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This is a list of the oldest currently living former and current members of the United States House of Representatives. The list includes some politicians who were or are Senators. The listed Representatives' ages are in years and days.

Rank Representative Date of birth House term State served Party Age (years, days)
1 William Walsh July 11, 1912 1973 – 1979 New York Republican &0000000000000097.00000097 years, &0000000000000189.000000189 days
2 Perkins Bass October 6, 1912 1955 – 1963 New Hampshire Republican &0000000000000097.00000097 years, &0000000000000102.000000102 days
3 Arthur Link May 24, 1914 1971 – 1973 North Dakota Democratic &0000000000000095.00000095 years, &0000000000000237.000000237 days
4 Ken Hechler September 20, 1914 1959 – 1977 West Virginia Democratic &0000000000000095.00000095 years, &0000000000000118.000000118 days
5 Don Edwards January 6, 1915 1963 – 1995 California Democratic &0000000000000095.00000095 years, &0000000000000010.00000010 days
6 Peter Frelinghuysen January 17, 1916 1953 – 1975 New Jersey Republican &0000000000000093.00000093 years, &0000000000000364.000000364 days
7 Charles Gubser February 1, 1916 1953 – 1974 California Republican &0000000000000093.00000093 years, &0000000000000349.000000349 days
8 Lindy Boggs March 13, 1916 1973 – 1991 Louisiana Democratic &0000000000000093.00000093 years, &0000000000000309.000000309 days
9 Donald Tewes August 4, 1916 1957 – 1959 Wisconsin Republican &0000000000000093.00000093 years, &0000000000000165.000000165 days
10 John Wold August 31, 1916 1969 – 1971 Wyoming Republican &0000000000000093.00000093 years, &0000000000000138.000000138 days
11 William Scranton July 19, 1917 1961 – 1963 Pennsylvania Republican &0000000000000092.00000092 years, &0000000000000181.000000181 days
12 Mario Biaggi October 26, 1917 1969 – 1988 New York Democratic &0000000000000092.00000092 years, &0000000000000082.00000082 days
13 Clarence Miller November 1, 1917 1967 – 1993 Ohio Republican &0000000000000092.00000092 years, &0000000000000076.00000076 days
14 Robert Byrd November 20, 1917 1953 – 1959 West Virginia Democratic &0000000000000092.00000092 years, &0000000000000057.00000057 days
15 James Quigley March 30, 1918 1955 – 1957, 1959 – 1961 Pennsylvania Democratic &0000000000000091.00000091 years, &0000000000000292.000000292 days
16 Orvin Fjare April 16, 1918 1955 – 1957 Montana Republican &0000000000000091.00000091 years, &0000000000000275.000000275 days
17 Bruce Alger June 12, 1918 1955 – 1965 Texas Republican &0000000000000091.00000091 years, &0000000000000218.000000218 days
18 James Martin September 1, 1918 1965 – 1967 Alabama Republican &0000000000000091.00000091 years, &0000000000000137.000000137 days
19 Emilio Daddario September 24, 1918 1959 – 1971 Connecticut Democratic &0000000000000091.00000091 years, &0000000000000114.000000114 days
20 Lester Wolff January 4, 1919 1965 – 1981 New York Democratic &0000000000000091.00000091 years, &0000000000000012.00000012 days
21 James Grover March 5, 1919 1963 – 1975 New York Republican &0000000000000090.00000090 years, &0000000000000317.000000317 days
22 Hugh Carey April 11, 1919 1961 – 1974 New York Democratic &0000000000000090.00000090 years, &0000000000000280.000000280 days
23 Graham Purcell May 5, 1919 1962 – 1973 Texas Democratic &0000000000000090.00000090 years, &0000000000000256.000000256 days
24 Thomas Morris August 20, 1919 1959 – 1969 New Mexico Democratic &0000000000000090.00000090 years, &0000000000000149.000000149 days
25 Larry Winn August 22, 1919 1965 – 1985 Kansas Republican &0000000000000090.00000090 years, &0000000000000147.000000147 days
26 Sam Gibbons January 20, 1920 1963 – 1997 Florida Democratic &0000000000000089.00000089 years, &0000000000000361.000000361 days
27 Stewart Udall January 31, 1920 1955 – 1961 Arizona Democratic &0000000000000089.00000089 years, &0000000000000350.000000350 days
28 Burt Talcott February 22, 1920 1963 – 1977 California Republican &0000000000000089.00000089 years, &0000000000000328.000000328 days
29 Rolland Redlin February 29, 1920 1965 – 1967 North Dakota Democratic &0000000000000089.00000089 years, &0000000000000321.000000321 days
30 Delbert Latta March 5, 1920 1959 – 1989 Ohio Republican &0000000000000089.00000089 years, &0000000000000317.000000317 days
31 Neal Smith March 23, 1920 1959 – 1995 Iowa Democratic &0000000000000089.00000089 years, &0000000000000299.000000299 days
32 William Royer April 11, 1920 1979 – 1981 California Republican &0000000000000089.00000089 years, &0000000000000280.000000280 days
33 Howard Pollock April 11, 1920 1967 – 1971 Alaska Republican &0000000000000089.00000089 years, &0000000000000280.000000280 days
34 James Mann April 27, 1920 1969 – 1979 South Carolina Democratic &0000000000000089.00000089 years, &0000000000000264.000000264 days
35 Charles Whalen July 31, 1920 1967 – 1979 Ohio Republican &0000000000000089.00000089 years, &0000000000000169.000000169 days
36 Edward Young September 7, 1920 1973 – 1975 South Carolina Republican &0000000000000089.00000089 years, &0000000000000131.000000131 days
37 Marjorie Holt September 17, 1920 1973 – 1987 Maryland Republican &0000000000000089.00000089 years, &0000000000000121.000000121 days
38 Robert Duncan December 4, 1920 1963 – 1967, 1975 – 1981 Oregon Democratic &0000000000000089.00000089 years, &0000000000000043.00000043 days
39 Bill Harsha January 1, 1921 1961 – 1981 Ohio Republican &0000000000000089.00000089 years, &0000000000000015.00000015 days
40 Cornelius Gallagher March 2, 1921 1959 – 1973 New Jersey Democratic &0000000000000088.00000088 years, &0000000000000320.000000320 days
41 Berkley Bedell March 5, 1921 1975 – 1987 Iowa Democratic &0000000000000088.00000088 years, &0000000000000317.000000317 days
42 Stuyvesant Wainwright March 16, 1921 1953 – 1961 New York Republican &0000000000000088.00000088 years, &0000000000000306.000000306 days
43 John Gilligan March 22, 1921 1965 – 1967 Ohio Democratic &0000000000000088.00000088 years, &0000000000000300.000000300 days
44 Harry Haskell May 27, 1921 1957 – 1959 Delaware Republican &0000000000000088.00000088 years, &0000000000000234.000000234 days
45 John McCollister June 10, 1921 1971 – 1977 Nebraska Republican &0000000000000088.00000088 years, &0000000000000220.000000220 days
46 Barbara Vucanovich June 22, 1921 1983 – 1997 Nevada Republican &0000000000000088.00000088 years, &0000000000000208.000000208 days
47 Paul Findley June 23, 1921 1961 – 1983 Illinois Republican &0000000000000088.00000088 years, &0000000000000207.000000207 days
48 Otis Pike August 31, 1921 1961 – 1979 New York Democratic &0000000000000088.00000088 years, &0000000000000138.000000138 days
49 Peter Peyser September 7, 1921 1971 – 1977, 1979 – 1983 New York Republican, Democratic &0000000000000088.00000088 years, &0000000000000131.000000131 days
50 Roger Zion September 17, 1921 1967 – 1975 Indiana Republican &0000000000000088.00000088 years, &0000000000000121.000000121 days
51 Mike McCormack December 14, 1921 1971 – 1981 Washington Democratic &0000000000000088.00000088 years, &0000000000000033.00000033 days
52 John Schmidhauser January 3, 1922 1965 – 1967 Iowa Democratic &0000000000000088.00000088 years, &0000000000000013.00000013 days
53 John Anderson February 15, 1922 1961 – 1981 Illinois Republican &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000335.000000335 days
54 Walter McVey February 19, 1922 1961 – 1963 Kansas Republican &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000331.000000331 days
55 Doug Barnard March 20, 1922 1977 – 1993 Georgia Democratic &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000302.000000302 days
56 William Broomfield April 28, 1922 1957 – 1993 Michigan Republican &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000263.000000263 days
57 John Hammerschmidt May 4, 1922 1967 – 1993 Arkansas Republican &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000257.000000257 days
58 Carlos Moorhead May 6, 1922 1973 – 1997 California Republican &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000255.000000255 days
59 James Harvey July 4, 1922 1961 – 1975 Michigan Republican &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000196.000000196 days
60 George McGovern July 19, 1922 1957 – 1961 South Dakota Democratic &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000181.000000181 days
61 Charles Mathias July 24, 1922 1961 – 1969 Maryland Republican &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000176.000000176 days
62 Melvin Laird September 1, 1922 1953 – 1971 Wisconsin Republican &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000137.000000137 days
63 Robert McIntosh September 16, 1922 1957 – 1959 Michigan Republican &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000122.000000122 days
64 James Lloyd September 27, 1922 1975 – 1981 California Democratic &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000111.000000111 days
65 Clarence Young November 7, 1922 1953 – 1957 New York Republican &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000070.00000070 days
66 Benjamin Gilman December 6, 1922 1973 – 2003 New York Republican &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000041.00000041 days
67 Jack Brooks December 22, 1922 1953 – 1995 Texas Democratic &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000025.00000025 days
68 Jim Wright December 22, 1922 1955 – 1991 Texas Democratic &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000025.00000025 days
69 Samuel Young December 26, 1922 1973 – 1975 Illinois Republican &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000021.00000021 days
70 Wayne Grisham January 10, 1923 1979 – 1983 California Republican &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000006.0000006 days
71 Thomas Ashley January 11, 1923 1955 – 1981 Ohio Democratic &0000000000000087.00000087 years, &0000000000000005.0000005 days
72 James Abdnor February 13, 1923 1973 – 1981 South Dakota Republican &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000337.000000337 days
73 Robert Michel March 2, 1923 1957 – 1995 Illinois Republican &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000320.000000320 days
74 Arch Moore April 16, 1923 1957 – 1969 West Virginia Republican &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000275.000000275 days
75 Donald Clausen April 27, 1923 1963 – 1983 California Republican &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000264.000000264 days
76 Ralph Hall May 3, 1923 1981 – Texas Democratic, Republican &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000258.000000258 days
77 Bernard Grabowski June 11, 1923 1963 – 1967 Connecticut Democratic &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000219.000000219 days
78 Bob Dole July 22, 1923 1961 – 1969 Kansas Republican &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000178.000000178 days
79 Andrew Hinshaw August 4, 1923 1973 – 1976 California Republican &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000165.000000165 days
80 Frank Evans September 6, 1923 1965 – 1979 Colorado Democratic &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000132.000000132 days
81 Al Quie September 18, 1923 1958 – 1979 Minnesota Republican &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000120.000000120 days
82 Richard Poff October 19, 1923 1953 – 1972 Virginia Republican &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000089.00000089 days
83 Robert Griffin November 6, 1923 1957 – 1966 Michigan Republican &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000071.00000071 days
84 Frederick Richmond November 15, 1923 1975 – 1982 New York Democratic &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000062.00000062 days
85 Helen Bentley November 28, 1923 1985 – 1995 Maryland Republican &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000049.00000049 days
86 Frank Denholm November 29, 1923 1971 – 1975 South Dakota Democratic &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000048.00000048 days
87 Charles Thone January 4, 1924 1971 – 1979 Nebraska Republican &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000012.00000012 days
88 Edwin Reinecke January 7, 1924 1965 – 1969 California Republican &0000000000000086.00000086 years, &0000000000000009.0000009 days
89 Robert Kastenmeier January 24, 1924 1959 – 1991 Wisconsin Democratic &0000000000000085.00000085 years, &0000000000000357.000000357 days
90 Catherine Long February 7, 1924 1985 – 1987 Louisiana Democratic &0000000000000085.00000085 years, &0000000000000343.000000343 days
91 Donald Fraser February 20, 1924 1963 – 1979 Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor &0000000000000085.00000085 years, &0000000000000330.000000330 days
92 William Hathaway February 21, 1924 1965 – 1973 Maine Democratic &0000000000000085.00000085 years, &0000000000000329.000000329 days
93 Robert Roe February 28, 1924 1969 – 1993 New Jersey Democratic &0000000000000085.00000085 years, &0000000000000322.000000322 days
94 George Bush June 12, 1924 1967 – 1971 Texas Republican &0000000000000085.00000085 years, &0000000000000218.000000218 days
95 Shirley Pettis July 12, 1924 1975 – 1979 California Republican &0000000000000085.00000085 years, &0000000000000188.000000188 days
96 Harlan Mitchell August 17, 1924 1958 – 1961 Georgia Democratic &0000000000000085.00000085 years, &0000000000000152.000000152 days
97 Frank Guarini August 20, 1924 1979 – 1993 New Jersey Democratic &0000000000000085.00000085 years, &0000000000000149.000000149 days
98 John Melcher September 6, 1924 1969 – 1977 Montana Democratic &0000000000000085.00000085 years, &0000000000000132.000000132 days
99 Daniel Inouye September 7, 1924 1959 – 1963 Hawaii Democratic &0000000000000085.00000085 years, &0000000000000131.000000131 days
100 Daniel Akaka September 11, 1924 1977 – 1990 Hawaii Democratic &0000000000000085.00000085 years, &0000000000000127.000000127 days

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