List of United States Senators from Virginia

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Virginia was admitted as the 10th state to the United States of America on June 25, 1788. As of 2011, a total of 59 individuals have represented Virginia in the U.S. Senate.

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


Historical senators

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

Class 1

  • William Grayson (ANTI-ADMIN), serving from 1789-1790
  • John Walker (PRO-ADMIN), serving from 1790-1790
  • James Monroe (ANTI-ADMIN), serving from 1790-1794
  • Republican PartyStevens T. Mason, serving from 1794-1803
  • Republican PartyJohn Taylor, serving from 1803-1803
  • Republican PartyAbraham B. Venable, serving from 1803-1804
  • Republican PartyWilliam B. Giles, serving from 1804-1804
  • Republican PartyAndrew Moore, serving from 1804-1809
  • Republican PartyRichard Brent, serving from 1809-1814
  • Republican PartyJames Barbour, serving from 1815-1825
  • John Randolph (Jacksonian), serving from 1825-1827
  • John Tyler (Jacksonian), serving from 1827-1836
  • Democratic PartyWilliam C. Rives, serving from 1836-1839
  • William C. Rives (Whig), serving from 1841-1845
  • Democratic PartyIsaac S. Pennybacker, serving from 1845-1847
  • Democratic PartyJames M. Mason, serving from 1847-1861
  • Waitman T. Willey (Unionist), serving from 1861-1863
  • Lemuel J. Bowden (Unionist), serving from 1863-1864
  • Republican PartyJohn F. Lewis, serving from 1870-1875
  • Democratic PartyRobert E. Withers, serving from 1875-1881
  • Republican PartyWilliam Mahone, serving from 1881-1887
  • Democratic PartyJohn W. Daniel, serving from 1887-1910
  • Democratic PartyClaude A. Swanson, serving from 1910-1933
  • Democratic PartyHarry Flood Byrd, serving from 1933-1965
  • Democratic PartyHarry Flood Byrd, Jr., serving from 1965-1983
  • Republican PartyPaul S. Trible, Jr., serving from 1983-1989
  • Democratic PartyCharles S. Robb, serving from 1989-2001
  • Republican PartyGeorge F. Allen, serving from 2001-2007
  • Democratic PartyJim Webb, serving from 2007-Present


Class 2

  • Richard Henry Lee (ANTI-ADMIN), serving from 1789-1792
  • John Taylor (ANTI-ADMIN), serving from 1792-1794
  • Republican PartyHenry Tazewell, serving from 1794-1799
  • Republican PartyWilson C. Nicholas, serving from 1799-1804
  • Republican PartyAndrew Moore, serving from 1804-1804
  • Republican PartyWilliam B. Giles, serving from 1804-1815
  • Republican PartyArmistead T. Mason, serving from 1816-1817
  • Republican PartyJohn W. Eppes, serving from 1817-1819
  • Republican PartyJames Pleasants, serving from 1819-1822
  • Republican PartyJohn Taylor, serving from 1822-1824
  • Littleton W. Tazewell (Jacksonian), serving from 1824-1832
  • William C. Rives (Jacksonian), serving from 1832-1834
  • Benjamin W. Leigh (Anti-Jackson), serving from 1834-1836
  • Democratic PartyRichard E. Parker, serving from 1836-1837
  • Democratic PartyWilliam H. Roane, serving from 1837-1841
  • William S. Archer (Whig), serving from 1841-1847
  • Democratic PartyRobert M. T. Hunter, serving from 1847-1861
  • John S. Carlile (Unionist), serving from 1861-1865
  • Democratic PartyJohn W. Johnston, serving from 1870-1883
  • Republican PartyHarrison H. Riddleberger, serving from 1883-1889
  • Democratic PartyJohn S. Barbour, Jr., serving from 1889-1892
  • Democratic PartyEppa Hunton, serving from 1892-1895
  • Democratic PartyThomas S. Martin, serving from 1895-1919
  • Democratic PartyCarter Glass, serving from 1920-1946
  • Democratic PartyThomas G. Burch, serving from 1946-1946
  • Democratic PartyA. Willis Robertson, serving from 1946-1966
  • Democratic PartyWilliam B. Spong, Jr., serving from 1966-1973
  • Republican PartyWilliam L. Scott, serving from 1973-1979
  • Republican PartyJohn W. Warner, serving from 1979-2009
  • Republican PartyMark Warner, serving from 2009-Present

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