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United States congressional delegations from Nebraska

 

United States congressional delegations from Nebraska

Current Nebraska Delegation to the United States House of Representatives:
  Republican incumbent

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

United States Senate

Class 1 Senators Congress Class 2 Senators
Thomas W. Tipton[1] (R) 39th
(1865–1867)
John M. Thayer[1] (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)

House of Representatives

Delegates from Nebraska Territory

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

1867–1883: One seat

Congress At-large
39th
(1865–1867)
  Turner M. Marquette
(for two days[1]) (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

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

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

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

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

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

References

  1. ^ a b c Nebraska became a state so late that its first representative and senators were only able to serve for the final two days of the 39th Congress.

Key

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)
Non-Partisan 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


References

  • Martis, Kenneth C., The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress, 1789–1989. Macmillan Publishing, 1989 ISBN 0-02-920170-5.
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