Massachusetts's 17th congressional district

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Massachusetts's current districts, since 2013

Massachusetts's seventeenth congressional district is an obsolete district. Its short tenure (1803-1821) was dedicated to the Maine District until Maine achieved statehood.

List of representatives[edit]

Cong
ress
Representative Party Years District home Electoral history
District created March 4, 1803
8th Phineas Bruce Federalist March 4, 1803 –
?
Machias, Maine Elected in 1802.
Prevented by illness from qualifying
Vacant  ? –
March 3, 1805
9th Senator John Chandler.jpg John Chandler Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1809
Monmouth, Maine Elected in 1804.
Re-elected in 1806.
Retired.
10th
11th Barzillai Gannett Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1809 –
1812
Gardiner, Maine Elected in 1808.
Re-elected in 1810.
Resigned.
12th
Vacant 1812 –
April 6, 1812
Francis Carr Democratic-
Republican
April 6, 1812 –
March 3, 1813
Bangor, Maine Elected to finish Gannett's term.
Lost re-election.
13th Abiel Wood Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
Wiscasset, Maine Elected in 1812.
Lost re-election.
14th James Carr Federalist March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
Bangor, Maine Elected in 1814.
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15th John Wilson Federalist March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1819
Belfast, Maine Elected in 1816.
Lost renomination.
16th Martin Kinsley Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1821
Hampden, Maine Elected in 1818.
Lost re-election.
District moved to Maine March 3, 1821

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