Virginia's 13th congressional district

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Virginia Congressional District 13 is an obsolete congressional district. Its last Congressman was Elbert S. Martin.

Representatives[edit]

Representative Lived Party Term Note
District created: March 4, 1793
SamuelGriffin.jpg Samuel Griffin (1746-1810) Pro-Administration March 4, 1793 - March 3, 1795 Declined to run
John Clopton (1756-1816) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 - March 3, 1799 Appt. to VA's Privy Council
John Marshall by Henry Inman, 1832.jpg John Marshall (1755-1835) Federalist March 4, 1799 - June 7, 1800 Appt. US Secretary of State
Vacant June 8, 1800 - November 25, 1800 Special election
Littleton Waller Tazewell2.jpg Littleton W. Tazewell (1774-1860) Democratic-Republican November 26, 1800 - March 3, 1801 Defeated
John Clopton (1756-1816) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1801 - March 3, 1803 Elected in the VA-22
John J. Trigg (1748-1804) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 - May 17, 1804 Died
Vacant May 18, 1804 - November 4, 1804 Special election
Christopher H. Clark (1767-1828) Democratic-Republican November 5, 1804 - July 1, 1806 Resigned
Vacant July 2, 1806 - November 30, 1806 Special election
WmABurwell.jpg William A. Burwell (1780-1821) Democratic-Republican December 1, 1806 - March 3, 1813 Elected in VA-14
Thomas M. Bayly (1775-1834) Federalist March 4, 1813 - March 3, 1815 Declined to run
Burwell Bassett (1764-1841) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1819 Defeated
Severn E. Parker (1787-1836) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 - March 3, 1821 Defeated
Burwell Bassett (1764-1841) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 - March 3, 1823 Elected in VA-8
William L. Ball (1781-1824) Crawford Republican March 4, 1823 - February 29, 1824 Died
Vacant March 1, 1824 - March 23, 1824 Special election March 1824
John Taliaferro (1768-1852) Crawford D-R March 24, 1824 - March 3, 1825
Adams March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1829
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 - March 3, 1831 Defeated
Joseph W. Chinn (1798-1840) Jacksonian March 4, 1831 - March 3, 1833 Elected in VA-10
John Mercer Patton.jpg John M. Patton (1797-1858) Jacksonian March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1837
Democratic March 4, 1837 - April 7, 1838 Declined to run
Vacant April 8, 1838 - April 27, 1838 Special election April 1838
Linn Banks (1784-1842) Democratic April 28, 1838 - December 6, 1841 Election invalid
Extra Billy Smith-Virginia.jpg William Smith (1797-1887) Democratic December 6, 1841 - March 3, 1843 Defeated
George W. Hopkins (1804-1861) Democratic March 4, 1843 - March 3, 1847 Appt. Chargé d'Affaires to Portugal
Andrew S. Fulton (1800-1884) Whig March 4, 1847 - March 3, 1849 Declined to run
LaFayette McMullen.jpg LaFayette McMullen (1805-1880) Democratic March 4, 1849 - March 3, 1857 Appt. Governor of Washington Territory
George W. Hopkins (1804-1861) Democratic March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1859 Declined to run
Elbert S. Martin (1829-1876) Independent Democrat March 4, 1859 - March 3, 1861 Defeated
Vacant March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1863 Civil War
District eliminated March 4, 1863

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