List of United States Representatives from Texas

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

Current members[edit]


Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y

A[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Joseph Abbott Democratic 6th March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1897 Hillsboro
Bruce Alger Republican 5th January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1965 Dallas
Michael A. Andrews Democratic 25th January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1995 Houston
Edwin Le Roy Antony Democratic 9th June 14, 1892 – March 4, 1893 Cameron
William Reynolds Archer, Jr. Republican 7th January 3, 1971 – January 3, 2001 Houston Chairman of House Ways and Means Committee (1995–2001)
Dick Armey Republican 26th January 3, 1985 – January 3, 2003 Irving House Majority Leader (1995–2003)

B[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Brian Babin Republican 36th January 3, 2015 – present Incumbent
Joseph Weldon Bailey Democratic 5th March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1901 Gainesville
Joseph Weldon Bailey, Jr. Democratic AL March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Dallas
Thomas Henry Ball Democratic 1st March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1903 Huntsville
8th March 4, 1903 - November 16, 1903 Resigned
Steve Bartlett Republican 3rd January 3, 1983 – March 11, 1991 Dallas Resigned to become Mayor of Dallas
Joe Barton Republican 6th January 3, 1985 – present Ennis Incumbent
James Andrew Beall Democratic 5th March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1915 Waxahachie
Lindley Beckworth Democratic 3rd January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1953 Gladewater
January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1967
Carlos Bee Democratic 14th March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1921 San Antonio
Charles K. Bell Democratic 8th March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1897 Fort Worth
Chris Bell Democratic 25th January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2005 Houston
John J. Bell Democratic 14th January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1957 Cuero
Peter Hansborough Bell Democratic 2nd March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1857 Austin Previously 3rd Governor of Texas (1849–1853)
Ken Bentsen, Jr. Democratic 25th January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2003 Houston
Lloyd Bentsen Democratic 15th December 4, 1948 – January 3, 1955 McAllen
Eugene Black Democratic 1st March 4, 1915 – March 4, 1929 Clarksville
Thomas L. Blanton Democratic 16th March 4, 1917 – March 4, 1919 Abilene
17th March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1929
May 20, 1930 – January 3, 1937
Henry Bonilla Republican 23rd January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2007 San Antonio
Beau Boulter Republican 13th January 3, 1985 – January 3, 1989 Amarillo
John C. Box Democratic 2nd March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1931 Jacksonville
Kevin Brady Republican 8th January 3, 1997 – present The Woodlands Incumbent
Clay Stone Briggs Democratic 7th March 4, 1919 – April 29, 1933 Galveston Died
Moses L. Broocks Democratic 2nd March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1907 San Augustine
Jack Brooks Democratic 2nd January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1967 Beaumont
9th January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1995
Guy M. Bryan Democratic 2nd March 4, 1857 – March 4, 1859 Brazoria
John Wiley Bryant Democratic 5th January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1997 Dallas
James P. Buchanan Democratic 10th April 15, 1913 – February 22, 1937 Brenham Died
George Farmer Burgess Democratic 10th March 4, 1901 – March 4, 1903 Gonzales
9th March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1917
Michael C. Burgess Republican 26th January 3, 2003 – present Flower Mound Incumbent
Robert E. Burke Democratic 6th March 4, 1897 – June 5, 1901 Dallas Died
Albert S. Burleson Democratic 9th March 4, 1899 – March 4, 1903 Austin
10th March 4, 1903 – March 6, 1913 Resigned after being appointed Postmaster General of the US Postal Service
Omar Burleson Democratic 17th January 3, 1947 – December 31, 1978 Anson Resigned
George H. W. Bush Republican 7th January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1971 Houston Ran for U.S. Senate (lost); later 43rd Vice President (1981–1989) & 41st President (1989–1993); father of George W. Bush & Jeb Bush
Albert Bustamante Democratic 23rd January 3, 1985 – January 3, 1993 San Antonio

C[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Earle Cabell Democratic 5th January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1973 Dallas
Oscar Callaway Democratic 12th March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1917 Comanche
Quico Canseco Republican 23rd January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2013 San Antonio
John Carter Republican 31st January 3, 2003 – present Round Rock Incumbent
Robert R. Casey Democratic 22nd January 3, 1959 – January 22, 1976 Houston Resigned to become commissioner to the United States Maritime Commission
Joaquín Castro Democratic 20th January 3, 2013 – present San Antonio Incumbent
Jim Chapman Democratic 1st August 3, 1985 – January 3, 1997 Sulphur Springs
William Thomas Clark Republican 3rd March 31, 1870 – May 13, 1872 Galveston Lost contested election
Jeremiah V. Cockrell Democratic 13th March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1897 Anson
Ronald D. Coleman Democratic 16th January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1997 El Paso
James M. Collins Republican 3rd August 24, 1968 – January 3, 1983 Dallas
Larry Combest Republican 19th January 3, 1985 – May 31, 2003 Lubbock Resigned
Jesse M. Combs Democratic 2nd January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1953 Beaumont
Mike Conaway Republican 11th January 3, 2005 – present Midland Incumbent
Tom Connally Democratic 11th March 4, 1917 – March 4, 1929 Marlin U.S. Senator (1929–1953)
John C. Conner Democratic 2nd March 31, 1870 – March 4, 1873 Sherman
Samuel B. Cooper Democratic 2nd March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1905 Beaumont
March 4, 1907 – March 4, 1909
William H. Crain Democratic 7th March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1893 Cuero
11th March 4, 1893 – February 10, 1896 Died
John W. Cranford Democratic 4th March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1899 Sulphur Springs Died
Oliver H. Cross Democratic 11th March 4, 1929 – January 3, 1937 Waco
Miles Crowley Democratic 10th March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897 Galveston
Henry Cuellar Democratic 28th January 3, 2005 – present Laredo Incumbent
David B. Culberson Democratic 2nd March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1883 Jefferson
4th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1897
John Culberson Republican 7th January 3, 2001 – present Houston Incumbent

D[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
James H. Davis Democratic AL March 4, 1915 – March 4, 1917 Sulphur Springs
Reese C. De Graffenreid Democratic 3rd March 4, 1897 – August 29, 1902 Longview Died
Kika de la Garza Democratic 15th January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1997 Mission
Edward Degener Republican 4th March 31, 1870 – March 4, 1871 San Antonio
Tom DeLay Republican 22nd January 3, 1985 – June 9, 2006 Sugar Land Resigned
Martin Dies, Sr. Democratic 2nd March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1919 Beaumont
Martin Dies, Jr. Democratic 2nd March 4, 1931 – January 3, 1945 Orange
AL January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1959 Lufkin
Lloyd Doggett Democratic 10th January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2005 Austin
25th January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2013
35th January 3, 2013 – present Incumbent
John Dowdy Democratic 7th September 23, 1952 – January 3, 1967 Athens
2nd January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1973

E[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Joe H. Eagle Democratic 8th March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1921 Houston
January 28, 1933 – January 3, 1937
Robert C. Eckhardt Democratic 8th January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1981 Houston Nephew of Harry M. Wurzbach
Chet Edwards Democratic 11th January 3, 1991 – January 3, 2005 Waco
17th January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2011
Lemuel D. Evans Know-nothing 1st March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857 Marshall

F[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Blake Farenthold Republican 27th January 3, 2011 – present Corpus Christi Incumbent
Scott Field Democratic 6th March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1907 Calvert
Jack Fields Republican 8th January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1997 Humble
O. C. Fisher Democratic 21st January 3, 1943 – December 31, 1974 San Angelo Resigned after open heart surgery
Bill Flores Republican 17th January 3, 2011 – present Bryan Incumbent
Ed Foreman Republican 16th January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965 Odessa Unseated after one term by the Democrat Richard Crawford White; later served another term from 1969 to 1971 from New Mexico's 2nd congressional district
Martin Frost Democratic 24th January 3, 1979 – January 3, 2005 Dallas

G[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Pete Gallego Democratic 23rd January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2015 Alpine
Robert Gammage Democratic 22nd January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1979 Houston
John Nance Garner Democratic 15th March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1933 Uvalde 44th Speaker of the House (1931–1933); Resigned to become 32nd Vice President (1933–1941)
Clyde L. Garrett Democratic 17th January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1941 Eastland
Daniel E. Garrett Democratic AL March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1915 Houston
March 4, 1917 – March 4, 1919
8th March 4, 1921 – December 13, 1932 Died
Brady P. Gentry Democratic 3rd January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1957 Tyler
Pete Geren Democratic 12th September 12, 1989 – January 3, 1997 Fort Worth
Dewitt Clinton Giddings Democratic 3rd May 13, 1872 – March 4, 1875 Brenham
5th March 4, 1877 – March 4, 1879
Oscar W. Gillespie Democratic 12th March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1911 Fort Worth
Louie Gohmert Republican 1st January 3, 2005 – present Tyler Incumbent
Charlie Gonzalez Democratic 20th January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2013 San Antonio
Henry B. Gonzalez Democratic 20th November 4, 1961 – January 3, 1999 San Antonio
Ed Gossett Democratic 13th January 3, 1939 – July 31, 1951 Wichita Falls Resigned
Phil Gramm Democratic 6th January 3, 1979 – January 5, 1983 College Station Changed parties
Republican February 12, 1983 – January 3, 1985 U.S. Senator (1985–2002)
Kay Granger Republican 12th January 3, 1997 – present Fort Worth Incumbent
Al Green Democratic 9th January 3, 2005 – present Houston Incumbent
Gene Green Democratic 29th January 3, 1993 – present Houston Incumbent
Alexander W. Gregg Democratic 7th March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1919 Palestine Chairman of House War Claims Committee (1913–1919)
Walter Gresham Democratic 10th March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1895 Galveston
Ben H. Guill Republican 18th May 6, 1950 – January 3, 1951 Pampa

H[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Ralph Hall Democratic 4th January 3, 1981 – January 5, 2004 Rockwall
Republican January 5, 2004 – January 3, 2015
Sam B. Hall, Jr. Democratic 1st June 19, 1976 – May 27, 1985 Marshall Resigned to become US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Andrew Jackson Hamilton Independent Democratic 2nd March 4, 1859 – March 4, 1861 Austin Later 11th Governor of Texas (1865–1866)
Kent Hance Democratic 19th January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1985 Lubbock
John Hancock Democratic 4th March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1875 Austin
5th March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1877
10th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885
Rufus Hardy Democratic 6th March 4, 1907 – March 4, 1923 Corsicana Chairman of House Expenditures in the Navy Department Committee (1911–1919)
Silas Hare Democratic 5th March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1891 Sherman
Robert B. Hawley Republican 10th March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1901 Galveston
Robert Lee Henry Democratic 7th March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1903 Waco Chairman of House Rules Committee (1911–1917)
11th March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1917
Jeb Hensarling Republican 5th January 3, 2003 – present Dallas Incumbent
William S. Herndon Democratic 1st March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1875 Tyler
Jack English Hightower Democratic 13th January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1985 Vernon
Rubén Hinojosa Democratic 15th January 3, 1997 – present Mercedes Incumbent
Volney Howard Democratic 2nd March 4, 1849 – March 4, 1853 San Antonio
Claude Benton Hudspeth Democratic 16th March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1931 El Paso
Will Hurd Republican 23rd January 3, 2015 – present Incumbent
Joseph Chappell Hutcheson Democratic 1st March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1897 Houston

I[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Frank N. Ikard Democratic 13th September 8, 1951 – December 15, 1961 Resigned

J[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 18th January 3, 1995 – present Houston Incumbent
Eddie Bernice Johnson Democratic 30th January 3, 1993 – present Dallas Incumbent
Luther Alexander Johnson Democratic 6th March 4, 1923 – July 17, 1946 Resigned to become a justice of the Tax Court of the United States
Lyndon B. Johnson Democratic 10th April 10, 1937 – January 3, 1949 U.S. Senator (1949–1961); later 37th Vice President (1961–1963) & 36th President (1963–1969)
Sam Johnson Republican 3rd May 8, 1991 – present Plano Incumbent
George Washington Jones Greenback 5th March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1883 Previously 10th Lieutenant Governor of Texas (1866–1867)
James H. Jones Democratic 3rd March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1887
John Marvin Jones Democratic 13th March 4, 1917 – March 4, 1919 Redistricting
18th March 4, 1919 – November 20, 1940 Resigned to become judge, United States Court of Claims (1940–1943); later its Chief Judge (1947–1964)
Barbara Jordan Democratic 18th January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1979 Retired

K[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
David S. Kaufman Democratic 1st March 30, 1846 – January 31, 1851 Died; namesake of Kaufman County, Texas
Abraham Kazen Democratic 23rd January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1985 Lost primary
Paul J. Kilday Democratic 20th January 3, 1939 – September 24, 1961 Resigned to become judge on what was then United States Court of Military Appeals (1961–1968)
Constantine B. Kilgore Democratic 3rd March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1895
Joe M. Kilgore Democratic 15th January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1965 Retired
Richard M. Kleberg Democratic 14th November 24, 1931 – January 3, 1945 Lost primary
Rudolph Kleberg Democratic 11th April 7, 1896 – March 4, 1903 Retired
Bob Krueger Democratic 21st January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1979 Later U.S. Senator (1993)

L[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Nick Lampson Democratic 9th January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2005
22nd January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2009 Lost re-election
Fritz G. Lanham Democratic 12th April 19, 1919 – January 3, 1947 Retired; son of S. W. T. Lanham
S. W. T. Lanham Democratic 11th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1893 Ran for governor (lost)
8th March 4, 1897 – January 15, 1903 Resigned to take office as 23rd Governor of Texas (1903–1907);

father of Fritz G. Lanham

Greg Laughlin Democratic 14th January 3, 1989 – June 26, 1995 Changed parties
Republican June 26, 1995 – January 3, 1997 Lost primary runoff
Marvin Leath Democratic 11th January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1991 Retired
Robert Quincy Lee Democratic 17th March 4, 1929 – April 18, 1930 Died
Mickey Leland Democratic 18th January 3, 1979 – August 7, 1989 Died
Robert M. Lively Democratic 3rd July 23, 1910 – March 4, 1911 Declined nomination
Tom Loeffler Republican 21st January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1987 Ran for governor (lost)
John B. Long Democratic 2nd March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893 Lost primary
Wingate H. Lucas Democratic 12th January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1955 Lost primary
John E. Lyle, Jr. Democratic 14th January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1955 Retired

M[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
George H. Mahon Democratic 19th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1979 Colorado City Chairman of Appropriations Committee (1963–1979)
Chairman of Joint Reduction of Federal Expenditures Committee (1967–1975)
Joseph J. Mansfield Democratic 9th March 4, 1917 – July 12, 1947 Columbus Died; Chairman of Rivers and Harbors Committee (1931–1947)
Kenny Marchant Republican 24th January 3, 2005 – present Carrollton Incumbent
William Harrison Martin Democratic 2nd November 4, 1887 – March 4, 1891 Athens
Jim Mattox Democratic 5th January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1983 Dallas
Maury Maverick Democratic 20th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939 Lost primary
A. Jeff McLemore Democratic At-Large March 4, 1915 – March 4, 1919 Redistricting
Michael McCaul Republican 10th January 3, 2005 – present Austin Incumbent
Augustus McCloskey Democratic 14th March 4, 1929 – February 10, 1930 Election contested
William D. McFarlane Democratic 13th March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939 Lost primary; father of Robert McFarlane
William P. McLean Democratic 2nd March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 Retired
Dale Milford Democratic 24th January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1979 Lost primary
James Francis Miller Democratic 8th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1887 Declined nomination
Roger Q. Mills Democratic At-Large March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 Redistricting
4th March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1883 Redistricting
9th March 4, 1883 – March 23, 1892 Resigned to become U.S. Senator (1892–1899)
John M. Moore Democratic 8th December 4, 1905 – March 4, 1913 Grandfather of Hilmar Moore
Littleton W. Moore Democratic 8th March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1893

N[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Randy Neugebauer Republican 19th June 3, 2003 – present Lubbock Incumbent
George H. Noonan Republican 12th March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897 Lost re-election

O[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Beto O'Rourke Democratic 16th January 3, 2013 – present El Paso Incumbent
Thomas P. Ochiltree Independent 7th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885 Galveston Retired
Pete Olson Republican 22nd January 3, 2009 – present Sugar Land Incumbent
Solomon P. Ortiz Democratic 27th January 3, 1983 – January 3, 2011 Corpus Christi Lost general

P[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Lucian W. Parrish[1] Democratic 13th March 4, 1919 – March 27, 1922 Henrietta Died
Thomas M. Paschal[2] Democratic 12th March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1895 Castroville Lost primary
William Neff Patman Democratic 14th January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1985 Ganado
Wright Patman Democratic 1st March 4, 1929 – March 7, 1976 Texarkana Died; Chairman of House Select Small Business Committee (1949–1953, 1955–1963)
Chairman of Joint Economic Committee (1957–1959, 1961–1963, 1965–1967, 1969–1971, 1973–1975)
Chairman of Joint Defense Production Committee (1963–1965, 1967–1969, 1971–1973, 1975–1976)
Chairman of House Banking and Currency Committee (1963–1975)
Nat Patton Democratic 7th January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1945 Crockett
Ron Paul Republican 22nd April 3, 1976 – January 3, 1977 Lake Jackson Lost re-election
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1985 Ran for U.S. Senate (lost)
14th January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2013 Father of U.S. Senator Rand Paul
George C. Pendleton Democratic 7th March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1897 Belton
Tom Pickett Democratic 7th January 3, 1945 – June 30, 1952 Palestine Resigned to become Vice-President of the National Coal Association
J. J. Pickle Democratic 10th December 21, 1963 – January 3, 1995 Austin
Timothy Pilsbury Democratic 2nd March 30, 1846 – March 4, 1849 Brazoria
John M. Pinckney Democratic 8th November 17, 1903 – April 24, 1905 Hempstead Killed
William R. Poage Democratic 11th January 3, 1937 – December 31, 1978 Waco Resigned; Chairman of House Agriculture Committee (1967–1975)
Ted Poe Republican 2nd January 3, 2005 – present Humble Incumbent
Joe R. Pool Democratic AL January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1967 Dallas Redistricting (see Wesberry v. Sanders, 1964)
3rd January 3, 1967 – July 14, 1968 Died
Bob Price Republican 18th January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1973 Pampa
13th January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1975
Graham B. Purcell, Jr. Democratic 13th January 27, 1962 – January 3, 1973 Wichita Falls Redistricting

R[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Choice B. Randell Democratic 5th March 4, 1901 – March 4, 1903 Redistricting
4th March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1913 Ran for U.S. Senate (lost)
John Ratcliffe Republican 4th January 3, 2015 – present Heath Incumbent
Sam Rayburn Democratic 4th March 4, 1913 – November 16, 1961 Died; longest tenured Speaker of the House (1940–1947), (1949–1953), (1955–1961); Majority Leader (1937–1940); Minority Leader (1947–1949), (1953–1955); longest serving member of Congress from Texas until at least 2023
John Henninger Reagan Democratic 1st March 4, 1857 – March 4, 1861 Resigned due to the outbreak of the Civil War; member of the Provisional Confederate Congress; 1st Confederate Postmaster (1861–1865); 3rd Confederate Treasury Secretary (1865)
March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1883
2nd March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1887 Re-elected in 1886, but resigned after being elected to the U.S. Senate (1887–1891); resigned to become chairman of the Railroad Commission of Texas
Kenneth M. Regan Democratic 16th August 23, 1947 – January 3, 1955 Lost primary
Silvestre Reyes Democratic 16th January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2013 El Paso
Ray Roberts Democratic 4th January 30, 1962 – January 3, 1981 Retired; Chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee (1975–1981)
Ciro Rodriguez Democratic 28th April 17, 1997 – January 3, 2005 San Antonio
23rd 2007–2011
Walter Rogers Democratic 18th January 3, 1951 – January 3, 1967 Retired
Gordon J. Russell Democratic 3rd November 4, 1902 – June 14, 1910 Resigned to become a judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (1910–1919d)
Sam M. Russell Democratic 17th January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1947
J. T. Rutherford Democratic 16th January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1963 Lost general

S[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Morgan G. Sanders Democratic 3rd March 4, 1921 – January 3, 1939 Canton
Max Sandlin Democratic 1st January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2005 Marshall
Bill Sarpalius Democratic 13th January 3, 1989 – January 3, 1995 Amarillo
Joseph D. Sayers Democratic 10th March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1893 Bastrop Redistricting
9th March 4, 1893 – January 16, 1899 Chairman of House Appropriations Committee (1893–1895); resigned to take office as 22nd Governor of Texas (1899–1903)
Gustav Schleicher Democratic 6th March 4, 1875 – January 10, 1879 Cuero Died; had been re-elected to a 3rd term; Chairman of House Railways and Canals Committee (1877–1879)
Richardson A. Scurry Democratic 1st March 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853 Clarksville
Shelley Sekula-Gibbs Republican 22nd November 13, 2006 – January 3, 2007 Houston
Pete Sessions Republican 5th January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2003 Dallas Redistricting
32nd January 3, 2003 – present Incumbent
John Levi Sheppard Democratic 4th March 4, 1899 – October 11, 1902 Texarkana Died
Morris Sheppard Democratic 4th November 15, 1902 – March 4, 1903 Texarkana Redistricting
1st March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1913 Chairman of House Public Buildings and Grounds Committee (1911–1913);
U.S. Senator (1913–1941); longest serving Senator from Texas until at least 2021
James Luther Slayden Democratic 12th March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1903 San Antonio Redistricting
14th March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1919 Declined nomination
Lamar S. Smith Republican 21st January 3, 1987 – present San Antonio Incumbent: Chairman of House Standards of Official Conduct Committee (1999–2001)
Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee (2011–present)
William Robert Smith Democratic 16th March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1917 Colorado City Chairman of House Irrigation of Arid Lands Committee (1911–1917)
George W. Smyth Democratic 1st March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855 Jasper Declined nomination
Charles L. South Democratic 21st January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943 Coleman
Alan Steelman Republican 5th January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1977 Dallas
Charles Stenholm Democratic 17th January 3, 1979 – January 3, 2005 Stamford Redistricting
John Hall Stephens Democratic 13th March 4, 1897 – March 4, 1917 Vernon Chairman of House Indian Affairs Committee (1911–1917); lost primary
Charles Stewart Democratic 1st March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1893 Houston Retired
Steve Stockman Republican 9th January 3, 1995 – January 3, 1997 Beaumont
36th January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2015
Sterling P. Strong Democratic AL March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Dallas Lost primary
Hatton W. Sumners Democratic AL March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1915 Dallas Redistricting
5th March 4, 1915 – January 3, 1947 Chairman of House Judiciary Committee (1931–1947)
Mac Sweeney Republican 14th January 3, 1985 – January 3, 1989 Wharton Lost re-election

T[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Olin E. Teague Democratic 6th August 24, 1946 – December 31, 1978 Resigned; Chairman of Select Committee on Education, Training, and Loan Programs of World War II Veterans (1949–1953); Chairman of House Committee on Veterans' Affairs (1955–1972); Cochairman of the Select Committee on Astronautics and Space Exploration (1973–1978); Chairman of Committee on Science and Astronautics (1973–1975); Chairman of Committee on Science and Technology (1975–1978)
Frank Tejeda Democratic 28th January 3, 1993 – January 30, 1997 Died
George B. Terrell Democratic At-large March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935 Retired
Albert Richard Thomas Democratic 8th January 3, 1937 – February 15, 1966 Died; succeeded by widow, Lera Millard Thomas
Lera Millard Thomas Democratic 8th March 26, 1966 – January 3, 1967 Widow of Albert Richard Thomas; retired
R. Ewing Thomason Democratic 16th March 4, 1931 – July 31, 1947 Resigned to become a judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
Clark W. Thompson Democratic 7th June 24, 1933 – January 3, 1935
9th August 23, 1947 – December 30, 1966 Resigned
Homer Thornberry Democratic 10th January 3, 1949 – December 20, 1963 Resigned to become a judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas (1963–1965); judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit (1965–1995)
Mac Thornberry Republican 13th January 3, 1995 – present Clarendon Incumbent
James W. Throckmorton Democratic 3rd March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1879 Previously 12th Governor of Texas (1866–1867); Chairman of Committee on Pacific Railroads (1877–1879); retired
5th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1887 Chairman of Committee on Pacific Railroads (1885–1887); retired
Jim Turner Democratic 2nd January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2005 Retired

U[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Christopher C. Upson Democratic 6th April 15, 1879 – March 4, 1883 Lost primary

V[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Tom Vandergriff Democratic 26th January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1985 Lost general
Horace Worth Vaughan Democratic 1st March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1915 Lost re-election
Marc Veasey Democratic 33rd January 3, 2013 – present Incumbent
Filemon Vela, Jr. Democratic 34th January 3, 2013 – present Incumbent

W[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Craig Anthony Washington Democratic 18th December 9, 1989 – January 3, 1995 Lost primary
Randy Weber Republican 14th January 3, 2013 – present Incumbent
Olin Wellborn Democratic 3rd March 4, 1879 – March 4, 1883 Redistricting
6th March 4, 1883 – March 4, 1887 Lost primary; Chairman of House Committee of Indian Affairs (1883–1887)
Milton H. West Democratic 15th April 23, 1933 – October 28, 1948 Died; Chairman of Committee on Elections (1937–1939)
Richard Crawford White Democratic 16th January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1983 Retired
George W. Whitmore Republican 1st March 30, 1870 – March 4, 1871 Lost re-election
Guinn Williams Democratic 13th May 22, 1922 – March 4, 1933 Retired; Chairman of Committee on Territories (1931–1933)
Roger Williams Republican 25th January 3, 2013 – present Incumbent
Asa H. Willie Democratic AL March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875 Retired; later Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court (1882–1888)
Charle Wilson Democratic 2nd January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1997
James Clifton Wilson Democratic 12th March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1919 Resigned (had been re-elected to another term) to become a judge for the
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas (1919–1947)
Joseph Franklin Wilson Democratic 5th January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1955 Retired
Dudley G. Wooten Democratic 6th July 13, 1901 – March 4, 1903 Lost primary
Eugene Worley Democratic 17th January 3, 1941 – April 3, 1950 Resigned to become judge for the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals (1950–1959), later its chief judge (1959–1974d)
Jim Wright Democratic 12th January 3, 1955 – June 30, 1989 Resigned; 56th Speaker of the House (1987–1989); 19th House Majority Leader (1977–1987)
Harry M. Wurzbach Republican 14th March 4, 1921 – March 4, 1929 Lost general; contested results; reinstated
February 10, 1930 – November 6, 1931 Died; had been re-elected to another term; uncle of Robert C. Eckhardt
Joseph P. Wyatt, Jr. Democratic 14th January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1981 Retired

Y[edit]

Representative Party District Years District home Note
Charles Henderson Yoakum Democratic 3rd March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897
James Young Democratic 3rd March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1921 Retired
John Andrew Young Democratic 14th January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1979 Lost primary

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

Representative Term of office District Date of birth (and age)
Ed Foreman 1963–1965 16th (1933-12-22) December 22, 1933 (age 81)
Kika de la Garza 1965–1997 15th (1927-09-22) September 22, 1927 (age 87)
George H. W. Bush 1967–1971 7th (1924-06-12) June 12, 1924 (age 91)
Bill Archer 1971–2001 7th (1928-03-22) March 22, 1928 (age 87)
Alan Steelman 1973–1977 5th (1942-03-15) March 15, 1942 (age 73)
Bob Krueger 1975–1979 21st (1935-09-19) September 19, 1935 (age 79)
Ron Paul 1976–1977
1979-1985
1997-2013
22nd
14th
(1935-08-20) August 20, 1935 (age 80)
Joseph P. Wyatt, Jr. 1979–1981 14th (1941-10-12) October 12, 1941 (age 73)
Phil Gramm 1979–1983
1983-1985
6th (1942-07-08) July 8, 1942 (age 73)
Kent Hance 1979–1985 19th (1942-11-14) November 14, 1942 (age 72)
Tom Loeffler 1979–1987 21st (1946-08-01) August 1, 1946 (age 69)
Charles Stenholm 1979–2005 17th (1938-10-26) October 26, 1938 (age 76)
Martin Frost 1979–2005 24th (1942-01-01) January 1, 1942 (age 73)
Jack Fields 1981–1997 8th (1952-02-03) February 3, 1952 (age 63)
Ralph Hall 1981–2015 4th (1923-05-03) May 3, 1923 (age 92)
Steve Bartlett 1983–1991 3rd (1947-09-19) September 19, 1947 (age 67)
Michael A. Andrews 1983–1995 25th (1944-02-07) February 7, 1944 (age 71)
John Bryant 1983–1997 5th (1947-02-22) February 22, 1947 (age 68)
Ronald D. Coleman 1983–1997 16th (1941-11-29) November 29, 1941 (age 73)
Solomon P. Ortiz 1983–2011 27th (1937-06-03) June 3, 1937 (age 78)
Beau Boulter 1985–1989 13th (1942-02-23) February 23, 1942 (age 73)
Mac Sweeney 1985–1989 14th (1955-09-15) September 15, 1955 (age 59)
Albert Bustamante 1985–1993 23rd (1935-04-08) April 8, 1935 (age 80)
Jim Chapman 1985–1997 1st (1945-03-08) March 8, 1945 (age 70)
Larry Combest 1985–2003 19th (1945-03-20) March 20, 1945 (age 70)
Dick Armey 1985–2003 26th (1940-07-07) July 7, 1940 (age 75)
Tom DeLay 1985–2006 22nd (1947-04-08) April 8, 1947 (age 68)
Bill Sarpalius 1989–1995 13th (1948-01-10) January 10, 1948 (age 67)
Craig Washington 1989–1995 18th (1941-10-12) October 12, 1941 (age 73)
Pete Geren 1989–1997 12th (1952-01-29) January 29, 1952 (age 63)
Greg Laughlin 1989–1997 14th (1942-01-21) January 21, 1942 (age 73)
Chet Edwards 1991–2011 11th
17th
(1951-11-24) November 24, 1951 (age 63)
Henry Bonilla 1993–2007 23rd (1954-01-02) January 2, 1954 (age 61)
Steve Stockman 1995–1997
2013-2015
9th
36th
(1956-11-14) November 14, 1956 (age 58)
Ken Bentsen, Jr. 1995–2003 25th (1959-06-03) June 3, 1959 (age 56)
Max Sandlin 1997–2005 1st (1952-09-29) September 29, 1952 (age 62)
Jim Turner 1997–2005 2nd (1946-02-06) February 6, 1946 (age 69)
Nick Lampson 1997–2005
2007-2009
9th
22nd
(1945-02-14) February 14, 1945 (age 70)
Ciro Rodriguez 1997-2005
2007–2011
28th
23rd
(1946-12-09) December 9, 1946 (age 68)
Silvestre Reyes 1997–2013 16th (1944-11-10) November 10, 1944 (age 70)
Charlie Gonzalez 1999–2013 20th (1945-05-05) May 5, 1945 (age 70)
Chris Bell 2003–2005 25th (1959-11-23) November 23, 1959 (age 55)
Shelley Sekula-Gibbs 2006–2007 22nd (1953-06-22) June 22, 1953 (age 62)
Quico Canseco 2011–2013 23rd (1949-07-30) July 30, 1949 (age 66)
Pete Gallego 2013–2015 23rd (1961-12-02) December 2, 1961 (age 53)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PARRISH, Lucian Walton, (1878–1922)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present. Retrieved 2009-02-14. 
  2. ^ "PASCHAL, Thomas Moore, (1845–1919)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present. Retrieved 2009-02-14.