Longest Service (24 years or more):
|Ohio Senators Who Served in Leadership Positions|
President Pro Tempore: Benjamin F. Wade, Allen G. Thurman, John Sherman
Majority Leader: Robert A. Taft
Republican Conference Secretary: Harold H. Burton
Party Whips: Simeon D. Fess
Republican Policy Committee Chairman: Robert A. Taft
Standing Committee Chairs Since 1947:
|Ohio Senators Depicted on U.S. Postage Stamps:|
|Warren Harding (nine issues)
William H. Harrison (four issues
Robert A. Taft (one issue)
|Ohio Citizens Honored in the Capitol's Art Collection|
Statuary: William Allen by Charles H. Niehaus (Statuary Hall); James A. Garfield by Charles H. Niehaus (Rotunda); Ulysses S. Grant by Franklin Simmons (Rotunda)
Portraits: Ulysses S. Grant by William Cogswell (S-210); James A. Garfield by Cornelia A. Fassett (H-216); Robert A. Taft by Deane Keller (one of five outstanding senators memorialized in the Senate Reception Room, S-213); J. Warren Keifer by Charles A. Gray and Nicholas Longworth by Robert Doblhoff (both in the Speaker's Lobby).
Frescos: William Allen by Constantino Brumidi (S-118, south wall)
Architecturally Significant Buildings, Designers, Construction Materials, Furniture and Objects: Robert A. Taft Memorial, statue by Wheeler Williams, bell tower by Douglas W. Orr (Capitol Grounds); Honduran mahogany hardwood finishes in the Russell Senate Office Building were manufactured by Meader Furniture Company of Cincinnati.
Stephen Young was elected to the Senate when he was seventy-five years old.
Robert A. Taft served in the Senate during the 76th-83rd congresses, and his son Robert Taft, Jr. served in the Senate during the 92d-94th congresses.
Two Ohio senators, Thomas Worthington and Alexander Campbell, were less than thirty-one years old when they entered the Senate and are among the youngest members sworn into office in Senate history.