List of United States Representatives from Mississippi

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


Representative Years Party District Notes
Thomas G. Abernethy January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1953 Democratic 4th
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1973 1st
Stephen Adams March 4, 1845 – March 4, 1847 Democratic At-large
John Allen March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1901 Democratic 1st
Chapman L. Anderson March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1891 Democratic 5th
Ethelbert Barksdale March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1887 Democratic 7th
William Barksdale March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Democratic At-large
March 4, 1855 – January 12, 1861 3rd Withdrew
Frederick G. Barry March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1889 Democratic 4th
Henry W. Barry February 23, 1870 – March 4, 1875 Republican 3rd
William T. S. Barry March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Democratic 2nd
Joseph H. Beeman March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893 Democratic 5th
Hendley Bennett March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857 Democratic 2nd
David R. Bowen January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1983 Democratic 2nd
Eaton Bowers March 4, 1903 - March 4, 1911 Democratic 6th
Albert G. Brown March 4, 1839 – March 4, 1841 Democratic At-large
March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1853 4th
T. Jeff Busby March 4, 1923 – January 3, 1935 Democratic 4th
Adam M. Byrd March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1911 Democratic 5th
Harry Cage March 4, 1833 – March 4, 1835 Jacksonian At-large
Ezekiel S. Candler, Jr. March 4, 1901 – March 4, 1921 Democratic 1st
Thomas C. Catchings March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1901 Democratic 3rd
James R. Chalmers March 4, 1877 – April 29, 1882 Democratic 6th Lost contested election
June 25, 1884 – March 4, 1885 Independent 2nd Seated after contested election with Van H. Manning
Travis Childers May 13, 2008 – January 3, 2011 Democratic 1st
John F. H. Claiborne March 4, 1835 – March 4, 1837 Jacksonian At-large
March 4, 1837 – February 5, 1838 Democratic Failure to elect, seat declared vacant
Thad Cochran January 3, 1973 – December 26, 1978 Republican 4th Resigned after being elected to the US Senate, took seat on early appointment
James Collier March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1933 Democratic 8th
Ross A. Collins March 4, 1921 – January 3, 1935 Democratic 5th
January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1943
William M. Colmer March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1963 Democratic 6th
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1973 5th
Jefferson Davis March 4, 1845 – June ??, 1846 Democratic At-large Resigned to command regiment in Mexican–American War
Reuben Davis March 4, 1857 – January 12, 1861 Democratic 2nd Withdrew
Walter Denny March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897 Democratic 6th
David Dickson March 4, 1835 – July 31, 1836 Anti-Jacksonian At-large Died
William A. Dickson March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1913 Democratic 7th
Wayne Dowdy January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1989 Democratic 4th
Wall Doxey March 4, 1929 – September 23, 1941 Democratic 2nd Resigned after being elected to the US Senate
Aubert C. Dunn January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1937 Democratic 5th
Henry T. Ellett January 26, 1847 – March 4, 1847 Democratic At-large
Lawrence R. Ellzey March 15, 1932 – January 3, 1935 Democratic 7th
Mike Espy January 3, 1987 – January 22, 1993 Democratic 2nd Resigned after being appointed as United States Secretary of Agriculture
Winfield S. Featherston March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1851 Democratic 2nd
Aaron L. Ford January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943 Democratic 4th
Andrew F. Fox March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1903 Democratic 4th
William W. Franklin January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1987 Republican 2nd
John D. Freeman March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853 Unionist 3rd
Samuel J. Gholson December 1, 1836 – March 4, 1837 Jacksonian At-large
March 4, 1837 – February 5, 1838 Democratic Failure to elect, seat declared vacant
Charles H. Griffin March 12, 1968 – January 3, 1973 Democratic 3rd
William M. Gwin March 4, 1841 – March 4, 1843 Democratic At-large
William Haile July 10, 1826 – July 10, 1828 Jacksonian At-large Resigned
Robert S. Hall March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1933 Democratic 6th
William H. Hammett March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1845 Democratic At-large
Gregg Harper January 3, 2009 – present Republican 3rd Incumbent
George E. Harris February 23, 1870 – March 4, 1873 Republican 1st
Wiley P. Harris March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Democratic 4th
Pat Harrison March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1919 Democratic 6th
Patrick Henry March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1901 Democratic 7th
March 4, 1901 – March 4, 1903 3rd
Wilson S. Hill March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1909 Democratic 4th
Thomas Hinds October 21, 1828 – March 4, 1831 Jacksonian At-large Resigned
Jon Hinson January 3, 1979 – July 7, 1981 Republican 4th Resigned
Charles E. Hooker March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1883 Democratic 5th
March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1895 7th
March 4, 1901 – March 4, 1903
Albert Howe March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 Republican 2nd
Benjamin G. Humphreys March 4, 1903 – October 16, 1923 Democratic 3rd Died
William Y. Humphreys November 27, 1923 – March 4, 1925 Democratic 3rd
Elza Jeffords March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Republican 3rd
Paul B. Johnson, Sr. March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1923 Democratic 6th
John C. Kyle March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1897 Democratic 2nd
William A. Lake March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857 Know Nothing 4th
L. Q. C. Lamar March 4, 1857 – December ??, 1860 Democratic 1st Retired to become a member of the secesson convention of Mississippi
March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1877
Clarke Lewis March 4, 1889 – March 4, 1893 Democratic 4th
Trent Lott January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1989 Republican 5th
William Love March 4, 1897 – October 16, 1898 Democratic 6th Died
Bill G. Lowrey March 4, 1921 – March 4, 1929 Democratic 2nd
John R. Lynch March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1877 Republican 6th
April 29, 1882 – March 4, 1883
Van H. Manning March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1883 Democratic 2nd
Dan R. McGehee January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1947 Democratic 7th
George C. McKee March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1873 Republican 4th
March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 5th
Frank McLain December 12, 1898 – March 4, 1903 Democratic 6th
March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1909 7th
John Jones McRae December 7, 1858 – January 12, 1861 Democratic 5th Withdrew
William McWillie March 4, 1849 – March 4, 1851 Democratic 3rd
Hernando D. Money March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1883 Democratic 3rd
March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 4th
March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1897
Sonny Montgomery January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1973 Democratic 4th
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1997 3rd
James B. Morgan March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1891 Democratic 2nd
Joseph Morphis March 4, 1870 – March 4, 1873 Republican 2nd
Henry Muldrow March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1885 Democratic 1st
Benjamin Nabers March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853 Unionist 1st
Jason Niles March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 Republican 4th
Alan Nunnelee January 3, 2011 – present Republican 1st Incumbent
Steven Palazzo January 3, 2011 – present Republican 4th Incumbent
Michael Parker January 3, 1989 – November 10, 1995 Democratic 4th
November 10, 1995 – January 3, 1999 Republican
Legrand W. Perce February 23, 1870 – March 4, 1873 Republican 5th
Chip Pickering January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2009 Republican 3rd
Franklin E. Plummer March 4, 1831 – March 4, 1835 Jacksonian At-large
George Poindexter December 10, 1817 – March 4, 1819 Democratic-Republican At-large
Seargent S. Prentiss May 29, 1838 – March 4, 1839 Whig At-large
Percy Quin March 4, 1913 – February 4, 1932 Democratic 7th Died
John A. Quitman March 4, 1855 – July 17, 1858 Democratic 5th Died
Christopher Rankin March 4, 1819 – March 4, 1823 Democratic-Republican At-large
March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825 Jacksonian D-R
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1826 Jacksonian Died
John E. Rankin March 4, 1921 – January 3, 1953 Democratic 1st
Robert W. Roberts March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1847 Democratic At-large
Ronnie Shows January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2003 Democratic 4th
Otho R. Singleton March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Democratic 3rd
March 4, 1857 – January 12, 1861 4th Withdrew
March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1883
March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1887 5th
Thomas U. Sisson March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1923 Democratic 4th
Frank E. Smith January 3, 1951 – November 14, 1962 Democratic 3rd Resigned after being appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority
Larkin I. Smith January 3, 1989 – August 13, 1989 Republican 5th Died
James G. Spencer March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897 Democratic 7th
Thomas Spight July 5, 1898 – March 4, 1911 Democratic 2nd
Hubert D. Stephens March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1921 Democratic 2nd
Thomas Stockdale March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1895 Democratic 6th
William V. Sullivan March 4, 1897 – May 31, 1898 Democratic 2nd Resigned after being appointed to the US Senate
Gene Taylor October 17, 1989 – January 3, 2003 Democratic 5th
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2011 4th
Bennie Thompson April 13, 1993 – present Democratic 2nd Incumbent
Jacob Thompson March 4, 1839 – March 4, 1847 Democratic At-large
March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1851 1st
Patrick W. Tompkins March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1849 Whig 3rd
Tilghman Tucker March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1845 Democratic At-large
Henry Van Eaton March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1887 Democratic 6th
William W. Venable January 4, 1916 – March 4, 1921 Democratic 5th
Prentiss Walker January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967 Republican 4th
Guilford Wells March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1877 Independent Republican 2nd
Jamie Whitten November 4, 1941 – January 3, 1973 Democratic 2nd
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1995 1st
William M. Whittington March 4, 1925 – January 3, 1951 Democratic 3rd
Roger Wicker January 3, 1995 – December 31, 2007 Republican 1st Resigned after being appointed to the US Senate
John A. Wilcox March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853 Whig 2nd
John B. Williams January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1953 Democratic 7th
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1963 4th
January 3, 1963 – January 16, 1968 3rd Resigned after being elected Governor
John S. Williams March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1903 Democratic 5th
March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1909 8th
T. Webber Wilson March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1929 Democratic 6th
W. Arthur Winstead January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1963 Democratic 5th
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965 4th
Samuel A. Witherspoon March 4, 1911 – November 24, 1915 Democratic 5th Died
Thomas J. Word May 29, 1838 – March 4, 1839 Whig At-large
Daniel B. Wright March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1857 Democratic 1st

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