Longest Service (24 years or more):
Nelson W. Aldrich
John O. Pastore
Henry B. Anthony
Theodore Francis Green
|Rhode Island Senators Who Served in Leadership Positions|
President Pro Tempore: Henry B. Anthony
Republican Conference Chairmen: Nelson W. Aldrich, John H. Chafee
Party Whips: Peter G. Gerry, Felix Hebert
Standing Committee Chairs Since 1947:
|Rhode Island Citizens Honored in the Capitol's Art Collection|
Statuary: In 1870, Nathanael Greene by Henry Kirke Brown was the first statue to be placed in Statuary Hall; in 1872, Roger Williams by Frank Simmons was the second statue placed there.
Paintings: Declaration of Independence in Congress, at the Independence Hall, Philadelphia, July 4th, 1776, by John Trumbull includes portraits of Stephen Hopkins and William Ellery, who signed on behalf of Rhode Island (Rotunda); General George Washington Resigning His Commission to Congress as Commander in Chief of the Army at Annapolis, Maryland, December 23, 1783, by John Trumbull includes a portrait of David Howell, a delegate from Rhode Island (Rotunda).