Vermont's 5th congressional district

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Vermont's 5th congressional district is an obsolete district. It was created in 1821. It was eliminated after the 1840 Census. Its last Congressman was John Mattocks.

Vermont began with district representation when it was admitted as the 14th State in 1791.

From 1813-1821, beginning with the 13th Congress, Vermont elected its US Representatives statewide At-Large

After the 16th Congress, Vermont returned to electing Congressmen from districts

Vermont added the 5th district in 1821.

List of representatives[edit]

List of representatives Party Years Congress Electoral history
Samuel Crafts.jpg Samuel C. Crafts Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
17 Retired to become State Councilor
Adams-Clay
Republican
March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
18
John Mattocks.jpg John Mattocks Anti-
Jacksonian
March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
19 Retired
No image.svg Daniel A. A. Buck Adams March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1829
20 Lost re-election
No image.svg William Cahoon Anti-
Masonic
March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1833
21
22
Defeated
No image.svg Benjamin F. Deming Anti-
Masonic
March 4, 1833 –
July 11, 1834
23 Died
Vacant July 11, 1834 –
December 2, 1834
No image.svg Henry F. Janes Anti-
Masonic
December 2, 1834 –
March 3, 1837
23
24
Lost re-election
Isaac Fletcher.jpg Isaac Fletcher Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
25
26
Lost re-election
John Mattocks.jpg John Mattocks Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
27 Retired to run for Governor of Vermont

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