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List of United States Senators From Wisconsin

Current delegation

Wisconsin was admitted to the Union on May 29, 1848. Its current senators are Republican Ron Johnson and Democrat Tammy Baldwin.

List of Senators

Class 1

Class 1 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that has recently been contested in 1994, 2000, 2006, and 2012. The next election will be in 2018.

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Class 3

Class 3 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that has recently been contested in 1998, 2004, 2010, and 2016. The next election will be in 2022.

# Senator Party Years in office Electoral history T
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Electoral history Years in office Party Senator #
Vacant May 29, 1848 -
June 8, 1848
Wisconsin elected its Senators 10 days after statehood. 1 30th 1 Wisconsin elected its Senators 10 days after statehood. May 29, 1848 -
June 8, 1848
Vacant
1 Henry Dodge portrait.jpg
Henry Dodge
Democratic June 8, 1848 -
March 3, 1857
Elected in 1848. Elected in 1848. June 8, 1848 -
March 3, 1855
Democratic Isaac P. Walker.jpg
Isaac P. Walker
1
31st 2 Re-elected in 1849.

Retired.
Re-elected in 1851.

Retired.
2 32nd
33rd
34th 3 Elected in 1854.

[Data unknown/missing.]
March 4, 1855 -
March 3, 1861
Republican Charles Durkee.jpg
Charles Durkee
2
2 James rood doolittle.jpg
James R. Doolittle
Republican March 4, 1857 -
March 3, 1869
Elected in 1857. 3 35th
36th
37th 4 Elected in 1861. March 4, 1861 -
March 3, 1879
Republican Timothy O. Howe - Brady-Handy.jpg
Timothy O. Howe
3
Re-elected in 1863.

[Data unknown/missing.]
4 38th
39th
40th 5 Re-elected in 1866.
3 Matthew H. Carpenter - Brady-Handy.jpg
Matthew H. Carpenter
Republican March 4, 1869 -
March 3, 1875
Elected in 1868 or 1869.

Lost re-election.
5 41st
42nd
43rd 6 Re-elected in 1872.

Lost re-election.
4 Angus Cameron - Brady-Handy.jpg
Angus Cameron
Republican March 4, 1875 -
March 3, 1881
Elected in 1875.

Retired.
6 44th
45th
46th 7 Elected in 1879.

Died.
March 4, 1879 -
February 24, 1881
Republican Matthew H. Carpenter - Brady-Handy.jpg
Matthew H. Carpenter
4
  February 24, 1881 -
March 14, 1881
Vacant
5 Philetus Sawyer - Brady-Handy.jpg
Philetus Sawyer
Republican March 4, 1881 -
March 3, 1893
Elected in 1881. 7 47th
Elected to finish Carpenter's term.

Retired.
March 14, 1881 -
March 3, 1885
Republican Angus Cameron - Brady-Handy.jpg
Angus Cameron
5
48th
49th 8 Elected in 1885.

Lost re-election.
March 4, 1885 -
March 3, 1891
Republican John Coit Spooner.jpg
John Coit Spooner
6
Re-elected in 1887.

Retired.
8 50th
51st
52nd 9 Elected in 1890.

Lost renomination.
March 4, 1891 -
March 3, 1897
Democratic Vilas2.jpg
William F. Vilas
7
6 John L. Mitchell.jpg
John L. Mitchell
Democratic March 4, 1893 -
March 3, 1899
Elected in 1893.

Retired.
9 53rd
54th
55th 10 Elected January 26, 1897.[1] March 4, 1897 -
April 30, 1907
Republican John Coit Spooner.jpg
John Coit Spooner
8
7 Joseph Quarles.jpg
Joseph V. Quarles
Republican March 4, 1899 -
March 3, 1905
Elected in 1899.

Retired.
10 56th
57th
58th 11 Re-elected January 27, 1903.[2]

Resigned.
8 Robert M. La Follette, Sr.jpg
Robert M. La Follette Sr.
Republican January 4, 1906 -
June 18, 1925
Elected January 25, 1905.
(Did not assume the seat until January 2, 1906, preferring to finish his term as Governor of Wisconsin.)
11 59th
60th
  April 30, 1907 -
May 17, 1907
Vacant
Elected to finish Spooner's term. May 17, 1907 -
March 3, 1915
Republican Isaac Stephenson.jpg
Isaac Stephenson
9
61st 12 Re-elected in 1909.

Retired.
Re-elected in 1911. 12 62nd
63rd
64th 13 Elected in 1914.

Died.
March 4, 1915 -
October 21, 1917
Democratic SenatorHusting.jpg
Paul O. Husting
10
Re-elected in 1916. 13 65th
  October 21, 1917 -
April 18, 1918
Vacant
Elected April 2, 1918 to finish Husting's term. April 18, 1918 -
March 3, 1927
Republican SenatorLenroot.jpg
Irvine Lenroot
11
66th
67th 14 Re-elected in 1920.

Lost renomination.
Re-elected in 1922.

Died.
14 68th
69th
Vacant June 18, 1925 -
September 30, 1925
 
9 RMLaFolletteJr.jpg
Robert M. La Follette Jr.
Republican September 30, 1925 -
January 3, 1947
Elected to finish his father's term
70th 15 Elected in 1926.

Lost renomination.
March 4, 1927 -
March 3, 1933
Republican John J. Blaine.jpg
John J. Blaine
12
Re-elected in 1928. 15 71st
72nd
73rd 16 Elected in 1932.

Lost re-election.
March 4, 1933 -
January 3, 1939
Democratic FRyanDuffy.jpg
F. Ryan Duffy
13
Progressive Re-elected in 1934. 16 74th
75th
76th 17 Elected in 1938. January 3, 1939 -
January 3, 1963
Republican Alexander Wiley.jpg
Alexander Wiley
14
Re-elected in 1940.

Lost renomination.
17 77th
78th
79th 18 Re-elected in 1944.
10 Joseph McCarthy.jpg
Joseph McCarthy
Republican January 3, 1947 -
May 2, 1957
Elected in 1946. 18 80th
81st
82nd 19 Re-elected in 1950.
Re-elected in 1952.

Died.
19 83rd
84th
85th 20 Re-elected in 1956.

Lost re-election.
Vacant May 3, 1957 -
August 27, 1957
 
11 Senator William Proxmire.jpg
William Proxmire
Democratic August 28, 1957 -
January 3, 1989
Elected to finish McCarthy's term
Re-elected in 1958. 20 86th
87th
88th 21 Elected in 1962. January 8, 1963 -
January 3, 1981
Democratic GaylordNelson.jpg
Gaylord A. Nelson
15
Re-elected in 1964. 21 89th
90th
91st 22 Re-elected in 1968.
Re-elected in 1970. 22 92nd
93rd
94th 23 Re-elected in 1974.

Lost re-election.
Re-elected in 1976. 23 95th
96th
97th 24 Elected in 1980. January 3, 1981 -
January 3, 1993
Republican SenatorKasten.jpg
Robert W. Kasten, Jr.
16
Re-elected in 1982.

Retired.
24 98th
99th
100th 25 Re-elected in 1986.

Lost re-election.
12 Herbert Kohl, official photo.jpg
Herb Kohl
Democratic January 3, 1989 -
January 3, 2013
Elected in 1988. 25 101st
102nd
103rd 26 Elected in 1992. January 3, 1993 -
January 3, 2011
Democratic Russ Feingold Official Portrait 3.jpg
Russ Feingold
17
Re-elected in 1994. 26 104th
105th
106th 27 Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000. 27 107th
108th
109th 28 Re-elected in 2004.

Lost re-election.
Re-elected in 2006.

Retired.
28 110th
111th
112th 29 Elected in 2010. January 3, 2011 -
Present
Republican Ron Johnson, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg
Ron Johnson
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13 Tammy Baldwin, official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic January 3, 2013 -
Present
Elected in 2012. 29 113th
114th
115th 30 Re-elected in 2016.
To be determined in the 2018 election. 30 116th
117th
118th 31 To be determined in the 2022 election.
# Senator Party Years in office Electoral history T
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Class 1 Class 3

Living former U.S. Senators from Wisconsin

As of October 2016, there are three living former Senators, one from Class 1 and two from Class 3. The most recent senator to die was William Proxmire of Class 1 (1957-1989) on December 15, 2005. The most recent Class 3 senator to die was Gaylord Nelson (1963-1981) on July 3, 2005.

Senator Term of office Class Date of birth (and age)
Bob Kasten 1981-1993 3 (1942-06-19) June 19, 1942 (age 76)
Herb Kohl 1989-2013 1 (1935-02-07) February 7, 1935 (age 83)
Russ Feingold 1993-2011 3 (1953-03-02) March 2, 1953 (age 65)

See also

References

  1. ^ "TWO SENATORS ELECTED". The New York Times. January 27, 1897. p. 3.
  2. ^ "Senator Spooner Re-elected". The New York Times. January 28, 1903. p. 8.

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