United States congressional delegations from Oklahoma

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Oklahoma's congressional districts since 2013[1]

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

House of Representatives[edit]

Current Representatives[edit]

List of members of the Oklahoman 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 5 members, all of whom are members of the Republican party.

District Representative Party CPVI Incumbency District map
1st Jim Bridenstine, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Jim Bridenstine (R-Tulsa) Republican R+16 January 3, 2013 – present Oklahoma US Congressional District 1 (since 2013).tif
2nd Markwayne Mullin official congressional photo.jpg Markwayne Mullin (R-Claremore) Republican R+14 January 3, 2013 – present Oklahoma US Congressional District 2 (since 2013).tif
3rd Frank Lucas.jpg Frank Lucas (R-Enid) Republican R+24 May 10, 1994 – present Oklahoma US Congressional District 3 (since 2013).tif
4th Tom cole2.jpg Tom Cole (R-Norman) Republican R+18 January 3, 2003 – present Oklahoma US Congressional District 4 (since 2013).tif
5th Steve Russell official congressional photo.jpg Steve Russell (R-Oklahoma City) Republican R+13 January 3, 2015 – present Oklahoma US Congressional District 5 (since 2013).tif

Delegation timeline (1889 – present)[edit]

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


1889 - 1907: One non-voting delegate[edit]

See also: Oklahoma Territory's at-large congressional district
Congress Delegate
51st
(1889–1891)
David Archibald Harvey (R)
52nd
(1891–1893)
53rd
(1893–1895)
Dennis Thomas Flynn (R)
54th
(1895–1897)
55th
(1897–1899)
James Yancy Callahan (FSv)
56th
(1899–1901)
Dennis Thomas Flynn (R)
57th
(1901–1903)
58th
(1903–1905)
Bird Segle McGuire (R)
59th
(1905–1907)

1907 - 1913: Five seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
60th
(1907–1909)
Bird Segle McGuire (R) Elmer L. Fulton (D) James S. Davenport (D) Charles D. Carter (D) Scott Ferris (D)
61st
(1909–1911)
Dick Thompson Morgan (R) Charles E. Creager (R)
62nd
(1911–1913)
James S. Davenport (D)

1913 - 1933: Eight seats[edit]

After the 1910 census, Oklahoma gained three seats. From 1913 to 1915, these extra seats were represented At-large.

Congress District At-large seats
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 1st At-large seat 2nd At-large seat 3rd At-large seat
63rd
(1913–1915)
Bird Segle McGuire (R) Dick Thompson Morgan (R) James S. Davenport (D) Charles D. Carter (D) Scott Ferris (D) William H. Murray (D) Joseph Bryan Thompson (D) Claude Weaver (D)

After 1915, all the seats were represented by districts.

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
64th
(1915–1917)
James S. Davenport (D) William W. Hastings (D) Charles D. Carter (D) William H. Murray (D) Joseph Bryan Thompson (D) Scott Ferris (D) James V. McClintic (D) Dick Thompson Morgan (R)
65th
(1917–1919)
Thomas Alberter Chandler (R) Tom D. McKeown (D)
66th
(1919–1921)
Everette B. Howard (D)
John William Harreld (R) Charles Swindall (R)
67th
(1921–1923)
Thomas Alberter Chandler (R) Alice M. Robertson (R) Joseph C. Pringey (R) Fletcher B. Swank (D) L. M. Gensman (R) Manuel Herrick (R)
68th
(1923–1925)
Everette B. Howard (D) William W. Hastings (D) Tom D. McKeown (D) J. W. Elmer Thomas (D) Milton C. Garber (R)
69th
(1925–1927)
Samuel J. Montgomery (R)
70th
(1927–1929)
Everette B. Howard (D) Wilburn Cartwright (D) Jed Johnson (D)
71st
(1929–1931)
Charles O'Connor (R) Ulysses Stevens Stone (R)
72nd
(1931–1933)
Wesley E. Disney (D) Fletcher B. Swank (D)

1933 - 1943: Nine seats[edit]

After the 1930 census, Oklahoma had its most seats, nine. The ninth seat represented the state At-large.

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th At-large
73rd
(1933–1935)
Wesley E. Disney (D) William W. Hastings (D) Wilburn Cartwright (D) Tom D. McKeown (D) Fletcher B. Swank (D) Jed Johnson (D) James V. McClintic (D) Ernest W. Marland (D) Will Rogers (D)
74th
(1935–1937)
John Conover Nichols (D) Percy Lee Gassaway (D) Josh Lee (D) Sam C. Massingale (D) Phil Ferguson (D)
75th
(1937–1939)
Lyle Boren (D) Robert Potter Hill (D)
Gomer Griffith Smith (D)
76th
(1939–1941)
A. S. Mike Monroney (D)
77th
(1941–1943)
Ross Rizley (R)
Victor Wickersham (D)

1943 - 1953: Eight seats[edit]

After the 1940 census, the At-large seat was eliminated.

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
78th
(1943–1945)
Wesley E. Disney (D) William G. Stigler (D) Paul Stewart (D) Lyle Boren (D) A. S. Mike Monroney (D) Jed Johnson (D) Victor Wickersham (D) Ross Rizley (R)
79th
(1945–1947)
George B. Schwabe (R)
80th
(1947–1949)
Carl Albert (D) Glen D. Johnson (D) Toby Morris (D) Preston E. Peden (D)
81st
(1949–1951)
Dixie Gilmer (D) Tom Steed (D) Victor Wickersham (D) George H. Wilson (D)
82nd
(1951–1953)
George B. Schwabe (R) John Jarman (D) Page Belcher (R)

1953 - 2003: Six seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
83rd
(1953–1955)
Page Belcher (R) Ed Edmondson (D) Carl Albert (D) Tom Steed (D) John Jarman (D) Victor Wickersham (D)
84th
(1955–1957)
85th
(1957–1959)
Toby Morris (D)
86th
(1959–1961)
87th
(1961–1963)
Victor Wickersham (D)
88th
(1963–1965)
89th
(1965–1967)
Jed Johnson, Jr. (D)
90th
(1967–1969)
James Vernon Smith (R)
91st
(1969–1971)
John Newbold Camp (R)
92nd
(1971–1973)
93rd
(1973–1975)
James Robert Jones (D) Clem McSpadden (D)
94th
(1975–1977)
Ted Risenhoover (D) John Jarman (R) Glenn English (D)
95th
(1977–1979)
Wes Watkins (D) Mickey Edwards (R)
96th
(1979–1981)
Mike Synar (D)
97th
(1981–1983)
Dave McCurdy (D)
98th
(1983–1985)
99th
(1985–1987)
100th
(1987–1989)
James Inhofe (R)
101st
(1989–1991)
102nd
(1991–1993)
William K. Brewster (D)
103rd
(1993–1995)
Ernest J. Istook, Jr. (R)
Steve Largent (R) Frank Lucas (R)
104th
(1995–1997)
Tom Coburn (R) J. C. Watts (R)
105th
(1997–1999)
Wes Watkins (R)
106th
(1999–2001)
107th
(2001–2003)
Brad Carson (D)
John Sullivan (R)

2003 - present: Five seats[edit]

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
108th
(2003–2005)
John Sullivan (R) Brad Carson (D) Frank Lucas (R) Tom Cole (R) Ernest J. Istook, Jr. (R)
109th
(2005–2007)
Dan Boren (D)
110th
(2007–2009)
Mary Fallin (R)
111th
(2009–2011)
112th
(2011–2013)
James Lankford (R)
113th
(2013–2015)
Jim Bridenstine (R) Markwayne Mullin (R)
114th
(2015–2017)
Steve Russell (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

United States Senate[edit]

Current delegation
Inhofe
Senator Jim Inhofe
(R)
Lankford
Senator James Lankford
(R)

Senate delegation timeline (1907 – present)[edit]

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


Class 2 Senators Congress Class 3 Senators
Robert L. Owen (D) 60th (1907–1909) Thomas P. Gore (D)
61st (1909–1911)
62nd (1911–1913)
63rd (1913–1915)
64th (1915–1917)
65th (1917–1919)
66th (1919–1921)
67th (1921–1923) John W. Harreld (R)
68th (1923–1925)
William B. Pine (R) 69th (1925–1927)
70th (1927–1929) J. W. Elmer Thomas (D)
71st (1929–1931)
Thomas P. Gore (D) 72nd (1931–1933)
73rd (1933–1935)
74th (1935–1937)
Joshua B. Lee (D) 75th (1937–1939)
76th (1939–1941)
77th (1941–1943)
Edward H. Moore (R) 78th (1943–1945)
79th (1945–1947)
80th (1947–1949)
Robert S. Kerr (D) 81st (1949–1951)
82nd (1951–1953) A. S. Mike Monroney (D)
83rd (1953–1955)
84th (1955–1957)
85th (1957–1959)
86th (1959–1961)
87th (1961–1963)
J. Howard Edmondson (D) 88th (1963–1965)
Fred Roy Harris (D)
89th (1965–1967)
90th (1967–1969)
91st (1969–1971) Henry Bellmon (R)
92nd (1971–1973)
Dewey F. Bartlett (R) 93rd (1973–1975)
94th (1975–1977)
95th (1977–1979)
David L. Boren (D) 96th (1979–1981)
97th (1981–1983) Don Nickles (R)
98th (1983–1985)
99th (1985–1987)
100th (1987–1989)
101st (1989–1991)
102nd (1991–1993)
103rd (1993–1995)
James Inhofe (R)
104th (1995–1997)
105th (1997–1999)
106th (1999–2001)
107th (2001–2003)
108th (2003–2005)
109th (2005–2007) Tom Coburn (R)
110th (2007–2009)
111th (2009–2011)
112th (2011–2013)
113th (2013–2015)
114th (2015–2017) James Lankford (R)

Passages[edit]

Congress Senator Reason for Vacancy Appointed Successor Date of Appointment Elected Successor Date of Election
87th, 88th Robert S. Kerr Died January 1, 1963. J. Howard Edmondson January 7, 1963 Fred Roy Harris November 3, 1964
103rd David L. Boren Resigned November 15, 1994. James Inhofe November 16, 1994 James Inhofe November 8, 1994

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 Oklahoma[edit]

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

Senator Term of office Class Date of birth (and age)
David L. Boren 1979–1994 2 (1941-04-21) April 21, 1941 (age 75)
Don Nickles 1981–2005 3 (1948-12-06) December 6, 1948 (age 67)
Tom Coburn 2005–2015 3 (1948-03-14) March 14, 1948 (age 68)
Fred R. Harris 1964 -1973 2 (1930-11-13) November 13, 1930 (age 85)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The national atlas". nationalatlas.gov. Retrieved February 2, 2014.