Virginia's 20th congressional district

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Virginia Congressional District 20 is an obsolete congressional district. It was eliminated in 1843 after the 1840 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was Samuel L. Hays.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Lived Party Term Note
District created: March 4, 1803
Thomas Newton, Jr. (1768–1847) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1813 Elected to VA-21
James Johnson (.......–1825) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 – February 1, 1820 Appt. Norfolk Customs Collector
Vacant February 2, 1820 – August 27, 1820 Special election
John C. Gray (1783–1823) Democratic-Republican August 28, 1820 – March 3, 1821 Defeated
Arthur Smith (1785–1853) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1823 Declined to run
Johnfloydvirginia.jpg John Floyd (1783–1837) Crawford D-R March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1829 Declined to run
Robert Craig (1792–1852) Jacksonian March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1833 Defeated
John J. Allen (1797–1871) Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835 Defeated
Joseph Johnson.png Joseph Johnson (1785–1877) Jacksonian March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837
Democratic March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1841 Declined to run
Samuel L. Hays (1794–1871) Democratic March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843 Defeated
District eliminated March 4, 1843

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