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Massachusetts's 9th congressional district is in eastern Massachusettsmarker, including part of Bostonmarker and some of its southern suburbs. It is currently represented by Stephen Lynch, who has served the district since 2001. It has subsumed much of the former 11th District in the south suburbs of Boston.

Cities and Towns in the District

In Bristol Countymarker:
Eastonmarker.


In Norfolk Countymarker:
Avonmarker, Braintreemarker, Cantonmarker, Dedhammarker, Holbrookmarker, Medfieldmarker, Miltonmarker, Needhammarker, Norwoodmarker, Randolphmarker, Stoughtonmarker, Walpolemarker, Westwoodmarker.


In Plymouth Countymarker:
Bridgewatermarker, Brocktonmarker, East Bridgewatermarker, Hansonmarker, Precincts 1 and 3, West Bridgewatermarker, Whitmanmarker.


In Suffolk Countymarker:
Bostonmarker, Ward 3, Precincts 5 and 6; Ward 5, Precincts 3-5, 11; Ward 6; Ward 7, Precincts 1-9; Ward 13, Precincts 3, 7-10; Ward 15, Precinct 6; Ward 16, Precincts 2, 4-12; Ward 17, Precincts 4, 13, 14; Ward 18, Precincts 9-12, 16-20, 22, 23; Ward 19, Precincts 2, 7, 10-13; Ward 20.



List of Representatives

Representative Party Years District home Note

District created 1795

Joseph B. Varnum Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 -
March 3, 1803
Redistricted to the

Phanuel Bishop Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 -
March 3, 1807
Redistricted from the

Josiah Dean Democratic-Republican March 4, 1807 -
March 3, 1809


Laban Wheaton Federalist March 4, 1809 -
March 3, 1815
Redistricted to the

John Reed, Jr. Federalist March 4, 1815 -
March 3, 1817
Redistricted from the

Walter Folger, Jr. Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 -
March 3, 1821


John Reed, Jr. Federalist March 4, 1821 -
March 3, 1823
Redistricted to the

Henry W. Dwight Adams-Clay Federalist March 4, 1823 -
March 3, 1825
Redistricted from the
Adams March 4, 1825 -
March 3, 1829
Anti-Jackson March 4, 1829 -
March 3, 1831


George N. Briggs Anti-Jackson March 4, 1831 -
March 4, 1833
Redistricted to the

William Jackson Anti-Masonic
March 3, 1837>


William S. Hastings Whig March 4, 1837 -
June 17, 1842
Died

Vacant June 17, 1842 -
March 4, 1843


Henry Williams Democratic March 4, 1843 -
March 3, 1845


Artemas Hale Whig March 4, 1845 -
March 3, 1849


Orin Fowler Whig March 4, 1849 -
September 3, 1852
Died

Vacant September 3, 1852 -
December 13, 1852


Edward P. Little Democratic December 13, 1852 -
March 3, 1853
Marshfieldmarker Retired

Alexander Dewitt Free Soil March 4, 1853 -
March 3, 1857
Know Nothing March 4, 1855 -
March 3, 1857


Eli Thayer Republican March 4, 1857 -
March 3, 1861


Goldsmith Bailey Republican March 4, 1861 -
May 8, 1862
Died

Vacant May 8, 1862 -
December 1, 1862


Amasa Walker Republican December 1, 1862 -
March 3, 1863


William B. Washburn Republican March 4, 1863 -
December 5, 1871
Resigned after being elected as Governor

Vacant December 5, 1871 -
January 2, 1872


Alvah Crocker Republican January 2, 1872 -
March 3, 1873
Redistricted to the

George Frisbie Hoar Republican March 4, 1873 -
March 3, 1877
Redistricted from the

William W. Rice Republican March 4, 1877- March 3, 1883 Redistricted to the

Theodore Lyman Independent Republican March 4, 1883 -
March 3, 1885


Frederick D. Ely Republican March 4, 1885 -
March 3, 1887
Dedhammarker Lost re-election

Edward Burnett Democratic March 4, 1887 -
March 3, 1889


John W. Candler Republican March 4, 1889 -
March 3, 1891


George F. Williams Democratic March 4, 1891 -
March 3, 1893


Joseph H. O'Neil Democratic March 4, 1893 -
March 3, 1895
Redistricted from the

John F. Fitzgerald Democratic March 4, 1895 -
March 3, 1901


Joseph A. Conry Democratic March 4, 1901 -
March 3, 1903


John A. Keliher Democratic March 4, 1903 -
March 3, 1911


William F. Murray Democratic March 4, 1911 -
March 3, 1913
Redistricted to the

Ernest W. Roberts Republican March 3, 1913 -
March 3, 1917
Redistricted from the

Alvan T. Fuller Republican March 4, 1917 -
January 5, 1921
Resigned after being elected Lieutenant Governor

Vacant January 5, 1921 -
March 4, 1921


Charles L. Underhill Republican March 4, 1921 -
March 3, 1933
Somervillemarker Retired

Robert Luce Republican March 4, 1933 -
January 3, 1935
Redistricted from the

Richard M. Russell Democratic January 3, 1935 -
January 3, 1937


Robert Luce Republican January 3, 1937 -
January 3, 1941


Thomas H. Eliot Democratic January 3, 1941 -
January 3, 1943


Charles L. Gifford Republican January 3, 1943 -
August 23, 1947
Died

Vacant August 23, 1947 -
January 18, 1947


Donald W. Nicholson Republican November 18, 1947 -
January 3, 1959


Hastings Keith Republican January 3, 1959 -
January 3, 1963
Redistricted to the

John McCormack Democratic January 3, 1963 -
January 3, 1971
Redistricted from the , Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1962-1971

Louise Day Hicks Democratic January 3, 1971 -
January 3, 1973
South Boston

Joe Moakley Democratic January 3, 1973 -
May 31, 2001
South Boston Died

Vacant June 1, 2001 -
October 15, 2001


Stephen Lynch Democratic October 16, 2001 - Present South Boston Incumbent



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