List of United States Representatives from Louisiana

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The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Louisiana. For chronological tables of members of both houses of the United States Congress from the state (through the present day), see United States Congressional Delegations from Louisiana. The list of names should be complete, but other data may be incomplete.

Representative Years Party District Notes
Joseph H. Acklen February 20, 1878 – March 4, 1881 Democratic 3rd
Rodney Alexander January 3, 2003 – August 9, 2004 Democratic 5th
August 9, 2004 – September 26, 2013 Republican Resigned to become Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs
A. Leonard Allen January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1953 Democratic 8th
James Benjamin Aswell March 4, 1913 – March 16, 1931 Democratic 8th Died
Samuel T. Baird March 4, 1897 – April 22, 1899 Democratic 5th Died
Richard Baker January 3, 1987 – February 2, 2008 Republican 6th Resigned
W. Jasper Blackburn July 18, 1868 – March 4, 1869 Republican 5th
Newton C. Blanchard March 4, 1881 – March 12, 1894 Democratic 4th Resigned after being appointed to the US Senate
Alexander Boarman December 3, 1872 – March 4, 1873 Liberal Republican 4th
Charles J. Boatner March 4, 1889 – March 4, 1897 Democratic 5th House declared seat vacant March 20 - June 10, 1896 after election was contested
Hale Boggs January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943 Democratic 2nd
January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1973 Presumed dead after private plane went missing over Alaska October 16, 1972. Seat declared vacant at beginning of the 93rd Congress.
Lindy Boggs March 20, 1973 – January 3, 1991 Democratic 2nd
Pierre Bossier March 4, 1843 – April 24, 1844 Democratic 4th Died
John Edward Bouligny March 4, 1859 – March 4, 1861 Know Nothing 1st
Charles Boustany January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2013 Republican 7th
January 3, 2013 – present 3rd Incumbent
John Breaux September 30, 1972 – January 3, 1987 Democratic 7th
Phanor Breazeale March 4, 1899 – March 4, 1905 Democratic 4th
William Leigh Brent March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825 Adams-Clay D-R 3rd
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1829 Anti-Jacksonian
Overton Brooks January 3, 1937 – September 16, 1961 Democratic 4th Died
Robert F. Broussard March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1915 Democratic 3rd
Charles F. Buck March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897 Democratic 2nd
Henry Adams Bullard March 4, 1831 – January 4, 1834 Anti-Jacksonian 3rd Resigned to become judge of Supreme Court of Louisiana
December 5, 1850 – March 4, 1851 Whig 2nd
Thomas Butler November 16, 1818 – March 4, 1821 Democratic-Republican At-large
Patrick T. Caffery January 3, 1969 – January 3, 1973 Democratic 3rd
Joseph Cao January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011 Republican 2nd
Bill Cassidy January 3, 2009 – present Republican 6th Incumbent
Don Cazayoux May 3, 2008 – January 3, 2009 Democratic 6th
Thomas Withers Chinn March 4, 1839 – March 4, 1841 Whig 2nd
Hamilton D. Coleman March 4, 1889 – March 4, 1891 Republican 2nd
Charles Magill Conrad March 4, 1849 – August 17, 1850 Whig 2nd Resigned to become US Secretary of War
John Cooksey January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2003 Republican 5th
Chester Bidwell Darrall March 4, 1869 – February 20, 1878 Republican 3rd Lost election contest
March 4, 1881 – March 4, 1883
Robert C. Davey March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1895 Democratic 2nd
March 4, 1897 – December 26, 1908 Died
Thomas G. Davidson March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1861 Democratic 3rd
John Bennett Dawson March 4, 1841 – March 4, 1843 Democratic 2nd
March 4, 1843– June 26, 1845 3rd Died
René L. De Rouen August 23, 1927 – January 3, 1941 Democratic 7th
Cleveland Dear March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1937 Democratic 8th
James R. Domengeaux January 3, 1941 – April 15, 1944 Democratic 3rd Resigned to join the Armed Forces
November 7, 1944 – January 3, 1949
William Dunbar March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Democratic 1st
H. Garland Dupré November 8, 1910 – February 21, 1924 Democratic 2nd Died
Edwin Edwards October 2, 1965 – May 9, 1972 Democratic 7th Resigned after being elected Governor
Joseph Barton Elam March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1881 Democratic 4th
James Walter Elder March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1915 Democratic 5th
E. John Ellis March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1885 Democratic 2nd
Albert Estopinal November 3, 1908 – April 28, 1919 Democratic 1st Died
George Eustis Jr. March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1859 Know Nothing 1st
George K. Favrot March 4, 1907 – March 4, 1909 Democratic 6th
March 4, 1921 – March 4, 1925
Joachim O. Fernandez March 4, 1931 – January 3, 1941 Democratic 1st
Cleo Fields January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1997 Democratic 4th
Benjamin Flanders December 3, 1862 – March 4, 1863 Unionist 1st
John Fleming January 3, 2009 – present Republican 4th Incumbent
Rice Garland April 28, 1834 – March 4, 1837 Anti-Jacksonian 3rd
March 4, 1837 – July 21, 1840 Whig Resigned to become judge of Supreme Court of Louisiana
Edward J. Gay March 4, 1885 – May 30, 1889 Democratic 3rd Died
Randall L. Gibson March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1883 Democratic 1st
Samuel Louis Gilmore March 30, 1909 – July 18, 1910 Democratic 2nd Died
John K. Griffith January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1941 Democratic 6th
Henry Hosford Gurley March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825 Adams-Clay D-R 2nd
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1829 Adams
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1831 Anti-Jacksonian
Michael Hahn December 3, 1862 – March 4, 1863 Unionist 2nd
March 4, 1885 – March 15, 1886 Republican Died
John H. Harmanson  ??, 1845 – October 24, 1850 Democratic 3rd Died
Jimmy Hayes January 3, 1987 – December 1, 1995 Democratic 7th
December 1, 1995 – January 3, 1997 Republican
F. Edward Hébert January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1977 Democratic 1st
Clyde C. Holloway January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1993 Republican 8th
Jerry Huckaby January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1993 Democratic 5th
Carleton Hunt March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Democratic 1st
Theodore Gaillard Hunt March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Whig 2nd
Alfred Briggs Irion March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1887 Democratic 6th
William J. Jefferson January 3, 1991 – January 3, 2009 Democratic 2nd
Bobby Jindal January 3, 2005 – January 14, 2008 Republican 1st Resigned to become Governor
Chris John January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2005 Democratic 7th
Henry Johnson  ??, 1834 – March 4, 1837 Anti-Jacksonian 1st
March 4, 1837 – March 4, 1839 Whig
Josiah S. Johnston March 4, 1821 – March 4, 1823 Democratic-Republican At-large
Roland Jones March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Democratic 4th
William P. Kellogg March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Republican 3rd
Bolivar E. Kemp March 4, 1925 – June 19, 1933 Democratic 6th Died
J. Floyd King March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1887 Democratic 5th
Alcée Louis la Branche March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1845 Democratic 2nd
Emile La Sére January 26, 1846 – March 4, 1851 Democratic 1st
Matthew D. Lagan March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1889 Democratic 2nd
March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893
John M. Landrum March 4, 1859 – March 4, 1861 Democratic 4th
Jeff Landry January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2013 Republican 3rd
Joseph Aristide Landry March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853 Whig 2nd
Henry D. Larcade, Jr. January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1953 Democratic 7th
Effingham Lawrence March 3, 1875 -March 4, 1875 Democratic 1st Sypher's 1872 re-election was successfully contested by Effingham Lawrence. After a protracted court intervention, Lawrence was declared elected March 3, 1869.
Ladislas Lazaro March 4, 1913 – March 30, 1927 Democratic 7th Died
Claude Leach January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1981 Democratic 4th
John E. Leonard March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1878 Republican 5th
William M. Levy March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1877 Democratic 4th
Edward T. Lewis March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Democratic 6th
Bob Livingston August 27, 1977 – March 1, 1999 Republican 1st Resigned
Edward Livingston March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825 Jacksonian D-R 1st
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1829 Jacksonian
Catherine S. Long March 30, 1985 – January 3, 1987 Democratic 8th
George S. Long January 3, 1953 – March 22, 1958 Democratic 8th Died
Gillis W. Long January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965 Democratic 8th
January 3, 1973 – January 20, 1985 Died
Speedy O. Long January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1973 Democratic 8th
Paul H. Maloney March 4, 1931 – December 15, 1940 Democratic 2nd Resigned
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1947
James Mann July 18, 1868 - August 26, 1868 Democratic Died 2nd Died
Whitmell P. Martin March 4, 1915 – March 4, 1919 Progressive 3rd
March 4, 1919 – April 6, 1929 Democratic Died
Vance McAllister November 16, 2013 – present Republican 5th Incumbent
James McCleery March 4, 1871 - November 5, 1871 Republican 4th Died
Jim McCrery April 16, 1988 – January 3, 1993 Republican 4th
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1997 5th
January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2009 4th
Charles E. McKenzie January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1947 Democratic 5th
Harold B. McSween January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1963 Democratic 8th
Charlie Melancon January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2011 Democratic 3rd
Adolph Meyer March 4, 1891 – March 8, 1908 Democratic 1st Died
Newt V. Mills January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1943 Democratic 5th
Numa F. Montet August 6, 1929 – January 3, 1937 Democratic 3rd
Henson Moore January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1987 Republican 6th
John Moore December 17, 1840 – March 4, 1843 Whig 3rd
March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853 4th
Frank Morey March 4, 1869 – June 8, 1876 Republican 5th Lost contested election
Lewis L. Morgan November 5, 1912 – March 4, 1917 Democratic 6th
James H. Morrison January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1967 Democratic 6th
Isaac Edward Morse December 2, 1844 – March 4, 1851 Democratic 4th
Robert L. Mouton January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1941 Democratic 3rd
Charles E. Nash March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1877 Republican 6th
Joseph P. Newsham July 18, 1868 – March 4, 1869 Republican 3rd
May 23, 1870 – March 4, 1871 4th
Cherubusco Newton March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1889 Democratic 5th
James O'Connor June 5, 1919 – March 4, 1931 Democratic 1st
Henry W. Ogden May 12, 1894 – March 4, 1899 Democratic 4th
John H. Overton May 12, 1931 – March 4, 1933 Democratic 8th
Walter Hampden Overton March 4, 1829 – March 4, 1831 Jacksonian 3rd
Otto Passman January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1977 Democratic 5th
Alexander G. Penn December 30, 1850 – March 4, 1853 Democratic 3rd
John Perkins, Jr. March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Democratic 3rd
Vance Plauche January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943 Democratic 7th
Andrew Price December 2, 1889 – March 4, 1897 Democratic 3rd
Arsène Pujo March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1913 Democratic 7th
Joseph E. Ransdell August 29, 1899 – March 4, 1913 Democratic 5th
John Rarick January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1975 Democratic 6th
Cedric Richmond January 3, 2011 – present Democratic 2nd Incumbent
Eleazar W. Ripley March 4, 1835 – March 4, 1837 Jacksonian 2nd
March 4, 1837 – March 4, 1839 Democratic
Edward White Robertson March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1883 Democratic 6th
March 4, 1887 - August 2, 1887 Died
Samuel Matthews Robertson December 5, 1887 – March 4, 1907 Democratic 6th
Thomas B. Robertson April 30, 1812 – April 20, 1818 Democratic-Republican At-large Resigned
Buddy Roemer January 3, 1981 – March 14, 1988 Democratic 4th Resigned to become Governor
Jared Y. Sanders, Jr. May 1, 1934 – January 3, 1937 Democratic 6th
January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943
Jared Y. Sanders, Sr. March 4, 1917 – March 4, 1921 Democratic 6th
John M. Sandidge March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1859 Democratic 4th
John N. Sandlin March 4, 1921 – January 3, 1937 Democratic 4th
Steve Scalise May 3, 2008 – present Republican 1st Incumbent
Lionel Allen Sheldon March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1875 Republican 2nd
George A. Sheridan March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 Liberal Republican At-large
John Slidell March 4, 1843 – November 10, 1845 Democratic 1st Resigned
George Luke Smith November 24, 1873 – March 4, 1875 Republican 4th
James Z. Spearing April 22, 1924 – March 4, 1931 Democratic 2nd
William B. Spencer June 8, 1876 – January 8, 1877 Democratic 5th Resigned after being appointed associate justice of Louisiana Supreme Court
Louis St. Martin March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853 Democratic 1st
March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1887
J. Hale Sypher July 18, 1868 – March 3, 1875 Republican 1st Sypher's 1872 re-election was successfully contested by Effingham Lawrence. House decided neither candidate entitled to seat, and was declared vacant March 4, 1869. Sypher lost, but only after the original returns were certified in his favor. He was seated July 18, 1868, until after a protracted court intervention, Lawrence was declared elected March 3, 1869.
Billy Tauzin May 22, 1980 – August 8, 1995 Democratic 3rd
August 8, 1995 – January 3, 2005 Republican
Miles Taylor March 4, 1855 – February 5, 1861 Democratic 2nd Civil War]]
Bannon G. Thibodeaux March 4, 1845 – March 4, 1849 Democratic 2nd
Philemon Thomas March 4, 1831 – March 4, 1835 Jacksonian 2nd
T. Ashton Thompson January 3, 1953 – July 1, 1965 Democratic 7th Died
Richard A. Tonry January 3, 1977 - May 4, 1977 Democratic 1st Resigned
David C. Treen January 3, 1973 – March 10, 1980 Republican 3rd Resigned to become Governor
Michel Vidal July 18, 1868 – March 4, 1869 Republican 4th
David Vitter May 29, 1999 – January 3, 2005 Republican 1st
Joe Waggonner December 19, 1961 – January 3, 1979 Democratic 4th
Nathaniel D. Wallace December 9, 1886 – March 4, 1887 Democratic 2nd
John T. Watkins March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1921 Democratic 4th
Edward D. White, Sr. March 4, 1829 – ??, 1834 Anti-Jacksonian 1st Resigned
March 4, 1839 – March 4, 1843 Whig
Robert Charles Wickliffe March 4, 1909 – June 11, 1912 Democratic 6th Died
Theodore S. Wilkinson March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1891 Democratic 1st
Edwin E. Willis January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1969 Democratic 3rd
Riley J. Wilson March 4, 1915 – January 3, 1937 Democratic 5th
J. Smith Young November 5, 1878 – March 4, 1879 Democratic 5th

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