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List of United States Senators from Montana

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Montana was admitted as the 41st state to the United States of America on November 8, 1889. As of 2013, a total of 22 individuals have represented Montana in the U.S. Senate.

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


Historical senators

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

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from Montana
Party Total
     Republican 8
     Democratic 14
Total Senators 22
Class 1 Senators from Montana
Senator Years Served Party
Wilbur F. Sanders 1890-1893 Republican
Lee Mantle 1895-1899 Republican
William A. Clark 1899-1900 Democratic
Paris Gibson 1901-1905 Democratic
Thomas H. Carter 1905-1911 Republican
Henry L. Myers 1911-1923 Democratic
Burton K. Wheeler 1923-1947 Democratic
Zales N. Ecton 1947-1953 Republican
Michael J. Mansfield 1953-1977 Democratic
John Melcher 1977-1989 Democratic
Conrad Burns 1989-2007 Republican
Jon Tester 2007-Present Democratic
Class 2 Senators from Montana
Senator Years Served Party
Thomas C. Power 1890-1895 Republican
Thomas H. Carter 1895-1901 Republican
William A. Clark 1901-1907 Democratic
Joseph M. Dixon 1907-1913 Republican
Thomas J. Walsh 1913-1933 Democratic
John E. Erickson 1933-1934 Democratic
James E. Murray 1934-1961 Democratic
Lee W. Metcalf 1961-1978 Democratic
Paul G. Hatfield 1978-1978 Democratic
Max Baucus 1978-2014 Democratic
John Walsh 2014-Present Democratic

External links

US Senate information about Montana

See also

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