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Senate Leadership


  
 
 
Senate Service
Longest Service (24 years or more):
John T. Morgan
John J. Sparkman
Lister Hill
William R. King
Richard C. Shelby
 
Alabama Senators Who Served in Leadership Positions
President Pro Tempore:William R. King, Benjamin Fitzpatrick

Party Conference Chairmen (& Floor Leaders): Oscar W. Underwood

Party Whips: Lister Hill

Party Conference Secretaries: Hugo L. Black

Standing Committee Chairs Since 1947:

Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs: John Sparkman, Richard C. Shelby

Foreign Relations: John J. Sparkman

Labor and Public Welfare: J. Lister Hill
Alabama Senators Depicted on U.S. Postage Stamps
Hugo L. Black
 
Alabama Citizens Honored in the Capitol's Art Collection
Statuary: Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry by Dante Sodini, located in the Hall of Columns; Joseph Wheeler by Berthold Nebel, located in Statuary Hall.

Busts:

Senate Chamber gallery: William R. King by William C. McCauslen.
 
  

Senate History

Key to Political Party Abbreviations


Statuary Hall

The National Statuary Hall Collection in the U.S. Capitol has statues donated by individual states.  Learn more about your state's statues.

Architect's Statuary Hall Web page


Related Links

The Library of Congress maintains a State and Local Government Resource Page.

State election results must be certified by the State's Secretary.  The National Association of Secretaries of State maintains a list of their websites.