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Virginia's 20th congressional district

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Virginia's 20th congressional district

Virginia Congressional District 20 is an obsolete congressional district. It was eliminated in 1843 after the 1840 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was Samuel L. Hays.

List of representatives

Representative Lived Party Term Note
District created: March 4, 1803
Thomas Newton, Jr. (1768–1847) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 - March 3, 1813 Elected to VA-21
James Johnson (.......-1825) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 - February 1, 1820 Appt. Norfolk Customs Collector
Vacant February 2, 1820 - August 27, 1820 Special election
John C. Gray (1783–1823) Democratic-Republican August 28, 1820 - March 3, 1821 Defeated
Arthur Smith (1785–1853) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 - March 3, 1823 Declined to run
John Floyd (1783–1837) Crawford D-R March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1825
style="background:" | Jacksonian March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1829 Declined to run
Robert Craig (1792–1852) style="background:" | Jacksonian March 4, 1829 - March 3, 1833 Defeated
John J. Allen (1797–1871) Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1835 Defeated
Joseph Johnson (1785–1877) style="background:" | Jacksonian March 4, 1835 - March 3, 1837
Democratic March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1841 Declined to run
Samuel L. Hays (1794–1871) Democratic March 4, 1841 - March 3, 1843 Defeated
District eliminated March 4, 1843


  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present

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