List of members of the United States House of Representatives who were born or died in 1978

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This is a list of the 3 births and 30 deaths of voting members of the United States House of Representatives in 1978. There are 6 members listed in bold who died in office.

Births[edit]

Representative State District(s) Served Party Date of birth Date of death Age
Adam Kinzinger Illinois 11, 16 2011–Present Republican February 27, 1978 Living 36 years, 53 days
Ron DeSantis Florida 6 2013–Present Republican September 14, 1978 Living 35 years, 219 days
Jaime Herrera Beutler Washington 3 2011–Present Republican November 3, 1978 Living 35 years, 169 days

Deaths[edit]

Representative State District(s) Served Party Date of birth Date of death Age
Lee Metcalf Montana 1 1953–1961 Democratic January 28, 1911 January 12, 1978 66 years, 349 days
Clarence Dill Washington 5 1915–1919 Democratic September 21, 1884 January 14, 1978 93 years, 115 days
C. Jasper Bell Missouri 4 1935–1949 Democratic January 16, 1885 January 21, 1978 93 years, 5 days
William T. Murphy Illinois 3 1959–1971 Democratic August 7, 1899 January 29, 1978 78 years, 175 days
Joseph F. Ryter Connecticut At-large 1945–1947 Democratic February 4, 1914 February 5, 1978 64 years, 1 day
William H. Stevenson Wisconsin 3 1941–1949 Republican September 23, 1891 March 19, 1978 86 years, 177 days
J. Hardin Peterson Florida 1 1933–1951 Democratic February 11, 1894 March 28, 1978 84 years, 45 days
Alfred E. Santangelo New York 18 1957–1963 Democratic June 4, 1912 March 30, 1978 65 years, 299 days
Walter K. Granger Utah 1 1941–1953 Democratic October 11, 1888 April 21, 1978 89 years, 192 days
Terry Carpenter Nebraska 5 1933–1935 Democratic March 28, 1900 April 27, 1978 78 years, 30 days
Errett P. Scrivner Kansas 2 1943–1959 Republican March 20, 1898 May 5, 1978 80 years, 46 days
Kenneth W. Dyal California 33 1965–1967 Democratic July 9, 1910 May 12, 1978 67 years, 307 days
Joseph Montoya New Mexico 2 1957–1964 Democratic September 24, 1915 June 5, 1978 62 years, 254 days
Clifford Allen Tennessee 6 1975–1978 Democratic January 6, 1912 June 18, 1978 66 years, 224 days
William M. Ketchum California 36, 18 1973–1978 Republican September 2, 1921 June 24, 1978 56 years, 295 days
R. Walter Riehlman New York 36, 35, 34 1947–1965 Republican August 26, 1899 July 16, 1978 78 years, 324 days
Herman C. Andersen Minnesota 7 1939–1963 Republican January 27, 1897 July 26, 1978 81 years, 180 days
Phil Ferguson Oklahoma 8 1935–1941 Democratic August 15, 1903 August 8, 1978 74 years, 358 days
Joachim O. Fernández Louisiana 1 1931–1941 Democratic August 14, 1896 August 8, 1978 81 years, 359 days
Ralph Metcalfe Illinois 1 1971–1978 Democratic May 30, 1910 October 10, 1978 68 years, 133 days
Goodloe Byron Maryland 6 1971–1978 Democratic June 22, 1929 October 11, 1978 49 years, 111 days
George M. Rhodes Pennsylvania 13, 14, 6 1949–1969 Democratic February 24, 1898 October 23, 1978 80 years, 241 days
James B. Frazier Jr. Tennessee 3 1949–1963 Democratic June 23, 1890 October 30, 1978 88 years, 129 days
Patrick B. O'Sullivan Connecticut 5 1923–1925 Democratic August 11, 1887 November 10, 1978 91 years, 91 days
Leo F. Rayfiel New York 14 1945–1947 Democratic March 22, 1888 November 18, 1978 90 years, 241 days
Leo Ryan California 11 1973–1978 Democratic May 5, 1925 November 18, 1978 53 years, 197 days
William A. Steiger Wisconsin 6 1967–1978 Republican May 15, 1938 December 4, 1978 40 years, 203 days
James I. Dolliver Iowa 6 1945–1957 Republican August 31, 1894 December 10, 1978 84 years, 101 days
Edward L. Sittler Jr. Pennsylvania 23 1951–1953 Republican April 21, 1908 December 26, 1978 70 years, 249 days
John R. Pillion New York 42, 39 1953–1965 Republican August 10, 1904 December 31, 1978 74 years, 143 days

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