List of United States Senators from Kansas

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Kansas was admitted as the 34th state to the United States of America on January 29, 1861. As of 2011, a total of 34 individuals have represented Kansas in the U.S. Senate.

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

Historical senators

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

Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from Kansas
Party Total
     Democratic 3
     Republican 29
     Populist 2
Total Senators 34
Class 2 Senators from Kansas
Senator Years Served Party
James H. Lane Republican 1861-1866
Edmund G. Ross Republican 1866-1871
Alexander Caldwell Republican 1871-1873
Robert Crozier Republican 1873-1874
James M. Harvey Republican 1874-1877
Preston B. Plumb Republican 1877-1891
Bishop W. Perkins Republican 1892-1893
John Martin Democratic 1893-1895
Lucien Baker Republican 1895-1901
Joseph R. Burton Republican 1901-1906
Alfred W. Benson Republican 1906-1907
Charles Curtis Republican 1907-1913
William H. Thompson Democratic 1913-1919
Arthur Capper Republican 1919-1949
Andrew F. Schoeppel Republican 1949-1962
James B. Pearson Republican 1962-1978
Nancy Landon Kassebaum Republican 1978-1997
Pat Roberts Republican 1997-Present
Class 3 Senators from Kansas
Senator Years Served Party
Samuel C. Pomeroy Republican 1861-1873
John J. Ingalls Republican 1873-1891
William A. Peffer Populist 1891-1897
William A. Harris Populist 1897-1903
Chester I. Long Republican 1903-1909
Joseph L. Bristow Republican 1909-1915
Charles Curtis Republican 1915-1929
Henry J. Allen Republican 1929-1930
George McGill Democratic 1930-1939
Clyde M. Reed Republican 1939-1949
Harry Darby Republican 1949-1950
Frank Carlson Republican 1950-1969
Robert J. Dole Republican 1969-1996
Sheila Frahm Republican 1996-1996
Sam Brownback Republican 1996-2011
Jerry Moran Republican 2011-Present

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