List of United States Representatives from Nebraska

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The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Nebraska. 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 Nebraska. 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 2017.[1]

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District Notes
William E. Andrews Republican March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897 5th [Data unknown/missing.]
March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1923 [Data unknown/missing.]
Brad Ashford Democratic January 3, 2015 – January 3, 2017 2nd
Don Bacon Republican January 3, 2017 – present 2nd Incumbent
H. Malcolm Baldrige Republican March 4, 1931 – March 4, 1933 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Bill Barrett Republican January 3, 1991 – January 3, 2001 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
Silas Reynolds Barton Republican March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1915 5th [Data unknown/missing.]
Ralph F. Beermann Republican January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1963 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965 1st
Doug Bereuter Republican January 3, 1979 – August 31, 2004 1st Resigned to become president of The Asia Foundation
Charles Gustav Binderup Democratic January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939 4th [Data unknown/missing.]
John Frank Boyd Republican March 4, 1907 – March 4, 1909 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
Lawrence Brock Democratic January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1961 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
William Jennings Bryan Democratic March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1895 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
Howard H. Buffett Republican January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1949 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
January 3, 1951 – January 3, 1953 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Edward R. Burke Democratic March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Elmer Burkett Republican March 4, 1899 – March 4, 1905 1st Resigned after being elected U.S. Senator
Clair A. Callan Democratic January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
Terry Carpenter Democratic March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 5th [Data unknown/missing.]
John Joseph Cavanaugh III Democratic January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1981 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Bird Beers Chapman Democratic March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857 Territory [Data unknown/missing.]
Jackson B. Chase Republican January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1957 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Jon L. Christensen Republican January 3, 1995 – January 3, 1999 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Harry B. Coffee Democratic January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943 5th [Data unknown/missing.]
William J. Connell Republican March 4, 1889 – March 4, 1891 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
Oren S. Copeland Republican January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
Lorenzo Crounse Republican March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1877 At large [Data unknown/missing.]
Glenn Cunningham Republican January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1971 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Carl T. Curtis Republican January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1943 4th Resigned to become U.S. Senator
January 3, 1943 – December 31, 1954 1st
Samuel Gordon Daily Republican May 18, 1860 – March 4, 1865 Territory Won contested election
Hal Daub, Jr. Republican January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1989 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Robert V. Denney Republican January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1971 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
George W. E. Dorsey Republican March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1891 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
Experience Estabrook Democratic March 4, 1859 – May 18, 1860 Territory Lost contested election
Robert E. Evans Republican March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1923 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
Fenner Ferguson Democratic March 4, 1857 – March 4, 1859 Territory [Data unknown/missing.]
Jeff Fortenberry Republican January 3, 2005 – Present 1st Incumbent
Napoleon Bonaparte Giddings Democratic March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1855 Territory [Data unknown/missing.]
William L. Greene Populist March 4, 1897 – March 11, 1899 6th Died
Eugene Jerome Hainer Republican March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1897 4th [Data unknown/missing.]
Robert Dinsmore Harrison Republican October 4, 1951 – January 3, 1959 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
George H. Heinke Republican January 3, 1939 – January 2, 1940 1st Died
Edmund H. Hinshaw Republican March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1911 4th [Data unknown/missing.]
Gilbert M. Hitchcock Democratic March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1905 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
March 4, 1907 – March 4, 1911 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Phineas Hitchcock Republican March 4, 1865 – March 1, 1867 Territory Nebraska gains statehood
Peter Hoagland Democratic January 3, 1989 – January 3, 1995 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Edgar Howard Democratic March 4, 1923 – January 3, 1935 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
Roman L. Hruska Republican January 3, 1953 – November 8, 1954 2nd Resigned when elected U.S. Senator
Augustin Reed Humphrey Republican November 7, 1922 – March 4, 1923 6th [Data unknown/missing.]
Albert W. Jefferis Republican March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1923 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Fred Gustus Johnson Republican March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1931 5th [Data unknown/missing.]
Omer Madison Kem Populist March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1897 6th
John L. Kennedy Republican March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1907 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Moses P. Kinkaid Republican March 4, 1903 – July 6, 1922 6th Died
James Laird Republican March 4, 1883 – August 17, 1889 2nd Died
James P. Latta Democratic March 4, 1909 – September 11, 1911 3rd Died
Gilbert L. Laws Republican December 2, 1889 – March 4, 1891 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Charles O. Lobeck Democratic March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1919 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Henry C. Luckey Democratic January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
John A. Maguire Democratic March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1915 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
Thomas Jefferson Majors Republican November 5, 1878 – March 3, 1879 At large [Data unknown/missing.]
Turner M. Marquette Republican March 2, 1867 – March 3, 1867 At large [Data unknown/missing.]
David T. Martin Republican January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1963 4th Resigned
January 3, 1963 – December 31, 1974 3rd
Samuel Maxwell Populist March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1899 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
John J. McCarthy Republican March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1907 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
John Y. McCollister Republican January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1977 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Donald Francis McGinley Democratic January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1961 4th [Data unknown/missing.]
William A. McKeighan Populist March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1895 5th
Charles F. McLaughlin Democratic January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Melvin O. McLaughlin Republican March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1927 4th [Data unknown/missing.]
John A. McShane Democratic March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1889 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
George de Rue Meiklejohn Republican March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1897 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
David Henry Mercer Republican March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1903 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Arthur L. Miller Republican January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1959 4th [Data unknown/missing.]
John H. Morehead Democratic March 4, 1923 – January 3, 1935 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
William Neville Populist December 4, 1899 – March 4, 1903 6th [Data unknown/missing.]
George W. Norris Republican March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1913 5th [Data unknown/missing.]
John N. Norton Democratic March 4, 1927 – March 4, 1929 4th [Data unknown/missing.]
March 4, 1931 – March 4, 1933 4th [Data unknown/missing.]
Eugene D. O'Sullivan Democratic January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1951 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Tom Osborne Republican January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2007 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
Ernest M. Pollard Republican July 18, 1905 – March 4, 1909 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
C. Frank Reavis Republican March 4, 1915 – June 3, 1922 1st Resigned to become special assistant to the U.S. Attorney General
John Seaton Robinson Democratic March 4, 1899 – March 4, 1903 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
Willis G. Sears Republican March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1931 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Ashton C. Shallenberger Democratic March 4, 1901 – March 4, 1903 5th Lost re-election
March 4, 1915 – March 4, 1919 5th Lost re-election
March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1929 5th Lost re-election
March 4, 1931 – March 4, 1933 5th Lost renomination
March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 4th
Robert G. Simmons Republican March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1933 6th [Data unknown/missing.]
Charles Henry Sloan Republican March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1919 4th [Data unknown/missing.]
March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1931 4th [Data unknown/missing.]
Adrian Smith Republican January 3, 2007 – Present 3rd Incumbent
Virginia Smith Republican January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1991 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
William Ledyard Stark Populist March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1903 4th [Data unknown/missing.]
Karl Stefan Republican January 3, 1935 – October 2, 1951 3rd Died
Dan V. Stephens Democratic November 7, 1911 – March 4, 1919 3rd [Data unknown/missing.]
Jesse B. Strode Republican March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1899 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
Roderick Dhu Sutherland Populist March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1901 5th [Data unknown/missing.]
John H. Sweet Republican April 19, 1940 – January 3, 1941 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
John Taffe Republican March 4, 1867 – March 4, 1873 At large [Data unknown/missing.]
Lee Terry Republican January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2015 2nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Charles Thone Republican January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1979 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
Roy H. Thorpe Republican November 7, 1922 – March 4, 1923 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
Edward K. Valentine Republican March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1883 At large Retired
March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 3rd
Archibald J. Weaver Republican March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1887 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
Phillip H. Weaver Republican January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1963 1st [Data unknown/missing.]
Frank Welch Republican March 4, 1877 – September 4, 1878 At large Died

Living former Members[edit]

As of January 2017, there are seven living former members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The most recent representative to die was Charles Thone (1971–1979) on March 7, 2018.

Representative Term of office District Date of birth (and age)
John J. Cavanaugh III 1977–1981 2nd (1945-08-01) August 1, 1945 (age 72)
Doug Bereuter 1979–2004 1st (1939-10-06) October 6, 1939 (age 78)
Hal Daub 1981–1989 2nd (1941-04-23) April 23, 1941 (age 77)
Jon L. Christensen 1995–1999 2nd (1963-02-20) February 20, 1963 (age 55)
Lee Terry 1999–2015 2nd (1962-01-29) January 29, 1962 (age 56)
Tom Osborne 2001–2007 3rd (1937-02-23) February 23, 1937 (age 81)
Brad Ashford 2015–2017 2nd (1949-11-10) November 10, 1949 (age 68)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory of Representatives". United States House of Representatives. Retrieved January 3, 2017.