List of United States Representatives from Maine

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The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Maine. 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 Maine. The list of names should be complete, but other data may be incomplete.

Current representatives[edit]

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Nehemiah Abbott March 4, 1857 – March 4, 1859 Republican 3rd
Amos L. Allen November 6, 1899 – March 4, 1911 Republican 1st
Elisha Hunt Allen March 4, 1841 – March 4, 1843 Whig 8th
Tom Allen January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2009 Democratic 1st
Hugh J. Anderson March 4, 1837 – March 4, 1841 Democratic 6th
John Anderson March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1833 Jacksonian 2nd
Charles Andrews March 4, 1851 – April 30, 1852 Democratic 4th Died
Tom Andrews January 3, 1991 – January 3, 1995 Democratic 1st
John Appleton March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853 Democratic 2nd
Jeremiah Bailey March 4, 1835 – March 4, 1837 Anti-Jacksonian 3rd
John Baldacci January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2003 Democratic 2nd
James Bates March 4, 1831 – March 4, 1833 Jacksonian 7th
Carroll L. Beedy March 4, 1921 – January 3, 1935 Republican 1st
Hiram Belcher March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1849 Whig 3rd
Samuel P. Benson March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Whig 4th
March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857 Opposition
James G. Blaine March 4, 1863 – July 10, 1876 Republican 3rd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1869 to 1875, resigned after being elected to the U.S. Senate
Charles A. Boutelle March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Republican At-large
March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1901 4th Resigned
Joseph E. Brennan January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1991 Democratic 1st
Owen Brewster January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1941 Republican 3rd
David Bronson March 4, 1841 – March 4, 1843 Whig 4th
Edwin C. Burleigh June 21, 1897 – March 4, 1911 Republican 3rd
John H. Burleigh March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1877 Republican 1st
William Burleigh March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825 Adams-Clay Democratic-Republican 1st
March 4, 1825 – July 2, 1827 Adams Died
Samuel Butman March 4, 1827 – March 4, 1829 Adams 7th
March 4, 1829 – March 4, 1831 Anti-Jacksonian
Timothy J. Carter March 4, 1837 – March 14, 1838 Democratic 5th Died
Shepard Cary March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1845 Democratic 7th
Jonathan Cilley March 4, 1837 – February 24, 1838 Democratic 3rd Died
Asa Clapp March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1849 Democratic 2nd
Franklin Clark March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1849 Democratic 4th
Nathan Clifford March 4, 1839 – March 4, 1843 Democratic 1st
Stephen Coburn January 2, 1861 – March 4, 1861 Republican 5th
Frank M. Coffin January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1961 Democratic 2nd
William Cohen January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1979 Republican 2nd
Joshua Cushman March 4, 1821 – March 4, 1823 Democratic-Republican 6th
March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825 Adams-Clay Democratic-Republican 4th
Joseph Dane March 15, 1820 – March 4, 1823 Federalist 1st
Thomas Davee March 4, 1837 – March 4, 1841 Democratic 8th
Nelson Dingley, Jr. September 12, 1881 – March 4, 1883 Republican 2nd
March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 At-large
March 4, 1885 – January 13, 1899 2nd Died
Robert P. Dunlap March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1847 Democratic 2nd
David F. Emery January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1983 Republican 1st
George Evans July 20, 1829 – March 4, 1837 Anti-Jacksonian 4th
March 4, 1837 – March 4, 1841 Whig
John Fairfield March 4, 1835 – December 24, 1838 Democratic 1st Resigned after being elected Governor of Maine
E. Wilder Farley March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Whig 3rd
Frank Fellows January 3, 1941 – August 27, 1951 Republican 3rd Died
Samuel C. Fessenden March 4, 1861 – March 4, 1863 Republican 3rd
Thomas Fessenden December 1, 1862 – March 4, 1863 Republican 2nd
William P. Fessenden March 4, 1841 – March 4, 1843 Whig 2nd
Edwin Flye December 4, 1876 – March 4, 1877 Republican 3rd
Stephen Clark Foster March 4, 1857 – March 4, 1861 Republican 6th
Ezra B. French March 4, 1859 – March 4, 1861 Republican 3rd
William P. Frye March 4, 1871 – March 17, 1881 Republican 2nd Resigned after being elected to the US Senate
Thomas J. D. Fuller March 4, 1849 – March 4, 1853 Democratic 7th
March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1857 6th
Peter A. Garland January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1963 Republican 1st
Elbridge Gerry March 4, 1849 – March 4, 1851 Democratic 1st
Charles J. Gilman March 4, 1857 – March 4, 1859 Republican 2nd
Louis B. Goodall March 4, 1917 – March 4, 1921 Republican 1st
Robert Goodenow March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853 Whig 3rd
Rufus K. Goodenow March 4, 1849 – March 4, 1851 Whig 4th
Forrest Goodwin March 4, 1913 – May 28, 1913 Republican 3rd Died
John Noble Goodwin March 4, 1861 – March 4, 1863 Republican 1st
Samuel Wadsworth Gould March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1913 Democratic 3rd
Frank E. Guernsey November 3, 1908 – March 4, 1917 Democratic 4th
Eugene Hale March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1879 Republican 5th
Robert Hale January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1959 Republican 1st
Joseph Hall March 4, 1833 – March 4, 1837 Jacksonian 7th
Hannibal Hamlin March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1847 Democratic 6th
Simon M. Hamlin January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1937 Democratic 1st
David Hammons March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1849 Democratic 1st
Mark Harris December 2, 1822 – March 4, 1823 Democratic-Republican 2nd
William Hathaway January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1973 Democratic 2nd
Ebenezer Herrick March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1823 Democratic-Republican 5th
March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825 Adams-Clay Democratic-Republican 3rd
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1827 Adams
Joshua Herrick March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1845 Democratic 1st
Ira G. Hersey March 4, 1917 – March 4, 1929 Democratic 4th
Samuel F. Hersey March 4, 1873 – February 3, 1875 Republican 4th Died
Mark Langdon Hill March 4, 1821 – March 4, 1823 Democratic-Republican 3rd
Asher Hinds March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1917 Republican 1st
Cornelius Holland December 6, 1830 – March 4, 1833 Jacksonian 5th
Leonard Jarvis March 4, 1829 – March 4, 1837 Jacksonian 6th
Edward Kavanagh March 4, 1831 – March 4, 1835 Jacksonian 3rd
David Kidder March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825 Adams-Clay Democratic-Republican 7th
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1827 Adams
Ebenezer Knowlton March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857 Opposition 3rd
Peter Kyros January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1975 Democratic 1st
George W. Ladd March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1883 Greenback 4th
Enoch Lincoln March 4, 1821 – March 4, 1823 Democratic-Republican 7th
March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825 Adams-Clay Democratic-Republican 5th
March 4, 1825 – 1826 Adams
Stephen Lindsey March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1883 Republican 3rd
Charles E. Littlefield June 19, 1899 – September 30, 1908 Republican 2nd Resigned
Nathaniel Littlefield March 4, 1841 – March 4, 1843 Democratic 5th
March 4, 1849 – March 4, 1851 2nd
Stephen Longfellow March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825 Adams-Clay Federalist 2nd
James B. Longley, Jr. January 3, 1995 – January 3, 1997 Republican 1st
Joshua A. Lowell March 4, 1839 – March 4, 1843 Democratic 7th
John Lynch March 4, 1865 – March 4, 1873 Republican 1st
Moses Macdonald March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1855 Democratic 1st
Alfred Marshall March 4, 1841 – March 4, 1843 Democratic 6th
Moses Mason, Jr. March 4, 1833 – March 4, 1837 Jacksonian 5th
Samuel Mayall March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Democratic 2nd
John D. McCrate March 4, 1845 – March 4, 1847 Democratic 4th
Daniel J. McGillicuddy March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1917 Democratic 2nd
Clifford McIntire October 22, 1951 – January 3, 1963 Republican 3rd
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965 2nd
Rufus McIntire September 10, 1827 – March 4, 1835 Jacksonian 1st
John R. McKernan, Jr. January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1987 Republican 1st
Mike Michaud January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2015 Democratic 2nd
Seth L. Milliken March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Republican At-large
March 4, 1885 – April 18, 1897 3rd Died
Edward C. Moran, Jr. March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1937 Democratic 2nd
Anson Morrill March 4, 1861 – March 4, 1863 Republican 4th
Samuel P. Morrill March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1871 Republican 2nd
Freeman H. Morse March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1845 Whig 4th
March 4, 1857 – March 4, 1861 Republican
Thompson H. Murch March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1883 Greenback 5th
Charles P. Nelson January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1957 Republican 2nd
John E. Nelson March 20, 1922 – March 4, 1933 Republican 3rd
Joseph C. Noyes March 4, 1837 – March 4, 1839 Whig 7th
Jeremiah O'Brien March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825 Adams-Clay Democratic-Republican 6th
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1829 Adams
James C. Oliver January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1943 Republican 1st
January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1961 Democratic
John Otis March 4, 1849 – March 4, 1851 Whig 3rd
Gorham Parks March 4, 1833 – March 4, 1837 Jacksonian 8th
Virgil D. Parris May 29, 1838 – March 4, 1841 Democratic 5th
Donald B. Partridge March 4, 1931 – March 4, 1933 Republican 2nd
Sidney Perham March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1869 Republican 2nd
John J. Perry March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857 Opposition 2nd
March 4, 1859 – March 4, 1861 Republican
John A. Peters March 4, 1867 – March 4, 1873 Republican 4th
John A. Peters September 9, 1913 – January 2, 1922 Republican 3rd resigned after appointment as judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maine
Frederick A. Pike March 4, 1861 – March 4, 1863 Republican 6th
March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1869 5th
Chellie Pingree January 3, 2009 – present Democratic 1st Incumbent
Harris M. Plaisted September 13, 1875 – March 4, 1877 Republican 4th
Bruce Poliquin January 3, 2015 – present Republican 2nd Incumbent
Llewellyn Powers March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1879 Republican 4th
April 8, 1901 – July 28, 1908
Benjamin Randall March 4, 1839 – March 4, 1843 Whig 3rd
Isaac Reed June 25, 1852 – March 4, 1853 Whig 4th
Thomas Brackett Reed March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1883 Republican 1st
March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 At-large
March 4, 1885 – September 4, 1899 1st Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1889 to 1891 and 1895–1899, resigned
John H. Rice March 4, 1861 – March 4, 1863 Republican 5th
March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1867 4th
James W. Ripley September 11, 1826 – March 12, 1830 Jacksonian 5th Resigned
Edward Robinson April 28, 1838 – March 4, 1839 Whig 3rd
Cullen Sawtelle March 4, 1845 – March 4, 1847 Democratic 5th
March 4, 1849 – March 4, 1851
John Fairfield Scamman March 4, 1845 – March 4, 1847 Democratic 1st
Luther Severance March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1847 Whig 3rd
Ephraim K. Smart March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1849 Democratic 5th
March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853
Albert Smith March 4, 1839 – March 4, 1841 Democratic 2nd
Clyde H. Smith January 3, 1937 – April 8, 1940 Republican 2nd Died
Francis Smith March 4, 1833 – March 4, 1837 Jacksonian 2nd
March 4, 1837 – March 4, 1839 Democratic
Margaret Chase Smith June 3, 1940 – January 3, 1949 Republican 2nd
Donald F. Snow March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1933 Democratic 4th
Olympia Snowe January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1995 Republican 2nd
Daniel E. Somes March 4, 1859 – March 4, 1861 Republican 1st
Peleg Sprague March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1829 Adams 4th Resigned after being elected to the US Senate
Charles Stetson March 4, 1849 – March 4, 1851 Democratic 6th
John P. Swasey November 3, 1908 – March 4, 1911 Republican 2nd
Lorenzo De Medici Sweat March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1865 Democratic 1st
Stanley R. Tupper January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1963 Republican 2nd
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1967 1st
John G. Utterback March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Democratic 3rd
Charles W. Walton March 4, 1861 – May 26, 1862 Republican 2nd Resigned on appointment as associate justice of Maine Supreme Judicial Court
Israel Washburn, Jr. March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853 Whig 6th
March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 5th
March 4, 1855 – January 1, 1861 Republican Resigned after being elected Governor
Benjamin White March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1845 Democratic 5th
Wallace H. White, Jr. March 4, 1917 – March 4, 1931 Republican 2nd
Ezekiel Whitman March 4, 1821 – June 1, 1822 Federalist 2nd Resigned
James S. Wiley March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1849 Democratic 6th
Hezekiah Williams March 4, 1845 – March 4, 1849 Democratic 7th
William D. Williamson March 4, 1821 – March 4, 1823 Democratic-Republican 4th
Joseph F. Wingate March 4, 1827 – March 4, 1829 Adams 3rd
March 4, 1829 – March 4, 1831 Anti-Jacksonian
John M. Wood March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1859 Republican 1st

Living former Members[edit]

As of April 2015, there are ten currently living former members.

Representative Years in office District Date of birth (and age)
William Cohen 1973 - 1979 2nd (1940-08-28) August 28, 1940 (age 74)
David F. Emery 1975 - 1983 1st (1948-09-01) September 1, 1948 (age 66)
Olympia Snowe 1979 - 1995 2nd (1947-02-21) February 21, 1947 (age 68)
John R. McKernan, Jr. 1983 - 1987 1st (1948-05-20) May 20, 1948 (age 66)
Joseph E. Brennan 1987 - 1991 1st (1934-11-02) November 2, 1934 (age 80)
Tom Andrews 1991 - 1995 1st (1953-03-22) March 22, 1953 (age 62)
James B. Longley, Jr. 1995 - 1997 1st (1951-07-07) July 7, 1951 (age 63)
John Baldacci 1995 - 1997 2nd (1955-01-30) January 30, 1955 (age 60)
Tom Allen 1997 - 2009 1st (1945-04-16) April 16, 1945 (age 70)
Mike Michaud 2003 - 2015 2nd (1955-01-18) January 18, 1955 (age 60)

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