United States congressional delegations from Alaska

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

Current delegation
Lisa Murkowski
Senator Lisa Murkowski
(R)
Dan Sullivan
Senator Dan Sullivan
(R)

Don Young
Rep. Don Young
(R)
Alaska's current delegation

United States Senate[edit]

Ernest Gruening was elected to the Senate on October 6, 1955 for the 84th Congress but did not take the oath of office and was not accorded senatorial privileges, Alaska not yet being admitted as a state.

Class 2 Senators Congress Class 3 Senators
Bob Bartlett (D)[1] 86th Congress
(1959–1961)
Ernest Gruening (D)
87th Congress
(1961–1963)
88th Congress
(1963–1965)
89th Congress
(1965–1967)
90th Congress
(1967–1969)
Ted Stevens (R)
91st Congress
(1969–1971)
Mike Gravel (D)
92nd Congress
(1971–1973)
93rd Congress
(1973–1975)
94th Congress
(1975–1977)
95th Congress
(1977–1979)
96th Congress
(1979–1981)
97th Congress
(1981–1983)
Frank Murkowski (R)
98th Congress
(1983–1985)
99th Congress
(1985–1987)
100th Congress
(1987–1989)
101st Congress
(1989–1991)
102nd Congress
(1991–1993)
103rd Congress
(1993–1995)
104th Congress
(1995–1997)
105th Congress
(1997–1999)
106th Congress
(1999–2001)
107th Congress
(2001–2003)
Lisa Murkowski (R)
108th Congress
(2003–2005)
109th Congress
(2005–2007)
110th Congress
(2007–2009)
Mark Begich (D) 111th Congress
(2009–2011)
112th Congress
(2011–2013)
113th Congress
(2013–2015)
Dan Sullivan (R) 114th Congress
(2015–present)

House of Representatives[edit]

Delegates from Alaska Territory[edit]

From May 17, 1884 to August 24, 1912, Alaska was designated as the District of Alaska. From then to January 3, 1959, it was the Alaska Territory.

Congress Delegate
59th (1905–1907) Frank Hinman Waskey (D)
60th (1907–1909) Thomas Cale (I)
61st (1909–1911) James Wickersham (R)
62nd (1911–1913)
63rd (1913–1915)
64th (1915–1917)
65th (1917–1919) Charles August Sulzer (D)
James Wickersham[2] (R)
66th (1919–1921) Charles August Sulzer[1] (D)
George Barnes Grigsby (D)
James Wickersham[3] (R)
67th (1921–1923) Daniel Alexander Sutherland (R)
68th (1923–1925)
69th (1925–1927)
70th (1927–1929)
71st (1929–1931)
72nd (1931–1933) James Wickersham (R)
73rd (1933–1935) Anthony Joseph Dimond (D)
74th (1935–1937)
75th (1937–1939)
76th (1939–1941)
77th (1941–1943)
78th (1943–1945)
79th (1945–1947) Bob Bartlett (D)
80th (1947–1949)
81st (1949–1951)
82nd (1951–1953)
83rd (1953–1955)
84th (1955–1957)
85th (1957–1959)

Members from the State of Alaska[edit]

Congress District
Alaska's at-large congressional district
86th
(1959–1961)
Ralph Julian Rivers (D)
87th
(1961–1963)
88th
(1963–1965)
89th
(1965–1967)
90th
(1967–1969)
Howard Wallace Pollock (R)
91st
(1969–1971)
92nd
(1971–1973)
Nick Begich[1][4] (D)
Don Young[5] (R)
93rd
(1973–1975)
94th
(1975–1977)
95th
(1977–1979)
96th
(1979–1981)
97th
(1981–1983)
98th
(1983–1985)
99th
(1985–1987)
100th
(1987–1989)
101st
(1989–1991)
102nd
(1991–1993)
103rd
(1993–1995)
104th
(1995–1997)
105th
(1997–1999)
106th
(1999–2001)
107th
(2001–2003)
108th
(2003–2005)
109th
(2005–2007)
110th
(2007–2009)
111th
(2009–2011)
112th
(2011–2013)
113th
(2013–2015)
114th
(2015–present)

Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alaska's at-large congressional district[edit]

As of May 2015, there are no former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alaska's at-large congressional district who are currently living at this time.

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

As of April 2015, there are three former U.S. Senators from the U.S. State of Alaska who are currently living at this time, one from Class 2 and two in Class 3.

Senator Term of office Class Date of birth (and age)
Mike Gravel 1969–1981 3 (1930-05-13) May 13, 1930 (age 85)
Frank Murkowski 1981–2002 3 (1933-03-28) March 28, 1933 (age 82)
Mark Begich 2009–2015 2 (1962-03-30) March 30, 1962 (age 53)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Died in office.
  2. ^ Successfully contested the election of George Barnes Grigsby, the representative who replaced Charles August Sulzer.
  3. ^ Contested the election of Charles August Sulzer, and when Sulzer died, continued the contest against his successor George Barnes Grigsby and won.
  4. ^ Disappeared October 16, 1972, re-elected November 7, declared dead December 29.
  5. ^ Elected to fill the vacancy caused by the previous representative, Nick Begich being re-elected (presumably posthumously) to the next term.

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,
or None,
or Unaffiliated