List of members of the United States House of Representatives who died in 1989

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This is a list of the 33 voting members of the United States House of Representatives who died in 1989. There are 3 members listed in bold who died in office. No births have been recorded for this year.

Births[edit]

  • None

Deaths[edit]

Representative State District(s) Served Party Date of birth Date of death Age
Theodore B. Werner South Dakota 2 1933–1937 Democratic June 2, 1892 January 24, 1989 96 years, 236 days
Joseph L. Carrigg Pennsylvania 14, 10 1951–1959 Republican February 23, 1901 February 6, 1989 87 years, 349 days
James T. Patterson Connecticut 5 1947–1959 Republican October 20, 1908 February 7, 1989 80 years, 110 days
Wayne Hays Florida 18 1949–1976 Democratic May 13, 1911 February 10, 1989 77 years, 273 days
Norris Cotton New Hampshire 2 1947–1954 Republican May 11, 1900 February 24, 1989 88 years, 289 days
James Kee West Virginia 5 1965–1973 Democratic April 15, 1917 March 11, 1989 71 years, 330 days
James G. O'Hara Michigan 7, 12 1959–1977 Democratic November 8, 1925 March 13, 1989 63 years, 125 days
Denver D. Hargis Kansas 3 1959–1961 Democratic July 22, 1921 March 16, 1989 67 years, 238 days
Basil L. Whitener North Carolina 11, 10 1957–1969 Democratic May 14, 1915 March 20, 1989 73 years, 310 days
William V. Chappell Jr. Florida 4 1969–1989 Democratic February 3, 1922 March 30, 1989 67 years, 55 days
Phillip H. Weaver Nebraska 1 1955–1963 Republican April 9, 1919 April 16, 1989 70 years, 7 days
William M. Wheeler Georgia 8 1947–1955 Democratic July 11, 1915 May 5, 1989 73 years, 298 days
Kenneth A. Roberts Alabama 4, At-large 1951–1965 Democratic November 1, 1912 May 9, 1989 76 years, 189 days
Warren Magnuson Washington 1 1937–1944 Democratic April 12, 1905 May 20, 1989 84 years, 38 days
Eugene J. Keogh New York 9, 11 1937–1967 Democratic August 30, 1907 May 26, 1989 81 years, 269 days
Wingate H. Lucas Texas 12 1947–1955 Democratic May 1, 1908 May 26, 1989 81 years, 25 days
Claude Pepper Florida 3, 11, 14, 18 1963–1989 Democratic September 8, 1900 May 30, 1989 88 years, 264 days
Gregory McMahon New York 4 1947–1949 Republican March 19, 1915 June 27, 1989 74 years, 100 days
Laurence Curtis Massachusetts 10 1953–1963 Republican September 3, 1893 July 11, 1989 95 years, 311 days
James M. Collins Texas 3 1968–1983 Republican April 29, 1916 July 21, 1989 73 years, 83 days
Frank Thompson Jr. New Jersey 4 1955–1980 Democratic July 26, 1918 July 22, 1989 70 years, 361 days
Mickey Leland Texas 18 1979–1989 Democratic November 27, 1944 August 7, 1989 44 years, 253 days
Robert W. Levering Ohio 17 1959–1961 Democratic October 3, 1914 August 11, 1989 74 years, 312 days
Larkin I. Smith Mississippi 5 1989 Republican June 26, 1944 August 13, 1989 45 years, 48 days
Earl B. Ruth North Carolina 8 1969–1975 Republican February 7, 1916 August 15, 1989 73 years, 189 days
Charles H. Griffin Mississippi 3 1968–1973 Democratic May 9, 1926 September 10, 1989 63 years, 124 days
Charles H. Russell Nevada At-large 1947–1949 Republican December 27, 1903 September 13, 1989 85 years, 260 days
Hugh Q. Alexander North Carolina 9 1953–1963 Democratic August 7, 1911 September 17, 1989 78 years, 41 days
John E. Hunt New Jersey 1 1967–1975 Republican November 25, 1908 September 22, 1989 80 years, 301 days
Francis J. Love[note 1] Ohio 1 1947–1949 Republican January 23, 1901 October, 1989 88 years, 251 days
Robert T. Ashmore South Carolina 4 1953–1969 Democratic February 22, 1904 October 5, 1989 85 years, 225 days
Elizabeth Hawley Gasque[note 2] South Carolina 6 1938–1939 Democratic February 26, 1893 November 2, 1989 96 years, 249 days
Edward J. Stack Florida 12 1979–1981 Democratic April 29, 1910 November 3, 1989 79 years, 188 days

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Francis J. Love's exact date of death is unknown. He is known to have died in October which makes him at least as old as listed.
  2. ^ Elizabeth Hawley Gasque's exact year of birth is disputed. She is believed to have been born in either 1886 or 1893. Her age is calculated to the later year.

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