List of current United States Senators by age

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This is a list of current U.S. Senators sorted by age. The United States Constitution requires Senators to be at least 30 years of age. Age does not determine seniority in the Senate.

As of March 5, 2015, 5 senators are in their 80s, 18 are in their 70s, 32 are in their 60s, 30 are in their 50s, 14 are in their 40s, and 1 is in his 30s.

  • The median age of currently serving Senators is 61 years, 162 days.
  • The median age of taking office for currently serving Senators is 51 years, 75 days.
  • The median length of their Senate terms to date is 6 years, 61 days.
Rank
by age
Senator
State
Date of birth
Date of
taking office
Age at
taking office
Length of Senate
term to date
Current age
Party
1 Feinstein, DianneDianne Feinstein California June 22, 1933 November 10, 1992 59 years, 141 days 22 years, 115 days 81 years, 256 days Democratic
2 Grassley, ChuckChuck Grassley Iowa September 17, 1933 January 3, 1981 47 years, 108 days 34 years, 61 days 81 years, 169 days Republican
3 Hatch, OrrinOrrin Hatch Utah March 22, 1934 January 3, 1977 42 years, 287 days 38 years, 61 days 80 years, 348 days Republican
4 Shelby, RichardRichard Shelby Alabama May 6, 1934 January 3, 1987 52 years, 242 days 28 years, 61 days 80 years, 303 days Republican
5 Inhofe, JimJim Inhofe Oklahoma November 17, 1934 November 17, 1994 60 years, 0 days 20 years, 108 days 80 years, 108 days Republican
6 Roberts, PatPat Roberts Kansas April 20, 1936 January 3, 1997 60 years, 258 days 18 years, 61 days 78 years, 319 days Republican
7 Mikulski, BarbaraBarbara Mikulski Maryland July 20, 1936 January 3, 1987 50 years, 167 days 28 years, 61 days 78 years, 228 days Democratic
8 McCain, JohnJohn McCain Arizona August 29, 1936 January 3, 1987 50 years, 127 days 28 years, 61 days 78 years, 188 days Republican
9 Cochran, ThadThad Cochran Mississippi December 7, 1937 December 27, 1978 41 years, 20 days 36 years, 68 days 77 years, 88 days Republican
10 Reid, HarryHarry Reid Nevada December 2, 1939 January 3, 1987 47 years, 32 days 28 years, 61 days 75 years, 93 days Democratic
11 Leahy, PatrickPatrick Leahy Vermont March 31, 1940 January 3, 1975 34 years, 278 days 40 years, 61 days 74 years, 339 days Democratic
12 Alexander, LamarLamar Alexander Tennessee July 3, 1940 January 3, 2003 62 years, 184 days 12 years, 61 days 74 years, 245 days Republican
13 Boxer, BarbaraBarbara Boxer California November 11, 1940 January 3, 1993 52 years, 53 days 22 years, 61 days 74 years, 114 days Democratic
14 Sanders, BernieBernie Sanders Vermont September 8, 1941 January 3, 2007 65 years, 117 days 8 years, 61 days 73 years, 178 days Independent[1]
15 McConnell, MitchMitch McConnell Kentucky February 20, 1942 January 3, 1985 42 years, 318 days 30 years, 61 days 73 years, 13 days Republican
16 Nelson, BillBill Nelson Florida September 29, 1942 January 3, 2001 58 years, 96 days 14 years, 61 days 72 years, 157 days Democratic
17 Risch, JimJim Risch Idaho May 3, 1943 January 3, 2009 65 years, 245 days 6 years, 61 days 71 years, 306 days Republican
18 Coats, DanDan Coats Indiana May 16, 1943 January 3, 2011 67 years, 232 days 4 years, 61 days 71 years, 293 days Republican
19 Cardin, BenBen Cardin Maryland October 5, 1943 January 3, 2007 63 years, 90 days 8 years, 61 days 71 years, 151 days Democratic
20 Enzi, MikeMike Enzi Wyoming February 1, 1944 January 3, 1997 52 years, 337 days 18 years, 61 days 71 years, 32 days Republican
21 King, AngusAngus King Maine March 31, 1944 January 3, 2013 68 years, 278 days 2 years, 61 days 70 years, 339 days Independent[1]
22 Durbin, DickDick Durbin Illinois November 21, 1944 January 3, 1997 52 years, 43 days 18 years, 61 days 70 years, 104 days Democratic
23 Isakson, JohnnyJohnny Isakson Georgia December 28, 1944 January 3, 2005 60 years, 6 days 10 years, 61 days 70 years, 67 days Republican
24 Blumenthal, RichardRichard Blumenthal Connecticut February 13, 1946 January 3, 2011 64 years, 324 days 4 years, 61 days 69 years, 20 days Democratic
25 Markey, EdEd Markey Massachusetts July 11, 1946 July 16, 2013 67 years, 5 days 1 year, 232 days 68 years, 237 days Democratic
26 Sessions, JeffJeff Sessions Alabama December 24, 1946 January 3, 1997 50 years, 10 days 18 years, 61 days 68 years, 71 days Republican
27 Carper, TomTom Carper Delaware January 23, 1947 January 3, 2001 53 years, 346 days 14 years, 61 days 68 years, 41 days Democratic
28 Shaheen, JeanneJeanne Shaheen New Hampshire January 28, 1947 January 3, 2009 61 years, 341 days 6 years, 61 days 68 years, 36 days Democratic
29 Manchin, JoeJoe Manchin West Virginia August 24, 1947 November 15, 2010 63 years, 83 days 4 years, 110 days 67 years, 193 days Democratic
30 Hirono, MazieMazie Hirono Hawaii November 3, 1947 January 3, 2013 65 years, 61 days 2 years, 61 days 67 years, 122 days Democratic
31 Udall, TomTom Udall New Mexico May 18, 1948 January 3, 2009 60 years, 230 days 6 years, 61 days 66 years, 291 days Democratic
32 Wyden, RonRon Wyden Oregon May 3, 1949 February 6, 1996 46 years, 279 days 19 years, 27 days 65 years, 306 days Democratic
33 Warren, ElizabethElizabeth Warren Massachusetts June 22, 1949 January 3, 2013 63 years, 195 days 2 years, 61 days 65 years, 256 days Democratic
34 Reed, JackJack Reed Rhode Island November 12, 1949 January 3, 1997 47 years, 52 days 18 years, 61 days 65 years, 113 days Democratic
35 Perdue, DavidDavid Perdue Georgia December 10, 1949 January 3, 2015 65 years, 24 days 0 years, 61 days 65 years, 85 days Republican
36 Blunt, RoyRoy Blunt Missouri January 10, 1950 January 3, 2011 60 years, 358 days 4 years, 61 days 65 years, 54 days Republican
37 Stabenow, DebbieDebbie Stabenow Michigan April 29, 1950 January 3, 2001 50 years, 249 days 14 years, 61 days 64 years, 310 days Democratic
38 Murray, PattyPatty Murray Washington October 11, 1950 January 3, 1993 42 years, 84 days 22 years, 61 days 64 years, 145 days Democratic
39 Schumer, ChuckChuck Schumer New York November 23, 1950 January 3, 1999 48 years, 41 days 16 years, 61 days 64 years, 102 days Democratic
40 Boozman, JohnJohn Boozman Arkansas December 10, 1950 January 3, 2011 60 years, 24 days 4 years, 61 days 64 years, 85 days Republican
41 Fischer, DebDeb Fischer Nebraska March 1, 1951 January 3, 2013 61 years, 308 days 2 years, 61 days 64 years, 4 days Republican
42 Crapo, MikeMike Crapo Idaho May 20, 1951 January 3, 1999 47 years, 228 days 16 years, 61 days 63 years, 289 days Republican
43 Franken, AlAl Franken Minnesota May 21, 1951 July 7, 2009 58 years, 47 days 5 years, 241 days 63 years, 288 days Democratic
44 Wicker, RogerRoger Wicker Mississippi July 5, 1951 December 31, 2007 56 years, 179 days 7 years, 64 days 63 years, 243 days Republican
45 Cornyn, JohnJohn Cornyn Texas February 2, 1952 December 1, 2002 50 years, 302 days 12 years, 94 days 63 years, 31 days Republican
46 Barrasso, JohnJohn Barrasso Wyoming July 21, 1952 June 25, 2007 54 years, 339 days 7 years, 253 days 62 years, 227 days Republican
47 Corker, BobBob Corker Tennessee August 24, 1952 January 3, 2007 54 years, 132 days 8 years, 61 days 62 years, 193 days Republican
48 Brown, SherrodSherrod Brown Ohio November 9, 1952 January 3, 2007 54 years, 55 days 8 years, 61 days 62 years, 116 days Democratic
49 Collins, SusanSusan Collins Maine December 7, 1952 January 3, 1997 44 years, 27 days 18 years, 61 days 62 years, 88 days Republican
50 McCaskill, ClaireClaire McCaskill Missouri July 24, 1953 January 3, 2007 53 years, 163 days 8 years, 61 days 61 years, 224 days Democratic
51 Capito, Shelley MooreShelley Moore Capito West Virginia November 26, 1953 January 3, 2015 61 years, 38 days 0 years, 61 days 61 years, 99 days Republican
52 Menendez, BobBob Menendez New Jersey January 1, 1954 January 18, 2006 52 years, 17 days 9 years, 46 days 61 years, 63 days Democratic
53 Moran, JerryJerry Moran Kansas May 29, 1954 January 3, 2011 56 years, 219 days 4 years, 61 days 60 years, 280 days Republican
54 Rounds, MikeMike Rounds South Dakota October 24, 1954 January 3, 2015 60 years, 71 days 0 years, 61 days 60 years, 132 days Republican
55 Warner, MarkMark Warner Virginia December 15, 1954 January 3, 2009 54 years, 19 days 6 years, 61 days 60 years, 80 days Democratic
56 Johnson, RonRon Johnson Wisconsin April 8, 1955 January 3, 2011 55 years, 270 days 4 years, 61 days 59 years, 331 days Republican
57 Graham, LindseyLindsey Graham South Carolina July 9, 1955 January 3, 2003 47 years, 178 days 12 years, 61 days 59 years, 239 days Republican
58 Donnelly, JoeJoe Donnelly Indiana September 29, 1955 January 3, 2013 57 years, 96 days 2 years, 61 days 59 years, 157 days Democratic
59 Whitehouse, SheldonSheldon Whitehouse Rhode Island October 20, 1955 January 3, 2007 51 years, 75 days 8 years, 61 days 59 years, 136 days Democratic
60 Heitkamp, HeidiHeidi Heitkamp North Dakota October 30, 1955 January 3, 2013 57 years, 65 days 2 years, 61 days 59 years, 126 days Democratic
61 Burr, RichardRichard Burr North Carolina November 30, 1955 January 3, 2005 49 years, 34 days 10 years, 61 days 59 years, 95 days Republican
62 Portman, RobRob Portman Ohio December 19, 1955 January 3, 2011 55 years, 15 days 4 years, 61 days 59 years, 76 days Republican
63 Tester, JonJon Tester Montana August 21, 1956 January 3, 2007 50 years, 135 days 8 years, 61 days 58 years, 196 days Democratic
64 Merkley, JeffJeff Merkley Oregon October 24, 1956 January 3, 2009 52 years, 71 days 6 years, 61 days 58 years, 132 days Democratic
65 Hoeven, JohnJohn Hoeven North Dakota March 13, 1957 January 3, 2011 53 years, 296 days 4 years, 61 days 57 years, 357 days Republican
66 Murkowski, LisaLisa Murkowski Alaska May 22, 1957 December 20, 2002 45 years, 212 days 12 years, 75 days 57 years, 287 days Republican
67 Cassidy, BillBill Cassidy Louisiana September 28, 1957 January 3, 2015 57 years, 97 days 0 years, 61 days 57 years, 158 days Republican
68 Kaine, TimTim Kaine Virginia February 26, 1958 January 3, 2013 54 years, 312 days 2 years, 61 days 57 years, 7 days Democratic
69 Cantwell, MariaMaria Cantwell Washington October 13, 1958 January 3, 2001 42 years, 82 days 14 years, 61 days 56 years, 143 days Democratic
70 Peters, GaryGary Peters Michigan December 1, 1958 January 3, 2015 56 years, 33 days 0 years, 61 days 56 years, 94 days Democratic
71 Kirk, MarkMark Kirk Illinois September 15, 1959 November 29, 2010 51 years, 75 days 4 years, 96 days 55 years, 171 days Republican
72 Casey, Jr., BobBob Casey, Jr. Pennsylvania April 13, 1960 January 3, 2007 46 years, 265 days 8 years, 61 days 54 years, 326 days Democratic
73 Heller, DeanDean Heller Nevada May 10, 1960 May 9, 2011 50 years, 364 days 3 years, 300 days 54 years, 299 days Republican
74 Klobuchar, AmyAmy Klobuchar Minnesota May 25, 1960 January 3, 2007 46 years, 223 days 8 years, 61 days 54 years, 284 days Democratic
75 Tillis, ThomThom Tillis North Carolina August 30, 1960 January 3, 2015 54 years, 126 days 0 years, 61 days 54 years, 187 days Republican
76 Thune, JohnJohn Thune South Dakota January 7, 1961 January 3, 2005 43 years, 362 days 10 years, 61 days 54 years, 57 days Republican
77 Vitter, DavidDavid Vitter Louisiana May 3, 1961 January 3, 2005 43 years, 245 days 10 years, 61 days 53 years, 306 days Republican
78 Toomey, PatPat Toomey Pennsylvania November 17, 1961 January 3, 2011 49 years, 47 days 4 years, 61 days 53 years, 108 days Republican
79 Baldwin, TammyTammy Baldwin Wisconsin February 11, 1962 January 3, 2013 50 years, 327 days 2 years, 61 days 53 years, 22 days Democratic
80 Daines, SteveSteve Daines Montana August 20, 1962 January 3, 2015 52 years, 136 days 0 years, 61 days 52 years, 197 days Republican
81 Flake, JeffJeff Flake Arizona December 31, 1962 January 3, 2013 50 years, 3 days 2 years, 61 days 52 years, 64 days Republican
82 Paul, RandRand Paul Kentucky January 7, 1963 January 3, 2011 47 years, 361 days 4 years, 61 days 52 years, 57 days Republican
83 Coons, ChrisChris Coons Delaware September 9, 1963 November 15, 2010 47 years, 67 days 4 years, 110 days 51 years, 177 days Democratic
84 Sullivan, DanDan Sullivan Alaska November 13, 1964 January 3, 2015 50 years, 51 days 0 years, 61 days 50 years, 112 days Republican
85 Bennet, MichaelMichael Bennet Colorado November 28, 1964 January 21, 2009 44 years, 54 days 6 years, 43 days 50 years, 97 days Democratic
86 Scott, TimTim Scott South Carolina September 19, 1965 January 2, 2013 47 years, 105 days 2 years, 62 days 49 years, 167 days Republican
87 Gillibrand, KirstenKirsten Gillibrand New York December 9, 1966 January 26, 2009 42 years, 48 days 6 years, 38 days 48 years, 86 days Democratic
88 Lankford, JamesJames Lankford Oklahoma March 4, 1968 January 3, 2015 46 years, 305 days 0 years, 61 days 47 years, 1 day Republican
89 Ayotte, KellyKelly Ayotte New Hampshire June 27, 1968 January 3, 2011 42 years, 190 days 4 years, 61 days 46 years, 251 days Republican
90 Booker, CoryCory Booker New Jersey April 27, 1969 October 31, 2013 44 years, 187 days 1 year, 125 days 45 years, 312 days Democratic
91 Ernst, JoniJoni Ernst Iowa July 1, 1970 January 3, 2015 44 years, 186 days 0 years, 61 days 44 years, 247 days Republican
92 Cruz, TedTed Cruz Texas December 22, 1970 January 3, 2013 42 years, 12 days 2 years, 61 days 44 years, 73 days Republican
93 Rubio, MarcoMarco Rubio Florida May 28, 1971 January 3, 2011 39 years, 220 days 4 years, 61 days 43 years, 281 days Republican
94 Lee, MikeMike Lee Utah June 4, 1971 January 3, 2011 39 years, 213 days 4 years, 61 days 43 years, 274 days Republican
95 Heinrich, MartinMartin Heinrich New Mexico October 17, 1971 January 3, 2013 41 years, 78 days 2 years, 61 days 43 years, 139 days Democratic
96 Sasse, BenBen Sasse Nebraska February 22, 1972 January 3, 2015 42 years, 315 days 0 years, 61 days 43 years, 11 days Republican
97 Schatz, BrianBrian Schatz Hawaii October 20, 1972 December 26, 2012 40 years, 67 days 2 years, 69 days 42 years, 136 days Democratic
98 Murphy, ChrisChris Murphy Connecticut August 3, 1973 January 3, 2013 39 years, 153 days 2 years, 61 days 41 years, 214 days Democratic
99 Gardner, CoryCory Gardner Colorado August 22, 1974 January 3, 2015 40 years, 134 days 0 years, 61 days 40 years, 195 days Republican
100 Cotton, TomTom Cotton Arkansas May 13, 1977 January 3, 2015 37 years, 235 days 0 years, 61 days 37 years, 296 days Republican
Rank
by age
Senator State Date of birth Date of
taking office
Age at
taking office
Length of Senate
term to date
Current age Party

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Caucuses with the Democratic Party.