List of members of the United States Congress from multiple states

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Throughout the History of the United States Congress, some members were elected as either Representatives and/or as Senators from more than one U.S. state at different times in their career.

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Multiple states in the House

NameState / DistrictStartEndParty
Daniel Hiester Flag of Pennsylvania.svg  Pennsylvania (at-large/5th districts)17891795 Anti-Administration
17951796 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Maryland.svg  Maryland (4th district)18011804
John Sevier Flag of North Carolina.svg  North Carolina (5th district)17901791 Pro-Administration
Flag of Tennessee.svg  Tennessee (2nd district)18111815 Democratic-Republican
Anthony New Flag of Virginia.svg  Virginia (16th/11th district)17931795 Anti-Administration
17951805 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Kentucky.svg  Kentucky (1st district)18111813
Flag of Kentucky.svg  Kentucky (5th district)18171819
18211823
Edward Livingston Flag of New York.svg  New York (2nd district)17951801 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Louisiana.svg  Louisiana (1st district)18231825
18251829 Jacksonian
Matthew Lyon Flag of Vermont.svg  Vermont (1st district)17971801 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Kentucky.svg  Kentucky (1st district)18031811
Ezekiel Whitman Flag of Massachusetts.svg  Massachusetts (15th district)18091811 Federalist
18171821
Flag of Maine.svg  Maine (2nd district)18211822
Daniel Webster Flag of New Hampshire.svg  New Hampshire (at-large)18131817 Federalist
Flag of Massachusetts.svg  Massachusetts (1st district)18231825
18251827 National Republican
Enoch Lincoln Flag of Massachusetts.svg  Massachusetts (20th district)18181821 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Maine.svg  Maine (7th/5th districts)18211826
Joshua Cushman Flag of Massachusetts.svg  Massachusetts (19th district)18191821 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Maine.svg  Maine (6th/4th districts)18211825
Mark Hill Flag of Massachusetts.svg  Massachusetts (16th district)18191821 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Maine.svg  Maine (3rd district)18211823
Samuel Clark Flag of New York.svg  New York (25th district)18331835 Jacksonian
Flag of Michigan.svg  Michigan (3rd district)18531855 Democratic
William Brown Flag of Virginia.svg  Virginia (15th district)18451849 Democratic
Flag of Virginia.svg  Virginia (10th district)18611863 Unionist
Flag of West Virginia.svg  West Virginia (2nd district)18631865
Charles Faulkner Flag of Virginia.svg  Virginia (10th/8th districts)18511859 Democratic
Flag of West Virginia.svg  West Virginia (2nd district)18751877
Samuel Cox Flag of Ohio.svg  Ohio (12th/7th districts)18571865 Democratic
Flag of New York.svg  New York (6th district)18691873
Flag of New York.svg  New York (6th/8th districts)18731885
Flag of New York.svg  New York (9th district)18861889
Francis Kellogg Flag of Michigan.svg  Michigan (3rd/4th districts)18591865 Republican
Flag of Alabama.svg  Alabama (1st district)18681869
William Vandever Flag of Iowa.svg  Iowa (2nd district)18591863 Republican
Flag of California.svg  California (6th district)18871891
Jacob B. Blair Flag of Virginia.svg  Virginia (11th district)18611863 Unionist
Flag of West Virginia.svg  West Virginia (1st district)18631865
Kellian Whaley Flag of Virginia.svg  Virginia (12th district)18611863 Unionist
Flag of West Virginia.svg  West Virginia (2nd district)18631867 Unconditional Unionist
Charles A. Towne Flag of Minnesota.svg  Minnesota (6th district)18951897 Republican
Flag of New York.svg  New York (14th district)19051907 Democratic
Robert P. Hill Flag of Illinois.svg  Illinois (25th district)19131915 Democratic
Flag of Oklahoma.svg  Oklahoma (5th district)19371937
Ed Foreman Flag of Texas.svg  Texas (16th district)19631965 Republican
Flag of New Mexico.svg  New Mexico (2nd district)19691971

Multiple states in the Senate

Only two Senators have represented more than one state. [1]

One state in the House, another in the Senate

NameOfficesStartEndParty
John Brown Flag of Virginia.svg Representative from Virginia (2nd district)17891792 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Kentucky.svg Senator from Kentucky17921805
Robert Harper Flag of South Carolina.svg Representative from South Carolina (5th district)17951801 Federalist
Flag of Maryland.svg Senator from Maryland18161816
Edward Livingston Flag of New York.svg Representative from New York (2nd district)17951801 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Louisiana.svg Senator from Louisiana18291831 Jacksonian
William Claiborne Flag of Tennessee.svg Representative from Tennessee (at-large)17971801 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Louisiana.svg Senator from Louisiana18171817
David Holmes Flag of Virginia.svg Representative from Virginia (2nd/4th districts)17971809 Democratic-Republican
Flag placeholder.svg Senator from Mississippi18201825
John Chandler Flag of Massachusetts.svg Representative from Massachusetts (17th district)18051809 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Maine.svg Senator from Maine18201829
William R. King Flag of North Carolina.svg Representative from North Carolina (5th district)18111816 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Alabama.svg Senator from Alabama18191844
Democratic
18481852
Israel Pickens Flag of North Carolina.svg Representative from North Carolina (11th/12th districts)18111817 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Alabama.svg Senator from Alabama18261826 Jacksonian
Daniel Webster Flag of New Hampshire.svg Representative from New Hampshire (at-large)18131817 Federalist
Flag of Massachusetts.svg Senator from Massachusetts18271833 National Republican
18331841 Whig
18451850
Albion Parris Flag of Massachusetts.svg Representative from Massachusetts (20th district)18151818 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Maine.svg Senator from Maine18271828 Jacksonian
John Holmes Flag of Massachusetts.svg Representative from Massachusetts (14th district)18171820 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Maine.svg Senator from Maine18201827
18291833 National Republican
Sam Houston Flag of Tennessee.svg Representative from Tennessee (7th)18231827 Democratic-Republican
Flag of Texas.svg Senator from Texas18461859 Democratic
Jesse Speight Flag of North Carolina.svg Representative from North Carolina (4th district)18291837 Jacksonian
Flag placeholder.svg Senator from Mississippi18451847 Democratic
John B. Weller Flag of Ohio.svg Representative from Ohio (2nd district)18391845 Democratic
Flag of California.svg Senator from California18521857
William Gwin Flag placeholder.svg Representative from Mississippi (at-large)18411843 Democratic
Flag of California.svg Senator from California18501855
18571861
Alexander Ramsey Flag of Pennsylvania.svg Representative from Pennsylvania (15th district)18431847 Whig
Flag of Minnesota.svg Senator from Minnesota18631875 Republican
Edward Baker Flag of Illinois.svg Representative from Illinois (7th district)18451847 Whig
Flag of Illinois.svg Representative from Illinois (6th district)18491851
Flag of Oregon.svg Senator from Oregon18601861 Republican
James Lane Flag of Indiana.svg Representative from Indiana (4th district)18531855 Republican
Flag of Kansas.svg Senator from Kansas18611866
Charles Van Wyck Flag of New York.svg Representative from New York (10th district)18591863 Republican
Flag of New York.svg Representative from New York (11th district)18671869
18701871
Flag of Nebraska.svg Senator from Nebraska18811887
J. Hamilton Lewis Flag of Washington.svg Representative from Washington (at-large district)18971899 Democratic
Flag of Illinois.svg Senator from Illinois19131919
19331939
Charles A. Towne Flag of Minnesota.svg Senator from Minnesota19001901 Democratic
Flag of New York.svg Representative from New York (14th district)19051907

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References

  1. 1 2 "Scott Brown won his primary. Now he wants to be the first multi-state senator in 135 years". www.vox.com.
  2. "U.S. Senate: Senator for Three States". www.senate.gov.