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Senate Service
Longest Service (24 years or more):
Hiram Johnson
Alan Cranston
 
California Senators Who Served in Leadership Positions
Republican Floor Leader: William F. Knowland

Party Whips: Thomas H. Kuchel, Alan Cranston

Republican Policy Committee Chairman: William F. Knowland

Standing Committee Chairs Since 1947:

Environment and Public Works: Barbara Boxer

Intelligence: Dianne Feinstein

Rules and Administration: Dianne Feinstein

Veterans' Affairs: Alan Cranston
California Citizens Honored in the Capitol's Art Collection
Statuary: Ronald Wilson Reagan by Chas Fagan (Rotunda) and Junipero Serra by Ettore Cadorin (Statuary Hall)

Busts:

Vice President's Collection: Richard M. Nixon by Gualberto Ricchi (outside the Senate Reception Room)

Frescos: Discovery of Gold in California by Filippo Costaggini after a design by Brumidi (Rotunda Frieze)

Paintings: Entrance into Monterey by Albert Bierstadt (House wing, members' private staircase, west corridor)

 
 
  

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.