List of United States Senators from Wisconsin

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Wisconsin was admitted as the 30th state to the United States of America on May 29, 1848. As of 2011, a total of 30 individuals have represented Wisconsin in the U.S. Senate.

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

Historical senators

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

Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from Wisconsin
Party Total
     Democratic 10
     Republican 20
Total Senators 30
Class 1 Senators from Wisconsin
Senator Years Served Party
Henry Dodge 1848-1857 Democratic
James R. Doolittle 1857-1869 Republican
Matthew H. Carpenter 1869-1875 Republican
Angus Cameron 1875-1881 Republican
Philetus Sawyer 1881-1893 Republican
John L. Mitchell 1893-1899 Democratic
Joseph V. Quarles 1899-1905 Republican
Robert M. La Follette 1906-1925 Republican
Robert M. La Follette, Jr. 1925-1947 Republican
Joseph R. McCarthy 1947-1957 Republican
William Proxmire 1957-1989 Democratic
Herb Kohl 1989-Present Democratic
Class 3 Senators from Wisconsin
Senator Years Served Party
Isaac P. Walker 1848-1855 Democratic
Charles Durkee 1855-1861 Republican
Timothy O. Howe 1861-1879 Republican
Matthew H. Carpenter 1879-1881 Republican
Angus Cameron 1881-1885 Republican
John Coit Spooner 1885-1891 Republican
William F. Vilas 1891-1897 Democratic
John Coit Spooner 1897-1907 Republican
Isaac Stephenson 1907-1915 Republican
Paul O. Husting 1915-1917 Democratic
Irvine L. Lenroot 1918-1927 Republican
John J. Blaine 1927-1933 Republican
F. Ryan Duffy 1933-1939 Democratic
Alexander Wiley 1939-1963 Republican
Gaylord A. Nelson 1963-1981 Democratic
Robert W. Kasten, Jr. 1981-1993 Republican
Russ Feingold 1993-2011 Democratic
Ron Johnson 2011-Present Republican

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