Arkansas's 5th congressional district was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in Arkansas from 1885 to 1963.

List of members representing the district

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1885
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Samuel W. Peel
Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1893
49th
50th
51st
52nd
Redistricted from the 4th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Hugh A. Dinsmore
Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1903
53rd
54th
55th
56th
57th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 3rd district.
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Charles C. Reid
Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1911
58th
59th
60th
61st
Redistricted from the 4th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Henderson M. Jacoway Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1923
62nd
63rd
64th
65th
66th
67th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Heartsill Ragon Democratic March 4, 1923 –
June 16, 1933
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
73rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to become judge of the U.S. District Court for the Western district of Arkansas.
Vacant June 16, 1933 –
December 19, 1933
David D. Terry Democratic December 19, 1933 –
January 3, 1943
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Brooks Hays
Democratic January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1959
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Dale Alford
Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1963
86th
87th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for Governor of Arkansas
District eliminated January 3, 1963

References

  • Election Statistics 1920-present Clerk of the House of Representatives
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present