List of United States Senators who died in the 1990s

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This is a list of the 49 United States Senators who died in the 1990s. There are 4 senators listed in bold who died in office. No births have been recorded for these years.

Births[edit]

  • None

Deaths[edit]

Senator State Served Party Date of birth Date of death Age
Joseph S. Clark Jr. Pennsylvania 1957–1969 Democratic October 21, 1901 January 12, 1990 88 years, 83 days
Spark Matsunaga Hawaii 1977–1990 Democratic October 8, 1916 April 15, 1990 73 years, 189 days
Frank Lausche Ohio 1957–1969 Democratic November 14, 1895 April 21, 1990 94 years, 158 days
John A. Danaher Connecticut 1939–1945 Democratic January 9, 1899 September 22, 1990 91 years, 256 days
John S. Cooper Kentucky 1946–1949, 1952–1955, 1956–1973 Republican August 23, 1901 February 21, 1991 89 years, 182 days
H. John Heinz III Pennsylvania 1977–1991 Republican October 23, 1938 April 4, 1991 52 years, 163 days
John Tower Texas 1961–1985 Republican September 29, 1925 April 5, 1991 65 years, 188 days
Happy Chandler Kentucky 1939–1945 Democratic July 14, 1898 June 15, 1991 92 years, 336 days
Benjamin A. Smith II Massachusetts 1960–1962 Democratic March 26, 1916 September 6, 1991 75 years, 164 days
S. I. Hayakawa California 1977–1983 Republican July 18, 1906 February 27, 1992 85 years, 224 days
Gale W. McGee Wyoming 1959–1977 Democratic March 17, 1915 April 9, 1992 77 years, 23 days
George Murphy California 1965–1971 Republican July 4, 1902 May 3, 1992 89 years, 304 days
Thomas J. McIntyre New Hampshire 1962–1979 Democratic February 20, 1915 August 8, 1992 77 years, 170 days
Quentin N. Burdick North Dakota 1960–1992 Democratic June 19, 1908 September 8, 1992 84 years, 81 days
Frank P. Briggs Missouri 1945–1947 Democratic February 25, 1894 September 23, 1992 98 years, 211 days
Ross Bass Tennessee 1964–1967 Democratic March 17, 1918 January 1, 1993 74 years, 290 days
J. Allen Frear Jr. Delaware 1949–1961 Democratic March 7, 1903 January 15, 1993 89 years, 314 days
J. Caleb Boggs Delaware 1961–1973 Republican May 15, 1909 March 26, 1993 83 years, 315 days
Milward L. Simpson Wyoming 1962–1967 Republican November 12, 1897 June 10, 1993 95 years, 210 days
Robert Taft Jr. Ohio 1971–1976 Republican February 26, 1917 December 7, 1993 76 years, 284 days
Joseph H. Ball Minnesota 1940–1942, 1943–1949 Republican November 3, 1905 December 18, 1993 88 years, 45 days
Wallace F. Bennett Utah 1951–1974 Republican November 13, 1898 December 19, 1993 95 years, 36 days
Richard Nixon California 1950–1953 Republican January 9, 1913 April 22, 1994 81 years, 103 days
Hugh Scott Pennsylvania 1959–1977 Republican November 11, 1900 July 21, 1994 93 years, 252 days
Jack Miller Iowa 1961–1973 Republican June 6, 1916 August 29, 1994 78 years, 84 days
Thomas Kuchel California 1953–1969 Republican August 15, 1910 November 21, 1994 84 years, 98 days
J. William Fulbright Arkansas 1945–1974 Democratic April 9, 1905 February 9, 1995 89 years, 306 days
John C. Stennis Mississippi 1947–1989 Democratic August 3, 1901 April 23, 1995 93 years, 263 days
Margaret Chase Smith Maine 1949–1973 Republican December 14, 1897 May 29, 1995 97 years, 166 days
Ralph Yarborough Texas 1957–1971 Democratic June 8, 1903 January 27, 1996 92 years, 233 days
Edmund Muskie Maine 1959–1980 Democratic March 28, 1914 March 26, 1996 81 years, 364 days
Edward Gurney Florida 1969–1974 Republican January 12, 1914 May 14, 1996 82 years, 123 days
Hugh Mitchell Washington 1945–1946 Democratic March 22, 1907 June 10, 1996 89 years, 80 days
Harold Hughes Iowa 1969–1975 Democratic February 10, 1922 October 23, 1996 74 years, 256 days
Paul Tsongas Massachusetts 1979–1985 Democratic February 14, 1941 January 18, 1997 55 years, 339 days
William L. Scott Virginia 1973–1979 Republican July 1, 1915 February 14, 1997 81 years, 228 days
William B. Spong Jr. Virginia 1966–1973 Democratic September 29, 1920 October 8, 1997 77 years, 9 days
Abraham A. Ribicoff Connecticut 1963–1981 Democratic April 9, 1910 February 22, 1998 87 years, 319 days
Donald S. Russell South Carolina 1965–1966 Democratic February 22, 1906 February 22, 1998 92 years, 0 days
Terry Sanford North Carolina 1986–1993 Democratic August 20, 1917 April 18, 1998 80 years, 241 days
Jennings Randolph West Virginia 1958–1985 Democratic March 8, 1902 May 8, 1998 96 years, 61 days
Barry Goldwater Sr. Arizona 1953–1965, 1969–1987 Republican January 2, 1909 May 29, 1998 89 years, 147 days
Floyd K. Haskell Colorado 1973–1979 Democratic February 7, 1916 August 25, 1998 82 years, 199 days
Muriel Humphrey Brown Minnesota 1978 Democratic February 20, 1912 September 20, 1998 86 years, 212 days
Albert Gore Sr. Tennessee 1953–1971 Democratic December 26, 1907 December 5, 1998 90 years, 344 days
Lawton Chiles Florida 1971–1989 Democratic April 3, 1930 December 12, 1998 68 years, 253 days
Berkeley L. Bunker Nevada 1940–1942 Democratic August 12, 1906 January 21, 1999 92 years, 162 days
Roman Hruska Nebraska 1954–1976 Republican August 16, 1904 April 25, 1999 94 years, 252 days
John Chafee Rhode Island 1976–1999 Republican October 22, 1922 October 24, 1999 77 years, 2 days

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