Wisconsin Territory's at-large congressional district

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Wisconsin Territory had a non-voting delegate to the United States House of Representatives.

List of representatives[edit]

Congress(es) Representative Party Years Notes
District created July 3, 1836
Vacant July 3, 1836 – January 26, 1837
24th25th George Wallace Jones, US Senator.jpg George W. Jones Jacksonian January 26, 1837 – March 3, 1837 Redistricted from Michigan Territory
Election invalidated
Democratic March 4, 1837 – January 14, 1839
25th26th James Duane Doty daguerreotype by Mathew Brady.jpg James D. Doty Democratic January 14, 1839 – March 3, 1841 Retired
27th28th HenryDodge.jpg Henry Dodge Democratic March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1845 Appointed Governor of Wisconsin Territory
29th Martinpainting.jpg Morgan L. Martin Democratic March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847 Defeated
30th No image.svg John H. Tweedy Whig March 4, 1847 – May 28, 1848 Resigned
Vacant May 29, 1848 – October 29, 1848
30th Henry Hastings Sibley2.jpg Henry H. Sibley Democratic October 30, 1848 – March 3, 1849 Elected to Minnesota Territory
District eliminated March 3, 1849

Note: The district was eliminated with the creation of the Minnesota Territory on March 2, 1849. However, Henry Sibley continued to serve out his term as the Delegate from the Territory of Wisconsin until March 3, 1849 making the district's effective elimination on March 3, 1849 the conclusion of the Congress.

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