List of United States Senators from Alabama


List of United States Senators from Alabama

Alabama was admitted to the Union on December 14 1819. Its Senate seats were declared vacant in March 1861, due to its secession from the Union. They were again filled from July 1868.


=Class II=

SenatorPartyFromTo
William R. King Democratic December 14, 1819April 15, 1844
Dixon H. LewisDemocraticApril 22, 1844October 25, 1848
Benjamin FitzpatrickDemocraticNovember 25, 1848November 30, 1849
Jeremiah ClemensDemocraticNovember 30, 1849March 3, 1853
Clement C. Clay, Jr.DemocraticNovember 29, 1853January 21, 1861
VacantJanuary 21, 1861July 13, 1868
Willard WarnerRepublicanJuly 13, 1868March 3, 1871
George GoldthwaiteDemocraticMarch 4, 1871March 3, 1877
John T. MorganDemocraticMarch 4, 1877June 1, 1907
John H. BankheadDemocraticJune 18, 1907March 1, 1920
Braxton B. ComerDemocraticMarch 25, 1920November 2, 1920
J. Thomas HeflinDemocraticNovember 3, 1920March 3, 1931
John H. Bankhead IIDemocraticMarch 4, 1931June 12, 1946
George R. SwiftDemocraticJune 15, 1946November 5, 1946
John J. SparkmanDemocraticNovember 6, 1946January 3, 1979
Howell T. HeflinDemocraticJanuary 3, 1979January 3, 1997
Jefferson B. Sessions IIIRepublicanJanuary 3, 1997


=Class III=

SenatorPartyFromTo
John W. WalkerDemocraticDecember 14, 1819December 12, 1822
William KellyDemocraticDecember 12, 1822March 3, 1825
Henry H. ChambersDemocraticMarch 4, 1825January 24, 1826
Israel PickensDemocraticFebruary 17, 1826November 27, 1826
John McKinleyDemocraticNovember 27, 1826March 3, 1831
Gabriel MooreDemocraticMarch 4, 1831March 3, 1837
John McKinleyDemocraticMarch 4, 1837April 22, 1837
Clement C. ClayDemocraticJune 19, 1837November 15, 1841
Arthur P. BagbyDemocraticNovember 24, 1841June 16, 1848
William R. KingDemocraticJuly 1, 1848December 20, 1852
Benjamin FitzpatrickDemocraticJanuary 14, 1853March 3, 1855
Benjamin FitzpatrickDemocraticNovember 26, 1855January 21, 1861
VacantJanuary 21, 1861July 13, 1868
George E. SpencerRepublicanJuly 13, 1868March 3, 1879
George S. HoustonDemocraticMarch 4, 1879December 31, 1879
Luke PryorDemocraticJanuary 7, 1880November 23, 1880
James L. PughDemocraticNovember 24, 1880March 3, 1897
Edmund W. PettusDemocraticMarch 4, 1897July 27, 1907
Joseph F. JohnstonDemocraticAugust 6, 1907August 8, 1913
Francis S. WhiteDemocraticMay 1, 1914March 3, 1915
Oscar W. UnderwoodDemocraticMarch 4, 1915March 3, 1927
Hugo L. BlackDemocraticMarch 4, 1927August 19, 1937
Dixie B. GravesDemocraticAugust 20, 1937January 10, 1938
J. Lister HillDemocraticJanuary 1, 1938January 2, 1969
James B. AllenDemocraticJanuary 3, 1969June 1, 1978
Maryon P. AllenDemocraticJune 8, 1978November 7, 1978
Donald W. StewartDemocraticNovember 8, 1978January 2, 1981
Jeremiah A. Denton Jr.RepublicanJanuary 2, 1981January 3, 1987
Richard C. ShelbyDemocratic, RepublicanJanuary 3, 1987

ee also

*US Congressional Delegations from Alabama


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