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List of United States Senators from Maryland

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Maryland was admitted as the 7th state to the United States of America on April 28, 1788. As of 2011, a total of 62 individuals have represented Maryland in the U.S. Senate.

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


Historical senators

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

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from Louisiana
Party Total
     Republican 16
     Democratic 25
     Federalist 6
     Pro-Administration 3
     Anti-Jacksonian 2
     Whig 7
     Unionist 3
Total Senators 62
Class 1 Senators from Maryland
Class 1 Senators from Maryland
Senator Years Served Party
Charles Carroll 1789-1792 PRO-ADMIN
Richard Potts 1793-1796 PRO-ADMIN,F
John E. Howard 1796-1803 F
Samuel Smith 1803-1815 Republican
Robert G. Harper 1816-1816 F
Alexander Contee Hanson 1816-1819 F
William Pinkney 1819-1822 Republican
Samuel Smith 1822-1833 Republican
Joseph Kent 1833-1837 AJ,W
William D. Merrick 1838-1845 W
Reverdy Johnson 1845-1849 W
David Stewart 1849-1850 W
Thomas G. Pratt 1850-1857 W,OP
Anthony Kennedy 1857-1863 AM,U
Reverdy Johnson 1863-1868 Democratic
William Pinkney Whyte 1868-1869 Democratic
William T. Hamilton 1869-1875 Democratic
William Pinkney Whyte 1875-1881 Democratic
Arthur P. Gorman 1881-1899 Democratic
Louis E. McComas 1899-1905 Republican
Isidor Rayner 1905-1912 Democratic
William P. Jackson 1912-1914 Republican
Blair Lee 1914-1917 Democratic
Joseph I. France 1917-1923 Republican
William Cabell Bruce 1923-1929 Democratic
Phillips Lee Goldsborough 1929-1935 Republican
George L. P. Radcliffe 1935-1947 Democratic
Herbert R. O'Conor 1947-1953 Democratic
J. Glenn Beall, Sr. 1953-1965 Republican
Joseph D. Tydings 1965-1971 Democratic
J. Glenn Beall, Jr. 1971-1977 Republican
Paul S. Sarbanes 1977-2007 Democratic
Benjamin L. Cardin 2007-Present Democratic
Class 3 Senators from Maryland
Class 3 Senators from Maryland
Senator Years Served Party
John Henry 1789-1797 PRO-ADMIN,F
James Lloyd 1797-1800 F
William Hindman 1800-1801 F
Robert Wright 1801-1806 Republican
Philip Reed 1806-1813 Republican
Robert H. Goldsborough 1813-1819 F
Edward Lloyd 1819-1826 Republican
Ezekiel F. Chambers 1826-1834 ADAMS,AJ
Robert H. Goldsborough 1835-1836 AJ
John S. Spence 1836-1840 AJ,W
John Leeds Kerr 1841-1843 W
James A. Pearce 1843-1862 Democratic
Thomas H. Hicks 1862-1865 U
John A. J. Creswell 1865-1867 U
George Vickers 1868-1873 Democratic
George R. Dennis 1873-1879 Democratic
James B. Groome 1879-1885 Democratic
Ephraim King Wilson 1885-1891 Democratic
Charles H. Gibson 1891-1897 Democratic
George L. Wellington 1897-1903 Republican
Arthur P. Gorman 1903-1906 Democratic
William Pinkney Whyte 1906-1908 Democratic
John Walter Smith 1908-1921 Democratic
Ovington E. Weller 1921-1927 Republican
Millard E. Tydings 1927-1951 Democratic
John Marshall Butler 1951-1963 Republican
Daniel B. Brewster 1963-1969 Democratic
Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. 1969-1987 Republican
Barbara A. Mikulski 1987-Present Democratic

External links

US Senate information about Maryland

See also

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