Virginia's 16th congressional district

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Virginia Congressional District 16 is an obsolete congressional district. It was eliminated in 1843 after the 1840 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was William A. Harris.

Representatives[edit]

Representative Lived Party Term Note
District created: March 4, 1793
Anthony New (1747–1833) Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 – March 3, 1795
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 – March 3, 1803 Declined to run
John w eppes.jpg John W. Eppes (1773–1823) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1811 Defeated
James Pleasants bioguide.jpg James Pleasants (1769–1836) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1811 – March 3, 1813 Elected to VA–17
John w eppes.jpg John W. Eppes (1773–1823) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815 Defeated
John Randolph of Roanoke at National Portrait Gallery IMG 4460.JPG John Randolph (1773–1833) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817 Declined to run
Archibald Austin (1772–1837) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1819 Declined to run
John Randolph of Roanoke at National Portrait Gallery IMG 4460.JPG John Randolph (1773–1833) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 – March 3, 1823 Elected to VA-5
James Stephenson (1764–1833) Crawford Federalist March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825 Delined to run
William Armstrong (1782–1865) Adams March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1829
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1833 Declined to run
James M. H. Beale (1786–1866) Jacksonian March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1837 Declined to run
Isaac S. Pennybacker.jpg Isaac S. Pennybacker (1805–1847) Democratic March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1839 Appt. District Court judge
Green B. Samuels (1806–1859) Democratic March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841 Declined to run
William A. Harris (1805–1864) Democratic March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843 Declined to run
District eliminated March 4, 1843

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