List of United States Representatives from Missouri

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This is a list of Members of the United States House of Representatives from Missouri and non-voting Delegates to the United States House of Representatives from Missouri Territory. Statehood was granted in 1821.

Member Party District Service District home Note
Thomas Peter Akers Know-nothing 5th August 18, 1856 – March 4, 1857 Filled vacancy; retired
Todd Akin Republican 2nd January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2013 Wildwood Ran for U.S. Senate (lost general)
Armstead M. Alexander Democratic 2nd March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Lost primary
Joshua W. Alexander Democratic 3rd March 4, 1907 – December 15, 1919 Chairman of Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries (1911–1919); resigned to become 2nd U.S. Secretary of Commerce (1919–1921)
Thomas Allen Democratic 2nd March 4, 1881 – April 8, 1882 Died; namesake of Allenville, Missouri
Charles Arthur Anderson Democratic 12th January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1941 Lost re-election
George W. Anderson Republican 9th March 4, 1865 – March 4, 1869 Chairman of Committee on Mileage (1865–1869); retired
Thomas Lilbourne Anderson Know-nothing 2nd March 4, 1857 – March 4, 1859 Changed parties
Independent Democrat March 4, 1859 – March 4, 1861 Retired
Orland K. Armstrong Republican 6th January 3, 1951 – January 3, 1953 Retired
Marshall Arnold Democratic 14th March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1895 Lost re-election
Samuel W. Arnold Republican 1st January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1949 Lost re-election
William Henry Ashley Jacksonian At-Large October 31, 1831 – March 4, 1837 Ran for governor (lost)
Joel Funk Asper Republican 7th March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1871 Retired
William O. Atkeson Republican 6th March 4, 1921 – March 4, 1923 Lost re-election
Ralph Emerson Bailey Republican 14th March 4, 1925 – March 4, 1927 Retired
Wendell Bailey Republican 8th January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1983 Redistricting; lost general
Claude I. Bakewell Republican 11th January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1949 Lost general
March 9, 1951 – January 3, 1953 Lost re-election
Parke M. Banta Republican 8th January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1949 Lost re-election
John Richard Barret Democratic 1st March 4, 1859 – June 8, 1860 Election contested, unseated; succeeded by Francis P. Blair, Jr., who soon resigned
October 3, 1860 – March 4, 1861 Re-elected to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Francis P. Blair, Jr.; lost re-election
Richard Bartholdt Republican 10th March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1915 Chairman of Committee on Immigration and Naturalization (1895–1897); Chairman of Committee on Levees and Improvements of the Mississippi River (1897–1905); Chairman of Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (1905–1911); retired
William Edward Barton Democratic 16th March 4, 1931 – March 4, 1933 Lost primary
Edward Bates Adams At-Large March 4, 1827 – March 4, 1829 Lost re-election
William Van Ness Bay Democratic 2nd March 4, 1849 – March 4, 1851 Later, judge for Missouri Supreme Court (1862–1865)
C. Jasper Bell Democratic 4th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1949 Chairman of Committee on Elections No. 1 (1939–1943); Chairman of Committee on Insular Affairs (1943–1947); retired
John F. Benjamin Republican 8th March 4, 1865 – March 4, 1871 Chairman of the Committee on Invalid Expenditures (1869–1871); retired
Marion Tinsley Bennett Republican 6th January 12, 1943 – January 3, 1949 Succeeded his late father Philip Allen Bennett; lost re-election; commissioner for U.S. Court of Claims, Washington, D.C., (1949–1964), its chief commissioner (1964–1972); judge for U.S. Court of Claims (1972–1982); judge for U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1982); senior U.S. Circuit judge (1986–2000d)
Philip Allen Bennett Republican 6th January 3, 1941 – December 7, 1942 Died; had been re-elected to another term; succeeded by his son Marion Tinsley Bennett
Maecenas Eason Benton Democratic 15th March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1905 Lost re-election
Thomas Hart Benton Democratic 1st March 4, 1853– March 4, 1855 Previously U.S. Senator (statehood 1821–1851); Chairman of Committee on Military Affairs (1853–1855); lost re-election
Francis Preston Blair, Jr. Republican 1st March 4, 1857 – March 4, 1859 Lost re-election
June 8, 1860 - June 25, 1860 Contested election, seated; resigned, caused vacancy; lost election to fill vacancy
March 4, 1861 – June 10, 1864 Chairman of Committee on Military Affairs (1861–1862); Contested election
James G. Blair Liberal Republican 8th March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1873 Retired
Richard P. Bland Democratic 5th March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1883 Chairman of Committee on Mines and Mining (1875–1877); redistricting
11th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1893 Chairman of Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures (1883–1889) & (1891–1895); redistricting
8th March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1895 Chairman of Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures (1891–1895); lost re-election
March 4, 1897 – June 15, 1899 Died during the 56th Congress (1899–1901); Bland, Missouri took name in memoriam
William Thomas Bland Democratic 5th March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1921 Lost re-election
Henry Taylor Blow Unconditional Unionist 2nd March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1865 Retired
Republican March 4, 1865 – March 4, 1867
Roy Blunt Republican 7th January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2011 Strafford Majority Whip (2003–2007); U.S. Senator (2011–present)
Robert N. Bodine Democratic 2nd March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1899 Lost primary
Richard Walker Bolling Democratic 5th January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1983 Chairman of Select Committee on Committees of the House (1973–1975); Chairman of Joint Economic Committee (1977–1979); Chairman of House Rules Committee (1979–1983); retired
Charles F. Booher Democratic 4th February 19, 1889 - March 4, 1889 Filled vacancy; not a candidate for full term
March 4, 1907 – January 21, 1921 Died
William Patterson Borland Democratic 5th March 4, 1909 – February 20, 1919 Died
Gustavus Miller Bower Democratic At-Large March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1845
James B. Bowlin Democratic At-Large March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1847
1st March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1851 Chairman of Committee on Public Lands (1849–1851); lost re-election
Sempronius H. Boyd Unionist 4th March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1865 Chairman of Committee on Revisal and Unfinished Business (1863–1865); later, judge for Missouri 14th Judicial Circuit Court (1865)
Republican March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1871 Chairman of Committee on Revolutionary Claims (1869–1871)
James Broadhead Democratic 9th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Retired
Charles Harrison Brown Democratic 7th January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1961 Lost re-election
Aylett Hawes Buckner Democratic 13th March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1883 Chairman of Committee on District of Columbia (1875–1877); Chairman of Committee on Banking and Currency (1879–1885); redistricting
7th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Chairman of Committee on Banking and Currency (1879–1885); retired
Jack Buechner Republican 2nd January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1991 Lost general
John Bull Anti-Jacksonian At-Large March 4, 1833 – March 4, 1835
Samuel Swinfin Burdett Republican 5th March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1873 Chairman of Committee on Manufactures (1871–1873); lost re-election
Bill Burlison Democratic 10th January 3, 1969 – January 3, 1981 Lost re-election
Daniel Dee Burnes Democratic 4th March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1895 Retired
James N. Burnes Democratic 4th March 4, 1883 – January 23, 1889 Died; had been re-elected to another term
Joseph Henry Burrows Greenback 10th March 4, 1881 – March 4, 1883 Redistricting; lost re-election
Charles Germman Burton Republican 15th March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897 (possibly 13th); lost re-election
James Joseph Butler Democratic 12th March 4, 1901 – June 28, 1902 Election contested, seat vacated
November 4, 1902 – February 26, 1903 Elected to fill vacancy, election contested, unseated
March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1905 Re-elected; retired
Samuel Byrns Democratic 10th March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893 Lost primary
Clarence Cannon Democratic 9th March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1933 Redistricting
At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricting
9th January 3, 1935 – May 12, 1964 Died; Chairman of House Appropritions Committee (1941–1947), (1949–1953), & (1955–1964)
A. S. J. Carnahan Democratic 8th January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947 Lost re-election; father of Mel Carnahan, father-in-law of Jean Carnahan, grandfather of Robin Carnahan & Russ Carnahan
January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1961 Lost primary; father of Mel Carnahan, father-in-law of Jean Carnahan, grandfather of Robin Carnahan & Russ Carnahan
Russ Carnahan Democratic 3rd January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2013 St. Louis Brother of Robin Carnahan, son of Jean Carnahan & Mel Carnahan; grandson of A. S. J. Carnahan
Samuel Caruthers Whig 7th March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Changed parties
Opposition March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857 Changed parties
Democratic March 4, 1857 – March 4, 1859
Theron Ephron Catlin Republican 11th March 4, 1911 – August 12, 1912 Election contested, unseated; lost re-election
Henry S. Caulfield Republican 11th March 4, 1907 – March 4, 1909 Retired; later, judge of St. Louis Court of Appeals (1910–1912) and 37th Governor of Missouri (1929–1933)
George H. Christopher Democratic 6th January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1951 Lost re-election
4th January 3, 1955 – January 23, 1959 Died three weeks into 86th Congress
James Robert Claiborne Democratic At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricting
12th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1937 Lost primary
Martin L. Clardy Democratic 1st March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1883 Redistricting
10th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1889 Chairman of Committee on Mines and Mining (1885–1887), Chairman of Committee on Commerce (1887–1889); lost re-election
Champ Clark Democratic 9th March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1895 Lost re-election
March 4, 1897 – March 2, 1921 Died one day before leaving office; 41st Speaker of the House (1911–1919) (only one from Missouri); Minority Leader (1908–1911) & (1919–1921); father of Bennett Champ Clark
Charles Nelson Clark Republican 1st March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897
John Bullock Clark Democratic 3rd December 7, 1857 – July 13, 1861 Expelled during third term for taking up arms against the Union; later, Senator (1862–1864) & Representative (1864–1865) in the Confederate Congress; father of John Bullock Clark, Jr.
John Bullock Clark, Jr. Democratic 11th March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1883 Chairman of Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads (1875–1877); redistricting; lost primary; son of John Bullock Clark
Bill Clay Democratic 1st January 3, 1969 – January 3, 2001 Chairman of Committee on the Post Office and Civil Service (1991–1995); retired; succeeded by his son, William Lacy Clay, Jr.
William Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 1st January 3, 2001 – present St. Louis Incumbent; succeeded his father, Bill Clay
Emanuel Cleaver Democratic 5th January 3, 2005 – present Kansas City Incumbent
Seth Wallace Cobb Democratic 9th March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893
12th March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1897 Retired
Charles F. Cochran Democratic 4th March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1905 Withdrew from primary
John J. Cochran Democratic 11th November 2, 1926 – March 4, 1933 Chairman of Committee on Expenditures in Executive Departments (1931–1941); redistricting
At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricting; ran for U.S. Senate (lost); was re-elected
13th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1947 Chairman of Committee on Accounts (1939–1947); retired
Nathan Cole Republican 2nd March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1879 Lost re-election
William Clay Cole Republican 3rd January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1949 Lost re-election
6th January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955 Lost re-election
Earl Thomas Coleman Republican 6th November 2, 1976 – January 3, 1993 Lost general
George H. Combs, Jr. Democratic 5th March 4, 1927 – March 4, 1929 Retired
Abram Comingo Democratic 6th March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1873 Redistricting
8th March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 Retired
James Cooney Democratic 7th March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1903 Lost primary
John Cosgrove Democratic 6th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Withdrew after nomination
Harry M. Coudrey Republican 12th June 23, 1906 – March 4, 1911 Contested election, seated; re-elected; retired
William S. Cowherd Democratic 5th March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1905 Lost re-election
James Craig Democratic 4th March 4, 1857 – March 4, 1861
Thomas Theodore Crittenden Democratic 7th March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 Retired
March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1879 Retired; later, 24th Governor of Missouri (1881–1885)
Charles A. Crow Republican 14th March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1911 Lost re-election
George Calhoun Crowther Republican 4th March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897 Lost re-election
Thomas B. Curtis Republican 12th January 3, 1951 – January 3, 1953 Redistricting
2nd January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1969 Ran for U.S. Senate (lost)
Pat Danner Democratic 6th January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2001 Retired
John Fletcher Darby Whig 1st March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853
Lowndes Henry Davis Democratic 4th March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1883 Redistricting
14th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Chairman of Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury Department (1883–1885)
James Alexander Daugherty Democratic 15th March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1913 Lost primary
William Dawson Democratic 14th March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1887 Lost primary
David A. De Armond Democratic 12th March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893 Redistricting
6th March 4, 1893 – November 23, 1909 Died
Rezin A. De Bolt Democratic 10th March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1877 Retired
Perl D. Decker Democratic 15th March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1919 Lost re-election
Clement C. Dickinson Democratic 6th February 1, 1910 – March 4, 1921 Lost re-election
March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1929 Lost re-election
March 4, 1931 – March 4, 1933 Redistricting; lost re-election
At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricting; lost primary
Alexander Monroe Dockery Democratic 3rd March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1899 Chairman of Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department (1887–1889); retired; later, 30th Governor of Missouri (1901–1905)
John Dougherty Democratic 3rd March 4, 1899– March 4, 1905 Lost primary
Richard M. Duncan Democratic At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricting
3rd January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943 Redistricting; lost re-election; later, judge for U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri (1943–1965); simultaneously judge for U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri (1943–1965); senior District judge (1965–1974d)
David Patterson Dyer Republican 9th March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1871 Lost re-election; later, U.S. Attorney for U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri (1875–1876), judge for U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri (1907–1919); senior District judge (1919–1924d); uncle of Leonidas C. Dyer
Leonidas C. Dyer Republican 12th March 4, 1911 – June 19, 1914 Election contested, unseated; nephew of David Patterson Dyer
March 4, 1915 – March 4, 1933 Lost re-election; nephew of David Patterson Dyer
Rufus Easton Delegate Territory September 17, 1814 – August 5, 1816
John Cummins Edwards Democratic At-Large March 4, 1841 – March 4, 1843 Ran and became 9th Governor of Missouri (1844–1848)
Edgar C. Ellis Republican 5th March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1909 Lost re-election
March 4, 1921 – March 4, 1923 Lost re-election
March 4, 1925 – March 4, 1927 Lost re-election
March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1931 Lost re-election
William P. Elmer Republican 8th January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945 Lost re-election
Politte Elvins Republican 13th March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1911 Lost re-election
Bill Emerson Republican 10th January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1983 Cape Girardeau Redistricting
8th January 3,1983 – June 22, 1996 Died; succeeded by his widow, Jo Ann Emerson
Jo Ann Emerson Republican 8th November 5, 1996 – January 3, 1997 Cape Girardeau Succeeded her late husband, Bill Emerson
Independent January 3, 1997 - January 8, 1997 Elected as an Independent caucusing with Republicans due to Missouri state law
Republican January 8, 1997 – January 22, 2013 Resigned
Frederick Essen Republican 10th November 5, 1918 – March 4, 1919 Retired
Charles L. Faust Republican 4th March 4, 1921 – December 17, 1928 Died; had been re-elected to another term; Chairman of Committee on the Census (1923–1925)
Gustavus A. Finkelnburg Republican 2nd March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1871 Changed parties
Liberal Republican March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1873 Later, judge for U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri (1905–1907)
Nicholas Ford Greenback 9th March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1883 Redistricting; lost re-election
Nathan Frank Republican 9th March 4, 1889 – March 4, 1891 Retired
Benjamin Joseph Franklin Democratic 8th March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1879 Chairman of Committee on Territories (1877–1879); withdrew during primary; later, 12th Governor of Arizona Territory (1896–1897)
Richard Graham Frost Democratic 3rd March 4, 1879 – March 2, 1883 Election contested, unseated 1 day before end of 47th Congress
James F. Fulbright Democratic 14th March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1925 Lost re-election
March 4, 1927 – March 4, 1929 Lost re-election
March 4, 1931 – March 4, 1933 Lost primary; later judge of Springfield Court of Appeals (1937–1948d)
Frank B. Fulkerson Republican 4th March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1907 Lost re-election
Robert Washington Fyan Democratic 13th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885
March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1895
Dick Gephardt Democratic 3rd January 3, 1977 – January 3, 2005 House Majority Leader (1989–1995); House Minority Leader (1995–2003); ran for president (lost primary)
Michael Joseph Gill Democratic 12th June 19, 1914 – March 4, 1915 Contested election, seated; lost re-election
Patrick F. Gill Democratic 11th March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1911 Lost re-election, unseated
August 12, 1912 – March 4, 1913 Contested election, seated
John Milton Glover Democratic 9th March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1889 Ran for governor (lost); nephew of John Montgomery Glover
John Montgomery Glover Democratic 12th March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1879 Chairman of Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Treasury (1877–1879); lost primary; uncle of John Milton Glover
Joseph J. Gravely Republican 4th March 4, 1867 – March 4, 1869 Retired; later, 15th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri (1871–1872d)
Alexander Graves Democratic 5th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Lost re-election
Sam Graves Republican 6th January 3, 2001 – present Tarkio Incumbent
James S. Green Democratic 3rd March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1851 Retired; was later re-elected to the House but also elected and took office as U.S. Senator (1857–1861)
Thomas Hackney Democratic 15th March 4, 1907 – March 4, 1909 Lost re-election
John Blackwell Hale Democratic 2nd March 4, 1885 –March 4, 1887 Lost primary, ran as Independent (lost)
Durward Gorham Hall Republican 7th January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1973 Retired
Uriel Sebree Hall Democratic 2nd March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1897 Retired; son of William Augustus Hall; nephew of Willard Preble Hall
Willard Preble Hall Democratic 4th March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1853 Chairman of Committee on Private Land Claims (1849–1851); Chairman of Committee on Public Lands (1851–1853); later, 12th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri (1861–1864) and 17th Governor of Missouri (1864–1865); brother of William Augustus Hall; uncle of Uriel Sebree Hall
William Augustus Hall Democratic 3rd January 20, 1862 – March 4, 1863 Redistricting; brother of Willard Preble Hall; father of Uriel Sebree Hall
Unionist 8th March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1865 Retired; brother of Willard Preble Hall; father of Uriel Sebree Hall
Thomas Jefferson Halsey Republican 6th March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1931 Lost re-election
Courtney W. Hamlin Democratic 7th March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1905 Lost re-election
March 4, 1907 – March 4, 1919 Chairman of Committee on Expenditures in the State Department (1911–1919); lost primary
Mel Hancock Republican 7th January 3, 1989 – January 3, 1997 Retired
Albert Galliton Harrison Jacksonian At-Large March 4, 1835 – March 4, 1837 Changed parties
Democratic March 4, 1837 – September 7, 1839 Died
Vicky Hartzler Republican 4th January 3, 2011 – present Harrisonville Incumbent
William H. Hatch Democratic 12th March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1883 Redistricting
1st March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1895 Chairman of Committee on Agriculture (1883–1889) & (1891–1895); lost re-election
Robert Anthony Hatcher Democratic 4th March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1879 Chairman of Committee on Public Expenditures (1877–1879)
Harrison E. Havens Republican 4th March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1873 Redistricting
6th March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 Chairman of Committee on Public Expenditures (1873–1875); lost re-election
Harry B. Hawes Democratic 11th March 4, 1921 – October 15, 1926 Resigned to run and became U.S. Senator (1926–1933)
Edward D. Hays Republican 14th March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1923 Lost re-election
Ira Sherwin Hazeltine Greenback 6th March 4, 1881 – March 4, 1883 Redistricting; lost re-election
John T. Heard Democratic 6th March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1893 Redistricting
7th March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1895 Chairman, of Committee on District of Columbia (1893–1895); lost re-election
Edward Hempstead Delegate Territory November 9, 1812 – September 17, 1814
Thomas C. Hennings, Jr. Democratic 11th January 3, 1935 – December 31, 1940 Resigned to run and became circuit attorney for St. Louis (1941–1944); later U.S. Senator (1951–1960d)
Walter Lewis Hensley Democratic 13th March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1919 Retired
Jeffrey Paul Hillelson Republican 4th January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955 Lost re-election
John Hogan Democratic 1st March 4, 1865 – March 4, 1867 Lost re-election
David W. Hopkins Republican 4th February 5, 1929 – March 4, 1933 Lost re-election
Joan Kelly Horn Democratic 2nd January 3, 1991 – January 3, 1993 Lost general
Joel Douglas Hubbard Republican 8th March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897 Lost re-election
James Madison Hughes Democratic At-Large March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1845
Theodore W. Hukriede Republican 9th March 4, 1921 – March 4, 1923 Lost re-election; later U.S. Marshal for eastern district of Missouri (1923–1933)
William Raleigh Hull, Jr. Democratic 6th January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1973 Retired
Kenny Hulshof Republican 9th January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2009 Columbia, Missouri Ran for governor (lost general)
William L. Hungate Democratic 9th November 3, 1964 – January 3, 1977 Retired; later, judge for U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri (1979–1992)
John T. Hunt Democratic 11th March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1907 Lost re-election
John E. Hutton Democratic 7th March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1889 Retired
Ira B. Hyde Republican 10th March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 Lost re-election; father of Arthur M. Hyde & Laurance M. Hyde
Richard Howard Ichord, Jr. Democratic 8th January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1981 Chairman of House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) beginning 1969, and its successor Committee on Internal Security until 1975; retired
William L. Igoe Democratic 11th March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1921 Retired
Leonard Irving Democratic 4th January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1953 Lost primary
Anthony F. Ittner Republican 1st March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1879 Retired
John Jameson Democratic At-Large December 12, 1839 – March 4, 1841 Retired
March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1845 Retired
1st March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1849 Retired
Robert Davis Johnson Democratic 7th September 29, 1931 – March 4, 1933 Lost primary; later, judge for Missouri 15th Judicial Circuit Court (1940–1947)
Rowland Louis Johnston Republican 16th March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1931 Lost re-election
Paul C. Jones Democratic 10th November 2, 1948 – January 3, 1969 Retired
Henry L. Jost Democratic 5th March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1925 Retired
Charles Frederick Joy Republican 11th March 4, 1893 – April 3, 1894 Election contested, unseated
March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1903 Re-elected; lost primary
Raymond W. Karst Democratic 12th January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1951 Lost re-election
Frank M. Karsten Democratic 13th January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1953 Redistricting
1st January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1969 Retired
Edward C. Kehr Democratic 1st March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1877 Lost re-election
John R. Kelso Independent Republican 4th March 4, 1865 – March 4, 1867 Retired
Luther Martin Kennett Whig 1st March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857 Lost re-election; namesake of Kennett, Missouri
Charles Edward Kiefner Republican 13th March 4, 1925 – March 4, 1927 Lost re-election
March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1931 Lost re-election
Andrew King Democratic 9th March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1873 Retired
Austin Augustus King Unionist 6th March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1865 Previously 10th Governor of Missouri (1848–1853); lost re-election
William Medcalf Kinsey Republican 10th March 4, 1889 – March 4, 1891 Lost re-election
Frank B. Klepper Republican 3rd March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1907 Lost re-election
Samuel Knox Unionist 1st June 10, 1864 – March 4, 1865 Contested election, seated; lost re-election
J. Robert Lamar Democratic 16th March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1905 Lost re-election
March 4, 1907 – March 4, 1909 Lost re-election
Alfred William Lamb Democratic 2nd March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Retired
Henry F. Lawrence Republican 3rd March 4, 1921 – March 4, 1923 Lost re-election
Alfred Morrison Lay Democratic 7th March 4, 1879 - December 8, 1879 Died
Frank H. Lee Democratic At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricting; lost re-election
James Johnson Lindley Whig 3rd March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Changed parties
Opposition March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857 Retired; later, judge for Missouri 8th Judicial Circuit Court (1871–1883)
Jerry Litton Democratic 6th January 3, 1973 – August 3, 1976 Died in airplane crash while nominee for U.S. Senate
James Tilghman Lloyd Democratic 1st June 1, 1897 – March 4, 1917 Chairman of Committee on Accounts (1911–1917); retired
Benjamin F. Loan Unionist 7th March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1865 Changed parties
Republican March 4, 1865 – March 4, 1869 Chairman of Committee on Revolutionary Pensions; lost re-election
Billy Long Republican 7th 2011–present Springfield Incumbent
Ralph F. Lozier Democratic 2nd March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1933 Chairman of Committee on the Census (1931–1935); redistricting
At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricting; lost primary; later, judge for Missouri 7th Judicial Circuit Court (1936)
Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican 9th January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2013 St. Elizabeth
3rd January 3, 2013 – present Incumbent
Clare Magee Democratic 1st January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1953 Retired
Samuel C. Major Democratic 7th March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1921 Lost re-election
March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1929 Lost re-election
March 4, 1931 - July 28, 1931 Died
Joe J. Manlove Republican 15th March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1933 Lost re-election
Charles H. Mansur Democratic 2nd March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1893 Lost primary
Karen McCarthy Democratic 5th January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2005 Retired
Joseph W. McClurg Unconditional Unionist 5th March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1865 Changed parties
Republican March 4, 1865 – ??, 1868 Resigned after election as 19th Governor of Missouri (1869–1871)
James Robinson McCormick Democratic 3rd December 17, 1867 – March 4, 1873 Retired
William McDaniel Democratic At-Large December 7, 1846 – March 4, 1847 Filled vacancy
James Henry McLean Republican 4th December 15, 1882 – March 4, 1883
Isaac V. McPherson Republican 15th March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1923 Lost primary
Jacob Edwin Meeker Republican 10th March 4, 1915 – October 16, 1918 Died
Lyne Metcalfe Republican 3rd March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1879 Lost re-election
John Miller Democratic At-Large March 4, 1837 – March 4, 1843 Previously, 4th Governor of Missouri (1825–1832); retired
John Gaines Miller Whig 3rd March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853 Redistricting
5th March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Changed parties
Opposition March 4, 1855 – May 11, 1856 Died
Louis E. Miller Republican 11th January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945 Lost re-election
Jacob L. Milligan Democratic 3rd February 14, 1920 – March 4, 1921 Lost re-election
March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1933 Redistricting
At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricting; ran for U.S. Senate (lost)
Frank C. Millspaugh Republican 1st March 4, 1921 – December 5, 1922 Lost re-election and resigned
Charles Henry Morgan Democratic 6th March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1879 Lost re-election
12th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Chairman of Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department (1883–1885); lost re-election
15th March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1895 Lost primary
Republican March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1911 Lost re-election
Morgan M. Moulder Democratic 2nd January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1953 Redistricting
11th January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1963 Retired
Norman Adolphus Mozley Republican 14th March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897 Retired
Arthur P. Murphy Republican 16th March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1907 Lost re-election
March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1911 Lost re-election
William L. Nelson Democratic 8th March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1921 Lost re-election
March 4, 1925 – March 4, 1933 Redistricting; lost primary
2nd January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943 Redistricting; lost re-election
Carman A. Newcomb Republican 2nd March 4, 1867 – March 4, 1869 Retired; later U.S. Marshal for eastern district of Missouri (1869–1875)
Cleveland A. Newton Republican 10th March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1927 Retired
Frederick G. Niedringhaus Republican 8th March 4, 1889 – March 4, 1891 Retired; uncle of Henry F. Niedringhaus
Henry F. Niedringhaus Republican 10th March 4, 1927 – March 4, 1933 Lost re-election; nephew of Frederick G. Niedringhaus
John William Noell Democratic 7th March 4, 1859 – March 4, 1863 Redistricting; changed parties; father of Thomas E. Noell
Unionist 3rd March 4, 1863 - March 14, 1863 Died; father of Thomas E. Noell (who also died in office)
Thomas E. Noell Republican 3rd March 4, 1865 – March 4, 1867 Changed parties; son of John William Noell
Democratic March 4, 1867 - October 3, 1867 Died; son of John William Noell (who also died in office)
Elijah Hise Norton Democratic 4th March 4, 1861 – March 4, 1863 Lost re-election; later, judge for Missouri Supreme Court (1877–1888)
Richard Henry Norton Democratic 7th March 4, 1889 – March 4, 1893 Lost re-election
Mordecai Oliver Whig 4th March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Changed parties
Opposition March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857
John Joseph O'Neill Democratic 8th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1889 Chairman of Committee on Expenditures on Public Buildings (1885–1887); Chairman of Committee on Labor (1885–1889); lost re-election
March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893 Redistricting; lost re-election
11th April 3, 1894 – March 4, 1895 Contested election, seated; retired
John William Palmer Republican 7th March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1931 Lost re-election
Isaac Parker Republican 7th March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1873
9th March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 Ran for U.S. Senate (lost); later, judge for U.S. District Court for Western Arkansas (1875–1896d)
Roscoe C. Patterson Republican 7th March 4, 1921 – March 4, 1923 Lost re-election; later, district attorney for U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri (1925–1929) and U.S. Senator (1929–1935)
Charles Edward Pearce Republican 12th March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1901 Retired
Spencer Darwin Pettis Jacksonian At-Large March 4, 1829 – August 28, 1831 Died during second term; namesake of Pettis County, Missouri
John S. Phelps Democratic At-Large March 4, 1845 – March 4, 1847 Redistricting
5th March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1853 Redistricting
6th March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1863 Chairman of Committee on Ways and Means (1857–1859); retired, having enlisted during the American Civil War; later, 23rd Governor of Missouri (1877–1881)
John Finis Philips Democratic 7th March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1877
January 10, 1880 – March 4, 1881 Lost re-election; later, Commissioner of Missouri Supreme Court (1883–1885), judge for Kansas City Court of Appeals 1885–1888, judge for U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri (1888–1910)
William A. Pile Republican 1st March 4, 1867 – March 4, 1869 Chairman of Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department (1867–1869); lost re-election; later, 8th Governor of New Mexico Territory (1869–1870)
Walter C. Ploeser Republican 12th January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1949 Chairman of Select Committee on Small Business (1947–1949); lost re-election
Henry Moses Pollard Republican 10th March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1879 Lost re-election
Gilchrist Porter Whig 2nd March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853 Redistricting; lost re-election
Opposition March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857 Chairman of Committee on Private Land Claims (1855–1857); later judge for circuit court (1866–1880)
Sterling Price Democratic At-Large March 4, 1845 – August 12, 1846 Resigned for the Mexican–American War; later, 11th Governor of Missouri (1853–1857) and Confederate Major General
Thomas Lawson Price Democratic 5th January 21, 1862 - March 4, 1863 Previously, 8th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri (1848–1853); lost re-election
William J. Randall Democratic 4th Marh 3, 1959 – January 3, 1977 1st Chairman of Committee on Aging (1975–1977); retired
John Henry Raney Republican 13th March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897 (possibly 15th); lost re-election
David Rea Democratic 9th March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1879 Lost re-election
Albert L. Reeves, Jr. Republican 5th 1947–1949 Lost re-election
John William Reid Democratic 5th March 4, 1861 - August 3, 1861 Expelled for taking up arms against the Union
James Hugh Relfe Democratic At-Large March 4, 1843 – March 4, 1847 Previously U.S. Marshal for the district of Missouri (1841)
Marion E. Rhodes Republican 13th March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1907 Lost re-election
March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1923 Chairman of Committee on Mines and Mining (1921–1923); lost re-election
Theron Moses Rice Greenback 7th March 4, 1881 – March 4, 1883 Retired
Sidney C. Roach Republican 8th March 4, 1921 – March 4, 1925 Chairman of Committee on Expenditures in the Justice Department (1923–1925); lost re-election
Edward Robb Democratic 13th March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1905 Lost re-election
James S. Rollins Constitutional Unionist 2nd March 4, 1861 – March 4, 1863 Redistricting
Unionist 9th March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1865
Milton A. Romjue Democratic 1st March 4, 1917 – March 4, 1921 Lost re-election
March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1933 Redistricting
At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricting
1st January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943 Chairman of Committee on Post Office and Post Roads (1939–1943); lost re-election
Gideon Frank Rothwell Democratic 10th March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1881 Lost primary
Thomas L. Rubey Democratic 16th March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1921 Previously 25th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri (1903–1905); lost re-election
March 4, 1923 – November 2, 1928 Died
William W. Rucker Democratic 9th March 4, 1899 – March 4, 1923 Chairman of Committee on Election of the President, Vice President, and Representatives (1911–1919); lost re-election
James Edward Ruffin Democratic At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricting; lost re-election
Joseph J. Russell Democratic 14th March 4, 1907 – March 4, 1909 Lost re-election
March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1919 Retired
Samuel Locke Sawyer Independent Democrat 8th March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1881 Retired
Max Schwabe Republican 2nd January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1949 Lost re-election
John Scott Delegate Territory August 6, 1816 – January 13, 1817
August 4, 1817 – March 4, 1821
Democratic-Republican At-Large August 10, 1821 – March 4, 1823
Adams-Clay Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825
Adams March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1827 Chairman of Committee on Public Lands (1825–1827); lost re-election
John Guier Scott Democratic 3rd December 7, 1863 – March 4, 1865
Gustavus Sessinghaus Republican 3rd March 2, 1883 - March 4, 1883 Contested election, seated (served 2 days); redistricting; lost re-election
Dorsey W. Shackleford Democratic 8th August 29, 1899 – March 4, 1919 Chairman of Committee on Roads (1913–1919); lost primary
Joe Shannon Democratic 5th March 4, 1931 – March 4, 1933 Redistricting
At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricting
5th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943 Retired
Cassius M. Shartel Republican 15th March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1907 Retired
Samuel A. Shelton Republican 16th March 4, 1921 – March 4, 1923 Retired
Dewey Jackson Short Republican 14th March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1931 Lost re-election
7th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1957 Chairman of House Armed Services Committee (1953–1955); lost general
Leonard Henly Sims Democratic At-Large March 4, 1845 – March 4, 1847
Ike Skelton Democratic 4th January 3, 1977 – January 3, 2011 Lexington Chairman of Armed Services Committee (2007–2011); lost general
Roger C. Slaughter Democratic 5th January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1947 Lost primary
Jason T. Smith Republican 8th June 4, 2013 – present Salem Incumbent
Madison Roswell Smith Democratic 13th March 4, 1907 – March 4, 1909 Lost re-election
Edwin O. Stanard Republican 1st March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 Previously, 14th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri (1869–1871); lost re-election
William Henry Stone Democratic 3rd March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1877 Chairman of Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department (1875–1877), Chairman of Committee on Manufactures (1875–1877); retired
William Joel Stone Democratic 12th March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1891 Chairman of Committee on War Claims (1887–1889); retired; later, 28th Governor of Missouri (1893–1897) and U.S. Senator (1903–1918d)
John Hubler Stover Republican 5th December 7, 1868 – March 4, 1869 Retired
John B. Sullivan Democratic 11th January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943 Lost re-election; husband of Leonor Sullivan
January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947 Lost re-election; husband of Leonor Sullivan
January 3, 1949 - January 29, 1951 Died; husband of Leonor Sullivan
Leonor Sullivan Democratic 3rd January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1977 Chairwoman of Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries (1973–1977); widow of John B. Sullivan; retired
James W. Symington Democratic 2nd January 3, 1969 – January 3, 1977 Ran for U.S. Senate (lost primary)
Jim Talent Republican 2nd January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2001 Chairman of Committee on Small Business (1997–2001); ran for governor (lost); later, U.S. Senator (2002–2007)
Gene Taylor Republican 7th January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1989 Retired
John Charles Tarsney Democratic 5th March 4, 1889 – Fenruary 27, 1896 Chairman of Committee on Labor (1891–1893); election contested, unseated
John Plank Tracey Republican 7th March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897 Lost re-election
William M. Treloar Republican 9th March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897 Lost re-election
William T. Tyndall Republican 14th March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1907 Lost re-election
Robert T. Van Horn Republican 6th March 4, 1865 – March 4, 1871 Retired
8th March 4, 1881 – March 4, 1883
5th February 27, 1896 – March 4, 1897 Contested election, seated; lost primary
Willard Duncan Vandiver Democratic 14th March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1905 Retired
Harold Volkmer Democratic 9th January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1997 Lost general
James Richard Waddill Democratic 6th March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1881 Retired
William H. Wade Republican 13th March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1891 Chairman of Committee on Labor (1889–1891); lost re-election
Ann Wagner Republican 2nd January 3, 2013 – present Incumbent
George Chester Robinson Wagoner Republican 12th February 26, 1903 - March 4, 1903 Contested election, seated (served 6 days)
James P. Walker Democratic 14th March 4, 1887 – July 19, 1890 Died; had just been nominated to another term
William Warner Republican 5th March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1889 Retired; later, district attorney for U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri (1882–1884), (1898), & (1902–1905); U.S. Senator (1905–1911)
John Welborn Republican 7th March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1907 Lost re-election
Phil J. Welch Democratic 3rd January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1953 Ran for governor (lost)
Erastus Wells Democratic 1st March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1873 Redistricting
2nd March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1877 Lost re-election
March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1881 Retired
Alan Wheat Democratic 5th January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1995 Ran for U.S. Senate (lost general)
Robert Henry Whitelaw Democratic 14th November 4, 1890 – March 4, 1891 Retired
Clyde Williams Democratic 13th March 4, 1927 – March 4, 1929 Lost re-election
March 4, 1931 – March 4, 1933 Redistricting
At-Large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Redistricting
8th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943 Lost re-election
Robert Patterson Clark Wilson Democratic 4th December 2, 1889 – March 4, 1893 Chairman of Committee on Pensions (1891–1893)
J. Scott Wolff Democratic 13th March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1925 Lost re-election
Ernest E. Wood Democratic 12th March 4, 1905 – June 23, 1906 Election contested, unseated
Reuben T. Wood Democratic At-large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Chairman of Committee on War Claims (1939–1941); lost re-election
6th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1941 Chairman of Committee on War Claims (1939–1941); lost re-election
Samuel H. Woodson Know-nothing 5th March 4, 1857– March 4, 1861 Retired; later, judge for Missouri 24th Judicial Circuit Court (1875–1881d)
Robert A. Young Democratic 2nd January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1987 Lost general
Orville Zimmerman Democratic 10th January 3, 1935 – April 7, 1948 Died

Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri[edit]

As of April 2015, there are sixteen former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from the U.S. State of Missouri that are currently living.

Representative Term of office (Congressional years as congressmen/women/representatives while in office) District Date of birth (and age)
James W. Symington 1969 - 1977 2nd (1927-09-28) September 28, 1927 (age 87)
Bill Burlison 1969 - 1981 10th (1931-03-15) March 15, 1931 (age 84)
Bill Clay 1969 - 2001 1st (1931-04-30) April 30, 1931 (age 83)
Earl Thomas Coleman 1976 - 1993 6th (1943-05-29) May 29, 1943 (age 71)
Richard Gephardt 1977 - 2005 3rd (1941-01-31) January 31, 1941 (age 74)
Wendell Bailey 1981 - 1983 8th (1940-07-30) July 30, 1940 (age 74)
Alan Wheat 1983 - 1995 5th (1951-10-16) October 16, 1951 (age 63)
Jack Buechner 1987 - 1991 2nd (1940-06-04) June 4, 1940 (age 74)
Joan Kelly Horn 1991 - 1993 2nd (1936-10-18) October 18, 1936 (age 78)
Jim Talent 1993 - 2001 2nd (1956-10-18) October 18, 1956 (age 58)
Pat Danner 1993 - 2001 6th (1934-01-13) January 13, 1934 (age 81)
Jo Ann Emerson 1996 - 2013 8th (1950-09-16) September 16, 1950 (age 64)
Kenny Hulshof 1997 - 2009 9th (1958-05-22) May 22, 1958 (age 56)
Roy Blunt 1997 - 2011 7th (1950-01-10) January 10, 1950 (age 65)
Todd Akin 2001 - 2013 2nd (1947-07-05) July 5, 1947 (age 67)
Russ Carnahan 2005 - 2013 3rd (1958-07-10) July 10, 1958 (age 56)

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