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This is a chronological listing of the United States Senators from Pennsylvania.

United States Senators are popularly elected, for a six-year term, beginning January 3. Elections are held the first Tuesday after November 1st. Before 1914, they were chosen by the Pennsylvania General Assembly, and before 1935, their terms began March 4.

Contents

Class 1 Senators

Class 1 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that were elected for one session of the U.S. Congress in the first election of 1788 and whose seats in recent years are contested in 1994, 2000, 2006, and 2012.

# Senator Took office Left office Party Residence Background Congress Term
1 William Maclay WilliamMaclay.jpg March 4, 1789 March 3, 1791
(Lost re-election)
Anti-Administration Dauphin Lawyer 1 1
Vacant March 4, 1791 December 1, 1793 2 2





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2 Albert Gallatin AlbertGallatin.jpeg December 2, 1793 February 28, 1794
(Election voided[1])
Anti-Administration Fayette County Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Vacant March 1, 1794 April 23, 1794
3 James Ross April 24, 1794 March 3, 1803 Federalist Pittsburgh Lawyer
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4 Samuel Maclay March 4, 1803 January 4, 1809 Democratic-Republican Lewisburg Pennsylvania Senate 8 4
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5 Michael Leib Michael Leib.jpg January 9, 1809 February 14, 1814 Democratic-Republican Philadelphia Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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6 Jonathan Roberts JonathanRoberts.jpg February 24, 1814 March 3, 1821 Democratic-Republican Norristown Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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Vacant March 4, 1821 December 10, 1821 17 7
7 William Findlay WFindley.jpg December 10, 1821 March 3, 1827 Democratic-Republican Franklinton Governor of Pennsylvania
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8 Isaac D. Barnard Isaac Barnard.jpg March 4, 1827 December 6, 1831 Jacksonian West Chester Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 20 8
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9 George Mifflin Dallas 11 George Dallas 3x4.jpg December 13, 1831 March 3, 1833 Jacksonian Philadelphia U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
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10 Samuel McKean SamuelMcKean.jpg March 4, 1833 March 3, 1839 Jacksonian Burlington Pennsylvania Senate 23 9
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Vacant March 4, 1839 January 14, 1840 26 10
11 Daniel Sturgeon DSturgeon.jpg January 14, 1840 March 3, 1851 Democratic Uniontown Treasurer of Pennsylvania
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12 Richard Brodhead RichardBrodhead.jpg March 4, 1851 March 3, 1857 Democratic Easton U.S. Representative (Pa.-10) 32 12
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13 Simon Cameron Smn Cameron-SecofWar.jpg March 4, 1857 March 4, 1861 Republican Harrisburg U.S. Senator 35 13
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14 David Wilmot David Wilmot.png March 14, 1861 March 3, 1863 Republican Towanda U.S. Representative (Pa.-12)
15 Charles R. Buckalew Charles R. Buckalew - Brady-Handy.jpg March 4, 1863 March 3, 1869 Democratic Bloomsburg Minister Resident to Ecuador 38 14
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16 John Scott March 4, 1869 March 3, 1875 Republican Huntingdon Lawyer 41 15
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17 William A. Wallace William A. Wallace - Brady-Handy.jpg March 4, 1875 March 3, 1881 Democratic Clearfield Pennsylvania Senate 44 16
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18 John I. Mitchell John I. Mitchell - Brady-Handy.jpg March 4, 1881 March 3, 1887 Republican Wellsboro U.S. Representative (Pa.-16) 47 17
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19 Matthew S. Quay MatthewQuay.jpg March 4, 1887 March 3, 1899 Republican Beaver Treasurer of Pennsylvania 50 18
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Vacant March 4, 1899 January 16, 1901 56 20
20 Matthew S. Quay MatthewQuay.jpg January 16, 1901 May 28, 1904 Republican Beaver U.S. Senator
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21 Philander C. Knox Philander Knox, bw photo portrait, 1904.jpg June 10, 1904 March 4, 1909 Republican Pittsburgh U.S. Attorney General
59 21
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22 George T. Oliver March 17, 1909 March 3, 1917 Republican Pittsburgh Newspaper Publisher
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23 Philander C. Knox Philander Knox, bw photo portrait, 1904.jpg March 4, 1917 October 12, 1921 Republican Pittsburgh U.S. Secretary of State 65 23
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24 William E. Crow William Evans Crow.jpg October 24, 1921 August 2, 1922 Republican Uniontown Pennsylvania Senate
25 David A. Reed David Aiken Reed.jpg August 8, 1922 January 3, 1935 Republican Pittsburgh Lawyer
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26 Joseph F. Guffey January 3, 1935 January 3, 1947 Democratic Pittsburgh Businessman 74 26
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27 Edward Martin January 3, 1947 January 3, 1959 Republican Washington Governor of Pennsylvania 80 28
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28 Hugh D. Scott, Jr. SenHughScott.jpg January 3, 1959 January 3, 1977 Republican Philadelphia U.S. Representative (Pa.-6) 86 30
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29 H. John Heinz III John Heinz.jpg January 3, 1977 April 4, 1991 Republican Pittsburgh U.S. Representative (Pa.-18) 95 33
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102
30 Harris Wofford Harriswofford.jpg May 9, 1991 January 3, 1995 Democratic Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania Secretary of Labor and Industry
103
31 Richard J. Santorum Rick Santorum official photo.jpg January 3, 1995 January 3, 2007 Republican Mount Lebanon/Penn Hills U.S. Representative (Pa.-18) 104 36
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32 Robert P. Casey, Jr. Bob Casey, official Senate photo portrait, c2008.jpg January 3, 2007 Incumbent Democratic Scranton Treasurer of Pennsylvania 110 38
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Class 3 Senators

Class 3 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that were elected for three sessions of the U.S. Congress in the first election of 1788 and whose seats in recent years are contested in 1998, 2004, and 2010.

# Senator Took office Left office Party Residence Background Congress Term
1 Robert Morris Robert morris portrait.jpg March 4, 1789 March 3, 1795 Pro-Administration Philadelphia Delegate to the Constitutional Convention 1 1
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2 William Bingham WilliamBingham.jpg March 4, 1795 March 3, 1801 Federalist Philadelphia Pennsylvania Senate 4 2
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3 J. Peter G. Muhlenberg JPMuhlenberg.jpg March 4, 1801 June 30, 1801 Democratic-Republican Montgomery County U.S. Representative (Pa.-4) 7 3
4 George Logan GeoLogan.jpg July 13, 1801 March 3, 1807 Democratic-Republican Philadelphia Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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5 Andrew Gregg AndrewGregg.jpg March 4, 1807 March 3, 1813 Democratic-Republican Pennvalley U.S. Representative (Pa.-5) 10 4
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12
6 Abner Lacock AbnerLacock.jpg March 4, 1813 March 3, 1819 Democratic-Republican Beaver U.S. Representative (Pa.-11) 13 5
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7 Walter Lowrie Lowrie.jpg March 4, 1819 March 3, 1825 Democratic-Republican Butler Pennsylvania Senate 16 6
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8 William Marks WilliamMarks.jpg March 4, 1825 March 3, 1831 National Republican Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Senate 19 7
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9 William Wilkins William Wilkins United States Senator - Brady-Handy.jpg March 4, 1831 June 30, 1834 Jacksonian Pittsburgh U.S. Representative (Pa.-6) 22 8
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10 James Buchanan James Buchanan.jpg December 6, 1834 March 5, 1845 Democratic Lancaster Minister to Russia
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25 9
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11 Simon Cameron Smn Cameron-SecofWar.jpg March 13, 1845 March 3, 1849 Democratic Middletown Businessman
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12 James Cooper JCooper.jpg March 4, 1849 March 3, 1855 Whig Pottsville Attorney General of Pennsylvania 31 11
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Vacant March 4, 1855 January 14, 1856 34 12
13 William Bigler William Bigler.jpg January 14, 1856 March 3, 1861 Democratic Philadelphia Governor of Pennsylvania
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14 Edgar Cowan Edgar Cowan - Brady-Handy.jpg March 4, 1861 March 3, 1867 Republican Greensburg Lawyer 37 13
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15 Simon Cameron Smn Cameron-SecofWar.jpg March 4, 1867 March 12, 1877 Republican Harrisburg Minister to Russia 40 14
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16 J. Donald Cameron JDonaldC2.jpg March 20, 1877 March 3, 1897 Republican Harrisburg U.S. Secretary of War
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17 Boies Penrose Boies Penrose1.jpg March 4, 1897 December 31, 1921 Republican Philadelphia Pennsylvania Senate 55 19
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18 George Wharton Pepper George Wharton Pepper 745bfa7049 o.jpg January 9, 1922 March 3, 1927 Republican Philadelphia Lawyer
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19 William S. Vare[2] WilliamVare.jpg March 4, 1927 December 6, 1929 Republican Philadelphia U.S. Representative (Pa.-1) 70 24
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20 Joseph R. Grundy JosephGrundy.jpg December 11, 1929 December 1, 1930 Republican Bristol Businessman
21 James J. Davis Jjdavis.jpg December 2, 1930 January 3, 1945 Republican Pittsburgh U.S. Secretary of Labor
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22 Francis J. Myers M001127.jpg January 3, 1945 January 3, 1951 Democratic Philadelphia U.S. Representative (Pa.-6) 79 27
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23 James H. Duff James Henderson Duff.jpg January 3, 1951 January 3, 1957 Republican Carnegie Governor of Pennsylvania 82 28
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24 Joseph S. Clark JosephSClark.jpg January 3, 1957 January 3, 1969 Democratic Philadelphia Mayor of Philadelphia 85 29
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25 Richard S. Schweiker RichardSchweiker.jpg January 3, 1969 January 3, 1981 Republican Worcester U.S. Representative (Pa.-13) 91 31
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26 Arlen Specter Arlen Specter, official Senate photo portrait.jpg January 3, 1981 Incumbent Republican Philadelphia Lawyer 97 33
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106 36
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109 37
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Democratic 111

References

  1. ^ The election of Albert Gallatin was declared void by the Senate on the grounds that he had not met the residency requirements for eligibility to the office.
  2. ^ Refused to be sat by the Senate due to allegations of corruption surrounding his election.

See also

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