United States congressional delegations from Arkansas

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The followings tables present the congressional delegations from Arkansas to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives.

Current delegation
John Boozman
Senator John Boozman
(R)
Tom Cotton
Senator Tom Cotton
(R)

Rick Crawford
French Hill
Steve Womack
Bruce Westerman
Arkansas' current delegation

United States Senate[edit]

Class 2 Senators Congress Class 3 Senators
William Savin Fulton (J) 24th (1835–1837) Ambrose Hundley Sevier (J)
William Savin Fulton[1] (D) 25th (1837–1839) Ambrose Hundley Sevier[2] (D)
26th (1839–1841)
27th (1841–1843)
28th (1843–1845)
Chester Ashley[1] (D)
29th (1845–1847)
30th (1847–1849)
William K. Sebastian (D) Solon Borland[2]
31st (1849–1851)
32nd (1851–1853)
33rd (1853–1855)
Robert Ward Johnson (D)
34th (1855–1857)
35th (1857–1859)
36th (1859–1861)
37th (1861–1863) Charles B. Mitchel (D)
American Civil War [3] American Civil War [3]
38th (1863–1865)
39th (1865–1867)
40th[4] (1867–1869)
Alexander McDonald (R) Benjamin F. Rice (R)
41st (1869–1871)
Powell Clayton (R) 42nd (1871–1873)
43rd (1873–1875) Stephen W. Dorsey (R)
44th (1875–1877)
Augustus H. Garland[2] (D) 45th (1877–1879)
46th (1879–1881) James D. Walker (D)
47th (1881–1883)
48th (1883–1885)
49th (1885–1887) James Kimbrough Jones (D)
James Henderson Berry (D)
50th (1887–1889)
51st (1889–1891)
52nd (1891–1893)
53rd (1893–1895)
54th (1895–1897)
55th (1897–1899)
56th (1899–1901)
57th (1901–1903)
58th (1903–1905) James Paul Clarke[1] (D)
59th (1905–1907)
Jeff Davis[1] (D) 60th (1907–1909)
61st (1909–1911)
62nd (1911–1913)
John Netherland Heiskell[5] (D)
William M. Kavanaugh (D)
Joseph Taylor Robinson[1] (D) 63rd (1913–1915)
64th (1915–1917)
William F. Kirby (D)
65th (1917–1919)
66th (1919–1921)
67th (1921–1923) Thaddeus H. Caraway[1] (D)
68th (1923–1925)
69th (1925–1927)
70th (1927–1929)
71st (1929–1931)
72nd (1931–1933)
Hattie Caraway (D)
73rd (1933–1935)
74th (1935–1937)
75th (1937–1939)
John E. Miller[2] (D)
76th (1939–1941)
77th (1941–1943)
G. Lloyd Spencer (D)
John Little McClellan[1] (D) 78th (1943–1945)
79th (1945–1947) J. William Fulbright[2] (D)
80th (1947–1949)
81st (1949–1951)
82nd (1951–1953)
83rd (1953–1955)
84th (1955–1957)
85th (1957–1959)
86th (1959–1961)
87th (1961–1963)
88th (1963–1965)
89th (1965–1967)
90th (1967–1969)
91st (1969–1971)
92nd (1971–1973)
93rd (1973–1975)
94th (1975–1977) Dale Bumpers (D)
95th (1977–1979)
Kaneaster Hodges, Jr. (D)
David Pryor (D) 96th (1979–1981)
97th (1981–1983)
98th (1983–1985)
99th (1985–1987)
100th (1987–1989)
101st (1989–1991)
102nd (1991–1993)
103rd (1993–1995)
104th (1995–1997)
Tim Hutchinson (R) 105th (1997–1999)
106th (1999–2001) Blanche Lincoln (D)
107th (2001–2003)
Mark Pryor (D) 108th (2003–2005)
109th (2005–2007)
110th (2007–2009)
111th (2009–2011)
112th (2011–2013) John Boozman (R)
113th (2013–2015)
Tom Cotton (R) 114th (2015–2017)


House of Representatives[edit]

Delegates from Arkansas Territory[edit]

Congress Delegate
16th (1819–1821) James Woodson Bates
17th (1821–1823)
18th (1823–1825) Henry Wharton Conway
19th (1825–1827)
20th (1827–1829)
Ambrose Hundley Sevier (J)
21st (1829–1831)
22nd (1831–1833)
23rd (1833–1835)
24th (1835–1837)

Members of the House of Representatives[edit]

Congress At-large
24th
(1835–1837)
Archibald Yell (J)
25th
(1837–1839)
Archibald Yell (D)
26th
(1839–1841)
Edward Cross (D)
27th
(1841–1843)
28th
(1843–1845)
29th
(1845–1847)
  Archibald Yell (D)
  Thomas Willoughby Newton (W)
30th
(1847–1849)
Robert Ward Johnson (D)
31st
(1849–1851)
32nd
(1851–1853)
District
1st 2nd
33rd
(1853–1855)
Alfred Burton Greenwood (D) Edward Allen Warren (D)
34th
(1855–1857)
Albert Rust (D)
35th
(1857–1859)
Edward Allen Warren (D)
36th
(1859–1861)
Thomas Carmichael Hindman (D) Albert Rust (D)
37th
(1861–1863)
American Civil War[3][6][7]
38th
(1863–1865)
3rd district added
39th
(1865–1867)
American Civil War[3]
40th
(1867–1869)
 
  Logan Holt Roots (R) James Hinds (R) Thomas Boles (R)
  James Thomas Elliott (R)
41st
(1869–1871)
Anthony A.C. Rogers (D)
42nd
(1871–1873)
  James Millander Hanks (D) Oliver P. Snyder (R) John Edwards
(Liberal R)
At-large seat added
  Thomas Boles (R)
43rd
(1873–1875)
  Asa Hodges (R) William Wallace Wilshire (R) William Joseph Hynes
(Liberal R)
  Thomas M. Gunter (D)
4th district added
44th
(1875–1877)
Lucien Coatsworth Gause (D) William Ferguson Slemons (D) William Wallace Wilshire (D) Thomas M. Gunter (D)
45th
(1877–1879)
Jordan E. Cravens (D)
46th
(1879–1881)
Poindexter Dunn (D)
47th
(1881–1883)
James K. Jones (D) At-large seat added
48th
(1883–1885)
John H. Rogers (D) Samuel W. Peel (D) Clifton R. Breckinridge (D)
5th District added
49th
(1885–1887)
  Clifton R. Breckinridge (D) [8] John H. Rogers (D) Samuel W. Peel (D)
  Thomas C. McRae (D)
50th
(1887–1889)
51st
(1889–1891)
  William Henderson Cate (D)
  Lewis Porter Featherstone (Labor) Vacant[9]
  Clifton R. Breckinridge (D)
52nd
(1891–1893)
William Henderson Cate (D) William L. Terry (D) 6th district added
53rd
(1893–1895)
  Philip D. McCulloch, Jr. (D) Hugh A. Dinsmore (D) Robert Neill (D)
  John S. Little (D)
54th
(1895–1897)
55th
(1897–1899)
Stephen Brundidge, Jr. (D)
56th
(1899–1901)
57th
(1901–1903)
Charles C. Reid (D) 7th district added
58th
(1903–1905)
Robert B. Macon (D) Stephen Brundidge, Jr. (D) Hugh A. Dinsmore (D) John S. Little (D) Charles C. Reid (D) Joseph Taylor Robinson (D) Robert M. Wallace (D)
59th
(1905–1907)
John C. Floyd (D)
60th
(1907–1909)
William B. Cravens (D)
61st
(1909–1911)
William A. Oldfield (D)
62nd
(1911–1913)
  Henderson M. Jacoway (D) William S. Goodwin (D)
  Samuel M. Taylor (D)
63rd
(1913–1915)
Thaddeus H. Caraway (D) Otis Wingo (D)
64th
(1915–1917)
John N. Tillman (D)
65th
(1917–1919)
66th
(1919–1921)
67th
(1921–1923)
  William J. Driver (D) Tilman B. Parks (D)
  Chester W. Taylor (D)
68th
(1923–1925)
  Heartsill Ragon (D) Lewis E. Sawyer (D)
  James B. Reed (D)
69th
(1925–1927)
70th
(1927–1929)
 
  Pearl Peden Oldfield[10] (D)
71st
(1929–1931)
  Claude A. Fuller (D) David Delano Glover (D)
  Effiegene Locke Wingo (D)
72nd
(1931–1933)
John E. Miller (D)
73rd
(1933–1935)
  William B. Cravens (D)
  David D. Terry (D)
74th
(1935–1937)
John L. McClellan (D)
75th
(1937–1939)
Wade H. Kitchens (D)
76th
(1939–1941)
  Ezekiel C. Gathings (D) Wilbur D. Mills (D) Clyde T. Ellis (D) William F. Norrell (D)
  William Fadjo Cravens (D)
77th
(1941–1943)
Oren Harris (D)
78th
(1943–1945)
J. William Fulbright (D) Brooks Hays (D)
79th
(1945–1947)
James William Trimble (D)
80th
(1947–1949)
81st
(1949–1951)
Boyd Tackett (D)
82nd
(1951–1953)
83rd
(1953–1955)
Oren Harris (D)
84th
(1955–1957)
85th
(1957–1959)
86th
(1959–1961)
Dale Alford (D)
87th
(1961–1963)
 
  Catherine Dorris Norrell (D)
88th
(1963–1965)
89th
(1965–1967)
 
  David Pryor (D)
90th
(1967–1969)
John P. Hammerschmidt (R)
91st
(1969–1971)
Bill Alexander, Jr. (D)
92nd
(1971–1973)
93rd
(1973–1975)
Ray Thornton (D)
94th
(1975–1977)
95th
(1977–1979)
Jim Guy Tucker (D)
96th
(1979–1981)
Ed Bethune (R) Beryl F. Anthony, Jr. (D)
97th
(1981–1983)
98th
(1983–1985)
99th
(1985–1987)
Tommy F. Robinson (D)
100th
(1987–1989)
101st
(1989–1991)
 
  Tommy F. Robinson (R)
102nd
(1991–1993)
Ray Thornton (D)
103rd
(1993–1995)
Blanche Lincoln (D) Tim Hutchinson (R) Jay W. Dickey (R)
104th
(1995–1997)
105th
(1997–1999)
Marion Berry (D) Vic Snyder (D) Asa Hutchinson (R)
106th
(1999–2001)
107th
(2001–2003)
  Mike Ross (D)
  John Boozman (R)
108th
(2003–2005)
109th
(2005–2007)
110th
(2007–2009)
111th
(2009–2011)
112th
(2011–2013)
Rick Crawford (R) Tim Griffin (R) Steve Womack (R)
113th
(2013–2015)
Tom Cotton (R)
114th
(2015–2017)
French Hill (R) Bruce Westerman (R)
Congress 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
District

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

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

Representative Term in office (Congressional years as congressmen/women/representatives while in office) District Date of birth (and age)
David Pryor 1966 - 1973 4th (1934-08-29) August 29, 1934 (age 80)
Bill Alexander 1969 - 1993 1st (1934-01-16) January 16, 1934 (age 81)
Jim Guy Tucker 1977 - 1979 2nd (1943-06-13) June 13, 1943 (age 71)
Ed Bethune 1979 - 1985 2nd (1935-12-19) December 19, 1935 (age 79)
Beryl Anthony, Jr. 1979 - 1985 4th (1938-02-21) February 21, 1938 (age 77)
Tommy F. Robinson 1985 - 1991 2nd (1942-03-07) March 7, 1942 (age 73)
Ray Thornton 1991 - 1997 2nd (1928-07-16) July 16, 1928 (age 86)
Tim Hutchinson 1993 - 1997 3rd (1949-08-11) August 11, 1949 (age 65)
Blanche Lincoln 1993 - 1997 1st (1960-09-30) September 30, 1960 (age 54)
Jay Dickey 1993 - 2001 4th (1939-12-14) December 14, 1939 (age 75)
Asa Hutchinson 1997 - 2001 3rd (1950-12-03) December 3, 1950 (age 64)
Robert M. Berry 1997 - 2011 1st (1942-08-27) August 27, 1942 (age 72)
Vic Snyder 1997 - 2011 2nd (1947-09-27) September 27, 1947 (age 67)
Mike Ross 2011 - 2013 4th (1961-08-02) August 2, 1961 (age 53)
John Boozman 2001 - 2011 3rd (1950-12-10) December 10, 1950 (age 64)
Tim Griffin 2011 - 2015 2nd (1968-08-21) August 21, 1968 (age 46)
Tom Cotton 2011 - 2015 4th (1977-05-13) May 13, 1977 (age 37)

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

As of April 2015, there are six former U.S. Senators from the U.S. State of Arkansas are alive that are currently living, four from Class 2 and two from Class 3.

Senator Term in office (Congressional years as congressmen/women/senators while in office) Class Date of birth (and age)
Dale Bumpers 1975 - 1999 3 (1925-08-12) August 12, 1925 (age 89)
Kaneaster Hodges, Jr. 1977 - 1979 2 (1938-08-20) August 20, 1938 (age 76)
David Pryor 1979 - 1997 2 (1934-08-29) August 29, 1934 (age 80)
Tim Hutchinson 1997 - 2003 2 (1949-08-11) August 11, 1949 (age 65)
Blanche Lincoln 1999 - 2011 3 (1960-09-30) September 30, 1960 (age 54)
Mark Pryor 2003 - 2015 2 (1963-01-10) January 10, 1963 (age 52)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Died
  2. ^ a b c d e Resigned
  3. ^ a b c d From secession until readmission to the Union, Arkansas did not participate in the U.S. Congress.
  4. ^ Augustus H. Garland presented credentials as a senator-elect to the 40th Congress but was not perm
  5. ^ Heiskell was appointed to the office and served until an elected successor qualified.
  6. ^ 1st district incumbent Thomas Carmichael Hindman (D) was re-elected to the 37th Congress, but chose not to take his seat.
  7. ^ Anthony A.C. Rogers was elected to the 38th Congress but was not permitted to take his seat because Arkansas had not been re-admitted to the Union.
  8. ^ McRae was elected to fill the vacancy caused by James K. Jones, who had been elected to the next term, but resigned before this Congress.
  9. ^ Breckinridge was initially declared elected to the 51st United States Congress and took his seat. John M. Clayton eventually won a contest before the U.S. House, but died before the contest was complete, so the House declared the seat vacant. Breckinridge was then re-elected to finish the term.
  10. ^ Elected to fill the vacancy caused by the previous representative's death before the term began.

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