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List of United States Senators from Missouri

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Missouri was admitted as the 24th state to the United States of America on August 10, 1821. As of 2013, a total of 45 individuals have represented Missouri in the U.S. Senate.

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


Historical senators

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from Louisiana
Party Total
     Republican 17
     Democratic 25
     Jacksonian 1
     Unionist 1
     Whig 1
Total Senators 45
Class 1 Senators from Missouri
Thomas Hart Benton 1821-1851 Democratic
Henry S. Geyer 1851-1857 W
Trusten Polk 1857-1862 Democratic
John B. Henderson 1862-1869 Republican
Carl Schurz 1869-1875 Republican
Francis M. Cockrell 1875-1905 Democratic
William Warner 1905-1911 Republican
James A. Reed 1911-1929 Democratic
Roscoe C. Patterson 1929-1935 Republican
Harry S. Truman 1935-1945 Democratic
Frank P. Briggs 1945-1947 Democratic
James P. Kem 1947-1953 Republican
W. Stuart Symington 1953-1976 Democratic
John C. Danforth 1976-1995 Republican
John Ashcroft 1995-2001 Republican
Jean Carnahan 2001-2002 Democratic
James Talent 2002-2007 Republican
Claire McCaskill 2007-Present Democratic
Class 3 Senators from Missouri
David Barton 1821-1831 Republican
Alexander Buckner 1831-1833 J
Lewis F. Linn 1833-1843 Democratic
David R. Atchison 1843-1855 Democratic
James S. Green 1857-1861 Democratic
Waldo P. Johnson 1861-1862 Democratic
Robert Wilson 1862-1863 U
B. Gratz Brown 1863-1867 Republican
Charles D. Drake 1867-1870 Republican
Daniel T. Jewett 1870-1871 Republican
Francis P. Blair, Jr. 1871-1873 Democratic
Lewis V. Bogy 1873-1877 Democratic
David H. Armstrong 1877-1879 Democratic
James Shields 1879-1879 Democratic
George G. Vest 1879-1903 Democratic
William J. Stone 1903-1918 Democratic
Xenophon P. Wilfley 1918-1918 Democratic
Selden P. Spencer 1918-1925 Republican
George H. Williams 1925-1926 Republican
Harry B. Hawes 1926-1933 Democratic
Joel Bennett 1933-1945 Democratic
Forrest C. Donnell 1945-1951 Republican
Thomas C. Hennings, Jr. 1951-1960 Democratic
Edward V. Long 1960-1968 Democratic
Thomas F. Eagleton 1968-1987 Democratic
Christopher S. Bond 1987-2011 Republican
Roy Blunt 2011-Present Republican

External links

US Senate information about Missouri

See also

U.S. Senate List of United States Representatives from Missouri