List of United States Senators from Texas

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Texas was admitted as the 28th state to the United States of America on December 29, 1845. As of 2013, a total of 34 individuals have represented Texas in the U.S. Senate.

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

Historical senators

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

Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from Texas
Party Total
     Democratic 27
     Republican 7
Total Senators 34
Class 1 Senators from Texas
Senators Years Served Party
J. Pinckney Henderson 1857-1858 Democratic
Matthias Ward 1858-1859 Democratic
Louis T. Wigfall 1859-1861 Democratic
James W. Flanagan 1870-1875 Republican
Samuel B. Maxey 1875-1887 Democratic
John H. Reagan 1887-1891 Democratic
Horace Chilton 1891-1892 Democratic
Roger Q. Mills 1892-1899 Democratic
Charles A. Culberson 1899-1923 Democratic
Earle B. Mayfield 1923-1929 Democratic
Thomas T. Connally 1929-1953 Democratic
M. Price Daniel 1953-1957 Democratic
William A. Blakley 1957-1957 Democratic
Ralph W. Yarborough 1957-1971 Democratic
Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. 1971-1993 Democratic
Robert C. Krueger 1993-1993 Democratic
Kay Bailey Hutchison 1993-2013 Republican
Ted Cruz 2013-present Republican
Class 2 Senators from Texas
Senators Years Served Party
Samuel Houston 1846-1859 Democratic
John Hemphill 1859-1861 Democratic
Morgan C. Hamilton 1870-1877 Republican
Richard Coke 1877-1895 Democratic
Horace Chilton 1895-1901 Democratic
Joseph W. Bailey 1901-1913 Democratic
Rienzi M. Johnston 1913-1913 Democratic
Morris Sheppard 1913-1941 Democratic
Andrew Jackson Houston 1941-1941 Democratic
W. Lee O'Daniel 1941-1949 Democratic
Lyndon B. Johnson 1949-1961 Democratic
William A. Blakley 1961-1961 Democratic
John G. Tower 1961-1985 Republican
Phil Gramm 1985-2002 Republican
John Cornyn 2002-Present Republican

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