U.S. House (District 8)–All Holders

# Office Holder Party Tenure Start Reason End Reason
1   John Pettit Democratic Mar 4, 1843 to Mar 4, 1849 General Election Lost Renomination Bid
2   Joseph McDonald Democratic Mar 4, 1849 to Mar 4, 1851 General Election Did Not Run
3   Daniel Mace Democratic Mar 4, 1851 to Mar 4, 1855 General Election Switched Parties
   Daniel Mace Indiana People's Party Mar 4, 1855 to Mar 4, 1857 General Election Did Not Run
4   James Wilson Republican Mar 4, 1857 to Mar 4, 1861 General Election Did Not Run
5   Albert Smith White Republican Mar 4, 1861 to Mar 4, 1863 General Election Did Not Run
6   Godlove Stein Orth Republican Mar 4, 1863 to Mar 4, 1869 General Election Redistricted Into New District
7   James N. Tyner Republican Mar 4, 1869 to Mar 4, 1875 Special Election Did Not Run
8   Morton Craig Hunter Republican Mar 4, 1875 to Mar 4, 1879 General Election Did Not Run
9   Abraham Jonathan Hostetler Democratic Mar 4, 1879 to Mar 4, 1881 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
10   Robert B. F. Peirce Republican Mar 4, 1881 to Mar 4, 1883 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
11   John E. Lamb Democratic Mar 4, 1883 to Mar 4, 1885 General Election Did Not Run
12   James Thomas Johnston Republican Mar 4, 1885 to Mar 4, 1889 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
13   Elijah V. Brookshire Democratic Mar 4, 1889 to Mar 4, 1895 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
14   George W. Faris Republican Mar 4, 1895 to Mar 4, 1897 General Election Redistricted Into New District
15   Charles Lewis Henry Republican Mar 4, 1897 to Mar 4, 1899 General Election Did Not Run
16   George W. Cromer Republican Mar 4, 1899 to Mar 4, 1907 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
17   John Alfred McDowell Adair Democratic Mar 4, 1907 to Mar 4, 1917 General Election Ran For Other Office
18   Albert H. Vestal Republican Mar 4, 1917 to Apr 1, 1932 General Election Died
   Vacant Apr 1, 1932 to Mar 4, 1933
19   John W. Boehne, Jr. Democratic Mar 4, 1933 to Jan 3, 1943 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
20   Charles Marion LaFollette Republican Jan 3, 1943 to Jan 3, 1947 General Election Did Not Run
21   Edward A. Mitchell Republican Jan 3, 1947 to Jan 3, 1949 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
22   Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton Democratic Jan 3, 1949 to Jan 3, 1953 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
23   D. Bailey Merrill Republican Jan 3, 1953 to Jan 3, 1955 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
24   Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton Democratic Jan 3, 1955 to Dec 30, 1966 General Election Resigned
   Vacant Dec 30, 1966 to Jan 3, 1967
25   Roger H. Zion Republican Jan 3, 1967 to Jan 3, 1975 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
26   Philip Harold Hayes Democratic Jan 3, 1975 to Jan 3, 1977 General Election Ran For Other Office
27   David L. Cornwell Democratic Jan 3, 1977 to Jan 3, 1979 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
28   Hugh Joel Deckard Republican Jan 3, 1979 to Jan 3, 1983 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
   Vacant Jan 3, 1983 to May 1, 1985
   Frank McCloskey Democratic Jan 3, 1983 to Jan 3, 1985 General Election Peers Refused to Seat
   Frank McCloskey Democratic May 1, 1985 to Jan 3, 1995 Won Contested Election Lost Reelection Bid
30   John Hostettler Republican Jan 3, 1995 to Jan 3, 2007 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
31   Brad Ellsworth Democratic Jan 3, 2007 to Jan 3, 2011 General Election Ran For Other Office
32   Larry Bucshon Republican Jan 3, 2011 to Present General Election Present