List of United States Representatives from Montana

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The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Montana. 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 Montana. The list of names should be complete (as of May 25, 2017), but other data may be incomplete. It includes members who have represented both the state and the Territory, both past and present.

Current member[edit]

Updated May 2017.[1]

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Years Party District Notes
LeRoy H. Anderson January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1961 Democratic 2nd
Roy E. Ayers March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1937 Democratic 2nd
James Franklin Battin January 3, 1961 – February 27, 1969 Republican 2nd Resigned to become judge of the U.S. District Court of Montana
Max Baucus January 3, 1975 – December 14, 1978 Democratic 1st Resigned after being appointed to the US Senate
Albert J. Campbell March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1901 Democratic At-large
Thomas Henry Carter March 4, 1889– November 8, 1889 Republican Territory Montana achieves statehood
November 8, 1889 – March 3, 1891 At-large Montana achieves statehood
James M. Cavanaugh March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1871 Democratic Territory
William H. Clagett March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1873 Republican Territory
Steve Daines January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2015 Republican At-large
Wesley A. D'Ewart June 5, 1945 – January 3, 1955 Republican 2nd Elected to finish James F. O'Connor's term
Joseph M. Dixon March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907 Republican At-large
William W. Dixon March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893 Democratic At-large
Caldwell Edwards March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1903 Populist At-large
John M. Evans March 4, 1913 –March 3, 1919 Democratic At-large
March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921 1st
March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1933
Orvin B. Fjare January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1957 Republican 2nd
Greg Gianforte May 25, 2017 – present Republican At-large Incumbent, elected to fill Zinke's unexpired term
Charles S. Hartman March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1897 Republican At-large
March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1899 Silver Republican
Rick Hill January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2001 Republican At-large
Scott Leavitt March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1933 Republican 2nd
Martin Maginnis March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1885 Democratic Territory
Mike Mansfield January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1953 Democratic 1st
Ron Marlenee January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1993 Republican 2nd
Washington J. McCormick March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1923 Republican 1st
Samuel McLean January 6, 1865 – March 3, 1867 Democratic Territory
John Melcher June 24, 1969 – January 3, 1977 Democratic 2nd Elected to finish James F. Battin's term
Lee Metcalf January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1961 Democratic 1st
Joseph P. Monaghan 1933 – January 3, 1937 Democratic 1st
Jerry J. O'Connell January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1939 Democratic 1st
James F. O'Connor January 3, 1937 – January 15, 1945 Democratic 2nd Died
Arnold Olsen January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1971 Democratic 1st
Charles Nelson Pray March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1913 Republican At-large
Jeannette Rankin March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1919 Republican At-large
January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943 1st
Dennis Rehberg January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2013 Republican At-large
Carl W. Riddick March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1923 Republican 2nd
Richard G. Shoup January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1975 Republican 1st
Tom Stout March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1917 Democratic At-large
Jacob Thorkelson January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1941 Republican 1st
Joseph Toole March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1889 Democratic Territory
Pat Williams January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1993 Democratic 1st
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1997 At-large
Ryan Zinke January 3, 2015 – March 1, 2017 Republican At-large Resigned after becoming United States Secretary of the Interior

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

As of October 2016, there are eight former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from the U.S. State of Montana who are currently living at this time. The most recent representative to die was Orvin B. Fjare (1955-1957) on June 27, 2011. The most recently serving representative to die was Richard G. Shoup (1971-1975) on November 25, 1995.

Representative Term of office District Date of birth (and age)
John Melcher 1969–1977 2nd (1924-09-06) September 6, 1924 (age 92)
Max Baucus 1975–1978 1st (1941-12-11) December 11, 1941 (age 75)
Ron Marlenee 1977–1993 2nd (1935-08-08) August 8, 1935 (age 81)
Pat Williams 1979–1997 1st (1979–1993)
At-large (1993–1997)
(1937-10-30) October 30, 1937 (age 79)
Rick Hill 1997–2001 At-large (1946-12-30) December 30, 1946 (age 70)
Denny Rehberg 2001–2013 At-large (1955-10-05) October 5, 1955 (age 61)
Steve Daines 2013–2015 At-large (1962-08-20) August 20, 1962 (age 54)
Ryan Zinke 2015–2017 At-large (1961-11-01) November 1, 1961 (age 55)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory of Representatives". United States House of Representatives. Retrieved 25 May 2017. 

External links[edit]

House of Representatives List of Members