List of United States Representatives From Rhode Island
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List of United States Representatives From Rhode Island

The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the State of Rhode Island. For chronological tables of members of both houses of the United States Congress from the state (through the present day), see United States congressional delegations from Rhode Island. The list of names should be complete, but other data may be incomplete.

Current representatives

List of members

Members Party Years District Notes
Nelson W. Aldrich Republican March 4, 1879 - October 4, 1881 1st Resigned to become U.S. senator
Richard S. Aldrich Republican March 4, 1923 - March 3, 1933 2nd [data unknown/missing]
Lemuel H. Arnold Whig March 4, 1845 - March 3, 1847 2nd [data unknown/missing]
Warren O. Arnold Republican March 4, 1887 - March 3, 1891 2nd [data unknown/missing]
March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1897 [data unknown/missing]
Latimer W. Ballou Republican March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1881 2nd [data unknown/missing]
Edward Beard Democratic January 3, 1975 - January 3, 1981 2nd [data unknown/missing]
John L. Boss Jr. Federalist March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1819 At-large [data unknown/missing]
Benjamin Bourne Pro-Administration August 31, 1790 - March 3, 1795 At-large [data unknown/missing]
Federalist March 4, 1795 - , 1796 [data unknown/missing]
William D. Brayton Republican March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1861 2nd [data unknown/missing]
John Brown Federalist March 4, 1799 - March 3, 1801 At-large [data unknown/missing]
George H. Browne Unionist March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1863 2nd [data unknown/missing]
Melville Bull Republican March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1903 1st [data unknown/missing]
Clark Burdick Republican March 4, 1919 - March 3, 1933 1st [data unknown/missing]
Tristram Burges Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1829 At-large [data unknown/missing]
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 - March 3, 1835 [data unknown/missing]
Adin B. Capron Republican March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1911 2nd [data unknown/missing]
Jonathan Chace Republican March 4, 1881 - January 26, 1885 2nd Resigned to become U.S. senator
Christopher G. Champlin Federalist March 4, 1797 - March 3, 1801 At-large [data unknown/missing]
David Cicilline Democratic January 3, 2011 - present 1st Incumbent
Francis B. Condon Democratic November 4, 1930 - March 3, 1933 3rd [data unknown/missing]
March 4, 1933 - January 10, 1935 1st Resigned after being seated as an Associate Justice of the RI Supreme Court
Henry Y. Cranston Law and Order March 4, 1843 - March 3, 1845 1st [data unknown/missing]
Whig March 4, 1845 - March 3, 1847 [data unknown/missing]
Robert B. Cranston Whig March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1843 At-large [data unknown/missing]
March 4, 1847 - March 3, 1849 1st [data unknown/missing]
Thomas Davis Democratic March 4, 1853 - March 3, 1855 1st [data unknown/missing]
Nathan F. Dixon II Whig March 4, 1849 - March 3, 1851 2nd [data unknown/missing]
Republican March 4, 1863 - March 3, 1871 [data unknown/missing]
Nathan F. Dixon, III Republican February 12, 1885 - March 4, 1885 2nd [data unknown/missing]
Job Durfee Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 - March 3, 1825 At-large [data unknown/missing]
Nathan B. Durfee Know-nothing March 4, 1855 - March 3, 1857 1st [data unknown/missing]
Republican March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1859 [data unknown/missing]
Benjamin T. Eames Republican March 4, 1871 - March 3, 1879 1st [data unknown/missing]
Samuel Eddy Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 - March 3, 1825 At-large [data unknown/missing]
John E. Fogarty Democratic January 3, 1941 - January 10, 1967 2nd Died
Aime Forand Democratic January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1939 1st [data unknown/missing]
January 3, 1941 - January 3, 1961 [data unknown/missing]
Peter G. Gerry Democratic March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1915 2nd [data unknown/missing]
Daniel L. D. Granger Democratic March 4, 1903 - February 14, 1909 1st Died
Nathaniel Hazard Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 - December 17, 1820 At-large Died
Richard Jackson Jr. Federalist November 11, 1808 - March 3, 1815 At-large [data unknown/missing]
Thomas A. Jenckes Republican March 4, 1863 - March 3, 1871 1st [data unknown/missing]
Ambrose Kennedy Republican March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1923 3rd [data unknown/missing]
Patrick Kennedy Democratic January 3, 1995 - January 3, 2011 1st [data unknown/missing]
George G. King Whig March 4, 1849 - March 3, 1853 1st [data unknown/missing]
Nehemiah Knight Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 - June 13, 1808 At-large Died
James Langevin Democratic January 3, 2001 - present 2nd Incumbent
Oscar Lapham Democratic March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1895 1st [data unknown/missing]
Ronald Machtley Republican January 3, 1989 - January 3, 1995 1st [data unknown/missing]
Francis Malbone Federalist March 4, 1793 - March 3, 1797 At-large [data unknown/missing]
James B. Mason Federalist March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1819 At-large [data unknown/missing]
Louis Monast Republican March 4, 1927 - March 3, 1929 3rd [data unknown/missing]
Jeremiah E. O'Connell Democratic March 4, 1923 - March 3, 1927 3rd [data unknown/missing]
March 4, 1929 - May 9, 1930 Resigned to become Associate Justice of Rhode Island Superior Court
John M. O'Connell Democratic March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1939 2nd [data unknown/missing]
George F. O'Shaunessy Democratic March 4, 1911 - March 3, 1919 1st [data unknown/missing]
Charles H. Page Democratic February 21, 1887 - March 4, 1887 2nd [data unknown/missing]
March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1895 Seat declared vacant March 4, 1893 - April 5, 1893 due to failure of candidates to attain majority vote
Dutee J. Pearce Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1829 At-large [data unknown/missing]
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 - March 3, 1833 [data unknown/missing]
Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1837 [data unknown/missing]
James M. Pendleton Republican March 4, 1871 - March 4, 1875 2nd [data unknown/missing]
William A. Pirce Republican March 4, 1885 - January 25, 1887 2nd Seat declared vacant due to election irregularities
Elisha Potter Federalist November 15, 1796 - March 3, 1797 At-large [data unknown/missing]
March 4, 1809 - March 3, 1815 [data unknown/missing]
Elisha R. Potter Law and Order March 4, 1843 - March 3, 1845 2nd [data unknown/missing]
Jack Reed Democratic January 3, 1991 - January 3, 1997 2nd [data unknown/missing]
Charles Risk Republican August 6, 1935 - January 3, 1937 1st [data unknown/missing]
January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1941 [data unknown/missing]
Christopher Robinson Republican March 4, 1859 - March 3, 1861 1st [data unknown/missing]
Fernand St. Germain Democratic January 3, 1961 - January 3, 1989 1st [data unknown/missing]
Harry Sandager Republican January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1941 2nd [data unknown/missing]
Claudine Schneider Republican January 3, 1981 - January 3, 1991 2nd [data unknown/missing]
William Paine Sheffield Sr. Unionist March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1863 1st [data unknown/missing]
William P. Sheffield Republican March 4, 1909 - March 3, 1911 1st [data unknown/missing]
Henry J. Spooner Republican December 5, 1881 - March 3, 1891 1st [data unknown/missing]
William Sprague III Whig March 4, 1835 - March 3, 1837 At-large [data unknown/missing]
Joseph Stanton Jr. Democratic-Republican March 4, 1801 - March 3, 1807 At-large [data unknown/missing]
Walter R. Stiness Republican March 4, 1915 - March 3, 1923 2nd [data unknown/missing]
Benjamin B. Thurston Democratic March 4, 1847 - March 3, 1849 2nd [data unknown/missing]
March 4, 1851 - March 3, 1855 [data unknown/missing]
Know Nothing March 4, 1855 -March 4, 1857 [data unknown/missing]
Robert Tiernan Democratic March 28, 1967 - January 3, 1975 2nd [data unknown/missing]
Joseph L. Tillinghast Whig March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1843 At-large [data unknown/missing]
Thomas Tillinghast Federalist November 13, 1797 - March 3, 1799 At-large [data unknown/missing]
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1801 - March 3, 1803 [data unknown/missing]
George H. Utter Republican March 4, 1911 - November 3, 1912 2nd Died
Robert Weygand Democratic January 3, 1997 - January 3, 2001 2nd [data unknown/missing]
Isaac Wilbour Democratic-Republican March 4, 1807 - March 3, 1809 At-large [data unknown/missing]

Living former members

As of October 2020, there are 6 former members. The most recent member to die was Robert Tiernan (served 1967-1975) on October 15, 2014. The most recently serving member to die was Fernand St. Germain (served 1961-1989) on August 16, 2014.

Member Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Edward Beard 1975-1981 (1940-01-20) January 20, 1940 (age 80)
Claudine Schneider 1981-1991 (1947-03-25) March 25, 1947 (age 73)
Ronald Machtley 1989-1995 (1948-07-13) July 13, 1948 (age 72)
Jack Reed 1991-1997 (1949-11-12) November 12, 1949 (age 70)
Patrick J. Kennedy 1995-2011 (1967-07-14) July 14, 1967 (age 53)
Robert Weygand 1997-2001 (1948-05-10) May 10, 1948 (age 72)

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