List of United States Representatives from Kansas

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The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Kansas. 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 Kansas. 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
John Alexander Anderson March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1885 Republican 1st
March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887 5th
March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1889 Independent Republican
March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891 Republican
Daniel Read Anthony, Jr. May 23, 1907 – March 3, 1929 Republican 1st
William H. Avery January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1963 Republican 1st
January 3, 1963 - January 3, 1965 2nd
William Augustus Ayres March 4, 1915 - March 4, 1921 Democratic 8th
March 4, 1923 - March 4, 1933
March 4, 1933 – August 22, 1934 5th Resigned after being appointed a member of the Federal Trade Commission
Willis Joshua Bailey March 4, 1899 – March 4, 1901 Republican At-large
William Baker March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1897 Populist 6th
Richard Ely Bird March 4, 1921 - March 4, 1923 Republican 8th
Richard W. Blue March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897 Republican At-large
Jeremiah D. Botkin March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1899 Populist At-large
Justin De Witt Bowersock March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1907 Republican 2nd
Nancy Boyda January 3, 2007 - January 3, 2009 Democratic 2nd
James Floyd Breeding January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1963 Democratic 5th
Case Broderick March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1899 Republican 1st
William R. Brown March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1877 Republican 3rd
Sam Brownback January 3, 1995 - November 7, 1996 Republican 2nd Resigned November 27, 1996 retroactive to November 7 after being elected to the US Senate
William A. Calderhead March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1897 Republican 5th
March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1911
Philip P. Campbell March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1923 Republican 3rd
Frank Carlson January 3, 1935 - January 3, 1947 Republican 6th
Randolph Carpenter March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1937 Democratic 4th
Sidney Clarke March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1871 Republican At-large
Benjamin H. Clover March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1893 Populist 3rd
Stephen A. Cobb March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1875 Republican At-large
Albert M. Cole January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1953 Republican 1st
John R. Connelly March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1919 Democratic 6th
Martin F. Conway January 29, 1861 – March 4, 1863 Republican At-large
Charles Curtis March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1899 Republican 4th
March 4, 1899 – January 28, 1907 1st Resigned after being elected to the US Senate
John Davis March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1895 Populist 5th
Bob Dole January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1963 Republican 6th
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1969 1st
Dudley Doolittle March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1919 Democratic 4th
Robert Fred Ellsworth January 3, 1961 - January 3, 1963 Republican 2nd
January 3, 1963 - January 3, 1967 3rd
Edward H. Funston March 21, 1884 - August 2, 1894 Republican 2nd Lost contested election
Myron V. George November 7, 1950 - January 3, 1959 Republican 3rd
Newell A. George January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1961 Democratic 2nd
Dan Glickman January 3, 1977 - January 3, 1995 Democratic 4th
John R. Goodin March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1877 Democratic 2nd
U. S. Guyer November 4, 1924 - March 3, 1925 Republican 2nd
March 4, 1927 - June 5, 1943 Died
Lewis Hanback March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885 Republican At-large
March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1887 6th
Denver David Hargis January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1961 Democratic 3rd
William A. Harris March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1895 Populist At-large
Dudley C. Haskell March 4, 1877 - December 16, 1883 Republican 2nd Died
Guy T. Helvering March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1919 Democratic 5th
Homer Hoch March 4, 1919 - March 3, 1933 Republican 4th
Clifford R. Hope March 4, 1927 - January 3, 1943 Republican 7th
January 3, 1943 - January 3, 1957 5th
John Mills Houston January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943 Democratic 5th
Thomas Jefferson Hudson March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1895 Populist 3rd
Tim Huelskamp January 3, 2011 – present Republican 1st Incumbent
Alfred Metcalf Jackson March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1903 Democratic 3rd
Fred S. Jackson March 4, 1911 - March 3, 1913 Republican 4th
James Edmund Jeffries January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1983 Republican 2nd
Lynn Jenkins January 3, 2009 - Present Republican 2nd Incumbent
Harrison Kelley December 2, 1889 - March 3, 1891 Republican 4th
Martha Keys January 3, 1975 - January 3, 1979 Democratic 2nd
Snyder S. Kirkpatrick March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1897 Republican 3rd
William P. Lambertson March 4, 1929 – January 3, 1945 Republican 1st
Chauncey B. Little March 4, 1925 - March 3, 1927 Democratic 2nd
Edward C. Little March 4, 1917 - June 27, 1924 Republican 2nd Died
Chester I. Long March 4, 1895 - March 4, 1897 Republican 7th
March 4, 1899 - March 4, 1903
David Perley Lowe March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1875 Republican At-large
Edmond H. Madison March 4, 1907 - September 18, 1911 Republican 7th Died
Kathryn O'Loughlin McCarthy March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Democratic 6th
Nelson B. McCormick March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1899 Populist 6th
Harold C. McGugin March 4, 1931 - January 3, 1935 Republican 3rd
Walter Lewis McVey, Jr. January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1963 Republican 3rd
Herbert Alton Meyer January 3, 1947 - October 2, 1950 Republican 3rd Died
Jan Meyers January 3, 1985 – January 3, 1997 Republican 3rd
Howard Shultz Miller January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955 Democratic 1st
James Monroe Miller March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1911 Republican 4th
Orrin L. Miller March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1897 Republican 2nd
Alexander C. Mitchell March 4, 1911 - July 7, 1911 Republican 2nd Died
Chester L. Mize January 3, 1965 - January 3, 1971 Republican 2nd
Dennis Moore January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2011 Democratic 3rd
Horace Ladd Moore August 2, 1894 - March 3, 1895 Democratic 2nd Won contested election
Jerry Moran January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2011 Republican 1st
Edmund Needham Morrill March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885 Republican At-large
March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1891 1st
Victor Murdock May 26, 1903 - March 4, 1907 Republican 7th
March 4, 1907 - March 4, 1915 8th
George A. Neeley January 9, 1912 - March 4, 1915 Democratic 7th
Dick Nichols January 3, 1991 - January 3, 1993 Republican 5th
John G. Otis March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1893 Populist 4th
Marcus Junius Parrott March 4, 1857 – January 29, 1861 Republican Territory Kansas admitted as a state
Edward White Patterson January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939 Democratic 3rd
Bishop W. Perkins March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885 Republican At-large
March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1891 3rd
Mason S. Peters March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1899 Populist 2nd
Samuel R. Peters March 4, 1883 - March 4, 1885 Republican At-large
March 4, 1885 - March 4, 1891 7th
William A. Phillips March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875 Republican At-large
March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1879 1st
Mike Pompeo January 3, 2011 - present Republican 4th Incumbent
William A. Reeder March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1911 Republican 6th
Edward Herbert Rees January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1961 Republican 4th
Rollin R. Rees March 4, 1911 - March 3, 1913 Republican 5th
Edwin R. Ridgely March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1901 Populist 3rd
Pat Roberts January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1997 Republican 1st
William R. Roy January 3, 1971 - January 3, 1975 Democratic 2nd
Thomas Ryan March 4, 1877 - March 3, 1885 Republican 3rd
March 4, 1885 - April 4, 1889 4th Resigned after being appointed Minister to Mexico
Jim Ryun November 27, 1996 - January 3, 2007 Republican 2nd
Charles Frederick Scott March 4, 1901 - March 3, 1907 Republican At-large
March 4, 1907 - March 3, 1911 2nd
Errett P. Scrivner September 14, 1943 - January 3, 1959 Republican 2nd
Keith Sebelius January 3, 1969 – January 3, 1981 Republican 1st
Jouett Shouse March 4, 1915 - March 4, 1919 Democratic 7th
Garner E. Shriver January 3, 1961 - January 3, 1977 Republican 4th
Jerry Simpson March 4, 1891 - March 4, 1895 Populist 7th
March 4, 1897 - March 4, 1899
Joe Skubitz January 3, 1963 - December 31, 1978 Republican 5th Resigned and retired
Jim Slattery January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1995 Democratic 2nd
Wint Smith January 3, 1947 - January 3, 1961 Republican 6th
Vince Snowbarger January 3, 1997 –January 3, 1999 Republican 3rd
Charles I. Sparks March 4, 1929 - March 3, 1933 Republican 6th
William H. Sproul March 4, 1923 - March 3, 1931 Republican 3rd
James G. Strong March 4, 1919 - March 3, 1933 Republican 5th
Joseph Taggart November 7, 1911 - March 3, 1917 Democratic 2nd
Todd Tiahrt January 3, 1995 - January 3, 2011 Republican 4th
Jasper N. Tincher March 4, 1919 - March 4, 1927 Republican 7th
Erastus J. Turner March 4, 1887 - March 3, 1891 Republican 6th
William D. Vincent March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1899 Populist 5th
Hays B. White March 4, 1919 - March 3, 1929 Republican 6th
John Wilkins Whitfield December 20, 1854 – August 1, 1856 Democratic Territory Seat declared vacant
December 9, 1856 – March 3, 1857
Bob Whittaker January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1991 Republican 5th
Abel Carter Wilder March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1865 Republican At-large
Larry Winn January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1985 Republican 3rd
Thomas Daniel Winter January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1947 Republican 3rd
Kevin Yoder January 3, 2011 – present Republican 3rd Incumbent
Isaac D. Young March 4, 1911 - March 3, 1913 Republican 6th

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

As of April 2015, there are sixteen former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from the U.S. State of Kansas who are currently living at this time. The most recent representative to die was Walter Lewis McVey, Jr. (1961-1963) on September 10, 2014. The most recently serving representative to die was James Edmund Jeffries (1979-1983) on August 22, 1997.

Representative Term of office District Date of birth (and age)
Bob Dole 1961–1969 6th (1961–1963)
1st (1963–1969)
(1923-07-22) July 22, 1923 (age 93)
Larry Winn 1967–1985 3rd (1919-08-22) August 22, 1919 (age 97)
Martha Keys 1975–1979 2nd (1930-08-10) August 10, 1930 (age 86)
Dan Glickman 1977–1995 4th (1944-11-27) November 27, 1944 (age 71)
Bob Whittaker 1979–1991 5th (1939-09-18) September 18, 1939 (age 77)
Pat Roberts 1981–1997 1st (1936-04-20) April 20, 1936 (age 80)
Jim Slattery 1983–1995 2nd (1948-08-04) August 4, 1948 (age 68)
Jan Meyers 1985–1997 3rd (1928-07-20) July 20, 1928 (age 88)
Dick Nichols 1991–1993 5th (1926-04-29) April 29, 1926 (age 90)
Sam Brownback 1995–1996 2nd (1956-09-12) September 12, 1956 (age 60)
Todd Tiahrt 1995–2011 4th (1951-06-15) June 15, 1951 (age 65)
Jim Ryun 1996–2007 2nd (1947-04-29) April 29, 1947 (age 69)
Vince Snowbarger 1997–1999 3rd (1949-09-16) September 16, 1949 (age 67)
Jerry Moran 1997–2011 1st (1954-05-29) May 29, 1954 (age 62)
Dennis Moore 1999–2011 3rd (1945-11-08) November 8, 1945 (age 70)
Nancy Boyda 2007–2009 2nd (1955-08-02) August 2, 1955 (age 61)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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