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      The following list displays those who served as a United States Representative for the State of Delaware. From the year "1812" until "1822" Delaware, unlike today, was allowed two U.S. Representatives due to the census of 1810. The census of 1820 showed that only one could be elected.

      Each name below is linked to a file that displays other information about each individual, many include portraits. They are listed by date served.

1789 - 1793  -  John Vining  -  ( Also served in Cont. Congress & U.S. Senate )

1794 - 1795  -  Henry Latimer  -  ( Also served in U.S. Senate )

1796 - 1797  -  John Patten  -  ( Also served in Cont. Congress & U.S. Senate )

1797 - 1803  -  James A. Bayard, Sr.  -  ( Also served in U.S. Senate )

1803 - 1805  -  Caesar A. Rodney  -  ( Also served in U.S. Senate )

1805 - 1807  -  James Madison Broom

1807 - 1811  -  Nicholas Van Dyke, Jr.  -  ( Also served in U.S. Senate )

1811 - 1815  -  Henry M. Ridgely  -  ( Also served in U.S. Senate )

1813 - 1817  -  Thomas Cooper

1815 - 1817  -  Thomas Clayton  -  ( Also served in U.S. Senate )

1817 - 1821  -  Willard Hall  -  ( Also served as Federal Judge )

1817 - 1827  -  Louis McLane  -  ( Also served in U.S. Senate )

1821 - 1822  -  Caesar A. Rodney   -  ( Also served in U.S. Senate )

1822 - 1823  -  Daniel Rodney  -  ( Also served in U.S. Senate & as Governor of Delaware )

1827 - 1831  -  Kensey Johns, Jr.

1831 - 1839  -  John J. Milligan

1839 - 1841  -  Thomas Robinson, Jr.

1841 - 1845  -  George B. Rodney

1845 - 1851  -  John W. Houston

1851 - 1855  -  George Read Riddle  -  ( Also served in Senate )

1855 - 1857  -  Elisha D. Cullen

1857 - 1861  -  William G. Whitely

1861 - 1863  -  George P. Fisher

1863 - 1863  -  William Temple  -  ( Died in office - Also served as Governor of Delaware )

1863 - 1865  -  Nathaniel B. Smithers

1865 - 1869  -  John A. Nicholson

1869 - 1873  -  Benjamin T. Biggs  -  ( Also served as Governor of Delaware )

1873 - 1875  -  James R. Lofland

1875 - 1879  -  James Williams

1879 - 1883  -  Edward L. Martin

1883 - 1887  -  Charles B. Lore

1887 - 1891  -  John B. Penington  -  ( His two daughters were murdered  -  "Click Here for Story!" )

1891 - 1895  -  John W. Causey

1895 - 1897  -  Jonathan S. Willis

1897 - 1899  -  L. Irving Handy

1899 - 1900  -  John H. Hoffecker  -  ( Died in Office )

1900 - 1900  -  June to November - Seat was Vacant due to the death of Congressman John H. Hoffecker

1900 - 1901  -  Walter O. Hoffecker

1901 - 1903  -  L. Heisler Ball  -  ( Also served in U.S. Senate )

1903 - 1905  -  Henry A. Houston

1905 - 1909  -  Hiram R. Burton

1909 - 1913  -  William H. Heald

1913 - 1915  -  Franklin Brockson

1915 - 1917  -  Thomas W. Miller

1917 - 1919  -  Albert F. Polk

1919 - 1923  -  Caleb R. Layton

1923 - 1925  -  William H. Boyce

1925 - 1933  -  Robert G. Houston

1933 - 1935  -  Wilbur L. Adams

1935 - 1937  -  John G. Stewart

1937 - 1939  -  William F. Allen

1939 - 1941  -  George S. Williams

1941 - 1943  -  Philip A. Traynor

1943 - 1945  -  Earle D. Willey

1945 - 1947  -  Philip A. Traynor

1947 - 1953  -  J. Caleb Boggs  -  ( Also served in U.S. Senate & as Governor of Delaware )

1953 - 1955  -  Herbert B. Warburton

1955 - 1957  -  Harris B. McDowell, Jr.

1957 - 1959  -  Harry G. Haskell, Jr.

1959 - 1967  -  Harris B. McDowell, Jr.

1967 - 1970  -  William V. Roth  -  ( Also served in U.S. Senate )

1971 - 1977  -  Pierre S. du Pont, IV  -  ( Also served as Governor of Delaware )

1977 - 1983  -  Thomas B. Evans

1983 - 1993  -  Thomas R. Carper  -  ( Also served in U.S. Senate & as Governor of Delaware )

1993 - 2011  -  Michael N. Castle  -  ( Also served as Governor of Delaware )

      

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Last update: Sunday, October 24, 2010