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United States Congressional Delegations From Tennessee
Tennessee's congressional districts since 2013[1]

These are tables of congressional delegations from Tennessee to the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate.

House of Representatives

Current Representatives

List of members of the Tennessean United States House delegation, their terms in office, district boundaries, and the district political ratings according to the CPVI. The delegation has a total of 9 members, with 7 Republicans, and 2 Democrats.

District Representative Party CPVI Incumbency District map
1st Phil Roe, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Phil Roe (R-Johnson City) Republican R+28 January 3, 2009 - present Tennessee US Congressional District 1 (since 2013).tif
2nd Rep. Tim Burchett official photo, 116th congress.jpg Tim Burchett (R-Knoxville) Republican R+20 January 3, 2019 - present Tennessee US Congressional District 2 (since 2013).tif
3rd Chuck Fleischmann official photo.jpg Chuck Fleischmann (R-Ooltewah) Republican R+18 January 3, 2011 - present Tennessee US Congressional District 3 (since 2013).tif
4th Scott DesJarlais, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Scott DesJarlais (R-Jasper) Republican R+20 January 3, 2011 - present Tennessee US Congressional District 4 (since 2013).tif
5th Jim Cooper, Official Portrait, ca2013.jpg Jim Cooper (D-Nashville) Democratic D+7 January 3, 2003 - present Tennessee US Congressional District 5 (since 2013).tif
6th John Rose, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg John Rose (R-Gallatin) Republican R+24 January 3, 2019 - present Tennessee US Congressional District 6 (since 2013).tif
7th Mark Green, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg Mark E. Green (R-Brentwood) Republican R+20 January 3, 2019 - present Tennessee US Congressional District 7 (since 2013).tif
8th Kustoff Official Headshot.jpg David Kustoff (R-Memphis) Republican R+19 January 3, 2017 - present Tennessee US Congressional District 8 (since 2013).tif
9th Stevecohen.jpeg Steve Cohen (D-Memphis) Democratic D+28 January 3, 2007 - present Tennessee US Congressional District 9 (since 2013).tif

1789 - 1791: Part of North Carolina

John Sevier was elected in North Carolina's 5th district, which included the territory of the former State of Franklin. He continued to serve after the entirety of his district was ceded to the federal government and formed the Southwest Territory.

1793 - 1796: 1 non-voting delegate

Congress Delegate
3rd
(1793-1795)
James White
4th
(1795-December 4, 1796)

1796 - 1803: 1 seat

Until 1803, Tennessee elected one representative, at-large, statewide.

Congress At-large
4th
(December 4, 1796 - 1797)
Andrew Jackson
(D-R)
William C.C. Claiborne
(D-R)
5th
(1797-1799)
6th
(1799-1801)
7th
(1801-1803)
William Dickson
(D-R)

1803 - 1813: 3 seats

Tennessee elected three representatives, at-large, statewide for the 8th Congress, and then in separate districts after that.

Congress 1st at-large seat 2nd at-large seat 3rd at-large seat
8th
(1803-1805)
William Dickson
(D-R)
George W. Campbell
(D-R)
John Rhea
(D-R)
Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd
9th
(1805-1807)
John Rhea
(D-R)
George W. Campbell
(D-R)
William Dickson
(D-R)
10th
(1807-1809)
Jesse Wharton
(D-R)
11th
(1809-1811)
Robert Weakley
(D-R)
Pleasant Moorman Miller
(D-R)
12th
(1811-1813)
John Sevier
(D-R)
Felix Grundy
(D-R)

1813 - 1823: 6 seats

Tennessee elected six representatives from districts.

1823 - 1833: 9 seats

From 1823 to 1833, Tennessee elected nine representatives.

1833 - 1843: 13 seats

For the ten years following the 1830 census, Tennessee had its largest apportionment of 13 seats.

1843 - 1853: 11 seats

After the 1840 census, Tennessee lost 2 seats.

1853 - 1863: 10 seats

After the 1850 census, Tennessee lost 1 seat.

1863 - 1873: 8 seats

After the 1860 census, Tennessee lost 2 seats.

1873 - 1933: 10 seats

After the 1870 census, Tennessee gained 2 seats.

Congress District At-large seat
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
43rd
(1873-1875)
Roderick R. Butler
(R)
Jacob Montgomery Thornburgh
(R)
William Crutchfield
(R)
John Morgan Bright
(D)
Horace Harrison
(R)
Washington C. Whitthorne
(D)
John DeWitt Clinton Atkins
(D)
David Alexander Nunn
(R)
Barbour Lewis
(R)
Horace Maynard
(R)
44th
(1875-1877)
William McFarland
(D)
George Gibbs Dibrell
(D)
Samuel McClary Fite
(D)
John Morgan Bright
(D)
John Ford House
(D)
Washington C. Whitthorne
(D)
John DeWitt Clinton Atkins
(D)
William Parker Caldwell
(D)
10th district
H. Casey Young
(D)
Haywood Yancey Riddle
(D)
45th
(1877-1879)
James Henry Randolph
(R)
46th
(1879-1881)
Robert Love Taylor
(D)
Leonidas C. Houk
(R)
Benton McMillin
(D)
Charles Bryson Simonton
(D)
47th
(1881-1883)
Augustus Herman Pettibone
(R)
Richard Warner
(D)
William Robert Moore
(R)
48th
(1883-1885)
Andrew Jackson Caldwell
(D)
John Goff Ballentine
(D)
John May Taylor
(D)
Rice Alexander Pierce
(D)
H. Casey Young
(D)
49th
(1885-1887)
John R. Neal
(D)
James D. Richardson
(D)
Presley T. Glass
(D)
Zachary Taylor
(R)
50th
(1887-1889)
Roderick R. Butler
(R)
Joseph E. Washington
(D)
Washington C. Whitthorne
(D)
Benjamin A. Enloe
(D)
James Phelan
(D)
51st
(1889-1891)
Alfred A. Taylor
(R)
Henry Clay Evans
(R)
Rice Alexander Pierce
(D)
52nd
(1891-1893)
Henry C. Snodgrass
(D)
Nicholas N. Cox
(D)
Josiah Patterson
(D)
John C. Houk
(R)
53rd
(1893-1895)
James C. McDearmon
(D)
54th
(1895-1897)
William Coleman Anderson
(R)
Henry R. Gibson
(R)
Foster V. Brown
(R)
John E. McCall
(R)
55th
(1897-1899)
Walter P. Brownlow
(R)
John A. Moon
(D)
John W. Gaines
(D)
Thetus W. Sims
(D)
Rice Alexander Pierce
(D)
Edward W. Carmack
(D)
56th
(1899-1901)
Charles Edward Snodgrass
(D)
57th
(1901-1903)
Lemuel P. Padgett
(D)
Malcolm R. Patterson
(D)
58th
(1903-1905)
Morgan Cassius Fitzpatrick
(D)
59th
(1905-1907)
Nathan W. Hale
(R)
Mounce G. Butler
(D)
William C. Houston
(D)
Finis J. Garrett
(D)
60th
(1907-1909)
Cordell Hull
(D)
George W. Gordon
(D)
61st
(1909-1911)
Richard W. Austin
(R)
Joseph W. Byrns
(D)
Zachary D. Massey
(R)
62nd
(1911-1913)
Sam R. Sells
(R)
Kenneth D. McKellar
(D)
63rd
(1913-1915)
64th
(1915-1917)
65th
(1917-1919)
Hubert Fisher
(D)
66th
(1919-1921)
J. Will Taylor
(R)
Ewin L. Davis
(D)
67th
(1921-1923)
B. Carroll Reece
(R)
Joseph Edgar Brown
(R)
Wynne F. Clouse
(R)
Lon A. Scott
(R)
Clarence W. Turner
(D)
68th
(1923-1925)
Samuel Davis McReynolds
(D)
Cordell Hull
(D)
William C. Salmon
(D)
Gordon Browning
(D)
69th
(1925-1927)
Edward E. Eslick
(D)
70th
(1927-1929)
71st
(1929-1931)
Jere Cooper
(D)
72nd
(1931-1933)
Oscar B. Lovette
(R)
John R. Mitchell
(D)
E. H. Crump
(D)
Willa McC. Blake Eslick
(D)

1933 - 1943: 9 seats

After the 1930 census, Tennessee lost 1 seat.

1943 - 1953: 10 seats

After the 1940 census, Tennessee gained 1 seat.

1953 - 1973: 9 seats

After the 1950 census, Tennessee lost 1 seat.

1973 - 1983: 8 seats

After the 1970 census, Tennessee lost 1 seat.

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
93rd
(1973-1975)
Jimmy Quillen
(R)
John Duncan Sr.
(R)
LaMar Baker
(R)
Joe L. Evins
(D)
Richard Fulton
(D)
Robin Beard
(R)
Ed Jones
(D)
Dan Kuykendall
(R)
94th
(1975-1977)
Marilyn Lloyd
(D)
Harold Ford Sr.
(D)
Clifford Allen
(D)
95th
(1977-1979)
Al Gore
(D)
96th
(1979-1981)
Bill Boner
(D)
97th
(1981-1983)

1983 - Present: 9 seats

After the 1980 census, Tennessee gained 1 seat.

Congress District
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
98th
(1983-1985)
Jimmy Quillen
(R)
John Duncan Sr.
(R)
Marilyn Lloyd
(D)
Jim Cooper
(D)
Bill Boner
(D)
Al Gore
(D)
Don Sundquist
(R)
Ed Jones
(D)
Harold Ford Sr.
(D)
99th
(1985-1987)
Bart Gordon
(D)
100th
(1987-1989)
Jimmy Duncan
(R)
Bob Clement
(D)
101st
(1989-1991)
John S. Tanner
(D)
102nd
(1991-1993)
103rd
(1993-1995)
104th
(1995-1997)
Zach Wamp
(R)
Van Hilleary
(R)
Ed Bryant
(R)
105th
(1997-1999)
Bill Jenkins
(R)
Harold Ford Jr.
(D)
106th
(1999-2001)
107th
(2001-2003)
108th
(2003-2005)
Lincoln Davis
(D)
Jim Cooper
(D)
Marsha Blackburn
(R)
109th
(2005-2007)
110th
(2007-2009)
David Davis
(R)
Steve Cohen
(D)
111th
(2009-2011)
Phil Roe
(R)
112th
(2011-2013)
Chuck Fleischmann
(R)
Scott DesJarlais
(R)
Diane Black
(R)
Stephen Fincher
(R)
113th
(2013-2015)
114th
(2015-2017)
115th
(2017-2019)
David Kustoff
(R)
116th
(2019-2021)
Tim Burchett
(R)
John W. Rose
(R)
Mark E. Green
(R)
Congress 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
District

United States Senate

Current delegation
Alexander
Senator Lamar Alexander
(R)
Marsha Blackburn
Senator Marsha Blackburn
(R)

Senate delegation timeline (1795 - present)

Tables showing membership in the Tennessee federal Senate delegation throughout history of statehood in the United States.

Class 1 Senators Congress Class 2 Senators
William Cocke (D-R) 4th (1795-1797) William Blount (D-R)
5th (1797-1799)
Andrew Jackson (D-R) Joseph Anderson (D-R)
Daniel Smith (D-R)
Joseph Anderson (D-R) 6th (1799-1801) William Cocke (D-R)
7th (1801-1803)
8th (1803-1805)
9th (1805-1807) Daniel Smith (D-R)
10th (1807-1809)
11th (1809-1811)
Jenkin Whiteside (D-R)
12th (1811-1813)
George W. Campbell (D-R)
13th (1813-1815)
Jesse Wharton (D-R)
George W. Campbell (D-R) 14th (1815-1817)
John Williams (D-R)
15th (1817-1819)
John H. Eaton (D-R)
16th (1819-1821)
17th (1821-1823)
18th (1823-1825) Andrew Jackson (D-R)
19th (1825-1827)
Hugh Lawson White (D-R)
20th (1827-1829)
21st (1829-1831)
Felix Grundy (D-R)
22nd (1831-1833)
23rd (1833-1835)
24th (1835-1837)
25th (1837-1839)
Ephraim H. Foster (W)
Felix Grundy (D) 26th (1839-1841)
Alfred O. P. Nicholson (D) Alexander O. Anderson (D)
27th (1841-1843) Vacant
Ephraim H. Foster (W) 28th (1843-1845) Spencer Jarnagin (W)
Hopkins L. Turney (D) 29th (1845-1847)
30th (1847-1849) John Bell (W)
31st (1849-1851)
James C. Jones (W) 32nd (1851-1853)
33rd (1853-1855)
34th (1855-1857)
Andrew Johnson (D) 35th (1857-1859)
36th (1859-1861) Alfred O. P. Nicholson (D)
37th (1861-1863) American Civil War
American Civil War
38th (1863-1865)
David T. Patterson (U) 39th (1865-1867) Joseph S. Fowler
(Unconditional U)
40th (1867-1869)
William G. Brownlow (R) 41st (1869-1871)
42nd (1871-1873) Henry Cooper (D)
43rd (1873-1875)
Andrew Johnson (D) 44th (1875-1877)
David M. Key (D)
James E. Bailey (D)
45th (1877-1879) Isham G. Harris (D)
46th (1879-1881)
Howell E. Jackson (D) 47th (1881-1883)
48th (1883-1885)
49th (1885-1887)
Washington C. Whitthorne (D)
William B. Bate (D) 50th (1887-1889)
51st (1889-1891)
52nd (1891-1893)
53rd (1893-1895)
54th (1895-1897)
55th (1897-1899)
Thomas B. Turley (D)
56th (1899-1901)
57th (1901-1903) Edward W. Carmack (D)
58th (1903-1905)
59th (1905-1907)
James B. Frazier (D)
60th (1907-1909) Robert Love Taylor (D)
61st (1909-1911)
Luke Lea (D) 62nd (1911-1913)
Newell Sanders (R)
William R. Webb (D)
63rd (1913-1915) John K. Shields (D)
64th (1915-1917)
Kenneth D. McKellar (D) 65th (1917-1919)
66th (1919-1921)
67th (1921-1923)
68th (1923-1925)
69th (1925-1927) Lawrence D. Tyson (D)
70th (1927-1929)
71st (1929-1931)
William E. Brock I (D)
72nd (1931-1933) Cordell Hull (D)
73rd (1933-1935) Nathan L. Bachman (D)
74th (1935-1937)
75th (1937-1939)
George L. Berry (D)
Tom Stewart (D)
76th (1939-1941)
77th (1941-1943)
78th (1943-1945)
79th (1945-1947)
80th (1947-1949)
81st (1949-1951) Estes Kefauver (D)
82nd (1951-1953)
Al Gore, Sr. (D) 83rd (1953-1955)
84th (1955-1957)
85th (1957-1959)
86th (1959-1961)
87th (1961-1963)
88th (1963-1965)
Herbert S. Walters (D)
Ross Bass (D)
89th (1965-1967)
90th (1967-1969) Howard Baker (R)
91st (1969-1971)
Bill Brock (R) 92nd (1971-1973)
93rd (1973-1975)
94th (1975-1977)
Jim Sasser (D) 95th (1977-1979)
96th (1979-1981)
97th (1981-1983)
98th (1983-1985)
99th (1985-1987) Al Gore (D)
100th (1987-1989)
101st (1989-1991)
102nd (1991-1993)
103rd (1993-1995) Harlan Mathews (D)
Fred Thompson (R)
Bill Frist (R) 104th (1995-1997)
105th (1997-1999)
106th (1999-2001)
107th (2001-2003)
108th (2003-2005) Lamar Alexander (R)
109th (2005-2007)
Bob Corker (R) 110th (2007-2009)
111th (2009-2011)
112th (2011-2013)
113th (2013-2015)
114th (2015-2017)
115th (2017-2019)
Marsha Blackburn (R) 116th (2019-2021)

Key

Living former U.S. Senators from Tennessee

As of January 2019, there are five former U.S. Senators from the U.S. State of Tennessee who are currently living at this time, four from Class 1 and one from Class 2.

Senator Term of office Class Date of birth (and age)
Bill Brock 1971-1977 1 (1930-11-23) November 23, 1930 (age 88)
Jim Sasser 1977-1995 1 (1936-09-30) September 30, 1936 (age 83)
Al Gore 1985-1993 2 (1948-03-31) March 31, 1948 (age 71)
Bill Frist 1995-2007 1 (1952-02-22) February 22, 1952 (age 67)
Bob Corker 2007-2019 1 (1952-08-24) August 24, 1952 (age 67)

See also

References

  1. ^ "The national atlas". nationalatlas.gov. Archived from the original on February 22, 2014. Retrieved 2014.

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