List of United States Representatives from Arkansas

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The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Arkansas. For chronological tables of members of both houses of the United States Congress from the state (through the present day), see United States Congressional Delegations from Arkansas. The list of names should be complete, but other data may be incomplete.

Current members[edit]

List of representatives[edit]

A[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Bill Alexander, Jr. January 3, 1969 – January 3, 1993 Democratic 1st
Dale Alford January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1963 Democratic 5th
Beryl Anthony, Jr. January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1993 Democratic 4th

B[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
James Woodson Bates December 21, 1819 – March 4, 1823 Territory 1st Territorial Delegate
Marion Berry January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2011 Democratic 1st
Ed Bethune January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1985 Republican 2nd
Thomas Boles June 22, 1868 – March 4, 1871 Republican 3rd
February 9, 1872 – March 4, 1873 Won contested election
John Boozman November 20, 2001 – January 3, 2011 Republican 3rd Elected to the US Senate
Clifton R. Breckinridge March 4, 1883 – September 5, 1890 Democratic At-large 2nd Lost contested election
November 4, 1890 – August 14, 1894 Elected after John M. Clayton was assassinated while contest was pending. Resigned to become U.S. Minister to Russia
Stephen Brundidge, Jr. March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1909 Democratic 2nd 6th

C[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Thaddeus H. Caraway March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1921 Democratic 1st
William H. Cate March 4, 1889 – March 5, 1890 Democratic 1st Lost contested election
January 3, 1891 – January 3, 1893
Henry Wharton Conway March 4, 1823 – November 9, 1827 Territory Died
Tom Cotton January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2015 Republican 4th
Jordan E. Cravens March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1883 Democratic 3rd
William B. Cravens March 4, 1907 – March 4, 1913 Democratic 4th
March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939 Died
William Fadjo Cravens September 12, 1939 – January 3, 1949 Democratic 4th
Rick Crawford January 3, 2011 – present Republican 1st Incumbent
Edward Cross March 4, 1839 – March 4, 1845 Democratic At-large

D[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Jay Dickey January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2001 Republican 4th
Hugh A. Dinsmore March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1905 Democratic 5th 3rd
William J. Driver March 4, 1921 – January 3, 1939 Democratic 1st
Poindexter Dunn March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1889 Democratic 1st

E[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
John Edwards March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1872 Liberal Republican 3rd
James T. Elliott January 13, 1869 - March 4, 1869 Republican 2nd
Clyde T. Ellis January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1943 Democratic 3rd

F[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Lewis P. Featherstone March 5, 1890 – March 4, 1891 Labor 1st Won contested election
John C. Floyd March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1915 Democratic 3rd
J. William Fulbright January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945 Democratic 3rd
Claude A. Fuller March 4, 1929 – January 3, 1939 Democratic 3rd

G[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Ezekiel C. Gathings January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1969 Democratic 1st
Lucien C. Gause March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1879 Democratic 1st
David Delano Glover March 4, 1929 – January 3, 1935 Democratic 6th
William S. Goodwin March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1921 Democratic 7th
Alfred B. Greenwood March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1859 Democratic 1st
Timothy Griffin January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2015 Republican 2nd
Thomas M. Gunter June 16, 1874 – March 4, 1875 Democratic 3rd Won election contest
March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1883 4th

H[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
John Paul Hammerschmidt January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1993 Republican 3rd
James M. Hanks March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1873 Democratic 1st
Oren Harris January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1953 Democratic 7th
January 3, 1953 – February 2, 1966 4th Resigned to become the US District judge for the Eastern and Western District of Arkansas
Brooks Hays January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1959 Democratic 5th
French Hill January 3, 2015 – present Republican 2nd Incumbent
Thomas C. Hindman March 4, 1859 – March 4, 1861 Democratic 1st
James M. Hinds July 22, 1868 - October 22, 1868 Republican 2nd Died
Asa Hodges March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 Republican 1st
Asa Hutchinson January 3, 1997 – August 6, 2001 Republican 3rd Resigned after being appointed Director of the Drug Enforcement Administration
Tim Hutchinson January 3, 1993 – January 2, 1997 Republican 3rd Resigned after being elected to the US Senate
William Joseph Hynes March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 Liberal Republican At-large

J[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Henderson M. Jacoway March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1923 Democratic 5th
Robert Ward Johnson March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1853 Democratic At-large
James Kimbrough Jones March 4, 1881 – February 19, 1885 Democratic 2nd Resigned after being elected to the US Senate

K[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Wade H. Kitchens January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1941 Democratic 7th

L[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Blanche Lincoln January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1997 Democratic 1st
John Sebastian Little December 3, 1894 – March 4, 1907 Democratic 2nd 4th

M[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Robert B. Macon March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1913 Democratic 1st
John Little McClellan January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939 Democratic 6th
Philip D. McCulloch, Jr. March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1903 Democratic 1st
Thomas Chipman McRae December 7, 1885 – March 4, 1903 Democratic 3rd Elected after James K. Jones resigned after being elected to the US Senate
John E. Miller March 4, 1931 – November 14, 1937 Democratic 2nd Resigned after being elected to the US Senate
Wilbur Mills January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1977 Democratic 2nd

N[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Robert Neill March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1897 Democratic 6th
Thomas Willoughby Newton February 6, 1847 - March 4, 1847 Whig At-large
Catherine Dorris Norrell April 18, 1961 – January 3, 1963 Democratic 6th
William F. Norrell January 3, 1939 – February 15, 1961 Democratic 6th Died

O[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Pearl Peden Oldfield January 9, 1929 – March 4, 1931 Democratic 2nd
William Allan Oldfield March 4, 1909 – November 19, 1928 Democratic 2nd Died

P[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Tilman Bacon Parks March 4, 1921 – January 3, 1937 Democratic 7th
Samuel W. Peel March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1893 Democratic 4th 5th
David Pryor March 9, 1966 – January 3, 1973 Democratic 4th

R[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Heartsill Ragon March 4, 1923 – June 16, 1933 Democratic 5th Resigned after being appointed judge for the US District Court for the Western district of Arkansas
James B. Reed October 6, 1923 – March 4, 1929 Democratic 6th
Charles C. Reid March 4, 1901 – March 4, 1911 Democratic 4th 5th
Joseph Taylor Robinson March 4, 1903 – January 14, 1913 Democratic 6th Resigned after being elected Governor
Tommy F. Robinson January 3, 1985 – July 28, 1989 Democratic 2nd Changed parties
July 28, 1989 – Janary 3, 1991 Republican
Anthony A.C. Rogers March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1871 Democratic 2nd
John H. Rogers March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1891 Democratic 3rd 4th
Logan Holt Roots June 22, 1868 – March 4, 1871 Republican 1st
Mike Ross January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2013 Democratic 4th
Albert Rust March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857 Democratic 2nd
March 4, 1859 – March 4, 1861

S[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Lewis E. Sawyer March 4, 1923 - May 5, 1923 Democratic 6th Died
Ambrose Hundley Sevier February 13, 1828 – June 15, 1836 Territory Seat eliminated after Arkansas achieved statehood
William Ferguson Slemons March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1881 Democratic 2nd
Oliver P. Snyder March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1875 Republican 2nd
Vic Snyder January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2011 Democratic 2nd

T[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Boyd Anderson Tackett January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1953 Democratic 4th
Chester W. Taylor October 25, 1921 – March 4, 1923 Democratic 6th
Samuel M. Taylor January 15, 1913 – September 13, 1921 Democratic 6th Died
David D. Terry December 19, 1933 – January 3, 1943 Democratic 5th
William L. Terry March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1901 Democratic 4th
Ray Thornton January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1979 Democratic 4th
January 3, 1991 – January 1, 1997 2nd Resigned
John N. Tillman March 4, 1915 – March 4, 1929 Democratic 3rd
James William Trimble January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1967 Democratic 3rd
Jim Guy Tucker January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1979 Democratic 2nd

W[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Robert M. Wallace March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1911 Democratic 7th
Edward A. Warren March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Democratic 2nd
March 4, 1857 – March 4, 1859
Bruce Westerman January 3, 2015 – present Republican 4th Incumbent
William W. Wilshire March 4, 1873 – June 16, 1874 Republican 3rd Lost election contest
March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1877 Democratic
Effiegene Locke Wingo November 4, 1930 – March 4, 1933 Democratic 4th
Otis Wingo March 4, 1913 – October 21, 1930 Democratic 4th Died
Steve Womack January 3, 2011 – present Republican 3rd Incumbent

Y[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Archibald Yell December 14, 1836 – March 4, 1839 Democratic At-large
March 4, 1845 – July 1, 1846 Resigned to serve in the Mexican–American War

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 who are currently living at this time.

Representative Term of 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 72)
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 87)
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 38)

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