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Nevada was admitted to the Union on October 31, 1864.

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Class I

Senator Party Took office Left office Reason Other offices/notes
William M. Stewart William M. Stewart - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican December 15, 1864 March 4, 1875 Retired California Attorney General (1854)
William Sharon William Sharon - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican March 4, 1875 March 4, 1881
James Graham Fair James Graham Fair - Brady-Handy.jpg Democratic March 4, 1881 March 4, 1887 Lost re-election
William M. Stewart William M. Stewart - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican March 4, 1887 March 4, 1905 California Attorney General (1854)
George S. Nixon George Stuart Nixon.jpg Republican March 4, 1905 June 5, 1912 Died
William A. Massey M000229.jpg Republican July 1, 1912 January 29, 1913 Lost special election
Key Pittman Senator and president pro tem Key Pittman (D-NV).jpg Democratic January 29, 1913 November 10, 1940 Died President pro tempore (1933–1940)
Berkeley L. Bunker BerkeleyBunker.jpg Democratic November 27, 1940 December 6, 1942 Lost special primary
James G. Scrugham James Scrugham.jpg Democratic December 7, 1942 June 23, 1945 Died Governor of Nevada (1923–1927)
Edward P. Carville Democratic July 24, 1945 January 3, 1947 Lost renomination Governor of Nevada (1939–1945)
George W. Malone George malone.jpg Republican January 3, 1947 January 3, 1959 Lost re-election
Howard Cannon Howard Cannon.jpg Democratic January 3, 1959 January 3, 1983 Lost re-election
Chic Hecht Chic Hecht.JPG Republican January 3, 1983 January 3, 1989 Lost re-election Ambassador to the Bahamas (1989–1993)
Richard Bryan Richard Bryan.jpg Democratic January 3, 1989 January 3, 2001 Retired Governor of Nevada (1983–1989)
Nevada Attorney General (1979–1983)
John Ensign John Ensign, official Congressional photo portrait, 2007.jpg Republican January 3, 2001 Incumbent

Class III

Senator Party Took office Left office Reason Other offices/notes
James W. Nye James W. Nye - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican December 16, 1864 March 4, 1873 Lost re-election Governor of the Nevada Territory (1861–1865)
John P. Jones JohnPJones.jpg Republican March 4, 1873 March 4, 1903 Retired
Francis G. Newlands Francis Newlands.jpg Democratic March 4, 1903 December 24, 1917 Died
Charles B. Henderson Charles B. Henderson.jpg Democratic January 12, 1918 March 4, 1921 Lost re-election
Tasker Oddie Tasker Oddie.jpg Republican March 4, 1921 March 4, 1933 Lost re-election Governor of Nevada (1911–1915)
Pat McCarran Pat McCarran.jpg Democratic March 4, 1933 September 28, 1954 Died Chief Justice of the
Nevada Supreme Court (1917–1918)
Ernest S. Brown ErnestSBrown.jpg Republican October 1, 1954 December 1, 1954 Lost special election
Alan Bible Alan Harvey Bible.jpg Democratic December 2, 1954 December 17, 1974 Resigned
Paul Laxalt Paul Laxalt.jpg Republican December 18, 1974 January 3, 1987 Retired Governor of Nevada (1967–1971)
Lieutenant Governor of Nevada (1963–1967)
Harry Reid Harry Reid official portrait 2009.jpg Democratic January 3, 1987 Incumbent Senate Majority Leader (2007—)
Senate Democratic Leader (2003—)
Senate Democratic Whip (1999–2003)

See also

[[Category:Lists of United States Senators by state|Nevada]

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