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This is a list of United States Senators from Idaho. Idaho was admitted to the Union on July 3, 1890, and its senators belong to Class II and Class III. Idaho's current Senators are Mike Crapo and Jim Risch.

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Class II

Senator Party Took office Left office Reason Other offices/Notes
George L. Shoup Georgelshoup.jpg Republican December 18, 1890 March 4, 1901 Lost re-election Governor of Idaho (1890)
Governor of the Idaho Territory (1889–1890)
Fred Dubois Freddubois.jpg Silver
Republican
March 4, 1901 March 4, 1907 Retired Idaho's Territorial Delegate (1887–1891)
Also served in Idaho's Class III seat
Democratic
William Borah Williameborah.jpg Republican March 4, 1907 January 19, 1940 Died Dean of the Senate
John W. Thomas JohnWThomas.jpg Republican January 27, 1940 November 10, 1945 Died Also served in Idaho's Class III seat
Charles C. Gossett Charlescgossett.jpg Democratic November 17, 1945 November 5, 1946 Lost nomination
for special election
Governor of Idaho (1945)
Lieutenant Governor of Idaho (1937–1939; 1941–1943)
Henry C. Dworshak Dworshak.jpg Republican November 6, 1946 January 3, 1949 Lost re-election U.S. Representative (1939–1946)
Bert H. Miller Berthmiller.jpg Democratic January 3, 1949 October 8, 1949 Died Attorney General of Idaho (1933–1937; 1941–1945)
Henry C. Dworshak Dworshak.jpg Republican October 14, 1949 July 23, 1962 Died U.S. Representative (1939–1946)
Leonard B. Jordan Lenjordan.jpg Republican August 6, 1962 January 3, 1973 Retired Governor of Idaho (1951–1955)
James A. McClure Jimmcclure.jpg Republican January 3, 1973 January 3, 1991 Retired U.S. Representative (1967–1973)
Larry Craig Larry Craig official portrait.jpg Republican January 3, 1991 January 3, 2009 Retired U.S. Representative (1981–1991)
Jim Risch James E. Risch, official Senate photo portrait, 2009.jpg Republican January 3, 2009 Present Incumbent Governor of Idaho (2006–2007)
Lieutenant Governor of Idaho (2003–2006; 2007–2009)
Idaho Senate President pro tempore (1982–1989)
Idaho Senate Majority Leader (1976-1982)

Class III

Senator Party Took office Left office Reason Notes/Other offices
William J. McConnell Williammcconnell.jpg Republican December 18, 1890 March 4, 1891 Retired Governor of Idaho (1893–1897)
Fred Dubois Freddubois.jpg Republican March 4, 1891 March 4, 1897 Retired Idaho's Territorial Delegate (1887–1891; 1887–1890)
Also served in Idaho's Class II seat
Silver
Republican
Henry Heitfeld Henry Heitfeld.jpg Populist March 4, 1897 March 4, 1903 Retired
Weldon B. Heyburn BrintonHeyburn.jpg Republican March 4, 1903 October 17, 1912 Died
Kirtland I. Perky Kirtlandperky.jpg Democratic November 18, 1912 February 5, 1913 Lost re-election
James H. Brady Jamesbrady.jpg Republican January 24, 1913 January 13, 1918 Died Governor of Idaho (1909–1911)
John F. Nugent Johnnugent.jpg Democratic January 22, 1918 January 14, 1921 Lost re-election
Frank R. Gooding Frankgooding.jpg Republican January 15, 1921 June 24, 1928 Died Governor of Idaho (1905–1909)
John W. Thomas JohnWThomas.jpg Republican June 30, 1928 March 4, 1933 Lost re-election
James P. Pope JamesPPope.jpg Democratic March 4, 1933 January 3, 1939 Lost renomination
David Worth Clark Dworthclark.jpg Democratic January 3, 1939 January 3, 1945 Lost renomination U.S. Representative (1935–1939)
Glen H. Taylor Glentaylor.jpg Democratic January 3, 1945 January 3, 1951 Lost renomination
Herman Welker Hermanwelker.jpg Republican January 3, 1951 January 3, 1957 Lost re-election
Frank Church FrankChurch.jpg Democratic January 3, 1957 January 3, 1981 Lost re-election
Steve Symms Stevesymms.jpg Republican January 3, 1981 January 3, 1993 Retired U.S. Representative (1973–1981)
Dirk Kempthorne Dirk Kempthorne, official Interior Dept color photo, 2006.jpg Republican January 3, 1993 January 3, 1999 Retired United States Secretary of the Interior (2006–2009)
Governor of Idaho (1999–2006)
Mike Crapo Mike Crapo Official Photo 110th Congress.jpg Republican January 3, 1999 Present Incumbent U.S. Representative (1993–1999)

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