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Rhode Island's At-large congressional district: Map

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The Rhode Island At-large congressional district is currently obsolete, with representation divided into 2 districts.

However, from 1790 to 1843, Rhode Islandmarker elected members to the United States House of Representatives at-large:
  • From 1790 to 1793, one member represented the state.
  • From 1793 to 1843, two members represented the state at-large.


Representatives

Seat 1

Representative Party Years District home Note

Benjamin Bourne Pro-Admin August 31, 1790 - March 3, 1795
Federalist March 4, 1795 - 1796 resigned

Vacant 1796 - November 14, 1796

Elisha Reynolds Potter Federalist November 15, 1796 - 1797 resigned

Vacant 1797 - November 13, 1797

Thomas Tillinghast Federalist November 13, 1797 - March 3, 1799

John Brown Federalist March 4, 1799 - March 3, 1801

Joseph Stanton, Jr. Democratic-Republican March 4, 1801 - March 3, 1807

Isaac Wilbour Democratic-Republican March 4, 1807 - March 3, 1808
Federalist March 4, 1808 - March 3, 1809

Elisha Reynolds Potter Federalist March 4, 1809 - March 3, 1815

John Linscom Boss, Jr. Federalist March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1819

Samuel Eddy D-R/Adams-Clay D-R March 4, 1819 - March 3, 1825

Tristam Burges Adams March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1835
Anti-Jacksonian

William Sprague III Whig March 4, 1835 - March 3, 1837

Robert B. Cranston Whig March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1843



Seat 2

Representative Party Years District home Note

Francis Malbone Federalist March 4, 1793 - March 3, 1797

Christopher Grant Champlin Federalist March 4, 1797 - March 3, 1801

Thomas Tillinghast Democratic-Republican March 4, 1801 - March 3, 1803

Nehemiah Knight Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 - June 13, 1808 Died

Vacant June 13, 1808 - November 11, 1808

Richard Jackson, Jr. Democratic-Republican November 11, 1808 - March 3, 1809 Providencemarker
Federalist March 4, 1809 - March 3, 1815 Retired

James Brown Mason Federalist March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1819

Nathaniel Hazard Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 - March 3, 1821

Job Durfee Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 - March 3, 1823
Adams-Clay D-R March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1825

Dutee Jerauld Pearce Adams March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1829
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 - March 3, 1833
Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1837

Joseph L. Tillinghast Whig March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1843

At-large districting eliminated March 4, 1843


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