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Wyoming Territory's at-large congressional district

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Wyoming Territory's at-large congressional district

Wyoming Territory's at-large congressional district is an obsolete congressional district that encompassed the area of the Wyoming Territory. After Wyoming's admission to the Union as the 44th state by act of Congress on July 10, 1890, this district was dissolved and replaced by Wyoming's At-large congressional district.

List of delegates

On July 25, 1868, an act of Congress gave Wyoming Territory the authority to elect a Congressional delegate, although the first delegate did not take his seat until 1869.[1][2]

Delegate Party Years District home
District created December 6, 1869
Stephen Friel Nuckolls Democratic December 6, 1869 – March 3, 1871 Cheyenne
William Theopilus Jones Republican March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1873 Cheyenne
William Randolph Steele Democratic March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1877 Cheyenne
William Wellington Corlett Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879 Cheyenne
Stephen Wheeler Downey Republican March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881 Laramie City
Morton Everel Post Democratic March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1885 Cheyenne
Joseph M. Carey Republican March 4, 1885 – July 10, 1890 Cheyenne
District eliminated July 10, 1890


Coordinates: 43°00′N 107°30′W / 43°N 107.5°W / 43; -107.5

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