Nebraska's at-large congressional district

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From statehood in 1867 until 1883, Nebraska had only one congressional district. Its representative was elected at-large statewide.

In 1883, after the 1880 census, Nebraska was apportioned more representatives who were elected from geographically based districts, thereby obviating the need for an at-large representative.

List of representatives[edit]

Congress Representative Party Years of Service Notes
District created March 2, 1867
39th Turner M. Marquette Republican March 2, 1867 – March 4, 1867
40th John Taffe Republican March 4, 1867 – March 4, 1873
41st
42nd
43rd Lorenzo Crounse.jpg Lorenzo Crounse Republican March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1877
44th
45th Frank Welch - Brady-Handy.jpg Frank Welch Republican March 4, 1877 – September 4, 1878 Died
Thomas Jefferson Majors Republican November 5, 1878 – March 4, 1879
46th Edward K. Valentine - Brady-Handy.jpg Edward K. Valentine Republican March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1883 Redistricted to the 3rd district
47th
District eliminated March 4, 1883

References[edit]

  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present