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Kentucky Senators

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Historical Representation to the
U.S. Senate by Party from Kentucky

Democratic

34

Republican

30

Whig

8

American

2

Jacksonian

2

Anti-Admin

1

Federalist

2

Total Senators

79


Source: balletpedia.org
 

Class 2 Senators

Party

Years Served


Class 3 Senators

Party

Years Served

John Brown

Republican

1792-1805

John Edwards

Anti-Admin

1792-1795

Buckner Thruston

Republican

1805-1809

Humphrey Marshall

Federalist

1795-1801

Henry Clay

Republican

1810-1811

John Breckinridge

Republican

1801-1805

George M. Bibb

Republican

1811-1814

John Adair

Republican

1805-1806

George Walker

Republican

1814-1814

Henry Clay

Republican

1806-1807

William T. Barry

Republican

1814-1816

John Pope

Republican

1807-1813

Martin D. Hardin

Federalist

1816-1817

Jesse Bledsoe

Republican

1813-1814

John J. Crittenden

Republican

1817-1819

Isham Talbot

Republican

1815-1819

Richard M. Johnson

Republican

1819-1829

William Logan

Republican

1819-1820

George M.Bibb

Jacksonian

1829-1835

Isham Talbot

Republican

1820-1825

John J. Crittenden

Anti-Jacksonian, Whig

1835-1841

John Rowan

Jacksonian

1825-1831

James T. Morehead

Whig

1841-1847

Henry Clay

Anti-Jacksonian, Whig

1831-1842

Joseph R. Underwood

Whig

1847-1853

John J. Crittenden

Whig

1842-1848

John B. Thompson

Whig, Opposition, American

1853-1859

Thomas Metcalfe

Whig

1848-1849

Lazarus W. Powell

Democratic

1859-1865

Henry Clay

Whig

1849-1852

James Guthrie

Democratic

1865-1868

David Meriwether

Democratic

1852-1852

Thomas C. McCreery

Democratic

1868-1871

Archibald Dixon

Whig

1852-1855

John W. Stevenson

Democratic

1871-1877

John J. Crittenden

Opposition, American

1855-1861

James B. Beck

Democratic

1877-1890

John C. Breckinridge

Democratic

1861-1861

John G. Carlisle

Democratic

1890-1893

Garrett Davis

Democratic

1861-1872

William Lindsay

Democratic

1893-1901

Willis B. Machen

Democratic

1872-1873

Joseph C.S. Blackburn

Democratic

1901-1907

Thomas C. McCreery

Democratic

1873-1879

Thomas H. Paynter

Democratic

1907-1913

John Stuart Williams

Democratic

1879-1885

Ollie M. James

Democratic

1913-1918

Joseph C. S. Blackburn

Democratic

1885-1897

George B. Martin

Democratic

1918-1919

William J. Deboe

Republican

1897-1903

A. Owsley Stanley

Democratic

1919-1925

James B. McCreary

Democratic

1903-1909

Frederic M. Sackett

Republican

1925-1930

William O. Bradley

Republican

1909-1914

John M. Robsion

Republican

1930-1930

Johnson N. Camden, Jr.

Democratic

1914-1915

Ben M. Williamson

Democratic

1930-1931

John C. W. Beckham

Democratic

1915-1921

Marvel M. Logan

Democratic

1931-1939

Richard P. Ernst

Republican

1921-1927

Albert B. Happy Chandler

Democratic

1939-1945

Alben W. Barkley

Democratic

1927-1949

William A. Stanfill

Republican

1945-1946

Garrett L. Withers

Democratic

1949-1950

John Sherman Cooper

Republican

1946-1949

Earle C. Clements

Democratic

1950-1957

Virgil M. Chapman

Democratic

1949-1951

Thruston B. Morton

Republican

1957-1968

Thomas R. Underwood

Democratic

1951-1952

Marlow W. Cook

Republican

1968-1974

John Sherman Cooper

Republican

1952-1955

Wendell H. Ford

Democratic

1974-1999

Alben W. Barkley

Democratic

1955-1956

Jim Bunning

Republican

1999-2011

Robert Humphreys

Democratic

1956-1956

Rand Paul

Republican

2011-Present

John Sherman Cooper

Republican

1956-1973




Walter D. Huddleston

Democratic

1973-1985




Mitch McConnell

Republican

1985-Present






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