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Kansas's 5th congressional district was a congressional district for Kansas.

It existed from 1885 to 1993.

Geography

The district included some of the southern suburbs of Wichita. It also included Pittsburg. Most of the district was rural.

List of members representing the district

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1885
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John A. Anderson
Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
[data unknown/missing]
Independent Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
Republican March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
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John Davis
Populist March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1895
[data unknown/missing]
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William A. Calderhead
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
55th [data unknown/missing]
William D. Vincent Populist March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1899
56th [data unknown/missing]
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William A. Calderhead
Republican March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1911
[data unknown/missing]
Rollin R. Rees Republican March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
62nd [data unknown/missing]
Guy T. Helvering Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1919
[data unknown/missing]
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James G. Strong
Republican March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1933
[data unknown/missing]
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William A. Ayres
Democratic March 4, 1933 –
August 22, 1934
73rd Redistricted from the C.
Resigned when appointed to the Federal Trade Commission.
Vacant August 22, 1934 –
January 3, 1935
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John M. Houston
Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1943
[data unknown/missing]
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Clifford R. Hope
Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1957
Redistricted from the C.
[data unknown/missing]
James F. Breeding Democratic January 3, 1957 –
January 3, 1963
[data unknown/missing]
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Joe Skubitz
Republican January 3, 1963 –
December 31, 1978
[data unknown/missing]
Resigned.
Vacant December 31, 1978 –
January 3, 1979
95th
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Bob Whittaker
Republican January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1991
[data unknown/missing]
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Dick Nichols
Republican January 3, 1991 –
January 3, 1993
102nd [data unknown/missing]
Redistricted to the C and lost renomination there.
District eliminated January 3, 1993
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