List of United States Senators from Wyoming

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Wyoming was admitted to the Union on July 10, 1890, and elects United States Senators to Class 1 and Class 2. Its current senators are Mike Enzi and John Barrasso.

List of Senators[edit]

Class 1

Class 1 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that has recently been contested in 1994, 2000, 2006, and 2012. The next election will be in 2018.

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Class 2

Class 2 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that has recently been contested in 1996, 2002, 2008, and 2014. The next election will be in 2020.

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Vacant July 10, 1890 –
November 18, 1890
After joining the Union, Wyoming didn't elect its Senators for four months. 1 51st Congress 1 After joining the Union, Wyoming didn't elect its Senators for four months. July 10, 1890 –
November 15, 1890
Vacant
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Francis E. Warren
Republican November 18, 1890 –
March 4, 1893
Elected in 1890.

Lost re-election.
Elected in 1890.

Lost re-election.
November 15, 1890 –
March 3, 1895
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Joseph M. Carey
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52nd Congress
Vacant March 4, 1893 –
January 23, 1895
  2 53rd Congress
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Clarence D. Clark
Republican January 23, 1895 –
March 4, 1917
Elected to finish vacant term.
54th Congress 2 Elected in 1895. March 4, 1895 –
November 24, 1929
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Francis E. Warren
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55th Congress
Re-elected in 1899. 3 56th Congress
57th Congress 3 Re-elected January 22, 1901.
58th Congress
Re-elected January 25, 1905. 4 59th Congress
60th Congress 4 Re-elected January 22, 1907.
61st Congress
Re-elected January 24, 1911.

Lost re-election.
5 62nd Congress
63rd Congress 5 Re-elected January 28, 1913.
64th Congress
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John B. Kendrick
Democratic March 4, 1917 –
November 3, 1933
Elected in 1916. 6 65th Congress
66th Congress 6 Re-elected in 1918.
67th Congress
Re-elected in 1922. 7 68th Congress
69th Congress 7 Re-elected in 1924.

Died.
70th Congress
Re-elected in 1928.

Died.
8 71st Congress
  November 24, 1929 –
December 5, 1929
Vacant
Appointed to continue Warren's term.

Retired when successor elected.
December 5, 1929 –
November 20, 1930
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Patrick J. Sullivan
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  November 20, 1930 –
December 1, 1930
Vacant
Elected to finish Warren's term. December 1, 1930 –
January 3, 1937
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Robert D. Carey
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72nd Congress 8 Elected to full term in 1930.

Lost re-election.
73rd Congress
Vacant November 3, 1933 –
December 18, 1933
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Joseph C. O'Mahoney
Democratic December 18, 1933 –
January 3, 1953
Appointed to finish Kendrick's term.
Elected in 1934. 9 74th Congress
75th Congress 9 Elected in 1936.

Lost re-election.
January 3, 1937 –
January 3, 1943
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Henry H. Schwartz
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76th Congress
Re-elected in 1940. 10 77th Congress
78th Congress 10 Elected in 1942.

Lost re-election.
January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1949
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Edward V. Robertson
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79th Congress
Re-elected in 1946.

Lost re-election.
11 80th Congress
81st Congress 11 Elected in 1948.

Died.
January 3, 1949 –
June 19, 1954
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Lester C. Hunt
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82nd Congress
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Frank A. Barrett
Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1959
Elected in 1952.

Lost re-election.
12 83rd Congress
  June 19, 1954 –
June 24, 1954
Vacant
Appointed to continue Hunt's term.

Retired when successor elected.
June 24, 1954 –
November 28, 1954
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Edward D. Crippa
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Elected to finish Hunt's term. November 29, 1954 –
January 3, 1961
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Joseph C. O'Mahoney
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84th Congress 12 Elected to full term in 1954.

Retired.
85th Congress
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Gale W. McGee
Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1977
Elected in 1958. 13 86th Congress
87th Congress 13 Edwin Keith Thomson (R) was elected in 1960, but died December 9, 1960, before the Congress began.

As Governor, Hickey appointed himself to begin Thomson's term.

Lost election to finish Thompson's term.
January 3, 1961 –
November 6, 1962
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John J. Hickey
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Elected to finish Thompson's term.

Retired.
November 7, 1962 –
January 3, 1967
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Milward L. Simpson
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88th Congress
Re-elected in 1964. 14 89th Congress
90th Congress 14 Elected in 1966. January 3, 1967 –
December 31, 1978
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Clifford P. Hansen
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91st Congress
Re-elected in 1970.

Lost re-election.
15 92nd Congress
93rd Congress 15 Re-elected in 1972.

Retired and resigned early to give successor preferential seniority.
94th Congress
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Malcolm Wallop
Republican January 3, 1977 –
January 3, 1995
Elected in 1976. 16 95th Congress
Appointed to finish Hansen's term, having already been elected to the next term. January 1, 1979 –
January 3, 1997
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Alan K. Simpson
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96th Congress 16 Elected in 1978.
97th Congress
Re-elected in 1982. 17 98th Congress
99th Congress 17 Re-elected in 1984.
100th Congress
Re-elected in 1988.

Retired.
18 101st Congress
102nd Congress 18 Re-elected in 1990.

Retired.
103rd Congress
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Craig Thomas
Republican January 3, 1995 –
June 4, 2007
Elected in 1994. 19 104th Congress
105th Congress 19 Elected in 1996. January 3, 1997 –
Present
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Mike Enzi
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106th Congress
Re-elected in 2000. 20 107th Congress
108th Congress 20 Re-elected in 2002.
109th Congress
Re-elected in 2006.

Died.
21 110th Congress
Vacant June 4, 2007 –
June 22, 2007
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John Barrasso
Republican June 22, 2007 –
Present
Appointed to continue Thomas's term.


Elected November 4, 2008 to finish Thomas's term.
111th Congress 21 Re-elected in 2008.
112th Congress
Re-elected in 2012. 22 113th Congress
114th Congress 22 Re-elected in 2014.
115th Congress
To be determined in the 2018 election. 23 116th Congress
117th Congress 23 To be determined in the 2020 election.
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Class 1 Class 2

Living former U.S. Senators from Wyoming[edit]

As of October 2016, there is one living former Senator, one from Class 2. The most recent senator to die was Malcolm Wallop of Class 1 (1977-1995) on September 14, 2011. The most recent Class 2 senator to die was Clifford Hansen (1967-1978) on October 20, 2009. The most recently serving Class 1 senator to die was Craig L. Thomas (1995-2007), who died in office on June 4, 2007.

Senator Term of office Class Date of birth (and age)
Alan K. Simpson 1979–1997 2 (1931-09-02) September 2, 1931 (age 85)

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