United States congressional delegations from Kentucky

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These are tables of congressional delegations from Kentucky to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives.

Current delegation
McConnell
Senator Mitch McConnell
(R)
Paul
Senator Rand Paul
(R)

Whitfield
Guthrie
Yarmuth
Massie
Rogers
Barr
Kentucky's current delegation

United States Senate[edit]

Class 2 Senators Congress Class 3 Senators
John Brown (Anti-Admin) 2nd (1791–1793) John Edwards (Anti-Admin)
3rd (1793–1795)
4th (1795–1797) Humphrey Marshall (F)
5th (1797–1799)
6th (1799–1801)
7th (1801–1803) John Breckinridge (D-R)
8th (1803–1805)
Buckner Thruston (D-R) 9th (1805–1807)
John Adair (D-R)
Henry Clay (D-R)
10th (1807–1809) John Pope (D-R)
11th (1809–1811)
Henry Clay (D-R)
George M. Bibb (D-R) 12th (1811–1813)
13th (1813–1815) Jesse Bledsoe (D-R)
George Walker (D-R)
William T. Barry (D-R) Isham Talbot (D-R)
14th (1815–1817)
Martin D. Hardin (F)
John J. Crittenden (D-R) 15th (1817–1819)
Richard M. Johnson (D-R) 16th (1819–1821) William Logan (D-R)
Isham Talbot (D-R)
17th (1821–1823)
18th (1823–1825)
19th (1825–1827) John Rowan (D-R)
20th (1827–1829)
George M. Bibb (D-R) 21st (1829–1831)
22nd (1831–1833) Henry Clay (Anti-J)
23rd (1833–1835)
John J. Crittenden (W) 24th (1835–1837)
25th (1837–1839)
26th (1839–1841)
James T. Morehead (W) 27th (1841–1843)
John J. Crittenden (W)
28th (1843–1845)
29th (1845–1847)
Joseph R. Underwood (W) 30th (1847–1849)
Thomas Metcalfe (W)
31st (1849–1851) Henry Clay (W)
32nd (1851–1853)
David Meriwether (D)
Archibald Dixon (W)
John B. Thompson (W) 33rd (1853–1855)
34th (1855–1857) John J. Crittenden (K-N)
35th (1857–1859)
Lazarus W. Powell (D) 36th (1859–1861)
37th (1861–1863) John C. Breckinridge (D)
Garrett Davis (U)
38th (1863–1865)
James Guthrie (D) 39th (1865–1867)
40th (1867–1869)
Thomas C. McCreery (D)
41st (1869–1871)
John W. Stevenson (D) 42nd (1871–1873)
Willis B. Machen (D)
43rd (1873–1875) Thomas C. McCreery (D)
44th (1875–1877)
James B. Beck (D) 45th (1877–1879)
46th (1879–1881) John Stuart Williams (D)
47th (1881–1883)
48th (1883–1885)
49th (1885–1887) Joseph C. S. Blackburn (D)
50th (1887–1889)
51st (1889–1891)
John G. Carlisle (D)
52nd (1891–1893)
William Lindsay (D)
53rd (1893–1895)
54th (1895–1897)
55th (1897–1899) William J. Deboe (R)
56th (1899–1901)
Joseph C. S. Blackburn (D) 57th (1901–1903)
58th (1903–1905) James B. McCreary (D)
59th (1905–1907)
Thomas H. Paynter (D) 60th (1907–1909)
61st (1909–1911) William O. Bradley (R)
62nd (1911–1913)
Ollie M. James (D) 63rd (1913–1915)
Johnson N. Camden, Jr. (D)
64th (1915–1917) J. C. W. Beckham (D)
65th (1917–1919)
George B. Martin (D)
Augustus Owsley Stanley (D) 66th (1919–1921)
67th (1921–1923) Richard P. Ernst (R)
68th (1923–1925)
Frederic M. Sackett (R) 69th (1925–1927)
70th (1927–1929) Alben W. Barkley (D)
71st (1929–1931)
John M. Robsion (R)
Ben M. Williamson (D)
Marvel M. Logan (D) 72nd (1931–1933)
73rd (1933–1935)
74th (1935–1937)
75th (1937–1939)
76th (1939–1941)
A. B. Happy Chandler I (D)
77th (1941–1943)
78th (1943–1945)
79th (1945–1947)
William A. Stanfill (R)
John Sherman Cooper (R)
80th (1947–1949)
Virgil M. Chapman (D) 81st (1949–1951)
Garrett L. Withers (D)
Earle C. Clements (D)
82nd (1951–1953)
Thomas R. Underwood (D)
John Sherman Cooper (R)
83rd (1953–1955)
Alben W. Barkley (D) 84th (1955–1957)
Robert Humphreys (D)
John Sherman Cooper (R)
85th (1957–1959) Thruston B. Morton (R)
86th (1959–1961)
87th (1961–1963)
88th (1963–1965)
89th (1965–1967)
90th (1967–1969)
Marlow W. Cook (R)
91st (1969–1971)
92nd (1971–1973)
Walter Huddleston (D) 93rd (1973–1975)
Wendell H. Ford (D)
94th (1975–1977)
95th (1977–1979)
96th (1979–1981)
97th (1981–1983)
98th (1983–1985)
Mitch McConnell (R) 99th (1985–1987)
100th (1987–1989)
101st (1989–1991)
102nd (1991–1993)
103rd (1993–1995)
104th (1995–1997)
105th (1997–1999)
106th (1999–2001) Jim Bunning (R)
107th (2001–2003)
108th (2003–2005)
109th (2005–2007)
110th (2007–2009)
111th (2009–2011)
112th (2011–2013) Rand Paul (R)
113th (2013–2015)
114th (2015–2017)

House of Representatives[edit]

1789 - 1792: One representative from Virginia[edit]

Until November 9, 1792, Kentucky was a part of Virginia. During that time, Virginia sent a representative to Congress from the portion that would later become Kentucky.

Congress Virginia's 2nd congressional district
1st
(1789–1791)
John Brown (Anti-Admin)
2nd
(1791–November 8, 1792)

1792 - 1803: Two seats from Kentucky[edit]

After statehood, Kentucky had two representatives.

Congress District
1st 2nd
2nd
(November 9, 1792 – 1793)
Alexander D. Orr (D-R) Christopher Greenup (D-R)
3rd
(1793–1795)
4th
(1795–1797)
5th
(1797–1799)
Thomas Terry Davis (D-R) John Fowler (D-R)
6th
(1799–1801)
7th
(1801–1803)

1803 - 1813: Six seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
8th
(1803–1805)
Matthew Lyon (D-R) John Boyle (D-R) Matthew Walton (D-R) Thomas Sandford (D-R) John Fowler (D-R) George M. Bedinger (D-R)
9th
(1805–1807)
10th
(1807–1809)
John Rowan (D-R) Richard M. Johnson (D-R) Benjamin Howard (D-R) Joseph Desha (D-R)
11th
(1809–1811)
Samuel McKee (D-R) Henry Crist (D-R)
William T. Barry (D-R)
12th
(1811–1813)
Anthony New (D-R) Stephen Ormsby (D-R) Henry Clay (D-R)

1813 - 1823: 10 seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
13th
(1813–1815)
James Clark (D-R) Henry Clay (D-R) Richard M. Johnson (D-R) Joseph Desha (D-R) William P. Duval (D-R) Solomon P. Sharp (D-R) Samuel McKee (D-R) Stephen Ormsby (D-R) Samuel Hopkins (D-R) Thomas Montgomery (D-R)
Joseph H. Hawkins (D-R)
14th
(1815–1817)
Henry Clay (D-R) Alney McLean (D-R) Micah Taul (D-R) Benjamin Hardin (D-R)
Thomas Fletcher (D-R)
15th
(1817–1819)
David Trimble (D-R) Anthony New (D-R) David Walker (D-R) George Robertson (D-R) Richard C. Anderson, Jr. (D-R) Tunstall Quarles (D-R) Thomas Speed (D-R)
16th
(1819–1821)
William Brown Thomas Metcalfe (W) Alney McLean (D-R) Benjamin Hardin (D-R)
Francis Johnson Thomas Montgomery (D-R)
17th
(1821–1823)
Samuel H. Woodson John T. Johnson Anthony New (D-R) Wingfield Bullock
John Speed Smith James D. Breckinridge

1823 - 1833: 12 seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th
18th
(1823–1825)
David Trimble (D-R) Thomas Metcalfe (W) Henry Clay (D-R) Robert P. Letcher John T. Johnson David White Thomas P. Moore Richard Aylett Buckner Charles A. Wickliffe (D-R) Francis Johnson Philip Thompson Robert Pryor Henry
19th
(1825–1827)
James Johnson Joseph Lecompte (D-R) William Singleton Young
James Clark (D-R) Robert L. McHatton John Flournoy Henry
20th
(1827–1829)
Henry Daniel (D-R) Joel Yancey (D-R) Chittenden Lyon (D-R)
John Calhoon (W)
John Chambers (W) Thomas Chilton (Anti-J)
21st
(1829–1831)
Nicholas D. Coleman (D-R) Richard M. Johnson (D-R) John Kincaid (D-R) Nathan Gaither (D-R)
22nd
(1831–1833)
Thomas Alexander Marshall (Anti-J) Chilton Allan (W) John Adair (D-R) Christopher Tompkins (Anti-J) Albert G. Hawes (D-R)

1833 - 1843: 13 seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th
23rd
(1833–1835)
Chittenden Lyon (D-R) Albert G. Hawes (D-R) Christopher Tompkins (Anti-J) Martin Beaty (Anti-J) Thomas Patrick Moore Thomas Chilton (Anti-J) Benjamin Hardin (W) Patrick H. Pope (D-R) James Love (Anti-J) Chilton Allan (W) Amos Davis (Anti-J) Thomas A. Marshall (Anti-J) Richard M. Johnson (D-R)
Robert P. Letcher
24th
(1835–1837)
Linn Boyd (D-R) Joseph R. Underwood (W) Sherrod Williams (W) James Harlan (W) John Calhoon (W) William J. Graves (W) John White (W) Richard French (D-R) John Chambers (W)
25th
(1837–1839)
John L. Murray (D) Edward Rumsey (W) John Pope (W) Richard Hawes (W) Richard Menefee (W) William W. Southgate (W)
26th
(1839–1841)
Linn Boyd (D) Philip Triplett (W) Simeon H. Anderson (W) Willis Green (W) Landaff Andrews (W) Garrett Davis (W) William O. Butler (D)
John Burton Thompson (W)
27th
(1841–1843)
Bryan Owsley (W) James Sprigg (W) Thomas F. Marshall (W)

1843 - 1853: 10 seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
28th
(1843–1845)
Linn Boyd (D) Willis Green (W) Henry Grider (W) George Caldwell (D) James W. Stone (D) John White (W) William Thomasson (W) Garrett Davis (W) Richard French (D) John Tibbatts (D)
29th
(1845–1847)
John H. McHenry (W) Joshua Fry Bell (W) Bryan Rust Young (W) John Preston Martin (D) Andrew Trumbo (W)
30th
(1847–1849)
Beverly L. Clarke (D) Samuel Peyton (D) Aylette Buckner (W) John Burton Thompson (W) Green Adams (W) Garnett Duncan (W) Charles Morehead (W) Richard French (D) John Pollard Gaines (W)
31st
(1849–1851)
James Leeper Johnson (W) Finis McLean (W) George Caldwell (D) Daniel Breck (W) Humphrey Marshall (W) John Calvin Mason (D) Richard Henry Stanton (D)
32nd
(1851–1853)
Benjamin E. Grey (W) Presley Ewing (W) William Ward (W) James W. Stone (D) Addison White (W) John C. Breckinridge (D)
William Preston (W)
33rd
(1853–1855)
James Chrisman (D) Clement S. Hill (W) John Milton Elliott (D) Leander Cox (W)
Francis Bristow (W)
34th
(1855–1857)
Henry Burnett (D) John P. Campbell, Jr. (K-N) Warner Underwood (K-N) Albert Talbott (D) Joshua Jewett (D) Humphrey Marshall (K-N) Alexander Marshall (K-N) Samuel Swope (K-N)
35th
(1857–1859)
Samuel Peyton (D) James Brown Clay (D) John Calvin Mason (D) John W. Stevenson (D)
36th
(1859–1861)
Francis Bristow (O) William Clayton Anderson (O) John Young Brown (D) Green Adams (O) Robert Mallory (O) William Emmett Simms (D) Laban T. Moore (O)
37th
(1861–1863)
James S. Jackson (U) Henry Grider (U) Aaron Harding (U) Charles Wickliffe (U) George W. Dunlap (U) John J. Crittenden (U) William H. Wadsworth (U) John W. Menzies (U)
Samuel L. Casey (U) George Helm Yeaman (U)

1863 - 1873: 9 seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
38th
(1863–1865)
Lucien Anderson (Unconditional U) George Helm Yeaman (U) Henry Grider (U) Aaron Harding (U) Robert Mallory (U) Green Smith (Unconditional U) Brutus J. Clay (U) William H. Randall (Unconditional U) William H. Wadsworth (U)
39th
(1865–1867)
Lawrence S. Trimble (D) Burwell C. Ritter (D) Lovell Rousseau (Unconditional U) George S. Shanklin (D) Samuel McKee (Unconditional U)
Elijah Hise (D) Andrew H. Ward (D)
40th
(1867–1869)
John D. Young (D) J. Proctor Knott (D) Asa Grover (D) Thomas L. Jones (D) James B. Beck (D) George Madison Adams (D) John McConnell Rice (D)
Samuel McKee (R) Jacob Golladay (D)
41st
(1869–1871)
William N. Sweeney (D) Boyd Winchester (D)
Joseph Horace Lewis (D)
42nd
(1871–1873)
Edward Crossland (D) Henry McHenry (D) William Brown Read (D) William Evans Arthur (D)

1873 - 1883: 10 seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
43rd
(1873–1875)
Edward Crossland (D) John Young Brown (D) Charles W. Milliken (D) William Brown Read (D) Elisha Standiford (D) William Evans Arthur (D) James B. Beck (D) Milton J. Durham (D) George Madison Adams (D) John Duncan Young (D)
44th
(1875–1877)
Andrew Boone (D) J. Proctor Knott (D) Edward Y. Parsons (D) Thomas Laurens Jones (D) Joseph C. S. Blackburn (D) John D. White (R) John Blades Clarke (D)
Henry Watterson (D)
45th
(1877–1879)
James A. McKenzie (D) John W. Caldwell (D) Albert S. Willis (D) John G. Carlisle (D) Thomas Turner (D)
46th
(1879–1881)
Oscar Turner (Independent D) Philip B. Thompson, Jr. (D) Elijah Phister (D)
47th
(1881–1883)
John D. White (R)

1883 - 1933: 11 seats[edit]

For fifty years, Kentucky had 11 seats.

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th
48th
(1883–1885)
Oscar Turner (Independent D) James Franklin Clay (D) John Edward Halsell (D) Thomas A. Robertson (D) Albert S. Willis (D) John G. Carlisle (D) Joseph C. S. Blackburn (D) Philip B. Thompson, Jr. (D) William Wirt Culbertson (R) John D. White (R) Frank Lane Wolford (D)
49th
(1885–1887)
William J. Stone (D) Polk Laffoon (D) William Breckinridge (D) James McCreary (D) William H. Wadsworth (R) William P. Taulbee (D)
50th
(1887–1889)
W. Godfrey Hunter (R) Alexander B. Montgomery (D) Asher G. Caruth (D) George M. Thomas (R) Hugh F. Finley (R)
51st
(1889–1891)
William Thomas Ellis (D) Isaac Goodnight (D) Thomas H. Paynter (D) John Henry Wilson (R)
William Worth Dickerson (D)
52nd
(1891–1893)
John W. Kendall (D) John Henry Wilson (R)
Joseph M. Kendall (D)
53rd
(1893–1895)
Albert S. Berry (D) Marcus C. Lisle (D) Silas Adams (R)
William M. Beckner (D)
54th
(1895–1897)
John Kerr Hendrick (D) John Daniel Clardy (D) W. Godfrey Hunter (R) John W. Lewis (R) Walter Evans (R) William C. Owens (D) Samuel Johnson Pugh (R) Joseph M. Kendall (D) David Grant Colson (R)
Nathan T. Hopkins (R)
55th
(1897–1899)
Charles K. Wheeler (D) John Stockdale Rhea (D) David Highbaugh Smith (D) Evan E. Settle (D) George M. Davison (R) Thomas Y. Fitzpatrick (D)
56th
(1899–1901)
Henry Dixon Allen (D) Oscar Turner (D) George G. Gilbert (D) Vincent Boreing (R)
June Ward Gayle (D)
57th
(1901–1903)
Harvey Samuel Irwin (R) Daniel Linn Gooch (D) South Trimble (D) James Nicholas Kehoe (D) James Bramford White (D)
J. McKenzie Moss (R)
58th
(1903–1905)
Ollie M. James (D) Augustus Stanley (D) John Stockdale Rhea (D) J. Swagar Sherley (D) Francis A. Hopkins (D)
W. Godfrey Hunter (R)
59th
(1905–1907)
James M. Richardson (D) Joseph L. Rhinock (D) Joseph B. Bennett (R) Don C. Edwards (R)
60th
(1907–1909)
Addison James (R) Ben Johnson (D) William P. Kimball (D) Harvey Helm (D) John W. Langley (R)
61st
(1909–1911)
Robert Y. Thomas, Jr. (D) J. Campbell Cantrill (D)
62nd
(1911–1913)
Arthur B. Rouse (D) William Jason Fields (D) Caleb Powers (R)
63rd
(1913–1915)
Alben Barkley (D)
64th
(1915–1917)
David Hayes Kincheloe (D)
65th
(1917–1919)
66th
(1919–1921)
Charles F. Ogden (R) John M. Robsion (R)
King Swope (R)
67th
(1921–1923)
Ralph Waldo Emerson Gilbert (D)
68th
(1923–1925)
Maurice H. Thatcher (R)
Joseph W. Morris (D) Fred M. Vinson (D)
69th
(1925–1927)
Virgil Chapman (D)
John William Moore (D) Andrew Jackson Kirk (R)
70th
(1927–1929)
W. Voris Gregory (D) Henry D. Moorman (D) Orie Solomon Ware (D) Katherine G. Langley (R)
71st
(1929–1931)
Charles W. Roark (R) John D. Craddock (R) J. Lincoln Newhall (R) Robert E. Lee Blackburn (R) Lewis L. Walker (R) Elva R. Kendall (R)
John L. Dorsey, Jr. (D) John William Moore (D) Charles Finley (R)
72nd
(1931–1933)
Glover H. Cary (D) Cap R. Carden (D) Brent Spence (D) Virgil Chapman (D) Ralph Waldo Emerson Gilbert (D) Fred M. Vinson (D) Andrew J. May (D)

1933 - 1953: 9 seats[edit]

Congress At-large seats elected statewide on general ticket
1st seat 2nd seat 3rd seat 4th seat 5th seat 6th seat 7th seat 8th seat 9th seat
73rd
(1933–1935)
W. Voris Gregory (D) Glover H. Cary (D) Finley Hamilton (D) Cap R. Carden (D) Brent Spence (D) Virgil Chapman (D) Andrew J. May (D) Fred M. Vinson (D) John Y. Brown, Sr. (D)
Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
74th
(1935–1937)
W. Voris Gregory (D) Glover H. Cary (D) Emmet O'Neal (D) Cap R. Carden (D) Brent Spence (D) Virgil Chapman (D) Andrew J. May (D) Fred M. Vinson (D) John M. Robsion (R)
Edward W. Creal (D)
75th
(1937–1939)
Noble J. Gregory (D) Beverly M. Vincent (D)
Joe B. Bates (D)
76th
(1939–1941)
77th
(1941–1943)
78th
(1943–1945)
Chester O. Carrier (R)
79th
(1945–1947)
Earle C. Clements (D) Frank Chelf (D)
80th
(1947–1949)
Thruston B. Morton (R) W. Howes Meade (R)
John A. Whitaker (D) William Lewis (R)
81st
(1949–1951)
Thomas R. Underwood (D) Carl D. Perkins (D) James S. Golden (R)
82nd
(1951–1953)
John C. Watts (D)
Garrett L. Withers (D)

1953 - 1963: 8 seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
83rd
(1953–1955)
Noble J. Gregory (D) Garrett L. Withers (D) John M. Robsion, Jr. (R) Frank Chelf (D) Brent Spence (D) John C. Watts (D) Carl D. Perkins (D) James S. Golden (R)
William H. Natcher (D)
84th
(1955–1957)
Eugene Siler (R)
85th
(1957–1959)
86th
(1959–1961)
Frank Stubblefield (D) Frank W. Burke (D)
87th
(1961–1963)

1963 - 1993: 7 seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th
88th
(1963–1965)
Frank Stubblefield (D) William H. Natcher (D) Gene Snyder (R) Frank Chelf (D) Eugene Siler (R) John C. Watts (D) Carl D. Perkins (D)
89th
(1965–1967)
Charles R. Farnsley (D) Tim Lee Carter (R)
90th
(1967–1969)
William O. Cowger (R) Gene Snyder (R)
91st
(1969–1971)
92nd
(1971–1973)
Romano L. Mazzoli (D)
William P. Curlin, Jr. (D)
93rd
(1973–1975)
John B. Breckinridge (D)
94th
(1975–1977)
Carroll Hubbard, Jr. (D)
95th
(1977–1979)
96th
(1979–1981)
Larry Hopkins (R)
97th
(1981–1983)
Hal Rogers (R)
98th
(1983–1985)
Carl C. Perkins (D)
99th
(1985–1987)
100th
(1987–1989)
Jim Bunning (R)
101st
(1989–1991)
102nd
(1991–1993)

1993 - present: 6 seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
103rd
(1993–1995)
Thomas J. Barlow III (D) William H. Natcher (D) Romano L. Mazzoli (D) Jim Bunning (R) Hal Rogers (R) Scotty Baesler (D)
Ron Lewis (R)
104th
(1995–1997)
Ed Whitfield (R) Mike Ward (D)
105th
(1997–1999)
Anne M. Northup (R)
106th
(1999–2001)
Ken Lucas (D) Ernie Fletcher (R)
107th
(2001–2003)
108th
(2003–2005)
Ben Chandler (D)
109th
(2005–2007)
Geoff Davis (R)
110th
(2007–2009)
John Yarmuth (D)
111th
(2009–2011)
Brett Guthrie (R)
112th
(2011–2013)
113th
(2013–2015)
Thomas Massie (R) Andy Barr (R)
114th
(2015–2017)

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

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

Representative Term of office (Congressional years as congressmen/women/representatives while in office) District Date of birth (and age)
Romano L. Mazzoli 1971 - 1995 3rd (1932-11-02) November 2, 1932 (age 82)
Carroll Hubbard 1975 - 1993 1st (1937-07-07) July 7, 1937 (age 77)
Larry J. Hopkins 1979 - 1993 6th (1932-10-25) October 25, 1932 (age 82)
Carl C. Perkins 1984 - 1993 7th (1954-08-06) August 6, 1954 (age 60)
Jim Bunning 1987 - 1999 4th (1931-10-23) October 23, 1931 (age 83)
Tom Barlow 1993 - 1995 1st (1940-08-07) August 7, 1940 (age 74)
Scotty Baesler 1993 - 1999 6th (1941-07-09) July 9, 1941 (age 73)
Ron Lewis 1994 - 2009 2nd (1946-09-14) September 14, 1946 (age 68)
Mike Ward 1995 - 1997 3rd (1951-01-07) January 7, 1951 (age 64)
Anne Northup 1997 - 2007 3rd (1948-01-22) January 22, 1948 (age 67)
Ernie Fletcher 1999 - 2003 6th (1952-11-12) November 12, 1952 (age 62)
Ken Lucas 1999 - 2005 4th (1933-08-22) August 22, 1933 (age 81)
Ben Chandler 2004 - 2013 6th (1959-09-12) September 12, 1959 (age 55)
Geoff Davis 2005 - 2012 4th (1958-10-26) October 26, 1958 (age 56)

Living former U.S. Senators from Kentucky[edit]

As of April 2015, there are two former U.S. Senators from Kentucky that are currently living, one from Class 2 and one from Class 3.

Senator Term of office (Congressional years as a congressmen/women/senators while in office) Class Date of birth (and age)
Walter Huddleston 1973 - 1985 2 (1926-04-15) April 15, 1926 (age 89)
Jim Bunning 1999 - 2011 3 (1931-10-23) October 23, 1931 (age 83)

Key[edit]

Key to party COLORS and ABBREVIATIONS for Members of the U.S. Congress
American (Know-Nothing) (K-N)
Adams (A),
Anti-Jacksonian (Anti-J),
National Republican (NR)
Anti-Administration (Anti-Admin)
Anti-Masonic (Anti-M)
Conservative (Con)
Democratic (D)
Dixiecrat (Dix),
States' rights (SR)
Democratic-Republican (D-R)
Farmer-Labor (FL)
Federalist (F)
Free Soil (FS)
Free Silver (FSv)
Fusion (FU)
Greenback (GB)
Jacksonian (J)
Non-Partisan League (NPL)
Nullifier (N)
Opposition (O)
Populist (Pop)
Pro-Administration (Pro-Admin)
Progressive (Prog)
Prohibition (Proh)
Readjuster (Rea)
Republican (R)
Socialist (Soc)
Unionist (U)
Whig (W)


Independent,
or None,
or Unaffiliated