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Massachusetts's 17th congressional district


Massachusetts's 17th congressional district

Massachusetts's current districts, since 2013

Massachusetts's seventeenth congressional district is an obsolete district. Its short tenure (1803-1821) was dedicated to the Maine District until Maine achieved statehood.

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Electoral history
District created March 4, 1803
8th Phineas Bruce Federalist March 4, 1803 –
Machias, Maine Prevented by illness from qualifying
Vacant ? –
March 3, 1805
9th John Chandler Democratic-
March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1809
Monmouth, Maine Retired
11th Barzillai Gannett Democratic-
March 4, 1809 –
Gardiner, Maine Resigned
Vacant 1812 –
April 6, 1812
Francis Carr Democratic-
April 6, 1812 –
March 3, 1813
Bangor, Maine Elected to finish Gannett's term
Lost re-election
13th Abiel Wood Democratic-
March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
Wiscasset, Maine
14th James Carr Federalist March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
Bangor, Maine
15th John Wilson Federalist March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1819
Belfast, Maine Lost renomination
16th Martin Kinsley Democratic-
March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1821
Hampden, Maine Lost re-election
District moved to Maine March 3, 1821


  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present
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