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Physicians in the Senate


 SenatorParty/StateTerm
Elmer, Jonathan(Pro-Admin-NJ)1789-1791
Bradford, William(Pro-Admin/F-RI)1793-1797
Latimer, Henry(F-DE)1795-1801
Clayton, Joshua(F-DE)1798
Logan, George**(R-PA)1801-1807
Condit, John(R-NJ)1803-1817
Mitchill, Samuel Latham(R-NY)1804-1809
Jones, George(R-GA)1807
Tiffin, Edward(R-OH)1807-1809
Campbell, Alexander(R-OH)1809-1813
Leib, Michael(R-PA)1809-1814
Hunter, William*(F-RI)1811-1821
Bibb, William Wyatt(R-GA)1813-1816
Storer, Clement(R-NH)1817-1819
Morril, David L.(R-NH)1817-1823
Pinkney, William**(R-MD)1819-1822
Ware, Nicholas*(R/CRR-GA)1821-1824
Chambers, Henry H.(J-AL)1825-1826
Harrison, William Henry**(Adams-OH)1825-1828
Harper, William*(J-SC)1826
Bateman, Ephraim(Adams-NJ)1826-1829
Naudain, Arnold(AJ-DE)1830-1836
Kent, Joseph(AJ/W-MD)1833-1837
Linn, Lewis Fields(J/D-MO)1833-1843
Spence, John Selby(Anti-Jackson/W-MD)1836-1840
Sturgeon, Daniel(D-PA)1840-1851
Borland, Solon(D-AR)1848-1853
Gwin, William M.(D-CA)1850-1855, 1857-1861
Wade, Benjamin F.*(W/OP/R-OH)1851-1869
Nourse, Amos(R-ME)1857
Bates, Martin Waltham*(D-DE)1857-1859
Fitch, Graham Newell(D-IN)1857-1861
Mitchel, Charles Burton(D-AR)1861
Cowan, Edgar*(R-PA)1861-1867
Miller, Homer Virgil Milton(D-GA)1871
Conover, Simon Barkley(R-FL)1873-1879
Dennis, George Robertson(D-MD)1873-1879
Withers, Robert Enoch(D-VA)1875-1881
Chilcott, George Miles**(R-CO)1882-1883
Gallinger, Jacob Harold(R-NH)1891-1918
Deboe, William Joseph(R-KY)1897-1903
Ball, Lewis Heisler(R-DE)1903-1905, 1919-1925
Lane, Harry(D-OR)1913-1917
France, Joseph Irvin(R-MD)1917-1923
Copeland, Royal S.(D-NY)1923-1938
Ferris, Woodbridge Nathan(D-MI)1923-1928
Hatfield, Henry D.(R-WV)1929-1935
Gruening, Ernest**(D-AK)1959-1969
Frist, William H.(R-TN)1995-2007
Coburn, Thomas A.(R-OK)2005-2015
Barrasso, John(R-WY)2007-
Paul, Rand(R-KY)2011-
Cassidy, Bill(R-LA)2015-

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Total: 52

   * Studied medicine and law; practiced law.

   ** Studied medicine but did not practice.

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Key to Political Party Abbreviations

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Source: U.S., Congress, Senate, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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