Alabama's 3rd Congressional District is the 3rd of 7 districts given to Alabama for the United States House of Representatives.

Representative history (1823-Present)[edit | edit source]

Representative Term Electoral History
George Owen
October 20, 1796 - August 18, 1837
March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1829 First elected in 1822
Re-elected in 1824
Re-elected in 1826
Dixon Lewis
August 10, 1802 - October 25, 1848
March 4, 1829 - March 3, 1833 First elected in 1828
Re-elected in 1830
Samuel Mardis
June 12, 1800 - November 14, 1836
March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1835 Elected in 1832
Joab Lawler
June 12, 1796 – May 8, 1838
March 4, 1835 - May 8, 1838 Elected in 1834
Re-elected in 1836
Died
Vacant May 8, 1838 - September 4, 1838
George Crabb
February 22, 1804 - August 15, 1846
September 4, 1838 - March 3, 1841 Elected to finish Lawler's term
Elected in 1838
Inactive District March 3, 1841 - March 4, 1843
Dixon Lewis
August 10, 1802 - October 25, 1848
March 4, 1843 - April 22, 1844 Redistricted from At-large district
Re-elected in 1842
Resigned
Vacant April 22, 1844 - December 2, 1844
William Yancey
August 10, 1814 - July 27, 1863
December 2, 1844 – September 1, 1846 Elected to finish Lewis's term
Elected in 1844
Resigned
Vacant September 1, 1846 - December 7, 1846
James Cottrell
August 25, 1808 - September 7, 1885
December 7, 1846 - March 3, 1847 Elected to finish Yancey's term
Sampson Harris
February 23, 1809 - April 1, 1857
March 4, 1847 - March 3, 1855 Elected in 1846
Re-elected in 1848
Re-elected in 1850
Re-elected in 1852
Redistricted to District 7
James Dowdell
November 26, 1818 - September 6, 1871
March 4, 1855 - March 3, 1859 Redistricted from District 7
Re-elected in 1854
Re-elected in 1856
David Clopton
September 29, 1820 - February 5, 1892
March 4, 1859 - January 21, 1861 Elected in 1858
Withdrew
Civil War/Reconstruction January 21, 1861 - July 21, 1868
Benjamin Norris
January 22, 1819 - January 26, 1873
July 21, 1868 - March 3, 1869 Elected for a partial term in 1868
Robert Heflin
April 15, 1815 - January 24, 1901
March 4, 1869 - March 3, 1871 Elected in 1868
William Handley
December 15, 1834 - June 23, 1909
March 4, 1871 - March 3, 1873 Elected in 1870
Charles Pelham
March 12, 1835 - January 18, 1908
March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1875 Elected in 1872
Taul Bradford
January 20, 1835 - October 28, 1883
March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1877 Elected in 1874
Jeremiah Williams
May 29, 1829 - May 8, 1915
March 4, 1877 - March 3, 1879 Redistricted from the 2nd district
Elected in 1876
William Samford
September 16, 1844 - June 11, 1901
March 4, 1879 - March 3, 1881 Elected in 1878
William Oates
November 30/December 1, 1835 - September 9, 1910
March 4, 1881 - November 5, 1894 First elected in 1880
Re-elected in 1882
Re-elected in 1884
Re-elected in 1886
Re-elected in 1888
Re-elected in 1890
Re-elected in 1892
Resigned after elected Governor
George Harrison
March 19, 1841 - July 17, 1922
November 6, 1894 - March 3, 1897 Elected to finish Oates's term
Elected in 1894
Henry Clayton Jr.
February 10, 1857 - December 21, 1929
March 4, 1897 - May 25, 1914 Elected in 1896
Re-elected in 1898
Re-elected in 1900
Re-elected in 1902
Re-elected in 1904
Re-elected in 1906
Re-elected in 1908
Re-elected in 1910
Re-elected in 1912

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alabama%27s_3rd_congressional_district
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