United States congressional delegations from Nebraska

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Nebraska's congressional districts since 2013[1]

These are tables of congressional delegations from Nebraska to the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate.

House of Representatives[edit]

Current Representatives[edit]

List of members of the Nebraskan United States House delegation, their terms in office, district boundaries, and the district political ratings according to the CPVI. The delegation has a total of 3 members, two Republican and one Democrat.

District Representative Party CPVI Incumbent time in office District map
1st Rep. Jeff Fortenberry.jpg Jeff Fortenberry (R-Lincoln) Republican R+10 January 3, 2005 – present Nebraska US Congressional District 1 (since 2013).tif
2nd Brad Ashford Congress.jpg Brad Ashford (D-Omaha) Democrat R+4 January 3, 2015 – present Nebraska US Congressional District 2 (since 2013).tif
3rd Adrian Smith, official 110th Congress photo portrait.jpg Adrian Smith (R-North Platte) Republican R+23 January 3, 2007 – present Nebraska US Congressional District 3 (since 2013).tif

Delegation timeline (1853 – present)[edit]

Tables showing membership in the Nebraska federal House delegation throughout history of statehood in the United States.


Delegates from Nebraska Territory[edit]

Congress Delegate
33rd
(1853–1855)
Napoleon Bonaparte Giddings (D)
34th
(1855–1857)
Bird Beers Chapman (D)
35th
(1857–1859)
Fenner Ferguson (D)
36th
(1859–1861)
Experience Estabrook (D)
Samuel Gordon Daily (R)
37th
(1861–1863)
38th
(1863–1865)
39th
(1865–1867)
Phineas Warren Hitchcock (R)

Members from Nebraska[edit]

1867–1883: One seat[edit]
Congress At-large
39th
(1865–1867)
  Turner M. Marquette
(for two days[2]) (R)
 
40th
(1867–1869)
  John Taffe (R)
 
41st
(1869–1871)
 
 
42nd
(1871–1873)
 
 
43rd
(1873–1875)
  Lorenzo Crounse (R)
 
44th
(1875–1877)
 
 
45th
(1877–1879)
  Frank Welch (R)
  Thomas Jefferson Majors (R)
46th
(1879–1881)
  Edward K. Valentine (R)
 
47th
(1881–1883)
 
 
1883–1893: Three seats[edit]
Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd
48th
(1883–1885)
  Archibald J. Weaver (R) James Laird (R) Edward K. Valentine (R)
 
49th
(1885–1887)
  George W. E. Dorsey (R)
 
50th
(1887–1889)
  John A. McShane (D)
 
51st
(1889–1891)
  William James Connell (R)
  Gilbert L. Laws (R)
52nd
(1891–1893)
  William Jennings Bryan (D) William A. McKeighan (Pop) Omer Madison Kem (Pop)
 
1893–1933: Six seats[edit]
Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
53rd
(1893–1895)
  William Jennings Bryan (D) David Henry Mercer (R) George de Rue Meiklejohn (R) Eugene Jerome Hainer (R) William A. McKeighan (Pop) Omer Madison Kem (Pop)
 
54th
(1895–1897)
  Jesse Burr Strode (R) William E. Andrews (R)
 
55th
(1897–1899)
  Samuel Maxwell (Pop) William Ledyard Stark (Pop) Roderick Dhu Sutherland (Pop) William Laury Greene (Pop)
 
56th
(1899–1901)
  Elmer J. Burkett (R) John Seaton Robinson (D)
  William Neville (Pop)
57th
(1901–1903)
  Ashton C. Shallenberger (D)
 
58th
(1903–1905)
  Gilbert M. Hitchcock (D) John J McCarthy (R) Edmund H. Hinshaw (R) George W. Norris (R) Moses P. Kinkaid (R)
 
59th
(1905–1907)
  John L. Kennedy (R)
  Ernest M. Pollard (R)
60th
(1907–1909)
  Gilbert M. Hitchcock (D) John Frank Boyd (R)
 
61st
(1909–1911)
  John A. Maguire (D) James P. Latta (D)
 
62nd
(1911–1913)
  Charles O. Lobeck (D) Charles Henry Sloan (R)
  Dan V. Stephens (D)
63rd
(1913–1915)
  Silas Reynolds Barton (R)
 
64th
(1915–1917)
  C. Frank Reavis (R) Ashton C. Shallenberger (D)
 
65th
(1917–1919)
 
 
66th
(1919–1921)
  Albert W. Jefferis (R) Robert E. Evans (R) Melvin O. McLaughlin (R) William E. Andrews (R)
 
67th
(1921–1923)
 
  Roy H. Thorpe (R) Augustin Reed Humphrey (R)
68th
(1923–1925)
  John H. Morehead (D) Willis G. Sears (R) Edgar Howard (D) Ashton C. Shallenberger (D) Robert G. Simmons (R)
 
69th
(1925–1927)
 
 
70th
(1927–1929)
  John N. Norton (D)
 
71st
(1929–1931)
  Charles Henry Sloan (R) Fred Gustus Johnson (R)
 
72nd
(1931–1933)
  H. Malcolm Baldrige (R) John N. Norton (D) Ashton C. Shallenberger (D)
 
Congress 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
District
1933–1943: Five seats[edit]
Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
73rd
(1933–1935)
  John H. Morehead (D) Edward R. Burke (D) Edgar Howard (D) Ashton C. Shallenberger (D) Terry Carpenter (D)
 
74th
(1935–1937)
  Henry Carl Luckey (D) Charles F. McLaughlin (D) Karl Stefan (R) Charles Gustav Binderup (D) Harry B. Coffee (D)
 
75th
(1937–1939)
 
 
76th
(1939–1941)
  George H. Heinke (R) Carl T. Curtis (R)
  John Hyde Sweet (R)
77th
(1941–1943)
  Oren S. Copeland
 
1943–1963: Four seats[edit]
Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
78th
(1943–1945)
  Carl T. Curtis (R) Howard H. Buffett (R) Karl Stefan (R) Arthur L. Miller (R)
 
79th
(1945–1947)
 
 
80th
(1947–1949)
 
 
81st
(1949–1951)
  Eugene D. O'Sullivan (D)
 
82nd
(1951–1953)
  Howard H. Buffett (R)
  Robert Dinsmore Harrison (R)
83rd
(1953–1955)
 
  Vacant Roman Hruska (R)
84th
(1955–1957)
  Phillip Hart Weaver (R) Jackson B. Chase (R)
 
85th
(1957–1959)
  Glenn Cunningham (R)
 
86th
(1959–1961)
  Lawrence Brock (D) Donald Francis McGinley (D)
 
87th
(1961–1963)
  Ralph F. Beermann (R) David T. Martin (R)
 
1963–Present: Three seats[edit]
Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd
88th
(1963–1965)
  Ralph F. Beermann (R) Glenn Cunningham (R) David T. Martin (R)
 
89th
(1965–1967)
  Clair Armstrong Callan (D)
 
90th
(1967–1969)
  Robert Vernon Denney (R)
 
91st
(1969–1971)
 
 
92nd
(1971–1973)
  Charles Thone (R) John Y. McCollister (R)
 
93rd
(1973–1975)
 
 
94th
(1975–1977)
  Virginia Smith (R)
 
95th
(1977–1979)
  John Joseph Cavanaugh III (D)
 
96th
(1979–1981)
  Doug Bereuter (R)
 
97th
(1981–1983)
  Hal Daub, Jr. (R)
 
98th
(1983–1985)
 
 
99th
(1985–1987)
 
 
100th
(1987–1989)
 
 
101st
(1989–1991)
  Peter Hoagland (D)
 
102nd
(1991–1993)
  Bill Barrett (R)
 
103rd
(1993–1995)
 
 
104th
(1995–1997)
  Jon L. Christensen (R)
 
105th
(1997–1999)
 
 
106th
(1999–2001)
  Lee Terry (R)
 
107th
(2001–2003)
  Tom Osborne (R)
 
108th
(2003–2005)
 
  Vacant
109th
(2005–2007)
  Jeff Fortenberry (R)
 
110th
(2007–2009)
  Adrian Smith (R)
 
111th
(2009–2011)
 
 
112th
(2011–2013)
 
 
113th
(2013–2015)
 
 
114th
(2015–2017)
  Brad Ashford (D)
 
Congress 1st 2nd 3rd
District
Key[edit]
Key to party colors and abbreviations for members of the U.S. Congress
American (Know Nothing) (K-N)
Adams (A),
Anti-Jacksonian (Anti-J),
National Republican (NR)
Anti-Administration (Anti-Admin)
Anti-Masonic (Anti-M)
Conservative (Con)
Democratic (D)
Dixiecrat (Dix),
States' rights (SR)
Democratic-Republican (D-R)
Farmer–Labor (FL)
Federalist (F)
Free Soil (FS)
Free Silver (FSv)
Fusion (FU)
Greenback (GB)
Jacksonian (J)
Nonpartisan League (NPL)
Nullifier (N)
Opposition (O)
Populist (Pop)
Pro-Administration (Pro-Admin)
Progressive (Prog)
Prohibition (Proh)
Readjuster (Rea)
Republican (R)
Socialist (Soc)
Unionist (U)
Whig (W)
Independent,
None,
or Unaffiliated

United States Senate[edit]

Current Delegation[edit]

Fischer
Senator Deb Fischer
(R)
Sasse
Senator Ben Sasse
(R)

Senate timeline (1865 – Present)[edit]

Tables showing membership in the Nebraska federal Senate delegation throughout history of statehood in the United States.


Class 1 Senators Congress Class 2 Senators
Thomas W. Tipton[2] (R) 39th
(1865–1867)
John M. Thayer[2] (R)
40th
(1867–1869)
41st
(1869–1871)
42nd
(1871–1873)
Phineas W. Hitchcock (R)
43rd
(1873–1875)
Algernon S. Paddock (R) 44th
(1875–1877)
45th
(1877–1879)
Alvin Saunders (R)
46th
(1879–1881)
Charles H. Van Wyck (R) 47th
(1881–1883)
48th
(1883–1885)
Charles F. Manderson (R)
49th
(1885–1887)
Algernon S. Paddock (R) 50th
(1887–1889)
51st
(1889–1891)
52nd
(1891–1893)
William V. Allen (Pop) 53rd
(1893–1895)
54th
(1895–1897)
John M. Thurston (R)
55th
(1897–1899)
Monroe L. Hayward (R) 56th
(1899–1901)
William V. Allen (Pop)
57th
(1901–1903)
Joseph H. Millard (R)
Charles H. Dietrich (R)
58th
(1903–1905)
Elmer J. Burkett (R) 59th
(1905–1907)
60th
(1907–1909)
Norris Brown (R)
61st
(1909–1911)
Gilbert M. Hitchcock (D) 62nd
(1911–1913)
63rd
(1913–1915)
George W. Norris (R)
64th
(1915–1917)
65th
(1917–1919)
66th
(1919–1921)
67th
(1921–1923)
Robert B. Howell (R) 68th
(1923–1925)
69th
(1925–1927)
70th
(1927–1929)
71st
(1929–1931)
72nd
(1931–1933)
73rd
(1933–1935)
William H. Thompson (D)
Richard C. Hunter (D)
Edward R. Burke (D) 74th
(1935–1937)
75th
(1937–1939)
76th
(1939–1941)
Hugh A. Butler (R) 77th
(1941–1943)
78th
(1943–1945)
Kenneth S. Wherry (R)
79th
(1945–1947)
80th
(1947–1949)
81st
(1949–1951)
82nd
(1951–1953)
Frederick A. Seaton (R)
Dwight P. Griswold (R)
83rd
(1953–1955)
Dwight P. Griswold (R)
Eva K. Bowring (R)
Samuel W. Reynolds (R) Hazel H. Abel (R)
Roman Hruska (R) Carl Curtis (R)
84th
(1955–1957)
85th
(1957–1959)
86th
(1959–1961)
87th
(1961–1963)
88th
(1963–1965)
89th
(1965–1967)
90th
(1967–1969)
91st
(1969–1971)
92nd
(1971–1973)
93rd
(1973–1975)
94th
(1975–1977)
Edward Zorinsky (D)
95th
(1977–1979)
96th
(1979–1981)
John James Exon (D)
97th
(1981–1983)
98th
(1983–1985)
99th
(1985–1987)
100th
(1987–1989)
David K. Karnes (R)
Bob Kerrey (D) 101st
(1989–1991)
102nd
(1991–1993)
103rd
(1993–1995)
104th
(1995–1997)
105th
(1997–1999)
Chuck Hagel (R)
106th
(1999–2001)
Ben Nelson (D) 107th
(2001–2003)
108th
(2003–2005)
109th
(2005–2007)
110th
(2007–2009)
111th
(2009–2011)
Mike Johanns (R)
112th
(2011–2013)
Deb Fischer (R) 113th
(2013–2015)
114th
(2015–2017)
Ben Sasse (R)

Key[edit]

Key to party colors and abbreviations for members of the U.S. Congress
American (Know Nothing) (K-N)
Adams (A),
Anti-Jacksonian (Anti-J),
National Republican (NR)
Anti-Administration (Anti-Admin)
Anti-Masonic (Anti-M)
Conservative (Con)
Democratic (D)
Dixiecrat (Dix),
States' rights (SR)
Democratic-Republican (D-R)
Farmer–Labor (FL)
Federalist (F)
Free Soil (FS)
Free Silver (FSv)
Fusion (FU)
Greenback (GB)
Jacksonian (J)
Nonpartisan League (NPL)
Nullifier (N)
Opposition (O)
Populist (Pop)
Pro-Administration (Pro-Admin)
Progressive (Prog)
Prohibition (Proh)
Readjuster (Rea)
Republican (R)
Socialist (Soc)
Unionist (U)
Whig (W)
Independent,
None,
or Unaffiliated


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

As of April 2015, there are five former U.S. Senators from the U.S. State of Nebraska who are currently living at this time, three from Class 1 and two from Class 2.

Senator Term of office Class Date of birth (and age)
David Karnes 1987–1988 1 (1948-12-12) December 12, 1948 (age 67)
Bob Kerrey 1989–2001 1 (1943-08-27) August 27, 1943 (age 72)
Chuck Hagel 1997–2009 2 (1946-10-04) October 4, 1946 (age 69)
Ben Nelson 2001–2013 1 (1941-05-17) May 17, 1941 (age 75)
Mike Johanns 1999–2015 2 (1950-06-18) June 18, 1950 (age 66)

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "The national atlas". nationalatlas.gov. Retrieved February 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c 1 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "RNB1" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).