List of United States Representatives from Minnesota

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This is a complete list of people who represented Minnesota in the United States House of Representatives through the start of the 113th Congress, January 2013. For a chronological list or for Delegates or Senators, see United States Congressional Delegations from Minnesota.

Current members[edit]

1st district Tim Walz (D) began: 110th Congress (January 3, 2007)
2nd district John Kline (R) began: 108th Congress (January 3, 2003)
3rd district Erik Paulsen (R) began: 111th Congress (January 3, 2009)
4th district Betty McCollum (D) began: 107th Congress (January 3, 2001)
5th district Keith Ellison (D) began: 110th Congress (January 3, 2007)
6th district Michele Bachmann (R) began: 110th Congress (January 3, 2007)
7th district Collin Peterson (D) began: 102nd Congress (January 3, 1991)
8th district Rick Nolan (D) began: 113th Congress, also 94th, 95th & 96th Congresses
(January 3, 2013; also January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1981)

The list of names is complete, but other data may be incomplete; this list is greatly different in scope, content and format from United States Congressional Delegations from Minnesota.

Representatives alphabetically[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Cyrus Aldrich Republican 2nd March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1863 Minneapolis
John G. Alexander Republican 3rd January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1941 Lost primary
Herman Carl Andersen Republican 7th January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1963 Became Independent; lost re-election
Sydney Anderson Republican 1st March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1925
August H. Andresen Republican 3rd March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1933 Lost re-election
August H. Andresen Republican 1st January 3, 1935 – January 14, 1958 Died
Henry M. Arens Farmer-Labor At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Lost re-election
John T. Averill Republican 2nd March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1873 Redistricting
John T. Averill Republican 3rd March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
Michele Bachmann Republican 6th January 3, 2007 – present Stillwater Incumbent
Melvin Baldwin Democratic 6th March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895
James Bede Republican 8th March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1909
Robert Bergland Democratic 7th January 3, 1971 – January 22, 1977 Resigned to become U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (1977–1981)
John Bernard Farmer-Labor 8th January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1939 Lost re-election
John Blatnik Democratic 8th January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1975 Retired
Haldor Boen Populist 7th March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895
Rich T. Buckler Farmer-Labor 9th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943 Retired
Clarence Buckman Republican 6th March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907
William Leighton Carss Farmer-Labor 8th March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921
William Leighton Carss Farmer-Labor 8th March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1929
James Castle Democratic 4th March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893
James Michael Cavanaugh Democratic 1st May 11, 1858 – March 3, 1859 Chatfield
Ray P. Chase Republican At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Lost primary
Victor Christgau Republican 1st March 4, 1929 – March 3, 1933
Theodore Christianson Republican At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricting
Theodore Christianson Republican At-Large January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1937 Ran for U.S. Senate (lost)
Frank Clague Republican 2nd March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1933 Retired
Solomon Comstock Republican 5th March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891
Chip Cravaack Republican 8th January 3, 2011 – present Lindstrom Incumbent
Charles Russell Davis Republican 3rd March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1925
Edward Devitt Republican 4th January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1949 Lost re-election
Ignatius Loyola Donnelly Republican 2nd March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1869 St. Paul
Mark H. Dunnell Republican 1st March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1883 Retired
Mark H. Dunnell Republican 1st March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891 Lost re-election
Frank Eddy Republican 7th March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1903
Keith Ellison Democratic 5th January 3, 2007 – present Minneapolis Incumbent
Franklin Ellsworth Republican 2nd March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1921
Arlen Erdahl Republican 1st January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1983 Lost re-election
Loren Fletcher Republican 5th March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1903
Loren Fletcher Republican 5th March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907
Donald M. Fraser Democratic 5th January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1979 Minneapolis Ran for U.S. Senate (lost)
Bill Frenzel Republican 3rd January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1991 Retired
Allen J. Furlow Republican 1st March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1929 Lost primary
Richard Pillsbury Gale Republican 3rd January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1945 Lost re-election
William Gallagher Democratic 3rd January 3, 1945 – August 13, 1946 Died
John Gilfillan Republican 4th March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887
Godfrey G. Goodwin Republican 10th March 4, 1925 – February 16, 1933 Died
Rod Grams Republican 6th January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1995 Princeton U.S. Senator (1995–2001)
Gilbert William Gutknecht Republican 1st January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2007 Rochester Lost general
Tom Hagedorn Republican 2nd January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1983 Lost re-election
Harold Hagen Farmer-Labor 9th January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945 Changed parties
Harold Hagen Republican 9th January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1955 Lost re-election
Darwin Hall Republican 3rd March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891
Osee M. Hall Democratic 3rd March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1895
Kittel Halvorson Populist 5th March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893
Winfield Scott Hammond Democratic 2nd March 4, 1907 – January 6, 1905 Resigned after taking office as 18th Governor of Minnesota
William H. Harries Democratic 1st March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893
Joel Heatwole Republican 3rd March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1903
Einar Hoidale Democratic At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Ran for U.S. Senate (lost)
Dewey Johnson Farmer-Labor 5th January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1939 Lost re-election
Magnus Johnson Farmer-Labor At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935
Walter Judd Republican 5th January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1963 Lost general
Joseph Karth Democratic 4th January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1977 Retired
Oscar Keller Republican 4th July 1, 1919 – March 3, 1927
Mark Raymond Kennedy Republican 2nd January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2003 Watertown Redistricting
Mark Raymond Kennedy Republican 6th January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007 Watertown Ran for U.S. Senate (lost)
Andrew Kiefer Republican 4th March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1897
William S. King Republican 3rd March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
John Paul Kline Republican 2nd January 3, 2003 – present Lakeville Incumbent
Coya Knutson Democratic 9th January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1959 Lost re-election
Harold Knutson Republican 6th March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1933 Redistricting
Harold Knutson Republican At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricting
Harold Knutson Republican 6th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1949 Lost re-election
Ole J. Kvale Farmer-Labor 7th March 4, 1923 – September 11, 1929 Died; father of successor, Paul John Kvale
Paul John Kvale Farmer-Labor 7th October 16, 1929 – March 4, 1933 Son of Ole J. Kvale
Paul John Kvale Farmer-Labor At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Son of Ole J. Kvale
Paul John Kvale Farmer-Labor 7th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939 Son of Ole J. Kvale
Odin Langen Republican 9th January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1963 Redistricting
Odin Langen Republican 7th January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1971 Lost re-election
Oscar Larson Republican 8th March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1925
John Lind Republican 2nd March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1893
John Lind Democratic 5th March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905
Charles August Lindbergh Republican 6th March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1917 Morrison County Father of aviator Charles Lindbergh
Ernest Lundeen Republican 5th March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1919
Ernest Lundeen Republican At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935
Ernest Lundeen Republican 3rd January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1937 U.S. Senator (1937–1940d)
Bill Luther Democratic 6th January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2003 Fergus Falls Moved; redistricting; lost general
Melvin Maas Republican 4th March 4, 1927 – March 3, 1933 Lost primary
Melvin Maas Republican 4th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1945 Lost re-election
John L. MacDonald Democratic 3rd March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1889
Clark MacGregor Republican 3rd January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1971 Ran for U.S. Senate (lost)
George MacKinnon Republican 3rd January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1949 Lost re-election
James Manahan Republican At-Large March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915
Fred Marshall Democratic 6th January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1963 Retired
Eugene McCarthy Democratic 4th January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1959 St. Paul U.S. Senator (1959–1971)
James McCleary Republican 2nd March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1907
Betty C. McCollum Democratic 4th January 3, 2001 – present St. Paul Incumbent
Clarence B. Miller Republican 8th March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1919
David Minge Democratic 2nd January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2001 Lost general
Robert P. Morris Republican 6th March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1903
Ancher Nelsen Republican 2nd January 3, 1959 – December 31, 1974 Retired
Knute Nelson Republican 5th March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1889
Walter Newton Republican 5th March 4, 1919 – June 30, 1929 Resigned to become Secretary to President Herbert Hoover
Richard Nolan Democratic 6th January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1981 Retired
William I. Nolan Republican 5th June 17, 1929 – March 3, 1933 Lost re-election
Frank Nye Republican 5th March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1913
James Louis Oberstar Democratic 8th January 3, 1975 – January 3, 2011 Chisholm Lost general
Joseph P. O'Hara Republican 2nd January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1959 Retired
Alec G. Olson Democratic 6th January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1967 Lost re-election
Erik Paulsen Republican 3rd January 3, 2009 – present Eden Prairie Incumbent
Tim Penny Democratic 1st January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1995 Waseca Retired
Collin Clark Peterson Democratic 7th January 3, 1991 – present Detroit Lakes Incumbent
William Wallace Phelps Democratic 2nd May 11, 1858 – March 3, 1859 Red Wing
William Alvin Pittenger Republican 8th March 4, 1929 – March 3, 1933 Lost re-election
William Alvin Pittenger Republican 8th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1937 Lost re-election
William Alvin Pittenger Republican 8th January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1947 Lost re-election
Henry Poehler Democratic 2nd March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879
Al Quie Republican 1st February 18, 1958 – January 3, 1979 Dennison 35th Governor of Minnesota (1979–1983)
James M. Ramstad Republican 3rd January 3, 1991 – January 3, 2009 Wayzata Retired
Edmund Rice Democratic 4th March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1889
Elmer Ryan Democratic 2nd January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1941 Lost re-election
Martin Olav Sabo Democratic 5th January 3, 1979 – January 3, 2007 Minneapolis Retired
Thomas D. Schall Republican 5th March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1925 U.S. Senator (1925–1935d)
Conrad Selvig Republican 9th March 4, 1927 – March 3, 1933 Lost re-election
Francis Shoemaker Farmer-Labor At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935
Gerry Sikorski Democratic 6th January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 Lost general
George Ross Smith Republican 5th March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1917
Samuel Snider Republican 4th March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891
Arlan Stangeland Republican 7th February 22, 1977 – January 3, 1991 Lost re-election
Frank Starkey Democratic 4th January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947 Lost re-election
Halvor Steenerson Republican 9th March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1923
Frederick Stevens Republican 4th March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1915
Jacob H. Stewart Republican 3rd March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879
Horace B. Strait Republican 2nd March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1879
Horace B. Strait Republican 2nd March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883
Horace B. Strait Republican 3rd March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1887
James Albertus Tawney Republican 1st March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1911
Henry Teigan Farmer-Labor 3rd January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1939 Lost re-election
Charles A. Towne Republican 6th March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897
Carl Van Dyke Democratic 4th March 4, 1915 – May 20, 1919 Died
Bruce Vento Democratic 4th January 3, 1977 – October 10, 2000 Died
Andrew Volstead Republican 7th March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1923
James Wakefield Republican 2nd March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1887
Tim Walz Democratic 1st January 3, 2007 – present Mankato Incumbent
William D. Washburn Republican 3rd March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1883
William D. Washburn Republican 4th March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
Vin Weber Republican 6th January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1983 Redistricting
Vin Weber Republican 2nd January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 Retired
Knud Wefald Farmer-Labor 9th March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1927
Milo White Republican 1st March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1887
Roy Wier Democratic 3rd January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1961
Thomas Wilson Democratic 1st March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1889
Eugene McLanahan Wilson Democratic 2nd March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1871 Winona
Morton S. Wilkinson Republican 1st March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1871
William Windom Republican 1st March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1869 Winona
Oscar Youngdahl Republican 5th January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1943 Lost primary
John M. Zwach Republican 6th January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1975 Retired

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