Massachusetts's 15th congressional district


Massachusetts's 15th congressional district
Massachusetts's current districts since 2003

Massachusetts's fifteenth congressional district is an obsolete district. It was also for a short time in the early 19th century a Massachusetts District of Maine. It was eliminated in 1943 after the 1940 Census. Its last location was in eastern Massachusetts at Cape Cod. Its last Congressman was Charles L. Gifford, who was redistricted into the ninth district.


List of representatives

Representative Party Years Congress(es) District Residence Notes
District created 1803
Peleg Wadsworth Federalist March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1807
8th
9th
Redistricted from the 13th district
Retired
Daniel Ilsley Democratic-Republican March 4, 1807 –
March 3, 1809
10th Lost re-election
Ezekiel Whitman Federalist March 4, 1809 –
March 3, 1811
11th [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
William Widgery Democratic-Republican March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1813
12th Lost re-election
George Bradbury Federalist March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1817
13th
14th
Lost renomination
Ezekiel Whitman Federalist March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1821
15th
16th
District moved to Maine's 2nd district
District moved to Maine 1821
District restored in Massachusetts 1913
William S. Greene Republican March 4, 1913 –
September 22, 1924
63rd
64th
65th
66th
67th
68th
Fall River Redistricted from the 13th district
Died
Vacant September 22, 1924 –
November 4, 1924
68th
Robert Leach Republican November 4, 1924 –
March 3, 1925
68th Elected to finish Greene's term
Retired
Joseph William Martin, Jr. Republican March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1933
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
North Attleborough Redistricted to the 14th district
Charles L. Gifford Republican March 4, 1933 –
March 3, 1943
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
Barnstable Redistricted from the 14th district
Redistricted to the 9th district
District eliminated 1943

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