United States congressional delegations from Nebraska

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Nebraska's current delegation (as of January 3, 2015)
Nebraska Delegation to the United States House of Representatives from 1995-2015:
  Republican incumbent

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

United States Senate[edit]

Class 1 Senators Congress Class 2 Senators
Thomas W. Tipton[1] (R) 39th
(1865–1867)
John M. Thayer[1] (R)
40th
(1867–1869)
41st
(1869–1871)
42nd
(1871–1873)
Phineas W. Hitchcock (R)
43rd
(1873–1875)
Algernon S. Paddock (R) 44th
(1875–1877)
45th
(1877–1879)
Alvin Saunders (R)
46th
(1879–1881)
Charles H. Van Wyck (R) 47th
(1881–1883)
48th
(1883–1885)
Charles F. Manderson (R)
49th
(1885–1887)
Algernon S. Paddock (R) 50th
(1887–1889)
51st
(1889–1891)
52nd
(1891–1893)
William V. Allen (Pop) 53rd
(1893–1895)
54th
(1895–1897)
John M. Thurston (R)
55th
(1897–1899)
Monroe L. Hayward (R) 56th
(1899–1901)
William V. Allen (Pop)
57th
(1901–1903)
Joseph H. Millard (R)
Charles H. Dietrich (R)
58th
(1903–1905)
Elmer J. Burkett (R) 59th
(1905–1907)
60th
(1907–1909)
Norris Brown (R)
61st
(1909–1911)
Gilbert M. Hitchcock (D) 62nd
(1911–1913)
63rd
(1913–1915)
George W. Norris (R)
64th
(1915–1917)
65th
(1917–1919)
66th
(1919–1921)
67th
(1921–1923)
Robert B. Howell (R) 68th
(1923–1925)
69th
(1925–1927)
70th
(1927–1929)
71st
(1929–1931)
72nd
(1931–1933)
73rd
(1933–1935)
William H. Thompson (D)
Richard C. Hunter (D)
Edward R. Burke (D) 74th
(1935–1937)
75th
(1937–1939)
76th
(1939–1941)
Hugh A. Butler (R) 77th
(1941–1943)
78th
(1943–1945)
Kenneth S. Wherry (R)
79th
(1945–1947)
80th
(1947–1949)
81st
(1949–1951)
82nd
(1951–1953)
Frederick A. Seaton (R)
Dwight P. Griswold (R)
83rd
(1953–1955)
Dwight P. Griswold (R)
Eva K. Bowring (R)
Samuel W. Reynolds (R) Hazel H. Abel (R)
Roman Hruska (R) Carl Curtis (R)
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)
Edward Zorinsky (D)
95th
(1977–1979)
96th
(1979–1981)
John James Exon (D)
97th
(1981–1983)
98th
(1983–1985)
99th
(1985–1987)
100th
(1987–1989)
David K. Karnes (R)
Bob Kerrey (D) 101st
(1989–1991)
102nd
(1991–1993)
103rd
(1993–1995)
104th
(1995–1997)
105th
(1997–1999)
Chuck Hagel (R)
106th
(1999–2001)
Ben Nelson (D) 107th
(2001–2003)
108th
(2003–2005)
109th
(2005–2007)
110th
(2007–2009)
111th
(2009–2011)
Mike Johanns (R)
112th
(2011–2013)
Deb Fischer (R) 113th
(2013–2015)
114th
(2015–2017)
Ben Sasse (R)

House of Representatives[edit]

Delegates from Nebraska Territory[edit]

Congress Delegate
33rd
(1853–1855)
Napoleon Bonaparte Giddings (D)
34th
(1855–1857)
Bird Beers Chapman (D)
35th
(1857–1859)
Fenner Ferguson (D)
36th
(1859–1861)
Experience Estabrook (D)
Samuel Gordon Daily (R)
37th
(1861–1863)
38th
(1863–1865)
39th
(1865–1867)
Phineas Warren Hitchcock (R)

Members from Nebraska[edit]

1867–1883: One seat[edit]

Congress At-large
39th
(1865–1867)
  Turner M. Marquette
(for two days[1]) (R)
 
40th
(1867–1869)
  John Taffe (R)
 
41st
(1869–1871)
 
 
42nd
(1871–1873)
 
 
43rd
(1873–1875)
  Lorenzo Crounse (R)
 
44th
(1875–1877)
 
 
45th
(1877–1879)
  Frank Welch (R)
  Thomas Jefferson Majors (R)
46th
(1879–1881)
  Edward K. Valentine (R)
 
47th
(1881–1883)
 
 

1883–1893: Three seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd
48th
(1883–1885)
  Archibald J. Weaver (R) James Laird (R) Edward K. Valentine (R)
 
49th
(1885–1887)
  George W. E. Dorsey (R)
 
50th
(1887–1889)
  John A. McShane (D)
 
51st
(1889–1891)
  William James Connell (R)
  Gilbert L. Laws (R)
52nd
(1891–1893)
  William Jennings Bryan (D) William A. McKeighan (Pop) Omer Madison Kem (Pop)
 

1893–1933: Six seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
53rd
(1893–1895)
  William Jennings Bryan (D) David Henry Mercer (R) George de Rue Meiklejohn (R) Eugene Jerome Hainer (R) William A. McKeighan (Pop) Omer Madison Kem (Pop)
 
54th
(1895–1897)
  Jesse Burr Strode (R) William E. Andrews (R)
 
55th
(1897–1899)
  Samuel Maxwell (Pop) William Ledyard Stark (Pop) Roderick Dhu Sutherland (Pop) William Laury Greene (Pop)
 
56th
(1899–1901)
  Elmer J. Burkett (R) John Seaton Robinson (D)
  William Neville (Pop)
57th
(1901–1903)
  Ashton C. Shallenberger (D)
 
58th
(1903–1905)
  Gilbert M. Hitchcock (D) John J McCarthy (R) Edmund H. Hinshaw (R) George W. Norris (R) Moses P. Kinkaid (R)
 
59th
(1905–1907)
  John L. Kennedy (R)
  Ernest M. Pollard (R)
60th
(1907–1909)
  Gilbert M. Hitchcock (D) John Frank Boyd (R)
 
61st
(1909–1911)
  John A. Maguire (D) James P. Latta (D)
 
62nd
(1911–1913)
  Charles O. Lobeck (D) Charles Henry Sloan (R)
  Dan V. Stephens (D)
63rd
(1913–1915)
  Silas Reynolds Barton (R)
 
64th
(1915–1917)
  C. Frank Reavis (R) Ashton C. Shallenberger (D)
 
65th
(1917–1919)
 
 
66th
(1919–1921)
  Albert W. Jefferis (R) Robert E. Evans (R) Melvin O. McLaughlin (R) William E. Andrews (R)
 
67th
(1921–1923)
 
  Roy H. Thorpe (R) Augustin Reed Humphrey (R)
68th
(1923–1925)
  John H. Morehead (D) Willis G. Sears (R) Edgar Howard (D) Ashton C. Shallenberger (D) Robert G. Simmons (R)
 
69th
(1925–1927)
 
 
70th
(1927–1929)
  John N. Norton (D)
 
71st
(1929–1931)
  Charles Henry Sloan (R) Fred Gustus Johnson (R)
 
72nd
(1931–1933)
  H. Malcolm Baldrige (R) John N. Norton (D) Ashton C. Shallenberger (D)
 
Congress 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
District

1933–1943: Five seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
73rd
(1933–1935)
  John H. Morehead (D) Edward R. Burke (D) Edgar Howard (D) Ashton C. Shallenberger (D) Terry Carpenter (D)
 
74th
(1935–1937)
  Henry Carl Luckey (D) Charles F. McLaughlin (D) Karl Stefan (R) Charles Gustav Binderup (D) Harry B. Coffee (D)
 
75th
(1937–1939)
 
 
76th
(1939–1941)
  George H. Heinke (R) Carl T. Curtis (R)
  John Hyde Sweet (R)
77th
(1941–1943)
  Oren S. Copeland
 

1943–1963: Four seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
78th
(1943–1945)
  Carl T. Curtis (R) Howard H. Buffett (R) Karl Stefan (R) Arthur L. Miller (R)
 
79th
(1945–1947)
 
 
80th
(1947–1949)
 
 
81st
(1949–1951)
  Eugene D. O'Sullivan (D)
 
82nd
(1951–1953)
  Howard H. Buffett (R)
  Robert Dinsmore Harrison (R)
83rd
(1953–1955)
 
  Vacant Roman Hruska (R)
84th
(1955–1957)
  Phillip Hart Weaver (R) Jackson B. Chase (R)
 
85th
(1957–1959)
  Glenn Cunningham (R)
 
86th
(1959–1961)
  Lawrence Brock (D) Donald Francis McGinley (D)
 
87th
(1961–1963)
  Ralph F. Beermann (R) David T. Martin (R)
 

1963–Present: Three seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd
88th
(1963–1965)
  Ralph F. Beermann (R) Glenn Cunningham (R) David T. Martin (R)
 
89th
(1965–1967)
  Clair Armstrong Callan (D)
 
90th
(1967–1969)
  Robert Vernon Denney (R)
 
91st
(1969–1971)
 
 
92nd
(1971–1973)
  Charles Thone (R) John Y. McCollister (R)
 
93rd
(1973–1975)
 
 
94th
(1975–1977)
  Virginia Smith (R)
 
95th
(1977–1979)
  John Joseph Cavanaugh III (D)
 
96th
(1979–1981)
  Doug Bereuter (R)
 
97th
(1981–1983)
  Hal Daub, Jr. (R)
 
98th
(1983–1985)
 
 
99th
(1985–1987)
 
 
100th
(1987–1989)
 
 
101st
(1989–1991)
  Peter Hoagland (D)
 
102nd
(1991–1993)
  Bill Barrett (R)
 
103rd
(1993–1995)
 
 
104th
(1995–1997)
  Jon L. Christensen (R)
 
105th
(1997–1999)
 
 
106th
(1999–2001)
  Lee Terry (R)
 
107th
(2001–2003)
  Tom Osborne (R)
 
108th
(2003–2005)
 
  Vacant
109th
(2005–2007)
  Jeff Fortenberry (R)
 
110th
(2007–2009)
  Adrian Smith (R)
 
111th
(2009–2011)
 
 
112th
(2011–2013)
 
 
113th
(2013–2015)
 
 
114th
(2015–2017)
  Brad Ashford (D)
 
Congress 1st 2nd 3rd
District

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

As of April 2015, there are nine former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from the U.S. State of Nebraska who are currently living at this time.

Representative Term of office District Date of birth (and age)
Charles Thone 1971–1979 1st (1924-01-04) January 4, 1924 (age 91)
John J. Cavanaugh III 1977–1981 2nd (1945-08-01) August 1, 1945 (age 69)
Doug Bereuter 1979–2004 1st (1939-10-06) October 6, 1939 (age 75)
Hal Daub 1981–1989 2nd (1941-04-23) April 23, 1941 (age 74)
Bill Barrett 1991–2001 3rd (1929-02-09) February 9, 1929 (age 86)
Jon L. Christensen 1995–1999 2nd (1963-02-20) February 20, 1963 (age 52)
Lee Terry 1999–2015 2nd (1962-01-29) January 29, 1962 (age 53)
Tom Osborne 2001–2007 3rd (1937-02-23) February 23, 1937 (age 78)

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

As of April 2015, there are five former U.S. Senators from the U.S. State of Nebraska who are currently living at this time, three from Class 1 and two from Class 2.

Senator Term of office Class Date of birth (and age)
David Karnes 1987–1988 1 (1948-12-12) December 12, 1948 (age 66)
Bob Kerrey 1989–2001 1 (1943-08-27) August 27, 1943 (age 71)
Chuck Hagel 1997–2009 2 (1946-10-04) October 4, 1946 (age 68)
Ben Nelson 2001–2013 1 (1941-05-17) May 17, 1941 (age 74)
Mike Johanns 1999–2015 2 (1950-06-18) June 18, 1950 (age 64)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Nebraska became a state so late that its first representative and senators were only able to serve for the final two days of the 39th Congress.

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


References[edit]