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Senators Who Have Died in Office
There have been 300 senators who have died while in office.

Senator

State

Cong/Sess

Date of Death

William Grayson

Roger Sherman

Joshua Clayton

Henry Tazewell

John E. Colhoun

Stevens T. Mason

Samuel J. Potter

James Jackson

Abraham Baldwin

Uriah Tracy

Francis Malbone

Samuel White

Nicholas Gilman

Richard Brent

William C.C. Claiborne

Alexander C. Hanson

James Burrill, Jr.

William A. Trimble

William Pinkney

Elijah Boardman

John Taylor

Nicholas Ware

Henry Chambers

John Gaillard

Nicholas Van Dyke

Joseph McIlvaine

Thomas B. Reed

Robert H. Adams

John McLean

James Noble

Josiah S. Johnston

Alexander Buckner

Nathan Smith

Elias K. Kane

R.H.Goldsborough

Joseph Kent

Thaddeus Betts

John S. Spence

Felix Grundy

Nathan F. Dixon

Samuel L. Southard

Samuel McRoberts

Lewis F. Linn

William S. Fulton

Isaac C. Bates

Alexander Barrow

Isaac S. Pennybacker

Jesse Speight

Jabez W. Huntington

John Fairfield

Chester Ashley

Dixon H. Lewis

John C. Calhoun

Franklin H. Elmore

Henry Clay

James Whitcomb

William Upham

Charles G. Atherton

Moses Norris, Jr.

John M. Clayton

Andrew P. Butler

James Bell

Thomas J. Rusk

Josiah J. Evans

James P. Henderson

David C. Broderick

Stephen A. Douglas

Kinsley S. Bingham

Edward D. Baker

John R. Thomson

James A. Pearce

Lemuel J. Bowden

Thomas H. Hicks

Jacob Collamer

Solomon Foot

James H. Lane

William Wright

George R. Riddle

William P. Fessenden

Daniel S. Norton

Garrett Davis

Charles Sumner

William A. Buckingham

Andrew Johnson

Orris S. Ferry

Allen T. Caperton

Lewis V. Bogy

Oliver P. Morton

Zachariah Chandler

George S. Houston

Matthew H. Carpenter

Ambrose E. Burnside

Benjamin H. Hill

Henry B. Anthony

John F. Miller

Austin F. Pike

John A. Logan

James B. Beck

Ephraim K. Wilson

George Hearst

Preston B. Plumb

John S. Barbour

Randall L. Gibson

John E. Kenna

Leland Stanford

Alfred H. Colquitt

Zebulon B. Vance

Francis B. Stockbridge

Joseph H. Earle

Isham G. Harris

James Z. George

Edward C. Walthall

Justin S. Morrill

Monroe L. Hayward

John H. Gear

Cushman K. Davis

James H. Kyle

William J. Sewell

James McMillan

Marcus A. Hanna

Matthew S. Quay

George F. Hoar

William B. Bate

Orville H. Platt

John H. Mitchell

Arthur P. Gorman

Russell A. Alger

John T. Morgan

Edmund W. Pettus

Stephen R. Mallory

Asbury C. Latimer

Redfield Proctor

William P. Whyte

William J. Bryan

William B. Allison

Martin N. Johnson

Anselm J. McLaurin

Samuel D. McEnery

John W. Daniel

Jonathan P. Dolliver

Alexander S. Clay

Stephen B. Elkins

Charles J. Hughes, Jr.

William P. Frye

Robert L. Taylor

George S. Nixon

Weldon B. Heyburn

Isidor Rayner

Jeff Davis

Joseph F. Johnston

Augustus O. Bacon

William O. Bradley

Benjamin F. Shively

Edwin C. Burleigh

James P. Clarke

Harry Lane

Paul O. Husting

Francis G. Newlands

James H. Brady

William Hughes

Robert F. Broussard

William J. Stone

Benjamin R. Tillman

Jacob H. Gallinger

Ollie M. James

Thomas S. Martin

John H. Bankhead

Philander C. Knox

Boies Penrose

William E. Crow

Thomas E. Watson

Samuel D. Nicholson

Knute Nelson

William P. Dillingham

LeBaron B. Colt

Frank B. Brandegee

Henry C. Lodge

J. Medill McCormick

Selden P. Spencer

Robert M. La Follette

Edwin F. Ladd

Samuel M. Ralston

Albert B. Cummins

Bert M. Fernald

William B. McKinley

Andrieus A. Jones

Woodbridge N. Ferris

Frank B. Willis

Frank R. Gooding

Lawrence D. Tyson

Theodore E. Burton

Francis E. Warren

Lee S. Overman

Frank L. Greene

Dwight W. Morrow

Thaddeus H. Caraway

William J. Harris

Charles W. Waterman

Wesley L. Jones

Thomas J. Walsh

Robert B. Howell

Porter H. Dale

John B. Kendrick

Bronson M. Cutting

Huey P. Long

Thomas D. Schall

Park Trammell

Duncan U. Fletcher

Richard L. Murphy

James Couzens

Peter Norbeck

Nathan L. Bachman

Joseph T. Robinson

Royal S. Copelad

J. Hamilton Lewis

Marvel M. Logan

William E. Borah

Ernest W. Gibson

Ernest Lundenn

Key Pittman

Morris Sheppard

Pat Harrison

Andrew J. Houston

Alva M. Lumpkin

Alva B. Adams

W. Warren Barbour

Frederick Van Nuys

Charles L. McNary

Ellison D. Smith

Francis Maloney

John Moses

James G. Scrugham

Hiram W. Johnson

John Thomas

Carter Glass

John H. Bankhead II

Charles O. Andrews

Josiah W. Bailey

Theodore G. Bilbo

John H. Overton

Harlan J. Bushfield

J. Melville Broughton

Bert H. Miller

Clyde M. Reed

Virgil M. Chapman

Arthur H. Vandenberg

Kenneth S. Wherry

Brien McMahon

Willis Smith

Charles W. Tobey

Robert A. Taft

Dwight Griswold

Clyde R. Hoey

Lester C. Hunt

Hugh Butler

Burnet R. Maybank

Pat McCarran

Harley M. Kilgore

Alben W. Barkley

Joseph R. McCarthy

Matthew M. Neely

W. Kerr Scott

William Langer

Richard L. Neuberger

Thomas C. Hennings, Jr.

Henry Styles Bridges

Andrew F. Schoeppel

Francis Case

Henry Dworshak

Dennis Chavez

Robert S. Kerr

Estes Kefauver

Clair Engle

Olin D. Johnston

Patrick V. McNamara

Robert F. Kennedy

E.L. Bartlett

Everett M. Dirksen

Richard B. Russell

Winston L. Prouty

Allen J. Ellender

Philip A. Hart

John L. McClellan

Lee W. Metcalf

Hubert H. Humphrey

James B. Allen

Henry M. Jackson

John P. East

Edward Zorinsky

Spark Matsunaga

John Heinz

Quentin N. Burdick

John H. Chafee

Paul D. Coverdell

Paul D. Wellstone

Craig L. Thomas

Edward Kennedy

Robert C. Byrd

Daniel K. Inouye

Frank R. Lautenberg

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Aug 11, 1798*

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Jul 19, 1807*

Jun 4, 1809

Nov 4, 1809*

May 2, 1814*

Dec 30, 1814

Nov 23, 1817*

Apr 23, 1819*

Dec 25, 1820

Dec 13, 1821

Feb 25, 1822

Aug 18, 1823*

Aug 21, 1824*

Sep 7, 1824*

Jan 24, 1826

Feb 26, 1826

May 21, 1826

Aug 19, 1826*

Nov 26, 1829*

Jul 2, 1830*

Oct 14, 1830*

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Dec 12, 1835

Oct 5, 1836*

Nov 24, 1837*

Apr 7, 1840

Oct 24, 1840*

Dec 19, 1840

Jan 29, 1842

Jun 26, 1842

Mar 27, 1843*

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Aug 15, 1844*

Mar 16, 1845*

Dec 29, 1846

Jan 12, 1847

May 1, 1847*

Nov 1, 1847*

Dec 24, 1847

Apr 29, 1848

Oct 25, 1848*

Mar 31, 1850

May 29, 1850

Jun 29, 1852

Oct 4, 1852*

Jan 14, 1853

Nov 15, 1853*

Jan 11, 1855

Nov 9, 1856*

May 25, 1857*

May 26, 1857*

Jul 29, 1857*

May 6, 1858

Jun 4, 1858

Sep 16, 1859*

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Oct 5, 1861*

Oct 21, 1861*

Sep 12, 1862*

Dec 20, 1862

Jan 2, 1864

Feb 14, 1865

Nov 9, 1865*

Mar 28, 1866

Jul 11, 1866

Nov 1, 1866*

Mar 29, 1867

Sep 8, 1869*

Jul 13, 1870

Sep 22, 1872*

Mar 11, 1874

Feb 5, 1875

Jul 31, 1875*

Nov 21, 1875*

Jul 26, 1876*

Sep 20, 1877*

Nov 1, 1877

Nov 1, 1879*

Dec 31, 1879

Feb 24, 1881

Sep 13, 1881*

Aug 16, 1882*

Sep 2, 1884*

Mar 8, 1886

Oct 8, 1886*

Dec 26, 1886

May 3, 1890

Feb 24, 1891

Feb 28, 1891

Dec 20, 1891

May 14, 1892

Dec 15, 1892

Jan 11, 1893

Jun 21, 1893*

Mar 26, 1894

Apr 14, 1894

Apr 30, 1894

May 20, 1897

Jul 8, 1897

Aug 14, 1897*

Apr 21, 1898

Dec 28, 1898

Dec 5, 1899

Jul 14, 1900*

Nov 27, 1900*

Jul 1, 1901*

Dec 27, 1901

Aug 10, 1902*

Feb 15, 1904

May 28, 1904*

Sep 30, 1904*

Mar 9, 1905*

Apr 21, 1905*

Dec 8, 1905

Jun 4, 1906

Jan 24, 1907

Jun 11, 1907*

Jul 27, 1907*

Dec 23, 1907

Feb 20, 1908

Mar 4, 1908

Mar 17, 1908

Mar 22, 1908

Aug 4, 1908*

Oct 21, 1909*

Dec 22, 1909

Jun 28, 1910*

Jun 29, 1910*

Oct 15, 1910*

Nov 13, 1910*

Jan 4, 1911

Jan 11, 1911

Aug 8, 1911

Mar 31, 1912

Jun 5, 1912

Oct 17, 1912*

Nov 25, 1912*

Jan 3, 1913

Aug 8, 1913

Feb 14, 1914

May 23, 1914

Mar 14, 1916

Jun 16, 1916

Oct 1, 1916*

May 23, 1917

Oct 21, 1917*

Dec 24, 1917

Jan 13, 1918

Jan 30, 1918

Apr 12, 1918

Apr 14, 1918

Jul 3, 1918

Aug 17, 1918

Aug 28, 1918

Nov 12, 1919

Mar 1, 1920

Oct 12, 1921

Dec 31, 1921

Aug 2, 1922

Sep 26, 1922*

Mar 24, 1923*

Apr 28, 1923*

Jul 12, 1923*

Aug 18, 1924*

Oct 14, 1924*

Nov 9, 1924*

Feb 25, 1925

May 16, 1925*

Jun 18, 1925*

Jun 22, 1925*

Oct 14, 1925*

Jul 30, 1926*

Aug 23, 1926*

Dec 7, 1926*

Dec 20, 1927

Mar 23, 1928

Mar 30, 1928

Jun 24, 1928*

Aug 24, 1929*

Oct 28, 1929

Nov 24, 1929*

Dec 12, 1930

Dec 17, 1930*

Oct 5, 1931*

Nov 6, 1931*

Apr 18, 1932

Aug 27, 1932*

Nov 19, 1932*

Mar 2, 1933

Mar 11, 1933

Oct 6, 1933*

Nov 3, 1933*

May 6, 1935

Sep 10, 1935*

Dec 22, 1935*

May 8, 1936

Jun 17, 1936

Jul 16, 1936*

Oct 22, 1936*

Dec 20, 1936*

Apr 23, 1937

Jul 14, 1937

Jun 17, 1938*

Apr 9, 1939

Oct 3, 1939

Jan 19, 1940

Jun 20, 1940

Aug 31, 1940

Nov 10, 1940

Apr 9, 1941

Jun 22, 1941

Jun 26, 1941

Aug 1, 1941

Dec 1, 1941

Nov 22, 1943

Jan 25, 1944

Feb 25, 1944

Nov 17, 1944

Jan 16, 1945

Mar 3, 1945

Jun 23, 1945

Aug 6, 1945

Nov 10, 1945

May 28, 1946

Jun 12, 1946

Sep 18, 1946*

Dec 15, 1946*

Aug 21, 1947

May 14, 1948

Sep 27, 1948

Mar 6, 1949

Oct 8, 1949

Nov 8, 1949*

Mar 8, 1951

Apr 18, 1951

Nov 29, 1951*

Jul 28, 1952*

Jun 26, 1953

Jul 24, 1953

Jul 31, 1953

Apr 12, 1954

May 12, 1954

Jun 19, 1954

Jul 1, 1954

Sep 1, 1954

Sep 28, 1954

Feb 28, 1956

Apr 30, 1956

May 2, 1957

Jan 18, 1958

Apr 16, 1958

Nov 8, 1959*

Mar 9, 1960

Sep 13, 1960*

Nov 26, 1961*

Jan 21, 1962

Jun 22, 1962

Jul 23, 1962

Nov 18, 1962*

Jan 1, 1963*

Aug 10, 1963

Jul 30, 1964

Apr 18, 1965

Apr 30, 1966

Jun 6, 1968

Dec 11, 1968*

Sep 7, 1969

Jan 21, 1971

Sep 10, 1971

Jul 27, 1972

Dec 26, 1976

Nov 28, 1977

Jan 12, 1978

Jan 13, 1978

Jun 1, 1978

Sep 1, 1983

Jun 29, 1986

Mar 6, 1987

Apr 15, 1990

Apr 4, 1991

Sep 8, 1992

Oct 24, 1999

Jul 18, 2000

Oct 25, 2002

Jun 4, 2007

Aug 25, 2009

Jun 28, 2010

Dec 17, 2012

Jun 3, 2013

*The date of death followed the sine die adjournment of the Congress.

Sources: U.S., Congress, Senate, A Necrology of United States Senators (Washington, D.C., 1975); Senate Historical Office.