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Encyclopedia > List of United States Senators from Louisiana

Louisiana was admitted to the Union on April 30, 1812. Its Senate seats were declared vacant in March 1861, due to its secession from the Union. They were again filled from July 1868. This article is about the U.S. State. ... is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the overture by Tchaikovsky, see 1812 Overture; For the wars, see War of 1812 (USA - United Kingdom) or Patriotic War of 1812 (France - Russia) For the Siberia Airlines plane crashed over the Black Sea on October 4, 2001, see Siberia Airlines Flight 1812 1812 was a leap year starting... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Politics Portal      The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the... Year 1861 (MDCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... In this map:  Union states prohibiting slavery  Union territories  Border states on the Union side which allowed slavery  Kansas, which entered and fought with the Union as a free state after the Bleeding Kansas crisis  The Confederacy  Confederate claimed and sometimes held territories During the American Civil War, the Union... Year 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


Class 2 The three classes of US Senators, each currently including 33 or 34 Senators (since Hawaii became the 50th state in 1959, and until another state is admitted), are a means used by the United States Senate for describing the schedules of Senate seats elections, and of the expiration of the...

Senator Party From To
Jean N. Destrehan Democratic 1812 1812
Thomas Posey Democratic 1812 1813
James Brown Democratic 1813 1817
William C. C. Claiborne Democratic 1817 1817
Henry Johnson Democratic,
National
Republican
1818 1824
Dominique Bouligny National
Republican
1824 1829
Edward Livingston Democratic 1829 1831
George A. Waggaman National
Republican
1831 1835
Robert C. Nicholas Democratic 1836 1841
Alexander Barrow Whig 1841 1846
Pierre Soulé Democratic 1847 1847
Solomon W. Downs Democratic 1847 1853
Judah P. Benjamin Whig,
Democratic
1853 1861
Vacant 1861 1868
John S. Harris Republican 1868 1871
Joseph R. West Republican 1871 1877
William P. Kellogg Republican 1877 1883
Randall L. Gibson Democratic 1883 1892
Donelson Caffery Democratic 1892 1901
Murphy J. Foster Democratic 1901 1913
Joseph E. Ransdell Democratic 1913 1931
Huey P. Long Democratic 1932 1935
Rose McConnell Long Democratic 1936 1937
Allen J. Ellender Democratic 1937 1972
Elaine S. Edwards Democratic 1972 1972
J. Bennett Johnston Democratic 1972 1997
Mary L. Landrieu Democratic 1997

Class 3 Jean Noel Destréhan, Louisiana State Museum Jean Noel Destréhan (1754-October 8, 1823) was a Creole politician in Louisiana and one-time owner of Destréhan Plantation, one of Louisianas most famous ante-bellum historical landmarks. ... Portrait of Thomas Posey by John Bayless Hill. ... James Brown (11 September 1766 – 7 April 1835) was a United States Senator from Louisiana for the years 1813-1817 and 1819-1823. ... William Charles Cole Claiborne (1775 - 23 November 1817) was a United States politican, best known as the first U.S. governor of Louisiana. ... Henry Johnson (1783-1864) was the Governor of Louisiana, and served the state as a United States Representative and as a United States Senator. ... Charles Dominique Joseph Bouligny(August 22, 1773 - March 4, 1833) was a U.S. Senator for Louisiana from 1824 to 1829. ... Edward Livingston (May 26, 1764–May 23, 1836) was a prominent American jurist and statesman. ... George Augustus Waggaman (1782 - March 31, 1843) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. ... Robert Carter Nicholas (1793 - December 24, 1857) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. ... Alexander Barrow Alexander Barrow (March 27, 1801-December 29, 1846) was a United States Senator from Louisiana from 1841 until his death. ... Pierre Soulé (August 31, 1801–March 26, 1870) was a U.S. politician and diplomat during the mid-19th century. ... Solomon Weathersbee Downs (1801 – August 14, 1854) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. ... Judah Philip Benjamin (August 6, 1811 – May 6, 1884) was an American politician and lawyer. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Joseph Rodman West (September 19, 1822 – October 31, 1898) was a United States Senator from Louisiana and a general in the United States Army during and after the American Civil War. ... William Pitt Kellogg (December 8, 1830 August 10, 1918) was an American politician. ... Randall Lee Gibson (September 10, 1832 – December 15, 1892) was a U.S. Senator and a member of the House of Representatives from Louisiana. ... Donelson Caffery (September 10, 1835 December 30, 1906) was an American politician from the state of Louisiana. ... Murphy James Foster (January 12, 1849 - June 21, 1921) is a Louisiana politician who served two terms as Governor of Louisiana (1892 - 1900). ... Joseph Eugene Ransdell (October 7, 1858 - July 27, 1954) was a United States Representative and Senator from Louisiana. ... Huey Pierce Long (August 30, 1893–September 10, 1935), known as The Kingfish, was an American politician; he was governor of Louisiana (1928–1932), Senator (1932–1935) and a presidential hopeful before his assassination. ... Senate Photo Rose McConnell Long (April 8, 1892 – May 27, 1970) was a United States Senator and the wife of Huey Long. ... Allen Joseph Ellender (September 24, 1890 - July 27, 1972) was a U.S. political figure from Houma, Louisiana who served as a Democratic United States Senator from Louisiana from 1937 until his death in 1972. ... Elaine Schwartzenburg Edwards (born March 8, 1929) was a member of the United States Senate and the wife of Edwin Edwards. ... John Bennett Johnston, Jr. ... Mary Loretta Landrieu (born November 23, 1955) is the senior Democratic United States Senator for the state of Louisiana. ... The three classes of US Senators, each currently including 33 or 34 Senators (since Hawaii became the 50th state in 1959, and until another state is admitted), are a means used by the United States Senate for describing the schedules of Senate seats elections, and of the expiration of the...

Senator Party From To
Allan B. Magruder Democratic 1812 1813
Eligius Fromentin Democratic 1813 1819
James Brown Democratic,
National
Republican
1819 1823
Josiah S. Johnston Democratic,
National
Republican
1824 1833
Alexander Porter National
Republican
1833 1837
Alexander Mouton Democratic 1837 1842
Charles M. Conrad Whig 1842 1843
Alexander Porter Whig 1843 1844
Henry Johnson Whig 1844 1849
Pierre Soulé Democratic 1849 1853
John Slidell Democratic 1853 1861
Vacant 1861 1868
William P. Kellogg Republican 1868 1872
Vacant 1872 1876
James B. Eustis Democratic 1876 1879
Benjamin F. Jonas Democratic 1879 1885
James B. Eustis Democratic 1885 1891
Edward D. White Democratic 1891 1894
Newton C. Blanchard Democratic 1894 1897
Samuel D. McEnery Democratic 1897 1910
John R. Thornton Democratic 1910 1915
Robert F. Broussard Democratic 1915 1918
Walter Guion Democratic 1918
Edward J. Gay Democratic 1918 1921
Edwin S. Broussard Democratic 1921 1933
John H. Overton Democratic 1933 1948
William C. Feazel Democratic 1948 1948
Russell B. Long Democratic 1948 1987
John B. Breaux Democratic 1987 2005
David Vitter Republican 2005

Allan Bowie Magruder (1775 - April 16, 1822) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. ... Eligius Fromentin (1767? October 6, 1822) was an American politician. ... James Brown (11 September 1766 – 7 April 1835) was a United States Senator from Louisiana for the years 1813-1817 and 1819-1823. ... Josiah Stoddard Johnston (November 24, 1784 - May 19, 1833) was a United States Representative and Senator from Louisiana. ... Alexander Porter (June 24, 1785 - January 13, 1844) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. ... Alexander Mouton (November 19, 1804 - February 12, 1885) was a United States Senator and Governor of Louisiana. ... Charles Magill Conrad (24 December 1804–11 February 1878) was an American political figure. ... Alexander Porter (June 24, 1785 - January 13, 1844) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. ... Henry Johnson (1783-1864) was the Governor of Louisiana, and served the state as a United States Representative and as a United States Senator. ... Pierre Soulé (August 31, 1801–March 26, 1870) was a U.S. politician and diplomat during the mid-19th century. ... John Slidell (1793 – July 26, 1871), a native of New York City, moved to Louisiana and became a U.S. representative and a U.S. senator from that state in the mid-nineteenth century. ... William Pitt Kellogg (December 8, 1830 August 10, 1918) was an American politician. ... James Biddle Eustis (August 27, 1834 - September 9, 1887) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. ... Benjamin Franklin Jonas (1834-1911) was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He served as a Major in the Confederate Army during the U.S. Civil War, was a member of the Louisiana state house of representatives, 1865; U.S. Senator from Louisiana (Democrat), 1879-85. ... James Biddle Eustis (August 27, 1834 - September 9, 1887) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. ... Chief Justice Edward Douglass White took the office in 1910. ... Newton Crain Blanchard (January 29, 1849 - June 22, 1922) was a United States Representative, Senator, and Governor of Louisiana. ... Samuel Douglas McEnery (May 28, 1837 - June 10, 1910) served as Governor of Louisiana from 1881 until 1888, and as a United States Senator from 1897 until 1910. ... John Randolph Thornton (August 25, 1846 - December 28, 1917) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. ... Robert Foligny Broussard (August 17, 1864 - April 12, 1918) was a United States Representative and Senator from Louisiana. ... Walter Guion (April 3, 1849 - February 7, 1927) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. ... Edward J. Gay may refer to: Edward James Gay (1816-1889), a United States Representative from Louisiana Edward James Gay (1878-1952), a United States Senator from Louisiana and grandson of Edward James Gay Category: ... Edwin Sidney Broussard (December 4, 1874 - November 19, 1934) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. ... John Holmes Overton (September 17, 1875 - May 14, 1948) was a lawyer, congressman and a Democratic United States Senator from Louisiana. ... William Crosson Feazel (June 10, 1895 - March 16, 1965) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. ... Russell Billiu Long Russell Billiu Long (November 3, 1918 – May 9, 2003) was an American politician who served in the United States Senate as a Democrat from Louisiana from 1948 until 1987. ... John Breaux John Berlinger Breaux (born March 1, 1944) was a United States Senator from Louisiana from 1987 until 2005. ... David Bruce Vitter (born May 3, 1961), American politician, is a Senator from Louisiana. ...

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