Arkansas's 6th congressional district

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Arkansas's 6th congressional district was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in Arkansas from 1893 to 1963.

List of members representing the district[edit]

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1893
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Robert Neill
Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1897
53rd
54th
Elected in 1892.
Re-elected in 1894.
Lost renomination.
Stephen Brundidge Jr. Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1903
55th
56th
57th
Elected in 1896.
Re-elected in 1898.
Re-elected in 1900.
Redistricted to the 2nd district.
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Joseph T. Robinson
Democratic March 4, 1903 –
January 14, 1913
58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
Elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Re-elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Re-elected in 1910.
Retired to run for Arkansas Governor.
Resigned when elected Governor of Arkansas.
Vacant January 14, 1913 –
January 15, 1913
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Samuel M. Taylor
Democratic January 15, 1913 –
September 13, 1921
62nd
63rd
64th
65th
66th
67th
Elected to finish Robinson's term, having already been elected to the next term.
Elected in 1912.
Re-elected in 1914.
Re-elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
Re-elected in 1920.
Died.
Vacant September 13, 1921 –
October 25, 1921
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Chester W. Taylor
Democratic October 25, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
67th Elected to finish Taylor's term.
Retired.
Lewis E. Sawyer Democratic March 4, 1923 –
May 5, 1923
68th Elected in 1922.
Died.
Vacant May 5, 1923 –
October 6, 1923
James B. Reed Democratic October 6, 1923 –
March 3, 1929
68th
69th
70th
Elected to finish Sawyer's term.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Lost renomination.
David D. Glover Democratic March 4, 1929 –
January 3, 1935
71st
72nd
73rd
Elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Re-elected in 1932.
Lost renomination.
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John L. McClellan
Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
74th
75th
Elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
William F. Norrell Democratic January 3, 1939 –
February 15, 1961
76th
77th
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
Elected in 1938.
Re-elected in 1940.
Re-elected in 1942.
Re-elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Re-elected in 1948.
Re-elected in 1950.
Re-elected in 1952.
Re-elected in 1954.
Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Re-elected in 1960.
Died.
Vacant February 15, 1961 –
April 18, 1961
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Catherine D. Norrell
Democratic April 18, 1961 –
January 3, 1963
87th Elected to finish her husband's term (see Widow's succession).
Retired.
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