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Michigan was admitted to the Union on January 26, 1837.

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Class I

Senator Party Took office Left office Reason Notes
Lucius Lyon Lucius Lyon.jpg Democratic January 26, 1837 March 4, 1839 Did not seek re-election
Augustus S. Porter Augustus Porter.jpg Whig January 20, 1840 March 4, 1845 Lost renomination bid
Lewis Cass Lewis Cass - Brady-Handy.jpg Democratic March 4, 1845 May 29, 1848 Resigned U.S. Secretary of State (1857–1860)
United States Secretary of War (1831–1836)
Governor of the Michigan Territory (1813–1831)
Minister to France (1836–1842)
Thomas Fitzgerald Thomas Fitzgerald.jpg Democratic June 8, 1848 March 4, 1849
Lewis Cass Lewis Cass - Brady-Handy.jpg Democratic March 4, 1849 March 4, 1857 U.S. Secretary of State (1857–1860)
United States Secretary of War (1831–1836)
Governor of the Michigan Territory (1813–1831)
Minister to France (1836–1842)
Zachariah Chandler Zachariah Chandler - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican March 4, 1857 March 4, 1875 Lost re-election Secretary of the Interior (1875–1877)
Isaac P. Christiancy Isaac P. Christiancy - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican March 4, 1875 February 10, 1879 Resigned Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court (1872–1874)
Zachariah Chandler Zachariah Chandler - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican February 22, 1879 November 1, 1879 Died Secretary of the Interior (1875–1877)
Henry P. Baldwin SenatorHenryBaldwinofMichigan.JPG Republican November 17, 1879 March 4, 1881 Did not seek re-election Governor of Michigan (1869–1873)
Omar D. Conger Omar D. Conger - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican March 4, 1881 March 4, 1887 Lost renomination bid
Francis B. Stockbridge Francis Brown Stockbridge.png Republican March 4, 1887 April 30, 1894
John Patton, Jr. John Patton Jr.jpg Republican May 5, 1894 January 14, 1895 Filled vacancy, lost election
Julius C. Burrows Julius Caesar Burrows.jpg Republican January 24, 1895 March 4, 1911 Lost renomination bid
Charles E. Townsend Charles Elroy Townsend.jpg Republican March 4, 1911 March 4, 1923 Lost re-election
Woodbridge N. Ferris WoodbridgeFerris.jpg Democratic March 4, 1923 March 23, 1928 Died Governor of Michigan (1913–1916)
Arthur H. Vandenberg Arthur H. Vandenberg.jpg Republican March 31, 1928 April 18, 1951 Died President pro tempore of the Senate (1947–1949)
Blair Moody MoodyBlair.jpg Democratic April 23, 1951 November 4, 1952 Filled vacancy, lost election
Charles E. Potter Charles Edward Potter.jpg Republican November 5, 1952 January 3, 1959 Lost re-election
Philip Hart Philip Hart (D-MI).jpg Democratic January 3, 1959 December 26, 1976 Died Governor of Michigan (1953–1954)
Lt. Governor of Michigan (1955–1958)
Donald W. Riegle, Jr. Don Riegle, Jr.jpg Democratic December 30, 1976 January 3, 1995 Did not seek re-election
Spencer Abraham Spencer Abraham.jpg Republican January 3, 1995 January 3, 2001 Lost re-election Secretary of Energy (2001–2005)
Debbie Stabenow Debbie Stabenow official photo.jpg Democratic January 3, 2001 Incumbent

Class II

Senator Party Took office Left office Reason Notes
John Norvell John Norvell.jpg Democratic January 26, 1837 March 4, 1841 Did not seek re-election
William Woodbridge William Woodbridge.jpg Whig March 4, 1841 March 4, 1847 Did not seek re-election Governor of Michigan (1840–1841)
Alpheus Felch Alpheus Felch.jpg Democratic March 4, 1847 March 4, 1853 Governor of Michigan (1846–1847)
Charles E. Stuart Charles E Stuart.jpg Democratic March 4, 1853 March 4, 1859 Did not seek re-election
Kinsley S. Bingham Kinsley Scott Bingham.jpg Republican March 4, 1859 October 5, 1861 Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives (1841–1847)
Jacob M. Howard Jacob M. Howard - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican January 17, 1862 March 4, 1871 Michigan Attorney General (1855–1860)
Thomas W. Ferry TWFerry.jpg Republican March 4, 1871 March 4, 1883 Lost re-election
Thomas W. Palmer Thomas Witherell Palmer.png Republican March 4, 1883 March 4, 1889 Minister to Spain (1889–1890)
James McMillan James McMillan.jpg Republican March 4, 1889 August 10, 1902 Died
Russell A. Alger Russell Alexander Alger2.jpg Republican September 27, 1902 January 24, 1907 Died Secretary of War (1897–1899)
Governor of Michigan (1885–1887)
William A. Smith William Alden Smith 4.jpg Republican February 9, 1907 March 4, 1919 Did not seek re-election
Truman H. Newberry Truman Handy Newberry.jpg Republican March 4, 1919 November 18, 1922 Resigned
James J. Couzens James Couzens.jpg Republican November 29, 1922 October 22, 1936 Died
Prentiss M. Brown Prentiss Marsh Brown.jpg Democratic November 19, 1936 January 3, 1943 Lost re-election
Homer S. Ferguson HomerFerguson.jpg Republican January 3, 1943 January 3, 1955 Lost re-election Ambassador to the Philippines (1955–1956)
Patrick V. McNamara Patrick Vincent McNamara.jpg Democratic January 3, 1955 April 30, 1966 Died
Robert P. Griffin Robert Paul Griffin.jpg Republican May 11, 1966 January 3, 1979 Lost re-election
Carl Levin Carl Levin official portrait.jpg Democratic January 3, 1979 Incumbent

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