Arkansas's 5th congressional district

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Arkansas's 5th congressional district was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in Arkansas from 1885 to 1963.

List of members representing the district[edit]

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1885
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Samuel W. Peel
Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1893
49th
50th
51st
52nd
Redistricted from the 4th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Hugh A. Dinsmore
Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1903
53rd
54th
55th
56th
57th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 3rd district.
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Charles C. Reid
Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1911
58th
59th
60th
61st
Redistricted from the 4th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Henderson M. Jacoway Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1923
62nd
63rd
64th
65th
66th
67th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Heartsill Ragon Democratic March 4, 1923 –
June 16, 1933
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
73rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to become judge of the U.S. District Court for the Western district of Arkansas.
Vacant June 16, 1933 –
December 19, 1933
David D. Terry Democratic December 19, 1933 –
January 3, 1943
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Brooks Hays
Democratic January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1959
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Dale Alford
Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1963
86th
87th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for Governor of Arkansas
District eliminated January 3, 1963

References[edit]

  • Election Statistics 1920-present Clerk of the House of Representatives
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present