Massachusetts's 18th congressional district

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Massachusetts's current districts, since 2013

Massachusetts's eighteenth congressional district is an obsolete district. Its short tenure (1813-1821) was dedicated to the Maine District until Maine achieved statehood.

List of members representing the district[edit]

Representative Party Years Cong
District home Electoral history District location
District created March 4, 1813
John Wilson Federalist March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
13th Belfast, Maine Elected in 1812.
Redistricted to the 17th district and lost renomination.
"5th Eastern district," District of Maine
Thomas Rice Federalist March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1819
Winslow, Maine Elected in 1814.
Elected in 1817 on the sixth ballot.
Lost re-election.
James Parker Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1821
16th Gardiner, Maine Elected in 1819 on the second ballot.
Redistricted to Maine's 5th district and lost re-election.
District moved to Maine's 5th district. March 4, 1821


  • 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