List of United States Representatives from West Virginia

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West Virginia was admitted as the 35th state to the United States of America on June 20, 1863. As of 2011, a total of 100 individuals have represented West Virginia in the U.S. House.

The current members of the U.S. House from West Virginia are:

Historical representatives

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

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Historical Representation to the U.S. House by Party in the 1800s from West Virginia
Party Total
     Democratic 16
     Republican 15
     Unconditional Unionist 4
Total Representatives 35
Representatives to the U.S. House in West Virginia in the 1800s
Representative Years Served Party
Jacob B. Blair 1863-1865 Unconditional Unionist
William Gay Brown, Sr. 1863-1865 Unconditional Unionist
Kellian Van Rensalear Whaley 1863-1867 Unconditional Unionist
George Robert Latham 1865-1867 Unconditional Unionist
Chester D. Hubbard 1865-1869 Republican
Bethuel M. Kitchen 1867-1869 Republican
Daniel Haymond Polsley 1867-1869 Republican
Isaac H. Duval 1869-1871 Republican
John S. Witcher 1869-1871 Republican
James C. McGrew 1869-1873 Republican
John James Davis 1871-1875 Democratic
Charles J. Faulkner, Sr. 1875-1877 Democratic
Benjamin Wilson 1875-1883 Democratic
Frank Hereford 1877-1881 Democratic
Benjamin Franklin Martin 1877-1881 Democratic
John E. Kenna 1877-1883 Democratic
John B. Hoge 1881-1883 Democratic
Eustace Gibson 1883-1887 Democratic
Charles P. Snyder 1883-1889 Democratic
Nathan Goff 1883-1889 Republican
William Lyne Wilson 1883-1895 Democratic
Charles E. Hogg 1887-1889 Democratic
James M. Jackson 1889-1890 Democratic
John O. Pendleton 1889-1895 Democratic
John D. Alderson 1889-1895 Democratic
George W. Atkinson 1890-1891 Republican
Charles Brooks Smith 1890-1891 Republican
James Capehart 1891-1895 Democratic
James Hall Huling 1895-1897 Republican
Warren Miller 1895-1899 Republican
Alston G. Dayton 1895-1905 Republican
Blackburn B. Dovener 1895-1907 Republican
Charles P. Dorr 1897-1899 Republican
David Emmons Johnston 1899-1901 Democratic
Romeo H. Freer 1899-1901 Republican

Historical Representation to the U.S. House by Party in the 1900s from West Virginia
Party Total
     Democratic 30
     Republican 30
     None 1
Total Representatives 61
Representatives to the U.S. House in West Virginia in the 1900s
Representative Years Served Party
J. A. Hughes 1901-1903, 1903-1915, 1927-1930 Republican
Joseph H. Gaines 1901-1911 Republican
Harry C. Woodyard 1903-1911 Republican
Thomas B. Davis 1905-1907 Democratic
George Cookman Sturgiss 1907-1911 Republican
William P. Hubbard 1907-1911
John W. Davis 1911-1913 Democratic
John M. Hamilton 1911-1913 Democratic
Adam B. Littlepage 1911-1917 Democratic
William Gay Brown, Jr. 1911-1916 Democratic
Samuel B. Avis 1913-1915 Republican
Hunter H. Moss, Jr. 1913-1916 Republican
Howard Sutherland 1913-1917 Republican
Matthew M. Neely 1913-1921, 1945-1947 Democratic
Edward Cooper 1915-1919 Republican
George M. Bowers 1916-1923 Republican
Stuart F. Reed 1917-1925 Republican
Wells Goodykoontz 1919-1923 Republican
Benjamin L. Rosenbloom 1921-1925 Republican
Robert E. Lee Allen 1923-1925 Democratic
Thomas Jefferson Lilly 1923-1925 Democratic
George William Johnson 1923-1925, 1933-1943 Democratic
J. Alfred Taylor 1923-1927 Democratic
Leonard S. Echols 1923-1927 Republican
John M. Wolverton 1925-1927, 1929-1931 Republican
James F. Strother 1925-1929 Republican
Frank L. Bowman 1925-1933 Republican
Carl G. Bachmann 1925-1933 Republican
Edward T. England 1927-1929 Republican
William S. O'Brien 1927-1929 Democratic
Hugh Ike Shott 1929-1933 Republican
Joe L. Smith 1929-1945 Democratic
Robert Lynn Hogg 1930-1933 Republican
Lynn Hornor 1931-1933 Democratic
Robert L. Ramsay 1933-1939, 1941-1943, 1949-1953 Democratic
Andrew Edmiston, Jr. 1933-1943 Democratic
Jennings Randolph 1933-1947 Democratic
John Kee 1933-1951 Democratic
A. C. Schiffler 1939-1941, 1943-1945 Republican
Edward G. Rohrbough 1943-1945, 1947-1949 Republican
Hubert S. Ellis 1943-1949 Republican
Cleveland M. Bailey 1945-1947, 1949-1963 Democratic
E. H. Hedrick 1945-1953 Democratic
Francis J. Love 1947-1949 Republican
Melvin C. Snyder 1947-1949 Republican
M. G. Burnside 1949-1953, 1955-1957 Democratic
Harley O. Staggers 1949-1981 Democratic
Elizabeth Kee 1951-1965 Democratic
Will E. Neal 1953-1955, 1957-1959 Republican
Robert H. Mollohan 1953-1957, 1969-1983 Democratic
Robert Byrd 1953-1959 Democratic
Arch A. Moore, Jr. 1957-1969 Republican
Ken Hechler 1959-1977 Democratic
John M. Slack, Jr. 1959-1980 Democratic
James Kee 1965-1973 Democratic
J. Marshall Hagans 1973-1975 Republican
Nick Rahall 1977-present Democratic
John G. Hutchinson 1980-1981 Democratic
Cleve Benedict 1981-1983 Republican
Mick Staton 1981-1983 Republican
Harley O. Staggers, Jr. 1983-1993 Democratic

Historical Representation to the U.S. House by Party in the 2000s from West Virginia
Party Total
     Democratic 2
     Republican 2
Total Representatives 4
Representatives to the U.S. House in West Virginia in the 2000s
Representative Years Served Party
Bob Wise 1983-2001 Democratic
Alan B. Mollohan 1983-2011 Democratic
Shelley Moore Capito 2001-present Republican
David McKinley 2011-present Republican

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