List of United States Representatives from Delaware

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Delaware was admitted as the 1st state to the United States of America on December 7, 1787. As of 2011, a total of 66 individuals have represented Delaware in the U.S. House.

The current member of the U.S. House from Delaware is:


Historical representatives

The following individuals were elected to the U.S. House from Delaware.

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Historical Representation to the US House by Party in the 1700s from Delaware
Party Total
     Pro-Admin 2
     Anti-Admin 1
     Democratic-Republican 1
     Federalist 1
Total Representatives 5
Representatives to the U.S. House in Delaware in the 1700s
Representative Years Served Party
John M. Vining Pro-Admin 1789-1793
John Patten Anti-Admin 1793-1794
Henry Latimer Pro-Admin 1794-1795
John Patten Democratic-Republican 1795-1797
James A. Bayard, Sr. Federalist 1797-1803

Historical Representation to the US House by Party in the 1800s from Delaware
Party Total
     Democratic-Republican 3
     Federalist 7
     Anti-Jacksonian 1
     Whig 3
     American 1
     Democratic 12
     Republican 5
Total Representatives 32
Representatives to the U.S. House in Delaware in the 1800s
Representative Years Served Party
Caesar A. Rodney Democratic-Republican 1803-1805
James M. Broom Federalist 1805-1807
Nicholas Van Dyke Federalist 1807-1811
Henry M. Ridgely Federalist 1811-1815
Thomas Cooper Federalist 1813-1817
Thomas Clayton Federalist 1815-1817
Willard Hall Democratic-Republican 1817-1821
Louis McLane Federalist 1817-1827
Caesar A. Rodney Democratic-Republican 1821-1822
Daniel Rodney Federalist 1822-1823
Kensey Johns, Jr. Anti-Jacksonian 1827-1831
John J. Milligan Anti-Jacksonian, Whig 1831-1839
Thomas Robinson, Jr. Democratic 1839-1841
George B. Rodney Whig 1841-1845
John W. Houston Whig 1845-1851
George R. Riddle Democratic 1851-1855
Elisha D. Cullen American 1855-1857
William G. Whitely Democratic 1857-1861
George P. Fisher Republican 1861-1863
William Temple Democratic 1863
Nathaniel B. Smithers Republican 1863-1865
John A. Nicholson Democratic 1865-1869
Benjamin T. Biggs Democratic 1869-1873
James R. Lofland Republican 1873-1875
James Williams Democratic 1875-1879
Edward L. Martin Democratic 1879-1883
Charles B. Lore Democratic 1883-1887
John B. Penington Democratic 1887-1891
John W. Causey Democratic 1891-1895
Jonathan S. Willis Republican 1895-1897
L. Irving Handy Democratic 1897-1899
John H. Hoffecker Republican 1899-1900

Historical Representation to the US House by Party in the 1900s from Delaware
Party Total
     Democratic 11
     Republican 17
Total Representatives 28
Representatives to the U.S. House in Delaware in the 1900s
Representative Years Served Party
Walter O. Hoffecker Republican 1900-1901
L. Heisler Ball Republican 1901-1903
Henry A. Houston Democratic 1903-1905
Hiram R. Burton Republican 1905-1909
William H. Heald Republican 1909-1913
Franklin Brockson Democratic 1913-1915
Thomas W. Miller Republican 1915-1917
Albert F. Polk Democratic 1917-1919
Caleb R. Layton Republican 1919-1923
William H. Boyce Democratic 1923-1925
Robert G. Houston Republican 1925-1933
Wilbur L. Adams Democratic 1933-1935
J. George Stewart Republican 1935-1937
William F. Allen Democratic 1937-1939
George S. Williams Republican 1939-1941
Philip A. Traynor Democratic 1941-1943
Earle D. Willey Republican 1943-1945
Philip A. Traynor Democratic 1945-1947
J. Caleb Boggs Republican 1947-1953
Herbert B. Warburton Republican 1953-1955
Harris B. McDowell, Jr. Democratic 1955-1957
Harry G. Haskell, Jr. Republican 1957-1959
Harris B. McDowell, Jr. Democratic 1959-1967
William V. Roth, Jr. Republican 1967-1970
Pierre S. du Pont, IV Republican 1971-1977
Thomas B. Evans, Jr. Republican 1977-1983
Thomas R. Carper Democratic 1983-1993
Michael N. Castle Republican 1993-2011

Historical Representation to the US House by Party in the 2000s from Delaware
Party Total
     Democratic 1
Total Representatives 1
Representatives to the U.S. House in Delaware in the 2000s
Representative Years Served Party
John C. Carney, Jr. Democratic 2011-Present

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