List of United States Representatives from Idaho

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The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Idaho. 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 Idaho. The list of names should be complete (as of January 3, 2015), but other data may be incomplete. It includes members who have represented both the state and the Territory, both past and present.

Current members[edit]

Updated January 2015.[1]

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
George Ainslie March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1883 Democratic Territory
Thomas W. Bennett March 4, 1875 – June 23, 1876 Independent Territory Lost contested election
Hamer H. Budge January 3, 1951 – January 3, 1961 Republican 2nd
Helen Chenoweth-Hage January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2001 Republican 1st
D. Worth Clark January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939 Democratic 2nd
Thomas C. Coffin March 4, 1933 – June 6, 1934 Democratic 2nd Died
Larry Craig January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1991 Republican 1st
Mike Crapo January 3, 1993 - January 3, 1999 Republican 2nd
Fred Dubois March 4, 1887 – July 3, 1890 Republican Territory Idaho achieved statehood
Henry Dworshak January 3, 1939 – November 5, 1946 Republican 2nd Resigned after being elected to the US Senate
Stephen S. Fenn June 23, 1876 – March 3, 1879 Democratic Territory Won contested election
Burton L. French March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1909 Republican At-large
March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1915
March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1919
March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1933 1st
Thomas L. Glenn March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1903 Populist At-large
Abe Goff January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1949 Republican 1st
James Gunn March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1899 Populist At-large
John Hailey March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875 Democratic Territory
March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887
Thomas Ray Hamer March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1911 Republican At-large
George V. Hansen January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1969 Republican 2nd
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1985
Orval H. Hansen January 3, 1969 – January 3, 1975 Republican 2nd
Ralph R. Harding January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1965 Democratic 2nd
Edward D. Holbrook March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1869 Democratic Territory
Raúl Labrador January 3, 2011 – present Republican 1st Incumbent
Larry LaRocco January 3, 1991 – January 3, 1995 Democratic 1st
Jim McClure January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1973 Republican 1st
Robert M. McCracken March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1917 Republican At-large
Samuel A. Merritt March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1873 Democratic Territory
Walt Minnick January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011 Democratic 1st
Butch Otter January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2007 Republican 1st
Gracie Pfost January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1963 Democratic 1st
Bill Sali January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2009 Republican 1st
John C. Sanborn January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1951 Republican 2nd
Jacob K. Shafer March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1871 Democratic Territory
Mike Simpson January 3, 1999 – present Republican 2nd Incumbent
Theodore F. Singiser March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885 Republican Territory
Addison T. Smith March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1919 Republican At-large
March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1933 2nd
Richard H. Stallings January 3, 1985 – January 3, 1993 Democratic 2nd
Willis Sweet October 1, 1890 – March 3, 1895 Republican At-large Idaho achieved statehood
Steve Symms January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1981 Republican 1st
William H. Wallace February 1, 1864 – March 3, 1865 Republican Territory Idaho Territory established
Compton I. White March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1947 Democratic 1st
January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1951
Compton I. White Jr. January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1967 Democratic 1st
Edgar Wilson March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897 Republican At-large
March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1901 Silver Republican
John T. Wood January 3, 1951 – January 3, 1953 Republican 1st

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

As of October 2016, there are nine former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from the U.S. State of Idaho who are currently living at this time. The most recent representative to die was George V. Hansen (1965-1969, 1975-1985) on August 14, 2014. The most recently serving representative to die was Helen Chenoweth-Hage (1995-2001) on October 2, 2006.

Representative Term of office District Date of birth (and age)
Orval H. Hansen 1969–1975 2nd (1926-08-03) August 3, 1926 (age 90)
Steve Symms 1973–1981 1st (1938-04-23) April 23, 1938 (age 79)
Larry Craig 1981–1991 1st (1945-07-20) July 20, 1945 (age 71)
Richard H. Stallings 1985–1993 2nd (1940-10-07) October 7, 1940 (age 76)
Larry LaRocco 1991–1995 1st (1946-08-25) August 25, 1946 (age 70)
Mike Crapo 1993–1999 2nd (1951-05-20) May 20, 1951 (age 65)
Butch Otter 2001–2007 1st (1942-05-03) May 3, 1942 (age 74)
Bill Sali 2007–2009 1st (1954-02-17) February 17, 1954 (age 63)
Walt Minnick 2009–2011 1st (1942-09-20) September 20, 1942 (age 74)

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)
Nonpartisan 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,
None,
or Unaffiliated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory of Representatives". United States House of Representatives. Retrieved 3 January 2015.