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List of United States senators from Louisiana

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Current delegation

Louisiana was admitted to the Union on April 30, 1812, and elects senators to Class 2 and Class 3. Its current senators are Republicans John Kennedy and Bill Cassidy.

List of senators

Class 2

Class 2 U.S. senators belong to the electoral cycle that has recently been contested in 1996, 2002, 2008, and 2014. The next election will be in 2020.

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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 Dates in office Electoral history T T Electoral history Dates in office Party Senator #
Vacant April 30, 1812 –
September 3, 1812
Louisiana did not elect its senators until four months after statehood. 1 12th 1 Louisiana did not elect its senators until four months after statehood. April 30, 1812 –
September 3, 1812
Vacant
1
Jean Noel Destrehan.jpg

Jean Noel Destréhan
Democratic-Republican September 3, 1812 –
October 1, 1812
Resigned Elected in 1812. September 3, 1812 –
March 3, 1813
Democratic-Republican Allan B. Magruder 1
Vacant October 1, 1812 –
October 8, 1812
 
2
Thomas Posey Portrait.jpg

Thomas Posey
Democratic-Republican October 8, 1812 –
February 4, 1813
Appointed to continue Destréhan's term.

Lost election to finish Destréhan's term.
3
Senator James Brown of Louisiana (1766-1835).jpg

James Brown
Democratic-Republican February 5, 1813 –
March 3, 1817
Elected to finish Destréhan's term.

Lost election to full term.
13th 2 Elected in 1813
Retired.
March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1819
Democratic-Republican Eligius Fromentin 2
14th
4
Wcc claiborne.jpg

William C. C. Claiborne
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 –
November 23, 1817
Elected in 1817.

Died.
2 15th
Vacant November 23, 1817 –
January 12, 1818
 
5
H.S.Johnson.jpg

Henry Johnson
Democratic-Republican January 12, 1818 –
May 27, 1824
Elected to finish Claiborne's term.
16th 3 Elected in 1819.

Resigned to become U.S. Minister to France.
March 4, 1819 –
December 10, 1823
Democratic-
Republican
Senator James Brown of Louisiana (1766-1835).jpg

James Brown
3
17th
Adams-Clay Democratic-
Republican
Elected to full term in 1823.

Resigned to become Governor of Louisiana.
3 18th Adams-Clay Democratic-
Republican
  December 10, 1823 –
January 15, 1824
Vacant
Elected to finish Brown's term. January 15, 1824 –
May 19, 1833
Adams-Clay
Republican
JosiahSJohnston.jpg

Josiah S. Johnston
4
Vacant May 27, 1824 –
November 19, 1824
 
6
CharlesBouligny.jpg

Charles D.J. Bouligny
Adams-Clay
Republican
November 19, 1824 –
March 3, 1829
Elected to finish Johnson's term.
Anti-Jacksonian 19th 4 Elected to full term in 1825. Anti-Jacksonian
20th
7
Edward Livingston of New York.jpg

Edward Livingston
Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
May 24, 1831
Elected in 1829.[1]

Resigned to become U.S. Secretary of State.
4 21st
22nd 5 Re-elected in 1831.

Died.
Vacant May 24, 1831 –
November 15, 1831
 
8
GeoAWagga.jpg

George A. Waggaman
Anti-
Jacksonian
November 15, 1831 –
March 3, 1835
Elected to finish Livingston's term.
23rd
  May 19, 1833 –
December 19, 1833
Vacant
Elected to finish Johnston's term.

Resigned due to ill health.
December 19, 1833 –
January 5, 1837
Anti-Jacksonian
Alex-Porter.jpg

Alexander Porter
5
Vacant March 4, 1835 –
January 13, 1836
Charles Gayarré was elected in 1835, but resigned due to ill health. 5 24th
9
Robert Carter Nicholas.jpg

Robert C. Nicholas
Jacksonian January 13, 1836 –
March 3, 1841
Elected to finish Gauarré's term.

[data unknown/missing]
  January 5, 1837 –
January 12, 1837
Vacant
Elected to finish Porter's term. January 12, 1837 –
March 1, 1842
Jacksonian
A Mouton Senator from Louisiana.jpg

Alexander Mouton
6
Democratic 25th 6 Re-elected in 1837.

Resigned.
Democratic
26th
10
Alexander Barrow.jpg

Alexander Barrow
Whig March 4, 1841 –
December 29, 1846
Elected in 1840.

Died.
6 27th
  March 1, 1842 –
April 14, 1842
Vacant
Appointed to finish Mouton's term.

Lost election to full term.
April 14, 1842 –
March 3, 1843
Whig
Charles Magill Conrad.jpg

Charles Magill Conrad
7
28th 7 Elected in 1843, but due to ill health did not take his seat.

Died.
March 4, 1843 –
January 13, 1844
Whig
Alex-Porter.jpg

Alexander Porter
8
  January 13, 1844 –
February 12, 1844
Vacant
Elected to finish Porter's term

Lost election to full term in 1849.
February 12, 1844 –
March 3, 1849
Whig
H.S.Johnson.jpg

Henry Johnson
9
29th
Vacant December 29, 1846 –
January 21, 1847
 
11
PSoule.jpg

Pierre Soulé
Democratic January 21, 1847 –
March 3, 1847
Elected to finish Barrow's term.

[data unknown/missing]
12
SolomonDowns.jpg

Solomon W. Downs
Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1853
Elected in 1847.

[data unknown/missing]
7 30th
31st 8 Elected in 1848.

Resigned to become U.S. Minister to Spain.
March 3, 1849 –
April 11, 1853
Democratic
PSoule.jpg

Pierre Soulé
10
32nd
13
Judah P Benjamin crop.jpg

Judah P. Benjamin
Whig March 4, 1853 –
February 4, 1861
Elected in 1852. 8 33rd
  April 11, 1853 –
December 5, 1853
Vacant
Elected to finish Soulés term. December 5, 1853 –
February 4, 1861
Democratic
JSlidell.jpg

John Slidell
11
34th 9 Re-election year unknown.

Resigned.
Democratic 35th
Re-elected in 1859.

Withdrew.
9 36th
Vacant February 4, 1861 –
July 8, 1868
American Civil War and Reconstruction American Civil War and Reconstruction February 4, 1861 –
July 9, 1868
Vacant
37th 10
38th
10 39th
40th 11
14
John S. Harris - Brady-Handy.jpg

John S. Harris
Republican July 8, 1868 –
March 3, 1871
Elected to finish incomplete term in 1868.

[data unknown/missing].
Elected to finish incomplete term.

Resigned to become Governor of Louisiana.
July 9, 1868 –
November 1, 1872
Republican
William P. Kellogg - Brady-Handy.jpg

William P. Kellogg
12
41st
15
Joseph R. West - cwpbh 03614.jpg

Joseph R. West
Republican March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1877
Election year unknown.

Retired.
11 42nd
Senate declined to seat rival claimants William L. McMillen and P. B. S. Pinchback[2] November 1, 1872 –
January 12, 1876
Vacant.
43rd 12
44th
Elected to finish incomplete term in 1876.

Lost re-election.
January 12, 1876 –
March 3, 1879
Democratic
JamesBEustis.jpg

James B. Eustis
13
16
William P. Kellogg - Brady-Handy.jpg

William P. Kellogg
Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1883
Elected in 1876.

Retired to run for member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
12 45th
46th 13 Elected in 1879.

Lost re-election.
March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1885
Democratic
Benjamin F. Jonas - Brady-Handy.jpg

Benjamin F. Jonas
14
47th
17
Randall L. Gibson - Brady-Handy.jpg

Randall L. Gibson
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
December 15, 1892
Elected in 1882. 13 48th
49th 14 Election year unknown.

Retired.
March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1891
Democratic
JamesBEustis.jpg

James B. Eustis
15
50th
Re-elected in 1889.

Died.
14 51st
52nd 15 Elected in 1891.

Resigned to become U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
March 4, 1891 –
March 12, 1894
Democratic
Edward White, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, 1905.jpg

Edward Douglass White
16
Vacant December 15, 1892 –
December 31, 1892
 
18
Donelson Caffery.jpg

Donelson Caffery
Democratic December 31, 1892 –
March 3, 1901
Appointed to continue Gibson's term.

Elected May 23, 1894 to finish Gibson's term.[3]
53rd
Appointed to continue White's term.

Elected May 23, 1894 to finish White's term.[4]

Retired.
March 12, 1894 –
March 3, 1897
Democratic
Newton Crain Blanchard.jpg

Newton C. Blanchard
17
Elected May 14, 1894 to the next term, before election to finish Gibson's term.

Retired.
15 54th
55th 16 Elected May 28, 1896.[5] March 4, 1897 –
June 28, 1910
Democratic
Samuel Douglas McEnery.jpg

Samuel D. McEnery
18
56th
19
Murphy James Foster.jpg

Murphy J. Foster
Democratic March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1913
Elected May 22, 1900.[6] 16 57th
58th 17 Re-elected early May 22, 1900.[6]
59th
Re-elected early May 18, 1904.[7]

Lost renomination.
17 60th
61st 18 Re-elected May 19, 1908.[8]

Died.
  June 28, 1910 –
December 7, 1910
Vacant
Elected to finish McEnery's term.[4]

Retired.
December 7, 1910 –
March 3, 1915
Democratic
JohnRThornton.jpg

John Thornton
19
62nd
20
JosephERansdell.jpg

Joseph E. Ransdell
Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1931
Elected May 21, 1912. 18 63rd
64th 19 Elected early May 21, 1912.

Died.
March 4, 1915 –
April 12, 1918
Democratic
Robert Foligny Broussard.jpg

Robert F. Broussard
20
65th
  April 12, 1918 –
April 22, 1918
Vacant
Appointed to continue Broussard's term.

Retired when elected successor qualified.
April 22, 1918 –
November 5, 1918
Democratic
WalterGuion.jpg

Walter Guion
21
Elected to finish Broussard's term.

Retired.
November 6, 1918 –
March 3, 1921
Democratic
EdwardJGay.jpg

Edward James Gay
22
Re-elected in 1918. 19 66th
67th 20 Elected in 1920. March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1933
Democratic
EdwinSBroussard.jpg

Edwin S. Broussard
23
68th
Re-elected in 1924.

Lost renomination.
20 69th
70th 21 Re-elected in 1926.

Lost renomination.
71st
21
HueyPLong.jpg

Huey Long
Democratic March 4, 1931 –
September 10, 1935
Elected in 1930, but continued to serve as Governor of Louisiana, until finally taking his Senate seat on January 25, 1932. However, he was still elected and qualified as senator.

Shot by a lone assassin. Died in the care of medical professionals 31 hours later due to internal bleeding from the gunshot wound.
21 72nd
73rd 22 Elected in 1932. March 4, 1933 –
May 14, 1948
Democratic
John Overton.jpg

John H. Overton
24
74th
Vacant September 10, 1935 –
January 31, 1936
 
22
RoseLong.jpg

Rose McConnell Long
Democratic January 31, 1936 –
January 2, 1937
Appointed to continue Huey Long's term.

Elected April 21, 1936 to finish Huey Long's term.[3]

Retired.
23
AllenJosephEllender.jpg

Allen J. Ellender
Democratic January 3, 1937 –
July 27, 1972
Elected in 1936. 22 75th
76th 23 Re-elected in 1938.
77th
Re-elected in 1942. 23 78th
79th 24 Re-elected in 1944.

Died.
80th
  May 14, 1948 –
May 18, 1948
Vacant
Appointed to continue Overton's term.

Retired when elected successor qualified.
May 18, 1948 –
December 30, 1948
Democratic
William Feazel.jpg

William C. Feazel
25
Elected to finish Overton's term. December 31, 1948 –
January 3, 1987
Democratic
Russell Billiu Long.jpg

Russell B. Long
26
Re-elected in 1948. 24 81st
82nd 25 Re-elected in 1950.
83rd
Re-elected in 1954. 25 84th
85th 26 Re-elected in 1956.
86th
Re-elected in 1960. 26 87th
88th 27 Re-elected in 1962.
89th
Re-elected in 1966.

Died.
27 90th
91st 28 Re-elected in 1968.
92nd
Vacant July 27, 1972 –
August 1, 1972
 
24
Elaine Edwards (D-LA).jpg

Elaine Edwards
Democratic August 1, 1972 –
November 13, 1972
Appointed to continue Ellender's term.

Retired when successor qualified and resigned early.
25
J000189.jpg

J. Bennett Johnston
Democratic November 14, 1972 –
January 3, 1997
Appointed to finished the term, having already been elected to the next term.
Elected in 1972. 28 93rd
94th 29 Re-elected in 1974.
95th
Re-elected in 1978. 29 96th
97th 30 Re-elected in 1980.

Retired.
98th
Re-elected in 1984. 30 99th
100th 31 Elected in 1986. January 3, 1987 –
January 3, 2005
Democratic
John Breaux, official photo portrait, standing.jpg

John Breaux
27
101st
Re-elected in 1990.

Retired.
31 102nd
103rd 32 Re-elected in 1992.
104th
26
Mary Landrieu Senate portrait.jpg

Mary Landrieu
Democratic January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2015
Elected in 1996. 32 105th
106th 33 Re-elected in 1998.

Retired.
107th
Re-elected in 2002. 33 108th
109th 34 Elected in 2004. January 3, 2005 –
January 3, 2017
Republican
DVitterOfficial.jpg

David Vitter
28
110th
Re-elected in 2008.

Lost re-election.
34 111th
112th 35 Re-elected in 2010.

Retired.[9]
113th
27
Bill Cassidy official Senate photo.jpg

Bill Cassidy
Republican January 3, 2015 –
Present
Elected in 2014. 35 114th
115th 36 Elected in 2016. January 3, 2017 –
Present
Republican
John Neely Kennedy, official portrait, 115th Congress 2.jpg

John Kennedy
29
116th
To be decided in the 2020 election. 36 117th
118th 37 To be decided in the 2022 election.
# Senator Party Years in office Electoral history T   T Electoral history Years in office Party Senator #
Class 2 Class 3

Living former senators from Louisiana

As of September 2020, there are four living former senators from Louisiana. The most recent senator to die was Elaine Edwards (served August 1, 1972 to November 13, 1972) on May 14, 2018. The most recently serving senator to die was Russell B. Long (served 1948–1987) on May 9, 2003.

Senator Term of office Date of birth (and age)
J. Bennett Johnston November 14, 1972 – January 3, 1997 (1932-06-10) June 10, 1932 (age 88)
John Breaux January 3, 1987 – January 3, 2005 (1944-03-01) March 1, 1944 (age 76)
Mary Landrieu January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2015 (1955-11-23) November 23, 1955 (age 64)
David Vitter January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2017 (1961-05-03) May 3, 1961 (age 59)

See also

Notes

  1. ^ "The Hon. Edward Livingston, at present a member of Congress from the State of Louisiana, was on the 12th ult. appointed by the Legislature of that State, a Senator in Congress, vice Mr. Bouligny, whose term of service expires on the 3d of March next". Raleigh Register. Raleigh, NC. February 6, 1829. p. 3.
  2. ^ Taft, et al., p. 483–512.
  3. ^ a b Byrd, p. 114.
  4. ^ a b Byrd, p. 115.
  5. ^ "M'ENERY ELECTED SENATOR". The New York Times. May 29, 1896. p. 5.
  6. ^ a b "Louisiana Senators Elected". The New York Times. May 23, 1900. p. 2.
  7. ^ Official Journal of the Proceedings of House of Representatives of the State of Louisiana at the Regular Session of the General Assembly. 1904. p. 76.
  8. ^ "Senator McEnery Succeeds Himself". The New York Times. May 20, 1900. p. 2.
  9. ^ Robillard, Kevin (November 21, 2015). "Edwards beats Vitter in Louisiana governor's race". Politico. Retrieved November 21, 2015.

References

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