Maine's 3rd congressional district

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Maine's 3rd congressional district is an obsolete congressional district. It was created in 1821 after Maine achieved statehood in 1820 as part of the enactment of the Missouri Compromise. It was eliminated in 1963 after the 1960 U.S. Census. Its last congressman was Clifford McIntire.

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years ↑ District home Note
No image.svg Mark Langdon Hill Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1823 Phippsburg Redistricted from the Massachusetts 16th district
No image.svg Ebenezer Herrick Adams-Clay D-R March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825 Redistricted from the Maine 5th district
Adams March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1827
No image.svg Joseph F. Wingate Adams March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1829
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1831
Edward Kavanagh (Maine Governor).jpg Edward Kavanagh Jacksonian March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1835 Newcastle Unsuccessful candidate for reelection; appointed Chargé d'Affaires to Portugal
No image.svg Jeremiah Bailey Anti-Jackson March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837
JCilley.jpg Jonathan Cilley Democratic March 4, 1837 – February 24, 1838 died
Vacant February 24, 1838 – April 28, 1838
No image.svg Edward Robinson Whig April 28, 1838 – March 3, 1839
No image.svg Benjamin Randall Whig March 3, 1839 – March 3, 1843
Luther Severance.jpg Luther Severance Whig March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847
HiramBelcher.jpg Hiram Belcher Whig March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
No image.svg John Otis Whig March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851
No image.svg Robert Goodenow Whig March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853
No image.svg E. Wilder Farley Whig March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855
Ebenezer Knowlton founder of Bates College.jpg Ebenezer Knowlton Opposition March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857
Nehemiah Abbott (Maine Congressman).jpg Nehemiah Abbott Republican March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859
Ezra B. French.jpg Ezra B. French Republican March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1861
Samuel Clement Fessenden (Maine Congressman).jpg Samuel C. Fessenden Republican March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863
James G. Blaine - Brady-Handy.jpg James G. Blaine Republican March 4, 1863 – July 10, 1876 Elected to U.S. Senate
Vacant July 10, 1876 – December 4, 1876
No image.svg Edwin Flye Republican December 4, 1876 – March 3, 1877
SDLindsey.jpg Stephen Decatur Lindsey Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1883
At-large districts used 1883–1885
Seth L. Milliken.png Seth Milliken Republican March 4, 1885 – April 18, 1897 redistricted from At-large district, died
Vacant April 18, 1897 – June 21, 1897
Edwin Chick Burleigh.jpg Edwin C. Burleigh Republican June 21, 1897 – March 3, 1911
SamuelWGould.jpg Samuel W. Gould Democratic March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1913
Forrest Goodwin (Maine Congressman).jpg Forrest Goodwin Republican March 4, 1913 – May 28, 1913 died
Vacant May 28, 1913 – September 9, 1913
JohnAPetersII.jpg John A. Peters Republican September 9, 1913 – January 2, 1922 resigned after appointment as judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maine
Vacant January 2, 1922 – March 20, 1922
John E. Nelson (Maine Congressman).jpg John E. Nelson Republican March 20, 1922 – March 3, 1933
No image.svgJohn G. Utterback Democratic March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935
Owen Brewster 4a.jpg Ralph Owen Brewster Republican January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1941 retired to run for US Senate
Frank Fellows (Maine Congressman).jpg Frank Fellows Republican January 3, 1941 – August 27, 1951 died
Vacant August 27, 1951 – October 22, 1951
Clifford G. McIntire (Maine Congressman).jpg Clifford McIntire Republican October 22, 1951 – January 3, 1963 redistricted to 2nd district
District eliminated 1963
Representative Party Years District home Note

References[edit]

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
New York's 24th congressional district
Home district of the Speaker of the House
March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1875
Succeeded by
Indiana's 3rd congressional district