Virginia's 16th congressional district

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"VA-16" redirects here. VA-16 may also refer to Virginia State Route 16.

Virginia Congressional District 16 is an obsolete congressional district. It was eliminated in 1843 after the 1840 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was William A. Harris.

Representatives[edit]

Representative Lived Party Term Note
District created: March 4, 1793
Anthony New (1747-1833) Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 - March 3, 1795
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 - March 3, 1803 Declined to run
John w eppes.jpg John W. Eppes (1773-1823) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 - March 3, 1811 Defeated
James Pleasants bioguide.jpg James Pleasants (1769-1836) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1811 - March 3, 1813 Elected to VA-17
John w eppes.jpg John W. Eppes (1773-1823) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 - March 3, 1815 Defeated
John Randolph of Roanoke at National Portrait Gallery IMG 4460.JPG John Randolph (1773-1833) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1817 Declined to run
Archibald Austin (1772-1837) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 - March 3, 1819 Declined to run
John Randolph of Roanoke at National Portrait Gallery IMG 4460.JPG John Randolph (1773-1833) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 - March 3, 1823 Elected to VA-5
James Stephenson (1764-1833) Crawford Federalist March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1825 Delined to run
William Armstrong (1782-1865) Adams March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1829
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 - March 3, 1833 Declined to run
James M. H. Beale (1786-1866) Jacksonian March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1837 Declined to run
Isaac S. Pennybacker.jpg Isaac S. Pennybacker (1805-1847) Democratic March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1839 Appt. District Court judge
Green B. Samuels (1806-1859) Democratic March 4, 1839 - March 3, 1841 Declined to run
William A. Harris (1805-1864) Democratic March 4, 1841 - March 3, 1843 Declined to run
District eliminated March 4, 1843

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