List of United States Senators from California

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California was admitted as the 31st state to the United States of America on September 9, 1850. As of 2013, a total of 44 individuals have represented California in the U.S. Senate.

The current members of the U.S. Senate from California are:

Historical senators

The following individuals were elected to the U.S. Senate from California.

Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from California
Party Total
     Democratic 23
     Republican 21
Total Senators 44
Class 1 Senators from California
Senator Years Served Party
John C. Frémont 1850-1851 Democratic
John B. Weller 1852-1857 Democratic
David C. Broderick 1857-1859 Democratic
Henry P. Haun 1859-1860 Democratic
Milton S. Latham 1860-1863 Democratic
John Conness 1863-1869 Republican
Eugene Casserly 1869-1873 Democratic
John S. Hager 1873-1875 Democratic
Newton Booth 1875-1881 Republican
John F. Miller 1881-1886 Republican
George Hearst 1886-1886 Democratic
Abram P. Williams 1886-1887 Republican
George Hearst 1887-1891 Democratic
Charles N. Felton 1891-1893 Republican
Stephen M. White 1893-1899 Democratic
Thomas R. Bard 1900-1905 Republican
Frank P. Flint 1905-1911 Republican
John D. Works 1911-1917 Republican
Hiram W. Johnson 1917-1945 Republican
William F. Knowland 1945-1959 Republican
Clair Engle 1959-1964 Democratic
Pierre E. G. Salinger 1964-1964 Democratic
George L. Murphy 1965-1971 Republican
John V. Tunney 1971-1977 Democratic
S. I. Hayakawa 1977-1983 Republican
Pete Wilson 1983-1991 Republican
John Seymour 1991-1992 Republican
Dianne Feinstein 1992-Present Democratic
Class 3 Senators from California
Senator Years Served Party
William M. Gwin 1850-1855, 1857-1861 Democratic
James A. McDougall 1861-1867 Democratic
Cornelius Cole 1867-1873 Republican
Aaron A. Sargent 1873-1879 Republican
James T. Farley 1879-1885 Democratic
Leland Stanford 1885-1893 Republican
George C. Perkins 1893-1915 Republican
James D. Phelan 1915-1921 Democratic
Samuel M. Shortridge 1921-1933 Republican
William Gibbs McAdoo 1933-1938 Democratic
Thomas M. Storke 1938-1939 Democratic
Sheridan Downey 1939-1950 Democratic
Richard M. Nixon 1950-1953 Republican
Thomas H. Kuchel 1953-1969 Republican
Alan Cranston 1969-1993 Democratic
Barbara Boxer 1993-Present Democratic

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