List of United States Senators from Iowa

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Iowa was admitted as the 29th state to the United States of America on December 28, 1846. As of 2011, a total of 37 individuals have represented Iowa in the U.S. Senate.

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

Historical senators

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

Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from Iowa
Party Total
     Democratic 11
     Republican 26
Total Senators 37
Class 2 Senators from Iowa
Senator Years Served Party
George W. Jones Democratic 1848-1859
James W. Grimes Republican 1859-1869
James B. Howell Republican 1870-1871
George G. Wright Republican 1871-1877
Samuel J. Kirkwood Republican 1877-1881
James W. McDill Republican 1881-1883
James F. Wilson Republican 1883-1895
John H. Gear Republican 1895-1900
Jonathan P. Dolliver Republican 1900-1910
Lafayette Young Republican 1910-1911
William S. Kenyon Republican 1911-1922
Charles A. Rawson Republican 1922-1922
Smith W. Brookhart Republican 1922-1926
Daniel F. Steck Democratic 1926-1931
Lester J. Dickinson Republican 1931-1937
Clyde L. Herring Democratic 1937-1943
George A. Wilson Republican 1943-1949
Guy M. Gillette Democratic 1949-1955
Thomas E. Martin Republican 1955-1961
Jack R. Miller Republican 1961-1973
Richard C. Clark Democratic 1973-1979
Roger W. Jepsen Republican 1979-1985
Tom Harkin Democratic 1985-Present
Class 3 Senators from Iowa
Senator Years Served Party
Augustus C. Dodge Democratic 1848-1855
James Harlan Republican 1855-1865
Samuel J. Kirkwood Republican 1866-1867
James Harlan Republican 1867-1873
William B. Allison Republican 1873-1908
Albert B. Cummins Republican 1908-1926
David W. Stewart Republican 1926-1927
Smith W. Brookhart Republican 1927-1933
Richard L. Murphy Democratic 1933-1936
Guy M. Gillette Democratic 1936-1945
Bourke B. Hickenlooper Republican 1945-1969
Harold E. Hughes Democratic 1969-1975
John C. Culver Democratic 1975-1981
Chuck Grassley Republican 1981-Present

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