United States congressional delegations from Connecticut

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

Current delegation
Blumenthal
Senator Richard Blumenthal
(D)
Murphy
Senator Chris Murphy
(D)

Larson
Courtney
DeLauro
Himes
Esty
Connecticut's current delegation

United States Senate[edit]

Class 1 Senators Congress Class 3 Senators
Oliver Ellsworth
(Pro-Admin)
1st (1789–1791) William S. Johnson
(Pro-Admin)
2nd (1791–1793)
Roger Sherman
(Pro-Admin)
3rd (1793–1795)
Stephen M. Mitchell
(Pro-Admin)
4th (1795–1797) Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. (F)
James Hillhouse (F) Uriah Tracy (F)
5th (1797–1799)
6th (1799–1801)
7th (1801–1803)
8th (1803–1805)
9th (1805–1807)
10th (1807–1809)
Chauncey Goodrich (F)
11th (1809–1811)
Samuel W. Dana (F)
12th (1811–1813)
13th (1813–1815)
David Daggett (F)
14th (1815–1817)
15th (1817–1819)
16th (1819–1821) James Lanman (D-R)
Elijah Boardman (D-R) 17th (1821–1823)
18th (1823–1825)
Henry W. Edwards (D-R)
19th (1825–1827) Calvin Willey
(Adams)
Samuel A. Foot (Anti-J) 20th (1827–1829)
21st (1829–1831)
22nd (1831–1833) Gideon Tomlinson (Anti-J)
Nathan Smith (W) 23rd (1833–1835)
24th (1835–1837)
John M. Niles (D-R)
25th (1837–1839) Perry Smith (D)
Thaddeus Betts (W) 26th (1839–1841)
Jabez W. Huntington (W)
27th (1841–1843)
28th (1843–1845) John M. Niles (D)
29th (1845–1847)
30th (1847–1849)
Roger S. Baldwin (W)
31st (1849–1851) Truman Smith (W)
Isaac Toucey (D) 32nd (1851–1853)
33rd (1853–1855)
Francis Gillette
(FS)
34th (1855–1857) Lafayette S. Foster (O)
James Dixon (R) 35th (1857–1859)
36th (1859–1861)
37th (1861–1863)
38th (1863–1865)
39th (1865–1867)
40th (1867–1869) Orris S. Ferry (R)
William A. Buckingham (R) 41st (1869–1871)
42nd (1871–1873)
43rd (1873–1875)
William W. Eaton (D)
44th (1875–1877)
James E. English (D)
William H. Barnum (D)
45th (1877–1879)
46th (1879–1881) Orville H. Platt (R)
Joseph R. Hawley (R) 47th (1881–1883)
48th (1883–1885)
49th (1885–1887)
50th (1887–1889)
51st (1889–1891)
52nd (1891–1893)
53rd (1893–1895)
54th (1895–1897)
55th (1897–1899)
56th (1899–1901)
57th (1901–1903)
58th (1903–1905)
Morgan G. Bulkeley (R) 59th (1905–1907) Frank B. Brandegee (R)
60th (1907–1909)
61st (1909–1911)
George P. McLean (R) 62nd (1911–1913)
63rd (1913–1915)
64th (1915–1917)
65th (1917–1919)
66th (1919–1921)
67th (1921–1923)
68th (1923–1925)
Hiram Bingham III (R)
69th (1925–1927)
70th (1927–1929)
Frederic C. Walcott (R) 71st (1929–1931)
72nd (1931–1933)
73rd (1933–1935) Augustine Lonergan (D)
Francis T. Maloney (D) 74th (1935–1937)
75th (1937–1939)
76th (1939–1941) John A. Danaher (R)
77th (1941–1943)
78th (1943–1945)
79th (1945–1947) Brien McMahon (D)
Thomas C. Hart (R)
Raymond E. Baldwin (R)
80th (1947–1949)
81st (1949–1951)
William Benton (D)
82nd (1951–1953)
William A. Purtell (R)
Prescott Bush (R)
William A. Purtell (R) 83rd (1953–1955)
84th (1955–1957)
85th (1957–1959)
Thomas J. Dodd (D) 86th (1959–1961)
87th (1961–1963)
88th (1963–1965) Abraham A. Ribicoff (D)
89th (1965–1967)
90th (1967–1969)
91st (1969–1971)
Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. (R) 92nd (1971–1973)
93rd (1973–1975)
94th (1975–1977)
95th (1977–1979)
96th (1979–1981)
97th (1981–1983) Christopher Dodd (D)
98th (1983–1985)
99th (1985–1987)
100th (1987–1989)
Joseph Lieberman (D) 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)
Joseph Lieberman
(Independent Democrat)
110th (2007–2009)
111th (2009–2011)
112th (2011–2013) Richard Blumenthal (D)
Chris Murphy (D) 113th (2013–2015)
114th (2015–2017)

Passages[edit]

Congress Senator Reason for Vacancy Appointed Successor Date of Appointment Elected Successor Date of Election
2nd William S. Johnson Resigned March 4, 1791. None Roger Sherman June 13, 1791
3rd Roger Sherman Died July 23, 1793. None Stephen M. Mitchell December 2, 1793
4th Oliver Ellsworth Resigned March 8, 1796 to be Chief Justice of the United States. None James Hillhouse May 12, 1796
4th Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. Resigned June 10, 1796, possibly to be Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut. None Uriah Tracy October 13, 1796
10th Uriah Tracy Died July 19, 1807. None Chauncey Goodrich October 25, 1807
11th James Hillhouse Resigned June 18, 1810. none Samuel W. Dana December 4, 1810
13th Chauncey Goodrich Resigned May 1813 to be Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut. None David Daggett May 13, 1813
18th Elijah Boardman Died August 18, 1823. Henry W. Edwards October 8, 1823 Henry W. Edwards
19th James Lanman was elected to the Senate to the term beginning March 4, 1825 but was not permitted to qualify.
24th Samuel A. Foot Resigned May 9, 1834 to be Governor of Connecticut. None; apparently no replacement was made.
24th Nathan Smith Died December 6, 1835. John M. Niles December 21, 1835 John M. Niles
26th Thaddeus Betts Died April 7, 1840. none Jabez W. Huntington May 4, 1840
30th Jabez W. Huntington Died November 1, 1847. Roger S. Baldwin November 11, 1847 Roger S. Baldwin
33rd Truman Smith Resigned May 24, 1854. none Francis Gillette May 24, 1854
43rd William A. Buckingham Died February 5, 1875. William W. Eaton February 5, 1875 none
44th Orris S. Ferry Died November 21, 1875. James E. English November 27, 1875 William H. Barnum May 18, 1876
59th Orville H. Platt Died April 21, 1905. none Frank B. Brandegee May 10, 1905
68th Frank B. Brandegee Died October 14, 1924 by suicide. none Hiram Bingham December 17, 1924
79th Francis T. Maloney Died January 16, 1945 Thomas C. Hart February 15, 1945 Raymond E. Baldwin December 27, 1946
81st Raymond E. Baldwin Resigned December 16, 1949. William Benton December 17, 1949 William Benton
82nd Brien McMahon Died July 28, 1952. William A. Purtell August 29, 1952 Prescott Bush November 4, 1952

House of Representatives[edit]

Congress Elected state-wide at-large on a general ticket
1st seat 2nd seat 3rd seat 4th seat 5th seat 6th seat 7th seat
1st
(1789–1791)
Benjamin Huntington (Pro-Admin) Roger Sherman (Pro-Admin) Jonathan Sturges (Pro-Admin) Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. (Pro-Admin) Jeremiah Wadsworth (Pro-Admin)
2nd
(1791–1793)
James Hillhouse (Pro-Admin) Amasa Learned (Pro-Admin)
3rd
(1793–1795)
Joshua Coit (P) Zephariah Swift (P) Uriah Tracy (P)
4th
(1795–1797)
  James Hillhouse (F) Chauncey Goodrich (F) Joshua Coit (F) Roger Griswold (F) Nathaniel Smith (F) Zephariah Swift (F) Uriah Tracy (F)
  James Davenport (F) Samuel W. Dana (F)
5th
(1797–1799)
  John Allen (F)
  William Edmond (F) Jonathan Brace (F)
6th
(1799–1801)
  Elizur Goodrich (F) John Davenport (F)
  John Cotton Smith (F)
7th
(1801–1803)
Benjamin Tallmadge (F) Calvin Goddard (F) Elias Perkins (F)
8th
(1803–1805)
Simeon Baldwin (F)
9th
(1805–1807)
  Jonathan O. Moseley (F)
  Theodore Dwight (F]]) Timothy Pitkin (F) Lewis B. Sturges (F)
10th
(1807–1809)
Epaphroditus Champion (F)
11th
(1809–1811)
 
  Ebenezer Huntington (F)
12th
(1811–1813)
Lyman Law (F)
13th
(1813–1815)
14th
(1815–1817)
15th
(1817–1819)
  Thomas Scott Williams (F) Uriel Holmes (F) Samuel B. Sherwood (F) Nathaniel Terry (F) Ebenezer Huntington (F)
  Sylvester Gilbert (D-R)
16th
(1819–1821)
Gideon Tomlinson (D-R) Samuel A. Foot (D-R) Elisha Phelps (D-R) John Russ (D-R) Jonathan O. Moseley (D-R) James Stevens (D-R) Henry W. Edwards (D-R)
17th
(1821–1823)
Daniel Burrows (D-R) Ansel Sterling (D-R) Noyes Barber (D-R) Ebenezer Stoddard (D-R)
18th
(1823–1825)
Gideon Tomlinson (Adams-Clay D-R) Lemuel Whitman (Adams-Clay D-R) Ansel Sterling (Adams-Clay D-R) Samuel A. Foot (Adams-Clay D-R) Noyes Barber (Adams-Clay D-R) Ebenezer Stoddard (Adams-Clay D-R)
19th
(1825–1827)
Gideon Tomlinson (Anti-J) John Baldwin (Anti-J) Ralph I. Ingersoll (Anti-J) Orange Merwin (Anti-J) Noyes Barber (Anti-J) Elisha Phelps (Anti-J)
20th
(1827–1829)
David Plant (Adams) John Baldwin (Adams) Ralph I. Ingersoll (Adams) Orange Merwin (Adams) Noyes Barber (Adams) Elisha Phelps (Adams)
21st
(1829–1831)
William W. Ellsworth (Anti-J) Jabez W. Huntington (Anti-J) Ralph I. Ingersoll (Anti-J) Ebenezer Young (Anti-J) Noyes Barber (Anti-J) William L. Storrs (Anti-J)
22nd
(1831–1833)
23rd
(1833–1835)
  Samuel A. Foot (Anti-J) Samuel Tweedy (Anti-J)
  Joseph Trumbull (Anti-J) Phineas Miner (Anti-J) Ebenezer Jackson, Jr. (Anti-J)
24th
(1835–1837)
  Elisha Haley (J) Samuel Ingham (J) Andrew T. Judson (J) Lancelot Phelps (J) Isaac Toucey (J) Zalmon Wildman (J)
  Orrin Holt (J) Thomas T. Whittlesey (J)

Starting in 1837, Connecticut abandoned general tickets and adopted districts instead.

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
25th
(1837–1839)
Isaac Toucey (D) Samuel Ingham (D) Elisha Haley (D) Thomas T. Whittlesey (D) Lancelot Phelps (D) Orrin Holt (D)
26th
(1839–1841)
  Joseph Trumbull (W) William L. Storrs (W) Thomas W. Williams (W) Thomas B. Osborne (W) Truman Smith (W) John H. Brockway (W)
  William W. Boardman (W)
27th
(1841–1843)
28th
(1843–1845)
Thomas H. Seymour (D) John Stewart (D) George S. Catlin (D) Samuel Simons (D)
29th
(1845–1847)
James Dixon (W) Samuel Dickinson Hubbard (W) John A. Rockwell (W) Truman Smith (W)
30th
(1847–1849)
31st
(1849–1851)
Loren P. Waldo (D) Walter Booth (FS) Chauncey F. Cleveland (D) Thomas B. Butler (W)
32nd
(1851–1853)
Charles Chapman (W) Colin M. Ingersoll (D) Origen S. Seymour (D)
33rd
(1853–1855)
James T. Pratt (D) Nathan Belcher (D)
34th
(1855–1857)
Ezra Clark, Jr. (K-N) John Woodruff (K-N) Sidney Dean (K-N) William W. Welch (K-N)
35th
(1857–1859)
Ezra Clark, Jr. (R) Samuel Arnold (D) Sidney Dean (R) William D. Bishop (D)
36th
(1859–1861)
Dwight Loomis (R) John Woodruff (R) Alfred A. Burnham (R) Orris S. Ferry (R)
37th
(1861–1863)
James E. English (D) George C. Woodruff (D)
38th
(1863–1865)
Henry C. Deming (R) Augustus Brandegee (R) John Henry Hubbard (R)
39th
(1865–1867)
Samuel L. Warner (R)
40th
(1867–1869)
Richard D. Hubbard (R) Julius Hotchkiss (D) Henry H. Starkweather (R) William H. Barnum (D)
41st
(1869–1871)
Julius L. Strong (R) Stephen W. Kellogg (R)
42nd
(1871–1873)
 
  Joseph R. Hawley (R)
43rd
(1873–1875)
44th
(1875–1877)
  George M. Landers (D) James Phelps (D)
  John T. Wait (R) Levi Warner (D)
45th
(1877–1879)
46th
(1879–1881)
Joseph R. Hawley (R) Frederick Miles (R)
47th
(1881–1883)
John R. Buck (R)
48th
(1883–1885)
William W. Eaton (D) Charles Le Moyne Mitchell (D) Edward W. Seymour (D)
49th
(1885–1887)
John R. Buck (R)
50th
(1887–1889)
Robert J. Vance (D) Carlos French (D) Charles A. Russell (R) Miles T. Granger (D)
51st
(1889–1891)
William E. Simonds (R) Washington F. Willcox (D) Frederick Miles (R)
52nd
(1891–1893)
Lewis Sperry (D) Robert E. De Forest (D)
53rd
(1893–1895)
James P. Pigott (D)
54th
(1895–1897)
E. Stevens Henry (R) Nehemiah D. Sperry (R) Ebenezer J. Hill (R)
55th
(1897–1899)
56th
(1899–1901)
57th
(1901–1903)
 
  Frank B. Brandegee (R)
58th
(1903–1905)
  At-large
  George L. Lilley (R)
59th
(1905–1907)
 
  Edwin W. Higgins (R)
60th
(1907–1909)
61st
(1909–1911)
John Q. Tilson (R)
62nd
(1911–1913)
Thomas L. Reilly (D)
1st district 2nd district 3rd district 4th district 5th district
63rd
(1913–1915)
Augustine Lonergan (D) Bryan F. Mahan (D) Thomas L. Reilly (D) Jeremiah Donovan (D) William Kennedy (D)
64th
(1915–1917)
P. Davis Oakey (R) Richard P. Freeman (R) John Q. Tilson (R) Ebenezer J. Hill (R) James P. Glynn (R)
65th
(1917–1919)
  Augustine Lonergan (D)
  Schuyler Merritt (R)
66th
(1919–1921)
67th
(1921–1923)
E. Hart Fenn (R)
68th
(1923–1925)
Patrick B. O'Sullivan (D)
69th
(1925–1927)
James P. Glynn (R)
70th
(1927–1929)
71st
(1929–1931)
 
  Edward W. Goss (R)
72nd
(1931–1933)
Augustine Lonergan (D) William L. Tierney (D)
73rd
(1933–1935)
  Herman P. Kopplemann (D) William L. Higgins (R) Francis T. Maloney (D) Schuyler Merritt (R) At-large
  Charles M. Bakewell (R)
74th
(1935–1937)
James A. Shanley (D) J. Joseph Smith (D) William M. Citron (D)
75th
(1937–1939)
William J. Fitzgerald (D) Alfred N. Phillips (D)
76th
(1939–1941)
William J. Miller (R) Thomas R. Ball (R) Albert E. Austin (R) B. J. Monkiewicz (R)
77th
(1941–1943)
  Herman P. Kopplemann (D) William J. Fitzgerald (D) Le Roy D. Downs (D) Lucien J. Maciora (D)
  Joseph E. Talbot (R)
78th
(1943–1945)
William J. Miller (R) John D. McWilliams (R) Ranulf Compton (R) Clare B. Luce (R) B. J. Monkiewicz (R)
79th
(1945–1947)
Herman P. Kopplemann (D) Chase G. Woodhouse (D) James P. Geelan (D) Joseph F. Ryter (D)
80th
(1947–1949)
William J. Miller (R) Horace Seely-Brown, Jr. (R) Ellsworth B. Foote (R) John D. Lodge (R) James T. Patterson (R) Antoni N. Sadlak (R)
81st
(1949–1951)
Abraham A. Ribicoff (D) Chase G. Woodhouse (D) John A. McGuire (D)
82nd
(1951–1953)
Horace Seely-Brown, Jr. (R) Albert P. Morano (R)
83rd
(1953–1955)
Thomas J. Dodd (D) Albert W. Cretella (R)
84th
(1955–1957)
85th
(1957–1959)
Edwin H. May, Jr. (R)
86th
(1959–1961)
Emilio Q. Daddario (D) Chester Bowles (D) Robert N. Giaimo (D) Donald J. Irwin (D) John S. Monagan (D) Frank Kowalski (D)
87th
(1961–1963)
Horace Seely-Brown, Jr. (R) Abner W. Sibal (R)
88th
(1963–1965)
William L. St. Onge (D) Bernard F. Grabowski (D)
89th
(1965–1967)
  Donald J. Irwin (D) 6th district
  Bernard F. Grabowski (D)
90th
(1967–1969)
Thomas J. Meskill (R)
91st
(1969–1971)
  Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. (R)
  Robert H. Steele (R)
92nd
(1971–1973)
William R. Cotter (D) Stewart McKinney (R) Ella T. Grasso (D)
93rd
(1973–1975)
Ronald A. Sarasin (R)
94th
(1975–1977)
Christopher Dodd (D) Toby Moffett (D)
95th
(1977–1979)
96th
(1979–1981)
William R. Ratchford (D)
97th
(1981–1983)
  Sam Gejdenson (D) Lawrence Joseph DeNardis (R)
  Barbara B. Kennelly (D)
98th
(1983–1985)
Bruce Morrison (D) Nancy L. Johnson (R)
99th
(1985–1987)
John G. Rowland (R)
100th
(1987–1989)
 
  Christopher Shays (R)
101st
(1989–1991)
102nd
(1991–1993)
Rosa L. DeLauro (D) Gary Franks (R)
103rd
(1993–1995)
104th
(1995–1997)
105th
(1997–1999)
James H. Maloney (D)
106th
(1999–2001)
John B. Larson (D)
107th
(2001–2003)
Rob Simmons (R)
108th
(2003–2005)
Nancy L. Johnson (R)
109th
(2005–2007)
110th
(2007–2009)
Joe Courtney (D) Chris Murphy (D)
111th
(2009–2011)
Jim Himes (D)
112th
(2011–2013)
113th
(2013–2015)
Elizabeth Esty (D)
114th
(2015–2017)
Congress 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
District

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

As of April 2015, there are seventeen former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from the U.S. State of Connecticut who are currently living at this time.

Representative Term of office District Date of birth (and age)
Bernard F. Grabowski 1963–1967 At-large (1963–1965)
6th (1965–1967)
(1923-06-11) June 11, 1923 (age 92)
Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. 1969–1971 4th (1931-05-16) May 16, 1931 (age 84)
Robert H. Steele 1970–1975 2nd (1938-11-03) November 3, 1938 (age 76)
Ronald A. Sarasin 1973–1979 4th (1934-12-31) December 31, 1934 (age 80)
Chris Dodd 1975–1981 2nd (1944-05-27) May 27, 1944 (age 71)
Toby Moffett 1975–1983 6th (1944-08-18) August 18, 1944 (age 71)
Lawrence J. DeNardis 1981–1983 3rd (1938-03-18) March 18, 1938 (age 77)
Sam Gejdenson 1981–2001 2nd (1948-05-20) May 20, 1948 (age 67)
Barbara B. Kennelly 1982–1999 1st (1936-07-10) July 10, 1936 (age 79)
Bruce Morrison 1983–1991 2nd (1944-10-08) October 8, 1944 (age 70)
Nancy Johnson 1983–2007 6th (1983–2003)
5th (2003–2007)
(1935-01-05) January 5, 1935 (age 80)
John G. Rowland 1985–1991 5th (1957-05-24) May 24, 1957 (age 58)
Chris Shays 1987–2009 4th (1945-10-18) October 18, 1945 (age 69)
Gary Franks 1991–1997 5th (1953-02-09) February 9, 1953 (age 62)
James H. Maloney 1997–2003 5th (1948-09-17) September 17, 1948 (age 66)
Rob Simmons 2001–2007 2nd (1943-02-11) February 11, 1943 (age 72)
Chris Murphy 2007–2013 5th (1973-08-03) August 3, 1973 (age 42)

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

As of April 2015, there are three former U.S. Senators from the U.S. State of Connecticut who are currently living at this time, two from Class 1 and one from Class 3.

Senator Term of office Class Date of birth (and age)
Lowell P. Weicker 1971–1989 1 (1931-05-16) May 16, 1931 (age 84)
Chris Dodd 1981–2011 3 (1944-05-27) May 27, 1944 (age 71)
Joe Lieberman 1989–2013 1 (1942-02-24) February 24, 1942 (age 73)

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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