List of members of the United States House of Representatives who died in the 1980s

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This is a list of the 325 members of the United States House of Representatives who died in the 1980s. There are 26 members listed in bold who died in office.

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Representative State District(s) Served Party Date of birth Date of death Age
Howell, George E.George E. Howell Illinois 21 1941–1947 Republican September 21, 1905 January 18, 1980 74 years, 119 days
Muhlenberg, Frederick A.Frederick A. Muhlenberg Pennsylvania 13 1947–1949 Republican September 25, 1887 January 19, 1980 92 years, 116 days
Bachmann, Carl G.Carl G. Bachmann West Virginia 1 1925–1933 Republican May 14, 1890 January 22, 1980 89 years, 253 days
Ellis, Clyde T.Clyde T. Ellis Arkansas 3 1939–1943 Democratic December 21, 1908 February 9, 1980 71 years, 50 days
Monroney, A. S. MikeA. S. Mike Monroney Oklahoma 5 1939–1951 Democratic March 2, 1902 February 13, 1980 77 years, 348 days
Smith, J. JosephJ. Joseph Smith Connecticut 5 1935–1941 Democratic January 25, 1904 February 16, 1980 76 years, 22 days
McFarlane, William D.William D. McFarlane Texas 13 1933–1939 Democratic July 17, 1894 February 18, 1980 85 years, 216 days
McCulloch, William M.William M. McCulloch Ohio 4 1947–1973 Republican November 24, 1901 February 22, 1980 78 years, 90 days
Whalley, J. IrvingJ. Irving Whalley Pennsylvania 18, 12 1960–1973 Republican September 14, 1902 March 8, 1980 77 years, 176 days
Lowenstein, Allard K.Allard K. Lowenstein New York 5 1969–1971 Democratic January 16, 1929 March 14, 1980 51 years, 58 days
Slack Jr., John M.John M. Slack Jr. West Virginia 6, 3 1959–1980 Democratic March 18, 1915 March 17, 1980 64 years, 365 days
Fallon, George H.George H. Fallon Maryland 4 1945–1971 Democratic July 24, 1902 March 21, 1980 77 years, 241 days
Coon, SamSam Coon Oregon 2 1953–1957 Republican April 15, 1903 May 8, 1980 77 years, 23 days
Sundstrom, FrankFrank Sundstrom New Jersey 11 1943–1949 Republican January 5, 1901 May 23, 1980 79 years, 139 days
Pickett, TomTom Pickett Texas 7 1945–1952 Democratic August 14, 1906 June 7, 1980 73 years, 298 days
Douglas, Helen G.Helen G. Douglas California 14 1945–1951 Democratic November 25, 1900 June 28, 1980 79 years, 216 days
Fries, Frank W.Frank W. Fries Illinois 21 1937–1941 Democratic May 1, 1893 July 17, 1980 87 years, 77 days
Belcher, PagePage Belcher Oklahoma 8, 1 1951–1973 Republican April 21, 1899 August 2, 1980 81 years, 103 days
Runnels, Harold L.Harold L. Runnels New Mexico 2 1971–1980 Democratic March 17, 1924 August 5, 1980 56 years, 141 days
Vincent, Beverly M.Beverly M. Vincent Kentucky 2 1937–1945 Democratic March 28, 1890 August 15, 1980 90 years, 140 days
Casey, Joseph E.Joseph E. Casey Massachusetts 3 1935–1943 Democratic December 27, 1898 September 1, 1980 81 years, 249 days
Byrne, James A.James A. Byrne Pennsylvania 3 1953–1973 Democratic June 22, 1906 September 3, 1980 74 years, 73 days
Colmer, William M.William M. Colmer Mississippi 6, 5 1933–1973 Democratic February 11, 1890 September 9, 1980 90 years, 211 days
Kean, RobertRobert Kean New Jersey 12 1939–1959 Republican September 28, 1893 September 21, 1980 86 years, 359 days
Fugate, Thomas B.Thomas B. Fugate Virginia 9 1949–1953 Democratic April 10, 1899 September 22, 1980 81 years, 165 days
Carrier, Chester O.Chester O. Carrier Kentucky 4 1943–1945 Republican May 5, 1897 September 24, 1980 83 years, 142 days
Elston, Charles H.Charles H. Elston Ohio 1 1939–1953 Republican August 1, 1891 September 25, 1980 89 years, 55 days
Phillips, Dayton E.Dayton E. Phillips Tennessee 1 1947–1951 Republican March 29, 1910 October 23, 1980 70 years, 208 days
Hoeven, Charles B.Charles B. Hoeven Iowa 8, 6 1943–1965 Republican March 30, 1895 November 9, 1980 85 years, 224 days
McCormack, John W.John W. McCormack Massachusetts 12, 9 1928–1971 Democratic December 21, 1891 November 22, 1980 88 years, 337 days
Hoffman, Carl H.Carl H. Hoffman Pennsylvania 23 1946–1947 Republican August 12, 1896 November 30, 1980 84 years, 110 days
Dewey, Charles S.Charles S. Dewey Illinois 9 1941–1945 Republican November 10, 1880 December 27, 1980 100 years, 47 days
Celler, EmanuelEmanuel Celler New York 10, 15, 11 1923–1973 Democratic May 6, 1888 January 15, 1981 92 years, 254 days
Teague, Olin E.Olin E. Teague Texas 6 1946–1978 Democratic April 6, 1910 January 23, 1981 70 years, 292 days
Boileau, Gerald J.Gerald J. Boileau Wisconsin 7 1931–1939 Republican, Progressive January 15, 1900 January 30, 1981 81 years, 15 days
Miller, John E.John E. Miller Arkansas 2 1931–1937 Democratic May 15, 1888 January 30, 1981 92 years, 260 days
Addonizio, Hugh J.Hugh J. Addonizio New Jersey 11 1949–1962 Democratic January 31, 1914 February 2, 1981 67 years, 2 days
Grasso, Ella T.Ella T. Grasso Connecticut 6 1971–1975 Democratic May 10, 1919 February 5, 1981 61 years, 271 days
Anderson, Jack Z.Jack Z. Anderson California 8 1939–1953 Republican March 22, 1904 February 9, 1981 76 years, 324 days
Jones, Paul C.Paul C. Jones Missouri 10 1948–1969 Democratic March 12, 1901 February 10, 1981 79 years, 335 days
Gilbert, Jacob H.Jacob H. Gilbert New York 23, 22 1960–1971 Democratic June 17, 1920 February 27, 1981 60 years, 255 days
Outland, George E.George E. Outland California 11 1943–1947 Democratic October 8, 1906 March 2, 1981 74 years, 145 days
Dominick, Peter H.Peter H. Dominick Colorado 2 1961–1963 Republican July 7, 1915 March 18, 1981 65 years, 254 days
Guyer, TennysonTennyson Guyer Ohio 4 1973–1981 Republican November 29, 1912 April 12, 1981 68 years, 134 days
Pratt, Eliza J.Eliza J. Pratt North Carolina 8 1946–1947 Democratic March 5, 1902 May 13, 1981 79 years, 69 days
Jackson, Donald L.Donald L. Jackson California 16 1947–1961 Republican January 23, 1910 May 27, 1981 71 years, 124 days
Vinson, CarlCarl Vinson Georgia 10, 6 1914–1965 Democratic November 18, 1883 June 1, 1981 97 years, 195 days
Darden, ColgateColgate Darden Virginia At-large, 2 1933–1937
1939–1941
Democratic February 11, 1897 June 9, 1981 84 years, 118 days
Denney, Robert V.Robert V. Denney Nebraska 1 1967–1971 Republican April 11, 1916 June 26, 1981 65 years, 76 days
Davidson, Irwin D.Irwin D. Davidson New York 20 1955–1956 Democratic-Liberal January 2, 1906 August 1, 1981 75 years, 211 days
Haley, James A.James A. Haley Florida 7 1953–1977 Democratic January 4, 1899 August 6, 1981 82 years, 214 days
Pilcher, J. L.J. L. Pilcher Georgia 2 1953–1965 Democratic August 27, 1898 August 20, 1981 82 years, 358 days
Norrell, Catherine D.Catherine D. Norrell Arkansas 6 1961–1963 Democratic March 30, 1901 August 26, 1981 80 years, 149 days
Becker, Frank J.Frank J. Becker New York 3, 5 1953–1965 Republican August 27, 1899 September 4, 1981 82 years, 8 days
Cotter, William R.William R. Cotter Connecticut 1 1971–1981 Democratic July 18, 1926 September 8, 1981 55 years, 52 days
Ross, Robert T.Robert T. Ross New York 5 1947–1949
1952–1953
Republican June 4, 1903 October 1, 1981 78 years, 119 days
Mobley, CarltonCarlton Mobley Georgia 6 1932–1933 Democratic December 7, 1906 October 4, 1981 74 years, 301 days
Hays, BrooksBrooks Hays Arkansas 5 1943–1959 Democratic August 9, 1898 October 11, 1981 83 years, 63 days
Crook, Thurman C.Thurman C. Crook Indiana 3 1949–1951 Democratic July 18, 1891 October 23, 1981 90 years, 97 days
Dawson, William A.William A. Dawson Utah 2 1947–1949
1953–1959
Republican November 5, 1903 November 7, 1981 78 years, 2 days
Tumulty, T. JamesT. James Tumulty New Jersey 14 1955–1957 Democratic March 2, 1913 November 23, 1981 68 years, 266 days
Deen, BraswellBraswell Deen Georgia 8 1933–1939 Democratic June 28, 1893 November 28, 1981 88 years, 153 days
Scoblick, James P.James P. Scoblick Pennsylvania 10 1946–1949 Republican May 10, 1909 December 4, 1981 72 years, 208 days
Healey, James C.James C. Healey New York 22, 21 1956–1965 Democratic December 24, 1909 December 16, 1981 71 years, 357 days
Thompson, Clark W.Clark W. Thompson Texas 7, 9 1933–1935
1947–1966
Democratic August 6, 1896 December 16, 1981 85 years, 132 days
Davis, James C.James C. Davis Georgia 5 1947–1963 Democratic May 17, 1895 December 18, 1981 86 years, 215 days
Jarman, JohnJohn Jarman Oklahoma 5 1951–1977 Democratic, Republican July 17, 1915 January 15, 1982 66 years, 182 days
Burton, Clarence G.Clarence G. Burton Virginia 6 1948–1953 Democratic December 14, 1886 January 18, 1982 95 years, 35 days
Dooley, Edwin B.Edwin B. Dooley New York 26 1957–1963 Republican April 13, 1905 January 25, 1982 76 years, 287 days
Hayworth, DonaldDonald Hayworth Michigan 6 1955–1957 Democratic January 13, 1898 February 25, 1982 84 years, 43 days
Quinn, T. VincentT. Vincent Quinn New York 5 1949–1951 Democratic March 16, 1903 March 1, 1982 78 years, 350 days
Case, Clifford P.Clifford P. Case New Jersey 6 1945–1953 Republican April 16, 1904 March 5, 1982 77 years, 323 days
Moritz, Theodore L.Theodore L. Moritz Pennsylvania 32 1935–1937 Democratic February 10, 1892 March 13, 1982 90 years, 31 days
Biemiller, AndrewAndrew Biemiller Wisconsin 5 1945–1947
1949–1951
Democratic July 23, 1906 April 3, 1982 75 years, 254 days
Seely-Brown Jr., HoraceHorace Seely-Brown Jr. Connecticut 2 1947–1949
1951–1959
1961–1963
Republican May 12, 1908 April 9, 1982 73 years, 332 days
Fine, Sidney A.Sidney A. Fine New York 23, 22 1951–1956 Democratic September 14, 1903 April 23, 1982 78 years, 221 days
Ashbrook, John M.John M. Ashbrook Ohio 17 1961–1982 Republican September 21, 1928 April 24, 1982 53 years, 215 days
O'Brien, Leo W.Leo W. O'Brien New York 32, 30, 29 1952–1966 Democratic September 21, 1900 May 4, 1982 81 years, 225 days
Schneebeli, Herman T.Herman T. Schneebeli Pennsylvania 17 1960–1977 Republican July 7, 1907 May 6, 1982 74 years, 303 days
Short, Don L.Don L. Short North Dakota 1, 2 1959–1965 Republican July 22, 1903 May 10, 1982 78 years, 292 days
Pirnie, AlexanderAlexander Pirnie New York 34, 32 1959–1973 Republican April 16, 1903 June 12, 1982 79 years, 57 days
Boland, Veronica G.Veronica G. Boland Pennsylvania 11 1942–1943 Democratic March 18, 1899 June 19, 1982 83 years, 93 days
Hook, Frank E.Frank E. Hook Michigan 12 1935–1943
1945–1947
Democratic May 26, 1893 June 21, 1982 89 years, 26 days
Sebelius, KeithKeith Sebelius Kansas 1 1969–1981 Republican September 10, 1916 August 5, 1982 65 years, 329 days
Huber, Walter B.Walter B. Huber Ohio 14 1945–1951 Democratic July 29, 1903 August 8, 1982 79 years, 10 days
Geelan, James P.James P. Geelan Connecticut 3 1945–1947 Democratic August 11, 1901 August 10, 1982 80 years, 364 days
Morton, Thruston B.Thruston B. Morton Kentucky 3 1947–1953 Republican August 19, 1907 August 14, 1982 74 years, 360 days
Harmon, Randall S.Randall S. Harmon Indiana 10 1959–1961 Democratic July 19, 1903 August 18, 1982 79 years, 30 days
Chelf, FrankFrank Chelf Kentucky 4 1945–1967 Democratic September 22, 1907 September 1, 1982 74 years, 344 days
Benjamin Jr., AdamAdam Benjamin Jr. Indiana 1 1977–1982 Democratic August 6, 1935 September 7, 1982 47 years, 32 days
Poulson, NorrisNorris Poulson California 13, 24 1943–1945
1947–1953
Republican July 23, 1895 September 25, 1982 87 years, 64 days
Capozzoli, LouisLouis Capozzoli New York 13 1941–1945 Democratic March 6, 1901 October 8, 1982 81 years, 216 days
Hosmer, CraigCraig Hosmer California 18, 32 1953–1974 Republican May 6, 1915 October 11, 1982 67 years, 158 days
Goodling, George A.George A. Goodling Pennsylvania 19 1961–1965
1967–1975
Republican September 26, 1896 October 17, 1982 86 years, 21 days
Westland, JackJack Westland Washington 2 1953–1965 Republican December 14, 1904 November 3, 1982 77 years, 324 days
Grant, George M.George M. Grant Alabama 2, At-large 1938–1965 Democratic July 11, 1897 November 4, 1982 85 years, 116 days
Smith, Francis R.Francis R. Smith Pennsylvania 5 1941–1943 Democratic September 25, 1911 December 9, 1982 71 years, 75 days
Miller, George P.George P. Miller California 6, 8 1945–1973 Democratic January 15, 1891 December 29, 1982 91 years, 348 days
Tollefson, Thor C.Thor C. Tollefson Washington 6 1947–1965 Republican May 2, 1901 December 30, 1982 81 years, 242 days
Rosenthal, Benjamin S.Benjamin S. Rosenthal New York 6, 8, 7 1962–1983 Democratic June 8, 1923 January 4, 1983 59 years, 210 days
Elsaesser, Edward J.Edward J. Elsaesser New York 43 1945–1949 Republican March 10, 1904 January 7, 1983 78 years, 303 days
Johnson, Glen D.Glen D. Johnson Oklahoma 4 1947–1949 Democratic September 11, 1911 February 10, 1983 71 years, 152 days
Goodwin, Robert K.Robert K. Goodwin Iowa 6 1940–1941 Republican May 23, 1905 February 21, 1983 77 years, 274 days
Taylor, John C.John C. Taylor South Carolina 3 1933–1939 Democratic March 2, 1890 March 25, 1983 93 years, 23 days
Williams, John B.John B. Williams Mississippi 7, 4, 3 1947–1968 Democratic December 4, 1918 March 25, 1983 64 years, 111 days
Burton, PhillipPhillip Burton California 5, 6 1964–1983 Democratic June 1, 1926 April 10, 1983 56 years, 313 days
St. George, KatharineKatharine St. George New York 29, 28, 27 1947–1965 Republican July 12, 1894 May 2, 1983 88 years, 294 days
Adair, E. RossE. Ross Adair Indiana 4 1951–1971 Republican December 14, 1907 May 5, 1983 75 years, 142 days
Youngblood, Harold F.Harold F. Youngblood Michigan 14 1947–1949 Republican August 7, 1907 May 10, 1983 75 years, 276 days
Weatherford, Zadoc L.Zadoc L. Weatherford Alabama 7 1940–1941 Democratic February 4, 1888 May 21, 1983 95 years, 106 days
Jeffers, LamarLamar Jeffers Alabama 4 1921–1935 Democratic April 16, 1888 June 1, 1983 95 years, 46 days
Coffee, John M.John M. Coffee Washington 6 1937–1947 Democratic January 23, 1897 June 2, 1983 86 years, 130 days
Bennet, Augustus W.Augustus W. Bennet New York 29 1945–1947 Republican October 7, 1897 June 5, 1983 85 years, 241 days
Steed, TomTom Steed Oklahoma 4 1949–1981 Democratic March 2, 1904 June 8, 1983 79 years, 98 days
Tuck, William M.William M. Tuck Virginia 5 1953–1969 Democratic September 28, 1896 June 9, 1983 86 years, 254 days
Griffiths, Percy W.Percy W. Griffiths Ohio 15 1943–1949 Republican March 30, 1893 June 12, 1983 90 years, 74 days
Miller, William E.William E. Miller New York 42, 40 1951–1965 Republican March 22, 1914 June 24, 1983 69 years, 94 days
Ford, Aaron L.Aaron L. Ford Mississippi 4 1935–1943 Democratic December 21, 1903 July 8, 1983 79 years, 199 days
Bosone, Reva B.Reva B. Bosone Utah 2 1949–1953 Democratic April 2, 1895 July 21, 1983 88 years, 110 days
Warburton, Herbert B.Herbert B. Warburton Delaware At-large 1953–1955 Republican September 21, 1916 July 30, 1983 66 years, 312 days
Schwabe, MaxMax Schwabe Missouri 2 1943–1949 Republican December 6, 1905 July 31, 1983 77 years, 237 days
Rogers, WillWill Rogers Oklahoma At-large 1933–1943 Democratic December 12, 1898 August 3, 1983 84 years, 234 days
Huot, Joseph O.Joseph O. Huot New Hampshire 1 1965–1967 Democratic August 11, 1917 August 5, 1983 65 years, 359 days
Scott, Ralph J.Ralph J. Scott North Carolina 5 1957–1967 Democratic October 15, 1905 August 5, 1983 77 years, 294 days
Bernard, John T.John T. Bernard Minnesota 8 1937–1939 Farmer-Labor March 6, 1893 August 6, 1983 90 years, 153 days
Carroll, John A.John A. Carroll Colorado 1 1947–1951 Democratic July 30, 1901 August 31, 1983 82 years, 32 days
Jackson, Henry M.Henry M. Jackson Washington 2 1941–1953 Democratic May 31, 1912 September 1, 1983 71 years, 93 days
McDonald, LarryLarry McDonald Georgia 7 1975–1983 Democratic April 1, 1935 September 1, 1983 48 years, 153 days
Aspinall, Wayne N.Wayne N. Aspinall Colorado 4 1949–1973 Democratic April 3, 1896 October 9, 1983 87 years, 189 days
Burke, James A.James A. Burke Massachusetts 13, 11 1959–1979 Democratic March 30, 1910 October 13, 1983 73 years, 197 days
Kitchin, A. PaulA. Paul Kitchin North Carolina 8 1957–1963 Democratic September 13, 1908 October 22, 1983 75 years, 39 days
Race, John A.John A. Race Wisconsin 6 1965–1967 Democratic May 12, 1914 November 9, 1983 69 years, 181 days
Zablocki, Clement J.Clement J. Zablocki Wisconsin 4 1949–1983 Democratic November 18, 1912 December 3, 1983 71 years, 15 days
Meyer, William H.William H. Meyer Vermont At-large 1959–1961 Democratic December 29, 1914 December 16, 1983 68 years, 352 days
Phillips, John J.John J. Phillips California 22, 29 1943–1957 Republican September 11, 1887 December 18, 1983 96 years, 98 days
Tauriello, Anthony F.Anthony F. Tauriello New York 43 1949–1951 Democratic August 14, 1899 December 21, 1983 84 years, 129 days
Hemphill, Robert W.Robert W. Hemphill South Carolina 5 1957–1964 Democratic May 10, 1915 December 25, 1983 68 years, 229 days
Widnall, William B.William B. Widnall New Jersey 7 1950–1974 Republican March 17, 1906 December 28, 1983 77 years, 286 days
Rogers, Byron G.Byron G. Rogers Colorado 1 1951–1971 Democratic August 1, 1900 December 31, 1983 83 years, 152 days
Beckworth, LindleyLindley Beckworth Texas 3 1939–1953
1957–1967
Democratic June 30, 1913 March 9, 1984 70 years, 253 days
Miller, WardWard Miller Ohio 6 1960–1961 Republican November 29, 1902 March 11, 1984 81 years, 103 days
Forsythe, Edwin B.Edwin B. Forsythe New Jersey 6, 13 1970–1984 Republican January 17, 1916 March 29, 1984 68 years, 72 days
Evins, Joe L.Joe L. Evins Tennessee 5, 4 1947–1977 Democratic October 24, 1910 March 31, 1984 73 years, 159 days
Flowers, WalterWalter Flowers Alabama 5, 7 1969–1979 Democratic April 12, 1933 April 12, 1984 51 years, 0 days
Simpson, Edna O.Edna O. Simpson Illinois 20 1959–1961 Republican October 26, 1891 May 15, 1984 92 years, 202 days
Fary, John G.John G. Fary Illinois 5 1975–1983 Democratic April 11, 1911 June 7, 1984 73 years, 57 days
Farrington, Elizabeth P.Elizabeth P. Farrington Hawaii At-large 1954–1957 Republican May 30, 1898 July 21, 1984 86 years, 52 days
Wilson, Charles H.Charles H. Wilson California 31 1963–1981 Democratic February 15, 1917 July 21, 1984 67 years, 157 days
Loser, Joseph C.Joseph C. Loser Tennessee 5 1957–1963 Democratic October 1, 1892 July 31, 1984 91 years, 304 days
Perkins, Carl D.Carl D. Perkins Kentucky 7 1949–1984 Democratic October 15, 1912 August 3, 1984 71 years, 293 days
Voorhis, JerryJerry Voorhis California 12 1937–1947 Democratic April 6, 1901 September 11, 1984 83 years, 158 days
Caldwell, Millard F.Millard F. Caldwell Florida 3 1933–1941 Democratic February 6, 1897 October 23, 1984 87 years, 260 days
Donohue, HaroldHarold Donohue Massachusetts 4, 3 1947–1974 Democratic June 18, 1901 November 4, 1984 83 years, 139 days
Mosher, Charles A.Charles A. Mosher Ohio 13 1961–1977 Republican May 7, 1906 November 16, 1984 78 years, 193 days
Goff, AbeAbe Goff Idaho 1 1947–1949 Republican December 21, 1899 November 23, 1984 84 years, 338 days
Evans, Melvin H.Melvin H. Evans U.S. Virgin Islands At-large 1979–1981 Republican August 7, 1917 November 27, 1984 67 years, 112 days
Young, Stephen M.Stephen M. Young Ohio At-large 1933–1937
1941–1943
1949–1951
Democratic May 4, 1889 December 1, 1984 95 years, 211 days
Harden, Cecil M.Cecil M. Harden Indiana 6 1949–1959 Republican November 21, 1894 December 5, 1984 90 years, 14 days
Woodhouse, Chase G.Chase G. Woodhouse Connecticut 2 1945–1947
1949–1951
Democratic March 3, 1890 December 12, 1984 94 years, 284 days
Hill, J. ListerJ. Lister Hill Alabama 2 1923–1938 Democratic December 29, 1894 December 21, 1984 89 years, 358 days
Eshleman, Edwin D.Edwin D. Eshleman Pennsylvania 16 1967–1977 Republican December 4, 1920 January 10, 1985 64 years, 37 days
Byrnes, John W.John W. Byrnes Wisconsin 8 1945–1973 Republican June 12, 1913 January 12, 1985 71 years, 214 days
Baldrige, Howard M.Howard M. Baldrige Nebraska 2 1931–1933 Republican June 23, 1894 January 19, 1985 90 years, 210 days
Long, Gillis W.Gillis W. Long Louisiana 8 1963–1965
1973–1985
Democratic May 4, 1923 January 20, 1985 61 years, 261 days
Tackett, Boyd A.Boyd A. Tackett Arkansas 4 1949–1953 Democratic May 9, 1911 February 23, 1985 73 years, 290 days
Clements, Earle C.Earle C. Clements Kentucky 2 1945–1948 Democratic October 22, 1896 March 12, 1985 88 years, 141 days
McConnell Jr., Samuel K.Samuel K. McConnell Jr. Pennsylvania 17, 16, 13 1944–1957 Republican April 6, 1901 April 11, 1985 84 years, 5 days
Ervin, SamSam Ervin North Carolina 10 1946–1947 Democratic September 27, 1896 April 23, 1985 88 years, 208 days
Ostertag, Harold C.Harold C. Ostertag New York 41, 39, 37 1951–1965 Republican June 22, 1896 May 2, 1985 88 years, 314 days
Hannaford, Mark W.Mark W. Hannaford California 34 1975–1979 Democratic February 7, 1925 June 2, 1985 60 years, 115 days
Marshall, FredFred Marshall Minnesota 6 1949–1963 Democratic-Farmer-Labor March 13, 1906 June 5, 1985 79 years, 84 days
Brown Sr., John Y.John Y. Brown Sr. Kentucky At-large 1933–1935 Democratic February 1, 1900 June 16, 1985 85 years, 135 days
Peden, Preston E.Preston E. Peden Oklahoma 7 1947–1949 Democratic June 28, 1914 June 27, 1985 70 years, 364 days
Ellenbogen, HenryHenry Ellenbogen Pennsylvania 33 1933–1938 Democratic April 3, 1900 July 4, 1985 85 years, 92 days
Monaghan, Joseph P.Joseph P. Monaghan Montana 1 1933–1937 Democratic March 26, 1906 July 4, 1985 79 years, 100 days
Clason, Charles R.Charles R. Clason Massachusetts 2 1937–1949 Republican September 3, 1890 July 7, 1985 94 years, 307 days
Peterson, M. BlaineM. Blaine Peterson Utah 1 1961–1963 Democratic March 26, 1906 July 15, 1985 79 years, 111 days
Wilson, George H.George H. Wilson Oklahoma 8 1949–1951 Democratic August 21, 1905 July 16, 1985 79 years, 329 days
Arends, Leslie C.Leslie C. Arends Illinois 17, 15 1935–1974 Republican September 27, 1895 July 17, 1985 89 years, 293 days
Hutchinson, J. EdwardJ. Edward Hutchinson Michigan 4 1963–1977 Republican October 13, 1914 July 22, 1985 70 years, 282 days
Pfeiffer, William L.William L. Pfeiffer New York 42 1949–1951 Republican May 29, 1907 July 22, 1985 78 years, 54 days
Patterson, Ellis E.Ellis E. Patterson California 16 1945–1947 Democratic November 28, 1897 August 25, 1985 87 years, 270 days
Sandman Jr., Charles W.Charles W. Sandman Jr. New Jersey 2 1967–1975 Republican October 23, 1921 August 26, 1985 63 years, 307 days
Velde, Harold H.Harold H. Velde Illinois 18 1949–1957 Republican April 1, 1910 September 1, 1985 75 years, 153 days
Fletcher, Charles K.Charles K. Fletcher California 23 1947–1949 Republican December 15, 1902 September 29, 1985 82 years, 288 days
Montet, Numa F.Numa F. Montet Louisiana 3 1929–1937 Democratic September 17, 1892 October 12, 1985 93 years, 25 days
Johnson, Calvin D.Calvin D. Johnson Illinois 22 1943–1945 Republican November 22, 1898 October 13, 1985 86 years, 325 days
Lodge, John D.John D. Lodge Connecticut 1 1947–1951 Republican October 20, 1903 October 29, 1985 82 years, 9 days
Stalker, Gale H.Gale H. Stalker New York 37 1923–1935 Republican November 7, 1889 November 4, 1985 95 years, 362 days
Selden Jr., Armistead I.Armistead I. Selden Jr. Alabama 6, At-large, 5 1953–1969 Democratic February 20, 1921 November 14, 1985 64 years, 267 days
Sparkman, JohnJohn Sparkman Alabama 8 1937–1946 Democratic December 20, 1899 November 16, 1985 85 years, 331 days
Mahon, George H.George H. Mahon Texas 19 1935–1979 Democratic September 22, 1900 November 19, 1985 85 years, 58 days
Schadeberg, Henry C.Henry C. Schadeberg Wisconsin 1 1961–1965
1967–1971
Republican October 12, 1913 December 11, 1985 72 years, 60 days
Romulo, Carlos P.Carlos P. Romulo Philippines At-large 1944–1946 none January 14, 1899 December 15, 1985 86 years, 335 days
Chenoweth, JohnJohn Chenoweth Colorado 3 1941–1949
1951–1965
Republican August 17, 1897 January 2, 1986 88 years, 138 days
Van Zandt, James E.James E. Van Zandt Pennsylvania 23, 22, 20 1939–1943
1947–1963
Republican December 18, 1898 January 6, 1986 87 years, 19 days
Ellsworth, HarrisHarris Ellsworth Oregon 4 1943–1957 Republican September 17, 1899 February 7, 1986 86 years, 143 days
Halleck, Charles A.Charles A. Halleck Indiana 2 1935–1969 Republican August 22, 1900 March 3, 1986 85 years, 193 days
Javits, Jacob K.Jacob K. Javits New York 21 1947–1954 Republican May 18, 1904 March 7, 1986 81 years, 293 days
Addabbo, Joseph P.Joseph P. Addabbo New York 5, 7, 6 1961–1986 Democratic March 17, 1925 April 10, 1986 61 years, 24 days
Almond Jr., James L.James L. Almond Jr. Virginia 6 1946–1948 Democratic June 15, 1898 April 15, 1986 87 years, 304 days
Casey, Robert R.Robert R. Casey Texas 22 1959–1976 Democratic July 27, 1915 April 17, 1986 70 years, 264 days
Hyde, DeWittDeWitt Hyde Maryland 6 1953–1959 Republican March 21, 1909 April 25, 1986 77 years, 35 days
Bowles, ChesterChester Bowles Connecticut 2 1959–1961 Democratic April 5, 1901 May 25, 1986 85 years, 50 days
Meade, Wendell H.Wendell H. Meade Kentucky 7 1947–1949 Republican January 18, 1912 June 2, 1986 74 years, 135 days
Landgrebe, Earl F.Earl F. Landgrebe Indiana 2 1969–1975 Republican January 21, 1916 June 29, 1986 70 years, 159 days
Bingham, Jonathan B.Jonathan B. Bingham New York 23, 22 1965–1983 Democratic April 24, 1914 July 3, 1986 72 years, 70 days
Mack Jr., Peter F.Peter F. Mack Jr. Illinois 21 1949–1963 Democratic November 1, 1916 July 4, 1986 69 years, 245 days
McGrath, Christopher C.Christopher C. McGrath New York 26 1949–1953 Democratic May 15, 1902 July 7, 1986 84 years, 53 days
Hess, William E.William E. Hess Ohio 2 1929–1937
1939–1949
1951–1961
Republican February 13, 1898 July 14, 1986 88 years, 151 days
O'Brien, George M.George M. O'Brien Illinois 17, 4 1973–1986 Republican June 17, 1917 July 17, 1986 69 years, 30 days
Garmatz, EdwardEdward Garmatz Maryland 3 1947–1973 Democratic February 7, 1903 July 22, 1986 83 years, 165 days
Pheiffer, William T.William T. Pheiffer New York 16 1941–1943 Republican June 15, 1898 August 16, 1986 88 years, 62 days
De Lacy, HughHugh De Lacy Washington 1 1945–1947 Democratic May 9, 1910 August 19, 1986 76 years, 102 days
Chesney, Chester A.Chester A. Chesney Illinois 11 1949–1951 Democratic March 9, 1916 September 20, 1986 70 years, 195 days
Ullman, AlAl Ullman Oregon 2 1957–1981 Democratic March 9, 1914 October 11, 1986 72 years, 216 days
Crumpacker Jr., Shepard J.Shepard J. Crumpacker Jr. Indiana 3 1951–1957 Republican February 13, 1917 October 14, 1986 69 years, 243 days
Fenton, Ivor D.Ivor D. Fenton Pennsylvania 13, 12 1939–1963 Republican August 3, 1889 October 23, 1986 97 years, 81 days
Adams, ShermanSherman Adams New Hampshire 2 1945–1947 Republican January 8, 1899 October 27, 1986 87 years, 292 days
Multer, Abraham J.Abraham J. Multer New York 14, 13 1947–1967 Democratic December 24, 1900 November 4, 1986 85 years, 315 days
Grotberg, John E.John E. Grotberg Illinois 14 1985–1986 Republican March 21, 1925 November 15, 1986 61 years, 239 days
Oliver, James C.James C. Oliver Maine 1 1937–1943
1959–1961
Republican, Democratic August 6, 1895 December 25, 1986 91 years, 141 days
Lennon, AltonAlton Lennon North Carolina 7 1957–1973 Democratic August 17, 1906 December 28, 1986 80 years, 133 days
Poage, William R.William R. Poage Texas 11 1937–1978 Democratic December 29, 1899 January 3, 1987 87 years, 5 days
Dunn, Aubert C.Aubert C. Dunn Mississippi 5 1935–1937 Democratic November 20, 1896 January 4, 1987 90 years, 45 days
Goodell, CharlesCharles Goodell New York 43, 38 1959–1968 Republican March 16, 1926 January 21, 1987 60 years, 311 days
Burton, SalaSala Burton California 5 1983–1987 Democratic April 1, 1925 February 1, 1987 61 years, 306 days
Earthman, HaroldHarold Earthman Tennessee 5 1945–1947 Democratic April 13, 1900 February 26, 1987 86 years, 319 days
Patterson, LaFayette L.LaFayette L. Patterson Alabama 5 1928–1933 Democratic August 23, 1888 March 3, 1987 98 years, 192 days
Cole, W. SterlingW. Sterling Cole New York 37, 39 1935–1957 Republican April 18, 1904 March 15, 1987 82 years, 331 days
Bakewell, Claude I.Claude I. Bakewell Missouri 11 1947–1949
1951–1953
Republican August 9, 1912 March 18, 1987 74 years, 221 days
Carter, Tim L.Tim L. Carter Kentucky 5 1965–1981 Republican September 2, 1910 March 27, 1987 76 years, 206 days
Donovan, James G.James G. Donovan New York 18 1951–1957 Democratic December 15, 1898 April 6, 1987 88 years, 112 days
Armstrong, Orland K.Orland K. Armstrong Missouri 6 1951–1953 Republican October 2, 1893 April 15, 1987 93 years, 195 days
Reeves Jr., Albert L.Albert L. Reeves Jr. Missouri 5 1947–1949 Republican May 31, 1906 April 15, 1987 80 years, 319 days
Green, EdithEdith Green Oregon 3 1955–1974 Democratic January 17, 1910 April 21, 1987 77 years, 94 days
Won Pat, Antonio B.Antonio B. Won Pat Guam At-large 1973–1985 Democratic December 10, 1908 May 1, 1987 78 years, 142 days
McKinney, StewartStewart McKinney Connecticut 4 1971–1987 Republican January 30, 1931 May 7, 1987 56 years, 97 days
Delaney, James J.James J. Delaney New York 6, 7, 9 1945–1947
1949–1978
Democratic March 19, 1901 May 24, 1987 86 years, 66 days
Carlson, FrankFrank Carlson Kansas 6 1935–1947 Republican January 23, 1893 May 30, 1987 94 years, 127 days
Nix Sr., Robert N. C.Robert N. C. Nix Sr. Pennsylvania 4, 2 1958–1979 Democratic August 9, 1898 June 22, 1987 88 years, 317 days
O'Konski, AlvinAlvin O'Konski Wisconsin 10 1943–1973 Republican May 26, 1904 July 8, 1987 83 years, 43 days
Daniels, Dominick V.Dominick V. Daniels New Jersey 14 1959–1977 Democratic October 18, 1908 July 17, 1987 78 years, 272 days
Moorhead, William S.William S. Moorhead Pennsylvania 28, 14 1959–1981 Democratic April 8, 1923 August 3, 1987 64 years, 117 days
Wydler, John W.John W. Wydler New York 4, 5 1963–1981 Republican June 9, 1924 August 4, 1987 63 years, 56 days
D'Alesandro Jr., ThomasThomas D'Alesandro Jr. Maryland 3 1939–1947 Democratic August 1, 1903 August 23, 1987 84 years, 22 days
Dorn, Francis E.Francis E. Dorn New York 12 1953–1961 Republican April 8, 1911 September 17, 1987 76 years, 162 days
Gross, H. R.H. R. Gross Iowa 6 1949–1975 Republican June 30, 1899 September 22, 1987 88 years, 84 days
Robison, Howard W.Howard W. Robison New York 37, 33, 27 1958–1975 Republican October 30, 1915 September 26, 1987 71 years, 331 days
Camp, John N.John N. Camp Oklahoma 6 1969–1975 Republican May 11, 1908 September 27, 1987 79 years, 139 days
Madden, Ray J.Ray J. Madden Indiana 1 1943–1977 Democratic February 25, 1892 September 28, 1987 95 years, 215 days
Karst, Raymond W.Raymond W. Karst Missouri 12 1949–1951 Democratic December 31, 1902 October 4, 1987 84 years, 277 days
Carney, Charles J.Charles J. Carney Ohio 19 1970–1979 Democratic April 17, 1913 October 7, 1987 74 years, 173 days
Luce, Clare B.Clare B. Luce Connecticut 4 1943–1947 Republican March 10, 1903 October 9, 1987 84 years, 213 days
Sheridan, John E.John E. Sheridan Pennsylvania 4 1939–1947 Democratic September 15, 1902 November 12, 1987 85 years, 58 days
Washington, HaroldHarold Washington Illinois 1 1981–1983 Democratic April 15, 1922 November 25, 1987 65 years, 224 days
Kazen, AbrahamAbraham Kazen Texas 23 1967–1985 Democratic January 17, 1919 November 29, 1987 68 years, 316 days
Siler, EugeneEugene Siler Kentucky 8, 5 1955–1965 Republican June 26, 1900 December 5, 1987 87 years, 162 days
Morano, Albert P.Albert P. Morano Connecticut 4 1951–1959 Republican January 18, 1908 December 16, 1987 79 years, 332 days
Redden, Monroe M.Monroe M. Redden North Carolina 12 1947–1953 Democratic September 24, 1901 December 16, 1987 86 years, 83 days
Polanco-Abreu, SantiagoSantiago Polanco-Abreu Puerto Rico At-large 1965–1969 PPD October 30, 1920 January 18, 1988 67 years, 80 days
Daniel, DanDan Daniel Virginia 5 1969–1988 Democratic May 12, 1914 January 22, 1988 73 years, 255 days
Johnson, Thomas F.Thomas F. Johnson Maryland 1 1959–1963 Democratic June 26, 1909 February 1, 1988 78 years, 220 days
Wickersham, VictorVictor Wickersham Oklahoma 7, 6 1941–1947
1949–1957
1961–1965
Democratic February 9, 1906 March 15, 1988 82 years, 35 days
Johnson, Harold T.Harold T. Johnson California 2, 1 1959–1981 Democratic December 2, 1907 March 16, 1988 80 years, 105 days
Howard, James J.James J. Howard New Jersey 3 1965–1988 Democratic July 24, 1927 March 25, 1988 60 years, 245 days
Thomson, Vernon W.Vernon W. Thomson Wisconsin 3 1961–1974 Republican November 5, 1905 April 2, 1988 82 years, 149 days
Dent, John H.John H. Dent Pennsylvania 28 1958–1979 Democratic March 10, 1908 April 9, 1988 80 years, 30 days
Domengeaux, James R.James R. Domengeaux Louisiana 3 1941–1944
1944–1949
Democratic January 6, 1907 April 11, 1988 81 years, 96 days
Imhoff, Lawrence E.Lawrence E. Imhoff Ohio 18 1933–1939
1941–1943
Democratic December 28, 1895 April 18, 1988 92 years, 112 days
Price, MelvinMelvin Price Illinois 22, 25, 24, 23, 21 1945–1988 Democratic January 1, 1905 April 22, 1988 83 years, 112 days
Stewart, Bennett M.Bennett M. Stewart Illinois 1 1979–1981 Democratic August 6, 1912 April 26, 1988 75 years, 264 days
Hansen, Julia B.Julia B. Hansen Washington 3 1960–1974 Democratic June 14, 1907 May 3, 1988 80 years, 324 days
Barry, Robert R.Robert R. Barry New York 27, 25 1959–1965 Republican May 15, 1915 June 4, 1988 73 years, 20 days
Gildea, James H.James H. Gildea Pennsylvania 13 1935–1939 Democratic October 21, 1890 June 5, 1988 97 years, 228 days
Spellman, GladysGladys Spellman Maryland 5 1975–1981 Democratic March 1, 1918 June 19, 1988 70 years, 110 days
Duncan Sr., JohnJohn Duncan Sr. Tennessee 2 1965–1988 Republican March 14, 1919 June 21, 1988 69 years, 99 days
McClory, RobertRobert McClory Illinois 12, 13 1963–1983 Republican January 31, 1908 July 24, 1988 80 years, 175 days
Brownson, Charles B.Charles B. Brownson Indiana 11 1951–1959 Republican February 5, 1914 August 4, 1988 74 years, 181 days
Devereux, JamesJames Devereux Maryland 2 1951–1959 Republican February 20, 1903 August 5, 1988 85 years, 167 days
Passman, OttoOtto Passman Louisiana 5 1947–1977 Democratic June 27, 1900 August 13, 1988 88 years, 47 days
Scherer, Gordon H.Gordon H. Scherer Ohio 1 1953–1963 Republican December 26, 1906 August 13, 1988 81 years, 231 days
Roosevelt Jr., Franklin D.Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. New York 5 1949–1955 Liberal, Democratic August 17, 1914 August 17, 1988 74 years, 0 days
Sullivan, LeonorLeonor Sullivan Missouri 3 1953–1977 Democratic August 21, 1902 September 1, 1988 86 years, 11 days
Davis, Glenn R.Glenn R. Davis Wisconsin 2, 9 1947–1957
1965–1974
Republican October 28, 1914 September 21, 1988 73 years, 329 days
Jonas, Charles R.Charles R. Jonas North Carolina 10, 8, 9 1953–1973 Republican December 9, 1904 September 28, 1988 83 years, 294 days
Satterfield III, David E.David E. Satterfield III Virginia 3 1965–1981 Democratic December 2, 1920 September 30, 1988 67 years, 303 days
Dulski, Thaddeus J.Thaddeus J. Dulski New York 41, 37 1959–1974 Democratic September 27, 1915 October 11, 1988 73 years, 14 days
Bankhead, Walter W.Walter W. Bankhead Alabama 1 1941 Democratic July 21, 1897 November 24, 1988 91 years, 126 days
Cook, Robert E.Robert E. Cook Ohio 11 1959–1963 Democratic May 19, 1920 November 28, 1988 68 years, 193 days
McDowell Jr., Harris B.Harris B. McDowell Jr.[note 1] Delaware At-large 1955–1957
1959–1967
Democratic February 10, 1906 November 1988 82 years, 265 days+
Nichols, William F.William F. Nichols Alabama 4, 3 1967–1988 Democratic October 16, 1918 December 13, 1988 70 years, 58 days
Werner, Theodore B.Theodore B. Werner South Dakota 2 1933–1937 Democratic June 2, 1892 January 24, 1989 96 years, 236 days
Carrigg, Joseph L.Joseph L. Carrigg Pennsylvania 14, 10 1951–1959 Republican February 23, 1901 February 6, 1989 87 years, 349 days
Patterson, James T.James T. Patterson Connecticut 5 1947–1959 Republican October 20, 1908 February 7, 1989 80 years, 110 days
Hays, WayneWayne Hays Ohio 18 1949–1976 Democratic May 13, 1911 February 10, 1989 77 years, 273 days
Cotton, NorrisNorris Cotton New Hampshire 2 1947–1954 Republican May 11, 1900 February 24, 1989 88 years, 289 days
Kee, JamesJames Kee West Virginia 5 1965–1973 Democratic April 15, 1917 March 11, 1989 71 years, 330 days
O'Hara, James G.James G. O'Hara Michigan 7, 12 1959–1977 Democratic November 8, 1925 March 13, 1989 63 years, 125 days
Hargis, Denver D.Denver D. Hargis Kansas 3 1959–1961 Democratic July 22, 1921 March 16, 1989 67 years, 237 days
Whitener, Basil L.Basil L. Whitener North Carolina 11, 10 1957–1969 Democratic May 14, 1915 March 20, 1989 73 years, 310 days
Chappell Jr., William V.William V. Chappell Jr. Florida 4 1969–1989 Democratic February 3, 1922 March 30, 1989 67 years, 55 days
Weaver, Phillip H.Phillip H. Weaver Nebraska 1 1955–1963 Republican April 9, 1919 April 16, 1989 70 years, 7 days
Wheeler, William M.William M. Wheeler Georgia 8 1947–1955 Democratic July 11, 1915 May 5, 1989 73 years, 298 days
Roberts, Kenneth A.Kenneth A. Roberts Alabama 4, At-large 1951–1965 Democratic November 1, 1912 May 9, 1989 76 years, 189 days
Magnuson, WarrenWarren Magnuson Washington 1 1937–1944 Democratic April 12, 1905 May 20, 1989 84 years, 38 days
Keogh, Eugene J.Eugene J. Keogh New York 9, 11 1937–1967 Democratic August 30, 1907 May 26, 1989 81 years, 269 days
Lucas, Wingate H.Wingate H. Lucas Texas 12 1947–1955 Democratic May 1, 1908 May 26, 1989 81 years, 25 days
Pepper, ClaudeClaude Pepper Florida 3, 11, 14, 18 1963–1989 Democratic September 8, 1900 May 30, 1989 88 years, 264 days
McMahon, GregoryGregory McMahon New York 4 1947–1949 Republican March 19, 1915 June 27, 1989 74 years, 100 days
Curtis, LaurenceLaurence Curtis Massachusetts 10 1953–1963 Republican September 3, 1893 July 11, 1989 95 years, 311 days
Collins, James M.James M. Collins Texas 3 1968–1983 Republican April 29, 1916 July 21, 1989 73 years, 83 days
Thompson, FrankFrank Thompson New Jersey 4 1955–1980 Democratic July 26, 1918 July 22, 1989 70 years, 361 days
Leland, MickeyMickey Leland Texas 18 1979–1989 Democratic November 27, 1944 August 7, 1989 44 years, 253 days
Levering, Robert W.Robert W. Levering Ohio 17 1959–1961 Democratic October 3, 1914 August 11, 1989 74 years, 312 days
Smith, Larkin I.Larkin I. Smith Mississippi 5 1989 Republican June 26, 1944 August 13, 1989 45 years, 48 days
Ruth, Earl B.Earl B. Ruth North Carolina 8 1969–1975 Republican February 7, 1916 August 15, 1989 73 years, 189 days
Griffin, Charles H.Charles H. Griffin Mississippi 3 1968–1973 Democratic May 9, 1926 September 10, 1989 63 years, 124 days
Russell, Charles H.Charles H. Russell Nevada At-large 1947–1949 Republican December 27, 1903 September 13, 1989 85 years, 260 days
Alexander, Hugh Q.Hugh Q. Alexander North Carolina 9 1953–1963 Democratic August 7, 1911 September 17, 1989 78 years, 41 days
Hunt, John E.John E. Hunt New Jersey 1 1967–1975 Republican November 25, 1908 September 22, 1989 80 years, 301 days
Ashmore, Robert T.Robert T. Ashmore South Carolina 4 1953–1969 Democratic February 22, 1904 October 5, 1989 85 years, 225 days
Love, Francis J.Francis J. Love[note 2] West Virginia 1 1947–1949 Republican January 23, 1901 October 1989 88 years, 251 days+
Gasque, Elizabeth H.Elizabeth H. Gasque[note 3] South Carolina 6 1938–1939 Democratic February 26, 1893 November 2, 1989 96 years, 249 days+
Stack, Edward J.Edward J. Stack Florida 12 1979–1981 Democratic April 29, 1910 November 3, 1989 79 years, 188 days

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  1. ^ Harris B. McDowell Jr.'s exact date of death is unknown. He is known to have died in November which makes him at least as old as listed.
  2. ^ Francis J. Love's exact date of death is unknown. He is known to have died in October which makes him at least as old as listed.
  3. ^ Elizabeth Hawley Gasque's exact year of birth is disputed. She is believed to have been born in either 1886 or 1893. Her age is calculated to the later year.

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