Virginia's 12th congressional district

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Virginia Congressional District 12 is an obsolete congressional district. It was eliminated in 1863 after the 1860 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was Kellian V. Whaley.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Lived Party Term Note
District created: March 4, 1793
John Page Rosewell Gloucester County Virginia.jpg John Page (1744–1808) Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 - March 3, 1795
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 - March 3, 1797 Declined to run
Thomas Evans (1755–1815) Federalist March 4, 1797 - March 3, 1801 Declined to run
John Stratton (1769–1804) Federalist March 4, 1801 - March 3, 1803 Declined to run
Thomas Griffin (1773–1837) Federalist March 4, 1803 - March 3, 1805 Declined to run
Burwell Bassett (1764–1841) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1805 - March 3, 1813 Defeated
John Roane (1766–1838) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 - March 3, 1815 Declined to run
WmRoane.jpg William H. Roane (1787–1845) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1817 Declined to run
Robert S. Garnett (1789–1840) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 - March 3, 1823
Crawford D-R March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1825
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1827 Declined to run
John Roane (1766–1838) Jacksonian March 4, 1827 - March 3, 1831 Declined to run
John J. Roane (1794–1869) Jacksonian March 4, 1831 - March 3, 1833 Declined to run
William F. Gordon (1787–1858) Jacksonian March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1835 Defeated
James Garland (1791–1885) Jacksonian March 4, 1835 - March 3, 1837
Democratic March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1839
Conservative March 4, 1839 - March 3, 1841 Defeated
Thomas Gilmer newer.jpeg Thomas W. Gilmer (1802–1844) Whig March 4, 1841 - March 3, 1843 Elected to VA-5
Augustus A. Chapman (1805–1876) Democratic March 4, 1843 - March 3, 1847 Declined to run
WmBdPreston.jpg William B. Preston (1805–1862) Whig March 4, 1847 - March 3, 1849 Appt. Secretary of the Navy
Henry A. Edmundson (1814–1890) Democratic March 4, 1849 - March 3, 1861 Declined to run
KVRWhaley.jpg Kellian V. Whaley (1821–1876) Unionist March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1863 Declined to run
District eliminated March 4, 1863

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