Virginia's 15th congressional district

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Virginia Congressional District 15 is an obsolete congressional district. It was eliminated in 1853 after the 1850 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was Sherrard Clemens.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Electoral history
District created: March 4, 1793
James Madison, by Charles Willson Peale, 1783.png James Madison Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 –
March 4, 1795
Retired
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 –
March 4, 1797
John Dawson Democratic-Republican March 4, 1797 –
March 4, 1803
Redistricted to the 10th district
John Randolph of Roanoke at National Portrait Gallery IMG 4460.JPG John Randolph of Roanoke Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 –
March 4, 1813
Lost re-election
John Kerr Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 –
March 4, 1815
Lost re-election
Matthew Clay Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 –
May 27, 1815
Died
Vacant May 28, 1815 –
October 29, 1815
John Kerr Democratic-Republican October 30, 1815 –
March 4, 1817
Retired
William J. Lewis Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 –
March 4, 1819
Retired
Prof. George Tucker.jpg George Tucker Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 –
March 4, 1823
Redistricted to the 6th district
John S. Barbour Crawford Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 4, 1825
Retired
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 4, 1833
Edward Lucas Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 4, 1837
Retired
JMMason.jpg James M. Mason Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 4, 1839
Retired
William Lucas Democratic March 4, 1839 –
March 4, 1841
Lost re-election
Richard W. Barton Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 4, 1843
Lost re-election
Lewis Steenrod Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 4, 1845
Retired
WilliamGayBrownSr.jpg William G. Brown Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 4, 1849
Lost re-election
Alexander Newman Democratic March 4, 1849 –
September 8, 1849
Died
Vacant September 9, 1849 –
November 7, 1849
Thomas S. Haymond Whig November 8, 1849 –
March 4, 1851
Lost re-election
George W. Thompson Democratic March 4, 1851 –
July 30, 1852
Resigned to become Circuit Court judge
Vacant July 31, 1852 –
December 5, 1852
Sherrard Clemens Democratic December 6, 1852 –
March 4, 1853
Retired
District eliminated March 4, 1853

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