List of United States Senators from Wisconsin: Wikis

  
  

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Wisconsin was admitted to the Union on May 29, 1848.

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Class I

Senator Party Took office Left office Reason Notes
Henry Dodge HenryDodge.jpg Democratic June 8, 1848 March 4, 1857 Retired Governor of the Wisconsin Territory (1836–1841; 1845–1848)
James R. Doolittle James rood doolittle.jpg Republican March 4, 1857 March 4, 1869
Matthew H. Carpenter Matthew H. Carpenter - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican March 4, 1869 March 4, 1875 Lost re-election Also served in Wisconsin's class III seat
Angus Cameron Angus Cameron - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican March 4, 1875 March 4, 1881 Retired Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly (1867)
Also served in Wisconsin's class III seat
Philetus Sawyer Philetus Sawyer - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican March 4, 1881 March 4, 1893 Retired
John L. Mitchell John L. Mitchell.jpg Democratic March 4, 1893 March 4, 1899 Retired
Joseph V. Quarles Joseph Quarles.jpg Republican March 4, 1899 March 4, 1905 Retired
Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Robert M. La Follette, Sr. .jpg Republican January 2, 1906 June 18, 1925 Died Governor of Wisconsin (1901–1906)
Robert M. La Follette, Jr. RMLaFolletteJr.jpg Republican September 30, 1925 January 3, 1947 Lost renomination
Progressive
Republican
Joseph R. McCarthy Joseph McCarthy.jpg Republican January 3, 1947 May 2, 1957 Died
William Proxmire SenatorProxmire.jpg Democratic August 28, 1957 January 3, 1989 Retired
Herb Kohl Herbert Kohl, official photo.jpg Democratic January 3, 1989 Present Incumbent

Class III

Senator Party Took office Left office Reason Notes
Isaac P. Walker Isaac P. Walker.jpg Democratic June 8, 1848 March 4, 1855 Retired
Charles Durkee Charles Durkee.jpg Republican March 4, 1855 March 4, 1861 Governor of the Utah Territory (1865–1869)
Timothy O. Howe Timothy O. Howe - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican March 4, 1861 March 4, 1879 Lost re-election U.S. Postmaster General (1881–1883)
Matthew H. Carpenter Matthew H. Carpenter - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican March 4, 1879 February 24, 1881 Died Also served in Wisconsin's class I seat
Angus Cameron Angus Cameron - Brady-Handy.jpg Republican March 14, 1881 March 4, 1885 Retired Also served in Wisconsin's class I seat
John Coit Spooner John Coit Spooner.jpg Republican March 4, 1885 March 4, 1891 Lost re-election
William F. Vilas Vilas2.jpg Democratic March 4, 1891 March 4, 1897 Lost renomination Secretary of the Interior (1888–1889)
U.S. Postmaster General (1885–1888)
John Coit Spooner John Coit Spooner.jpg Republican March 4, 1897 April 30, 1907 Resigned
Isaac Stephenson Isaac Stephenson.jpg Republican May 17, 1907 March 4, 1915 Retired
Paul O. Husting SenatorHusting.jpg Democratic March 4, 1915 October 21, 1917 Died
Irvine Lenroot SenatorLenroot.jpg Republican April 18, 1918 March 4, 1927 Lost renomination Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly (1903–1907)
John J. Blaine John J. Blaine.jpg Republican March 4, 1927 March 4, 1933 Lost renomination Governor of Wisconsin (1921–1927)
F. Ryan Duffy Democratic March 4, 1933 January 3, 1939 Lost re-election Circuit Judge, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Alexander Wiley SenatorWiley.jpg Republican January 3, 1939 January 3, 1963 Lost re-election
Gaylord A. Nelson GaylordNelson.jpg Democratic January 8, 1963 January 3, 1981 Lost re-election Governor of Wisconsin (1959–1962); Founder of Earth Day
Robert W. Kasten, Jr. SenatorKasten.jpg Republican January 3, 1981 January 3, 1993 Lost re-election
Russ Feingold Russ Feingold official photo 2.jpg Democratic January 3, 1993 Present Incumbent

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