List of United States Representatives from Iowa

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The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Iowa. 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 Iowa. The list of names should be complete, but other data may be incomplete.

Current members[edit]

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
Lucien Lester Ainsworth March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1877 Democratic 3rd
William B. Allison March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1871 Republican 3rd
Albert R. Anderson March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1889 Independent Republican 8th
Bert Bandstra January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967 Democratic 4th
Berkley Bedell January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1987 Democratic 6th
Fred Biermann March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939 Democratic 4th
Benjamin P. Birdsall March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1909 Republican 3rd
Mike Blouin January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1979 Democratic 2nd
Rod Blum January 3, 2015 – present Republican 1st Incumbent
William D. Boies March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1929 Republican 11th
Leonard Boswell January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2013 Democratic 3rd
Thomas Bowman March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893 Democratic 9th
Bruce Braley January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2015 Democratic 1st
James E. Bromwell January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1965 Republican 2nd
Theodore W. Burdick March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1879 Republican 3rd
Walter H. Butler March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893 Democratic 4th
Ed H. Campbell March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1933 Republican 11th
Cyrus C. Carpenter March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1883 Republican 9th
Steven V. Carter January 3, 1959 - November 4, 1959 Democratic 4th Died
William W. Chapman September 10, 1838 - October 27, 1840 Democratic Territory
Lincoln Clark March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853 Democratic 2nd
Rush Clark March 4, 1877 – April 29, 1879 Republican 5th Died
Samuel M. Clark March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1899 Republican 1st
Merwin Coad January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1963 Democratic 6th
Cyrenus Cole August 1, 1921 – March 4, 1933 Republican 5th
Edwin H. Conger March 4, 1885 – October 3, 1890 Republican 7th Resigned after being appointed US Ambasssador to Brazil
James P. Conner December 4, 1900 – March 4, 1909 Republican 10th
Maurice Connolly March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1915 Democratic 3rd
John C. Cook March 3, 1883 – March 4, 1833 Democratic 6th
October 9, 1883 – March 4, 1835
John P. Cook March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Whig 2nd
Aylett R. Cotton March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1875 Republican 2nd
Robert G. Cousins March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1909 Republican 5th
John Culver January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1975 Democratic 2nd
Henry J. B. Cummings March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1879 Republican 7th
Paul H. Cunningham January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943 Republican 6th
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1959 5th
George M. Curtis March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1899 Republican 2nd
Samuel Curtis March 4, 1857 – August 4, 1861 Republican 1st Resigned to serve in the Civil War
Marsena E. Cutts March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883 Republican 6th Lost contested election
March 4, 1883 – September 1, 1883 Died
Timothy Davis March 4, 1857 – March 4, 1859 Republican 2nd
Albert F. Dawson March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1911 Republican 2nd
Nathaniel C. Deering March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1883 Republican 4th
Lester J. Dickinson March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1931 Republican 10th
Augustus C. Dodge October 28, 1840 - December 28, 1846 Democratic Territory
Grenville M. Dodge March 4, 1867 – March 4, 1869 Republican 5th
James I. Dolliver January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1957 Republican 6th
Jonathan P. Dolliver March 4, 1889 – August 22, 1900 Republican 10th Resigned after being appointed to the US Senate
William G. Donnan March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1875 Republican 3rd
Cassius C. Dowell March 4, 1915 – March 4, 1933 Republican 7th
March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 6th
January 3, 1937 – February 4, 1940 Died
Edward C. Eicher March 4, 1933 – December 2, 1938 Democratic 1st Resigned after being appointed as a commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission
Hiram Kinsman Evans June 4, 1923 – March 4, 1925 Republican 8th
T. Cooper Evans January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1987 Republican 3rd
Sewall S. Farwell March 4, 1881 – March 4, 1883 Republican 2nd
James P. Flick March 4, 1889 – March 4, 1893 Republican 8th
Benjamin T. Frederick March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1887 Democratic 5th
William E. Fuller March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1889 Republican 4th
Greg Ganske January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2003 Republican 4th
John H. Gear March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1891 Republican 1st
March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1895
Fred C. Gilchrist March 4, 1931 – March 4, 1933 Republican 10th
March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1943 8th
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945 6th
Edward H. Gillette March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1881 Greenback 7th
Guy Mark Gillette March 4, 1933 – November 3, 1936 Democratic 9th Resigned after being elected to the US Senate
James William Good March 4, 1909 – June 15, 1921 Republican 5th Resigned
Robert K. Goodwin March 5, 1940 – January 3, 1941 Republican 6th
Fred Grandy January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1993 Republican 6th
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1995 5th
Chuck Grassley January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1981 Republican 3rd
William R. Green June 5, 1911 – March 31, 1928 Republican 9th Resigned after being appointed a judge of the US Court of Claims
Stanley L. Greigg January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967 Democratic 6th
Josiah B. Grinnell March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1867 Republican 4th
Harold R. Gross January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1975 Republican 3rd
John W. Gwynne January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1949 Republican 3rd
Alva L. Hager March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1899 Republican 9th
Augustus Hall March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857 Democratic 1st
Benton J. Hall March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1887 Democratic 1st
Daniel W. Hamilton March 4, 1907 – March 4, 1909 Democratic 6th
John Taylor Hamilton March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893 Democratic 5th
John R. Hansen January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967 Democratic 7th
Tom Harkin January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1985 Democratic 5th
Vincent F. Harrington March 4, 1937 – September 5, 1942 Democratic 9th Resigned to accept commission in the US Army
S. Clinton Hastings December 29, 1846 – March 4, 1847 Democratic At-large
Gilbert N. Haugen March 4, 1899 – March 4, 1933 Republican 4th
Walter I. Hayes March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1895 Democratic 2nd
Edward R. Hays November 4, 1890 – March 4, 1891 Republican 7th
Thomas Hedge March 4, 1899 – March 4, 1907 Republican 1st
David B. Henderson March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1903 Republican 3rd
Bernhart Henn March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1855 Democratic 1st
William P. Hepburn March 4, 1881 – March 4, 1887 Republican 8th
March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1909
Charles B. Hoeven January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1963 Republican 8th
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965 6th
Adoniram J. Holmes March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1889 Republican 10th
Asahel W. Hubbard March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1869 Republican 6th
Elbert H. Hubbard March 4, 1905– June 4, 1912 Republican 11th Died
Harry E. Hull March 4, 1915 – March 4, 1925 Republican 2nd
John A. T. Hull March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1911 Republican 7th
Bernhard M. Jacobsen March 4, 1931 – June 30, 1936 Democratic 2nd Died
William S. Jacobsen January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1943 Democratic 2nd
William Darius Jamieson March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1911 Democratic 8th
Ben F. Jensen January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1965 Republican 7th
John A. Kasson March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1867 Republican 5th
March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1877 7th
March 4, 1881 – July 31, 1884 Resigned after being appointed United States Ambassador to Germany
Nathan E. Kendall March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1913 Republican 6th
Charles A. Kennedy March 4, 1907 – March 4, 1921 Republican 1st
Daniel Kerr March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1891 Republican 5th
Steve King January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013 Republican 5th
January 3, 2013 – present 4th Incumbent
Sanford Kirkpatrick March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1915 Democratic 6th
William F. Kopp March 4, 1921 – March 4, 1933 Republican 1st
John Henry Kyl December 15, 1959 – January 3, 1965 Republican 4th
January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1973
John F. Lacey March 4, 1889 – March 4, 1891 Republican 6th
March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1907
Joseph R. Lane March 4, 1899 – March 4, 1901 Republican 2nd
Tom Latham January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2003 Republican 5th
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013 4th
January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2015 3rd
Jim Leach January 3, 1977 – January 3, 2003 Republican 1st
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007 2nd
Karl M. LeCompte January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1943 Republican 5th
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1959 4th
Shepherd Leffler December 28, 1846 – March 4, 1847 Democratic At-large
March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1851 2nd
F. Dickinson Letts March 4, 1925 – March 4, 1931 Republican 2nd
Jim Ross Lightfoot January 3, 1985 – January 3, 1993 Republican 5th
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1997 3rd
Dave Loebsack January 3, 2007 – present Democratic 2nd Incumbent
William Loughridge March 4, 1867 – March 4, 1871 Republican 4th
March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 6th
Joseph Lyman March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1889 Republican 9th
Thomas E. Martin January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1955 Republican 1st
Wiley Mayne January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1975 Republican 6th
Moses A. McCoid March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1885 Republican 1st
George W. McCrary March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1877 Republican 1st
James W. McDill March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1877 Republican 8th
Smith McPherson March 4, 1899 – June 6, 1900 Republican 9th Resigned after being appointed judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Iowa
Edward Mezvinsky January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1977 Democratic 1st
Daniel F. Miller December 20, 1850 – March 4, 1851 Whig 1st
Jeremiah H. Murphy March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1887 Democratic 2nd
David R. Nagle January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1993 Democratic 3rd
Harry E. Narey November 3, 1942 – January 3, 1943 Republican 9th
Jim Nussle January 3, 1991 – January 3, 2003 Republican 2nd
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007 1st
S. Addison Oliver March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1879 Republican 9th
Jackson Orr March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1873 Republican 6th
March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 9th
Francis W. Palmer March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1873 Republican 5th
Irvin S. Pepper March 4, 1911 – December 22, 1913 Democratic 2nd
George D. Perkins March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1899 Republican 11th
Charles E. Pickett March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1913 Republican 3rd
Charles Pomeroy March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1871 Republican 6th
Henry O. Pratt March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1877 Republican 4th
Hiram Price March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1869 Republican 2nd
March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1881
Solomon F. Prouty March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1915 Republican 7th
William H. M. Pusey March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Democratic 9th
C. William Ramseyer March 4, 1915 – March 4, 1933 Republican 6th
Joseph R. Reed March 4, 1889 – March 4, 1891 Republican 9th
Thomas J. B. Robinson March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1933 Republican 3rd
John N. W. Rumple March 4, 1901 – January 31, 1903 Republican 2nd Died
Ezekiel S. Sampson March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1879 Republican 6th
William F. Sapp March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1881 Republican 8th
William J. Scherle January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1973 Republican 7th
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1975 5th
John R. Schmidhauser January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967 Democratic 1st
Fred Schwengel January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1965 Republican 1st
January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1973
George Cromwell Scott November 5, 1912 – March 4, 1915 Republican 11th
March 4, 1917 – March 4, 1919
John J. Seerley March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893 Democratic 1st
Hiram Y. Smith December 2, 1884 – March 4, 1885 Republican 7th
Neal Smith January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1973 Democratic 5th
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1995 4th
Walter I. Smith December 3, 1900 – March 15, 1911 Republican 9th Resigned after being appointed judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
William Smyth March 4, 1869 – September 30, 1870 Republican 2nd Died
Thomas J. Steele March 4, 1915 – March 4, 1917 Democratic 11th
Joseph C. Stone March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1879 Republican 1st
Isaac S. Struble March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1891 Republican 11th
Charles Edward Swanson March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1933 Republican 9th
Burton E. Sweet March 4, 1915 – March 4, 1923 Republican 3rd
Joseph H. Sweney March 4, 1889 – March 4, 1891 Republican 4th
Henry O. Talle January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1943 Republican 4th
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1959 2nd
Tom Tauke January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1991 Republican 2nd
Lot Thomas March 4, 1899 – March 4, 1905 Republican 11th
William Thompson March 4, 1847 – June 29, 1850 Democratic 1st Seat declared vacant
William George Thompson December 1, 1879 – March 4, 1883 Republican 5th
James Thorington March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857 Whig 2nd
Lloyd Thurston March 4, 1925 – March 4, 1933 Republican 8th
March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939 5th
Horace Mann Towner March 4, 1911 – April 1, 1923 Republican 8th Resigned after becoming Governor of Puerto Rico
John Q. Tufts March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1877 Republican 2nd
Thomas Updegraff March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1883 Republican]] 3rd
March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1899 4th
Hubert Utterback January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1937 Democratic 6th
William Vandever March 4, 1859 – March 4, 1863 Republican 2nd
Earl W. Vincent June 4, 1928 – March 4, 1929 Republican 9th
Henry Vollmer February 10, 1914 – March 4, 1915 Democratic 2nd
Martin Joseph Wade March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1905 Democratic 2nd
Madison M. Walden March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1873 Republican 4th
Otha Wearin March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939 Democratic 7th
James B. Weaver March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1881 Greenback 6th
March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1889
Luman Hamlin Weller March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Greenback 4th
Frederick E. White March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893 Democratic 6th
Albert C. Willford March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Democratic 3rd
James Wilson March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1877 Republican 5th
March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885
James F. Wilson October 8, 1861 – March 4, 1869 Republican 1st
Leonard G. Wolf January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1961 Democratic 2nd
William P. Wolf December 6, 1870 – March 4, 1871 Republican 2nd
Frank P. Woods March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1919 Republican 10th
David Young January 3, 2015 – present Republican 3rd Incumbent

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

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

Representative Term of office District Date of birth (and age)
Merwin Coad 1957–1963 6th (1924-09-28) September 28, 1924 (age 90)
Neal Edward Smith 1959–1995 5th (1959–1993)
4th (1993–1995)
(1920-03-23) March 23, 1920 (age 95)
John R. Schmidhauser 1965–1967 1st (1922-01-03) January 3, 1922 (age 93)
John Culver 1965–1975 2nd (1932-08-08) August 8, 1932 (age 83)
Edward Mezvinsky 1973–1977 1st (1937-01-17) January 17, 1937 (age 78)
Mike Blouin 1975–1979 2nd (1945-11-07) November 7, 1945 (age 69)
Chuck Grassley 1975–1981 3rd (1933-09-17) September 17, 1933 (age 81)
Tom Harkin 1975–1985 5th (1939-11-19) November 19, 1939 (age 75)
Berkley Bedell 1975–1987 6th (1921-03-05) March 5, 1921 (age 94)
Jim Leach 1977–2007 1st (1977–2003)
2nd (2003–2007)
(1942-10-15) October 15, 1942 (age 72)
Tom Tauke 1979–1991 2nd (1950-10-11) October 11, 1950 (age 64)
Jim Ross Lightfoot 1985–1997 5th (1985–1993)
3rd (1993–1997)
(1938-09-27) September 27, 1938 (age 76)
David R. Nagle 1987–1993 3rd (1943-04-15) April 15, 1943 (age 72)
Fred Grandy 1987–1995 6th (1987–1993)
5th (1993–1995)
(1948-06-29) June 29, 1948 (age 67)
Jim Nussle 1991–2007 2nd (1991–2003)
1st (2003–2007)
(1960-06-27) June 27, 1960 (age 55)
Greg Ganske 1995–2003 4th (1949-03-31) March 31, 1949 (age 66)
Tom Latham 1995–2015 5th (1995–2003)
4th (2003–2013)
3rd (2013–2015)
(1948-07-14) July 14, 1948 (age 67)
Leonard Boswell 1997–2013 3rd (1934-01-10) January 10, 1934 (age 81)
Bruce Braley 2007–2015 1st (1957-10-30) October 30, 1957 (age 57)

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