Minnesota Territory's at-large congressional district

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Before statehood, Minnesota Territory sent a non-voting delegate to the United States House of Representatives.


Congress Delegate Party Years Notes
District created March 3, 1849
31st Henry Hastings Sibley2.jpg Henry Hastings Sibley July 7, 1849 – March 3, 1853 Delegate seated after Minnesota Territory was recognized March 3, 1849
33rd Henry Mower Rice by Mathew Brady circa 1863.jpg Henry Mower Rice Democratic March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1857
35th William W. Kingsbury Democratic March 4, 1857 – May 11, 1858 Seat eliminated after Minnesota was admitted to the Union as the 32nd State.
The western portions of the territory fell unorganized until re-organization in the Dakota Territory, 1861.
District eliminated May 11, 1858