List of United States Senators from Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania was admitted as the 2nd state to the United States of America on December 12, 1787. As of 2011, a total of 57 individuals have represented Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate.

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

Historical senators

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

Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from Pennsylvania
Party Total
     Democratic 15
     Republican 35
     Federalist 2
     Jacksonian 1
     Pro-Administration 1
     Anti-Administration 1
     Anti-Jacksonian 1
     Whig 1
Total Senators 57
Class 1 Senators from Pennsylvania
Senator Years Served Party
William Maclay 1789-1791 Anti-Administration
James Ross 1794-1803 Pro-Administration, Federalist
Samuel Maclay 1803-1809 Republican
Michael Leib 1809-1814 Republican
Jonathan Roberts 1814-1821 Republican
William Findlay 1821-1827 Republican
Isaac D. Barnard 1827-1831 Democratic
George M. Dallas 1831-1833 Democratic
Samuel McKean 1833-1839 Democratic
Daniel Sturgeon 1840-1851 Democratic
Richard Brodhead 1851-1857 Democratic
Simon Cameron 1857-1861 Republican
David Wilmot 1861-1863 Republican
Charles R. Buckalew 1863-1869 Democratic
John Scott 1869-1875 Republican
William A. Wallace 1875-1881 Democratic
John I. Mitchell 1881-1887 Republican
Matthew S. Quay 1887-1899, 1901-1904 Republican
Philander C. Knox 1904-1909 Republican
George T. Oliver 1909-1917 Republican
Philander C. Knox 1917-1921 Republican
William E. Crow 1921-1922 Republican
David A. Reed 1922-1935 Republican
Joseph F. Guffey 1935-1947 Democratic
Edward Martin 1947-1959 Republican
Hugh D. Scott, Jr. 1959-1977 Republican
H. John Heinz III 1977-1991 Republican
Harris Wofford 1991-1995 Democratic
Rick Santorum 1995-2007 Republican
Robert P. Casey, Jr. 2007-Present Democratic
Class 3 Senators from Pennsylvania
Senator Years Served Party
Robert Morris 1789-1795 Pro-Administration
William Bingham 1795-1801 Federalist
John Peter G. Muhlenberg 1801-1801 Republican
George Logan 1801-1807 Republican
Andrew Gregg 1807-1813 Republican
Abner Lacock 1813-1819 Republican
Walter Lowrie 1819-1825 Republican
William Marks 1825-1831 Adams; Anti-Jacksonian
William Wilkins 1831-1834 Jacksonian
James Buchanan 1834-1845 Democratic
Simon Cameron 1845-1849 Democratic
James Cooper 1849-1855 Whig
William Bigler 1856-1861 Democratic
Edgar Cowan 1861-1867 Republican
Simon Cameron 1867-1877 Republican
James Donald Cameron 1877-1897 Republican
Boies Penrose 1897-1921 Republican
George Wharton Pepper 1922-1927 Republican
William S. Vare 1927-1929 Republican
Joseph R. Grundy 1929-1930 Republican
James J. Davis 1930-1945 Republican
Francis J. Myers 1945-1951 Democratic
James H. Duff 1951-1957 Republican
Joseph S. Clark 1957-1969 Democratic
Richard S. Schweiker 1969-1981 Republican
Arlen Specter 1981-2011 Republican
Pat Toomey 2011-Present Republican

External links

US Senate information about Pennsylvania

See also

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