-large congressional district

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List of Representatives[edit]

The district was organized after achieving statehood in 1796

1796 – 1805: One, then three seats[edit]

Tennessee began with one seat in 1796. It was apportioned two more seats in 1803. With the addition of two representatives following the 1800 Census, all three seats were elected 'General Ticket' state-wide for the 8th Congress.

Congress Years Seat one   Seat two   Seat three
Representative Party Electoral history Representative Party Electoral history Representative Party Electoral history
4th March 4, 1795 -
June 1, 1796
Statehood achieved June 1, 1796
June 1, 1796 –
December 5, 1796
Vacant
December 5, 1796 -
March 3, 1797
Andrew Jackson.jpg Andrew Jackson Democratic-Republican Resigned after being elected to U.S. Senate
5th March 4, 1797 -
September 1797
September 1797 -
November 23, 1797
Vacant
September 1797 -
March 3, 1799
William C C Claiborne rectangleLAState.jpgWilliam C. C. Claiborne Democratic-Republican [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
6th March 4, 1799 -
March 3, 1801
7th March 4, 1801 -
March 3, 1803
William Dickson Democratic-Republican Redistricted to the 3rd district
8th March 4, 1803 –
March 4, 1805
George W Campbell cph.3a00320.jpg George W. Campbell Democratic-Republican Redistricted to the 2nd district John-rhea-tn1.jpg John Rhea Democratic-Republican Redistricted to the 1st district

1873 – 1875: One at-large seat, among nine other districts[edit]

Congress Years Representative Party Note
43rd March 4, 1873 -
March 3, 1875
Horace Maynard - Brady-Handy.jpg Horace Maynard Republican Redistricted from the 2nd district
Retired

No future at-large seats were apportioned after 1875

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