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Encyclopedia > List of United States Senators from Nebraska

Nebraska was admitted to the Union on March 1, 1867.


Class 1

Senator Party From To
John M. Thayer Republican 1867 1871
Algernon S. Paddock Republican 1875 1881
Charles H. Van Wyck Republican 1881 1887
Algernon S. Paddock Republican 1887 1893
William V. Allen Populist 1893 1899
Monroe L. Hayward Republican 1899 1899
William V. Allen Populist 1899 1901
Charles H. Dietrich Republican 1901 1905
Elmer J. Burkett Republican 1905 1911
Gilbert M. Hitchcock Democrat 1911 1923
Robert B. Howell Republican 1923 1933
William H. Thompson Democrat 1933 1934
Richard C. Hunter Democrat 1934 1935
Edward R. Burke Democrat 1935 1941
Hugh A. Butler Republican 1941 1954
Samuel W. Reynolds Republican 1954
Roman L. Hruska Republican 1954 1976
Edward Zorinsky Democrat 1976 1987
David K. Karnes Republican 1987 1989
Bob Kerrey Democrat 1989 2001
Ben Nelson Democrat 2001

Class 2

Senator Party From To
Thomas W. Tipton Republican 1867 1875
Phineas W. Hitchcock Republican 1871 1877
Alvin Saunders Republican 1877 1883
Charles F. Manderson Republican 1883 1895
John M. Thurston Republican 1895 1901
Joseph H. Millard Republican 1901 1907
Norris Brown Republican 1907 1913
George W. Norris Republican,
Independent
1913 1943
Kenneth S. Wherry Republican 1943 1951
Fred Andrew Seaton Republican 1951 1952
Dwight P. Griswold Republican 1952 1954
Eva Bowring Republican 1954
Hazel H. Abel Republican 1954
Carl T. Curtis Republican 1955 1979
J. James Exon Democrat 1979 1997
Chuck Hagel Republican 1997

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