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List of United States Congress members who died in office (1950–99)

The following is a list of U.S. Senators and Representatives who died of natural or accidental causes, or who took their own lives, while serving their terms between 1950 and 1999. For a list of members of Congress who were killed while in office, see List of United States Congress members killed or wounded in office.

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Contents

1950sEdit

Member
State
(district)
Date of death Age at death (years) Cause Place of death Place of burial Predecessor Successor Serving since (in the House/Senate) Date of birth Place of birth U.S. Congress
S. Otis Bland     Virginia
(1st district)
February 16, 1950 77 no cause of death Bethesda, Maryland U.S. William A. Jones Edward J. Robeson Jr. July 2, 1918 May 4, 1872 Gloucester, Virginia 81st
(1949–1951)
Ralph E. Church     Illinois
(13th district)
March 21, 1950 66 Heart attack[1] Washington, D.C. U.S. Leo E. Allen Marguerite S. Church January 3, 1943 (previously served January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1941) May 5, 1883 Vermilion County, Illinois 81st
(1949–1951)
John Lesinski Sr.     Michigan
(3rd district)
May 27, 1950 65 Heart attack[2] Dearborn, Michigan U.S. District created John Lesinski Jr. March 4, 1933 January 3, 1885 Erie, Pennsylvania 81st
(1949–1951)
William Lemke     North Dakota
(1st district)
May 30, 1950 71 Heart attack[3] Fargo, North Dakota U.S. Charles R. Robertson Fred G. Aandahl January 3, 1943 (previously served March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1941) August 13, 1878 Albany, Minnesota 81st
(1949–1951)
Alfred L. Bulwinkle     North Carolina
(11th district)
August 31, 1950 67 no cause of death Gastonia, North Carolina U.S. Zebulon Weaver Woodrow W. Jones March 4, 1931 (previously served March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1929) April 21, 1883 Charleston, South Carolina 81st
(1949–1951)
Herbert A. Meyer     Kansas
(3rd district)
October 2, 1950 64 no cause of death Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Thomas D. Winter Myron V. George January 3, 1947 August 30, 1886 Chillicothe, Ohio 81st
(1949–1951)
John B. Sullivan     Missouri
(11th district)
January 29, 1951 53 no cause of death Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Claude I. Bakewell Claude I. Bakewell January 3, 1949 (previously served January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943 and January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947) October 10, 1897 Sedalia, Missouri 82nd
(1951–1953)
Virgil Chapman     Kentucky
(Senator)
March 18, 1951 55 Traffic collision Bethesda, Maryland U.S. John S. Cooper Thomas R. Underwood January 3, 1949 (U.S. House tenure March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1929 and March 4, 1931 – January 3, 1949) March 15, 1895 Middleton, Kentucky 82nd
(1951–1953)
Arthur H. Vandenberg     Michigan
(Senator)
April 18, 1951 67 Lung cancer Grand Rapids, Michigan U.S. Woodbridge N. Ferris Blair Moody March 31, 1928 March 22, 1884 Grand Rapids, Michigan 82nd
(1951–1953)
Frank Buchanan     Pennsylvania
(33rd district)
April 27, 1951 48 Internal hemorrhages[4] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Samuel A. Weiss Vera Buchanan May 21, 1946 December 1, 1902 McKeesport, Pennsylvania 82nd
(1951–1953)
John Kee     West Virginia
(5th district)
May 8, 1951 76 Heart attack[5] Washington, D.C. U.S. Hugh Ike Shott Elizabeth Kee March 4, 1933 August 22, 1874 Glenville, West Virginia 82nd
(1951–1953)
Wilson D. Gillette     Pennsylvania
(14th district)
August 7, 1951 71 no cause of death Towanda, Pennsylvania U.S. Daniel K. Hoch Joseph L. Carrigg January 3, 1941 July 1, 1880 Sheshequin Township, Pennsylvania 82nd
(1951–1953)
Frank Fellows     Maine
(3rd district)
August 27, 1951 61 Circulatory and abdominal illness[6] Bangor, Maine U.S. Owen Brewster Clifford McIntire January 3, 1941 November 7, 1889 Bucksport, Maine 82nd
(1951–1953)
Albert C. Vaughn     Pennsylvania
(8th district)
September 1, 1951 56 Coronary thrombosis[7] Fullerton, Pennsylvania U.S. Franklin H. Lichtenwalter Karl C. King January 3, 1951 October 9, 1894 West Catasauqua, Pennsylvania 82nd
(1951–1953)
Karl Stefan     Nebraska
(3rd district)
October 2, 1951 67 no cause of death Washington, D.C. U.S. Edgar Howard Robert Dinsmore Harrison January 3, 1935 March 1, 1884 Zebrakov, Bohemia 82nd
(1951–1953)
Kenneth S. Wherry     Nebraska
(Senator)
November 29, 1951 59 no cause of death Washington, D.C. U.S. George W. Norris Fred A. Seaton January 3, 1943 February 28, 1892 Liberty, Nebraska 82nd
(1951–1953)
John A. Whitaker     Kentucky
(2nd district)
December 15, 1951 50 Heart attack[8] Russellville, Kentucky U.S. Earle C. Clements Garrett L. Withers April 17, 1948 October 31, 1901 Liberty, Nebraska 82nd
(1951–1953)
William T. Byrne     New York
(32nd district)
January 27, 1952 75 Cerebral hemorrhage[9] Troy, New York U.S. Hadwen C. Fuller Leo W. O'Brien January 3, 1937 March 6, 1876 Florida, New York 82nd
(1951–1953)
George B. Schwabe     Oklahoma
(1st district)
April 2, 1952 65 no cause of death Alexandria, Virginia U.S. Dixie Gilmer Page Belcher January 3, 1951 (previously served January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1949) July 26, 1886 Arthur, Missouri 82nd
(1951–1953)
Reid F. Murray     Wisconsin
(7th district)
April 29, 1952 64 Nephritis[10] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Gerald J. Boileau Melvin Laird January 3, 1939 October 16, 1887 Ogdensburg, Wisconsin 82nd
(1951–1953)
Brien McMahon     Connecticut
(Senator)
July 28, 1952 48 Cancer[11] Washington, D.C. U.S. John A. Danaher William A. Purtell January 3, 1945 October 6, 1903 Norwalk, Connecticut 82nd
(1951–1953)
William G. Stigler     Oklahoma
(2nd district)
August 21, 1952 61 no cause of death Stigler, Oklahoma U.S. John C. Nichols Ed Edmondson March 28, 1944 July 7, 1891 Stigler, Oklahoma 82nd
(1951–1953)
Adolph J. Sabath     Illinois
(7th district)
November 6, 1952 86 Liver disease[12] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Thomas L. Owens James B. Bowler March 4, 1907 April 4, 1866 Zabori, Czechoslovakia 82nd
(1951–1953)
E. Eugene Cox     Georgia
(2nd district)
December 24, 1952 72 Heart disease[13] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Frank Park J. L. Pilcher March 4, 1925 April 3, 1880 Camilla, Georgia 82nd
(1951–1953)
Joseph R. Bryson     South Carolina
(4th district)
March 10, 1953 60 no cause of death Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Gabriel H. Mahon Jr. Robert T. Ashmore January 3, 1939 January 18, 1893 Brevard, North Carolina 83rd
(1953–1955)
Garrett L. Withers     Kentucky
(2nd district)
April 30, 1953 68 Cerebral hemorrhage[14] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. John A. Whitaker William H. Natcher August 2, 1952 (U.S. Senate tenure January 20, 1949 – November 26, 1950) June 21, 1884 Clay, Kentucky 83rd
(1953–1955)
Merlin Hull     Wisconsin
(9th district)
May 17, 1953 82 no cause of death La Crosse, Wisconsin U.S. John A. Whitaker William H. Natcher January 3, 1935 (previously served March 4, 1929 – March 3, 1931) December 18, 1870 Warsaw, Indiana 83rd
(1953–1955)
Willis Smith     North Carolina
(Senator)
June 26, 1953 65 no cause of death Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Frank P. Graham Alton Lennon November 27, 1950 December 19, 1887 Norfolk, Virginia 83rd
(1953–1955)
Charles W. Tobey     New Hampshire
(Senator)
July 24, 1953 73 Coronary thrombosis[15] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Fred H. Brown Robert W. Upton January 3, 1939 (U.S. House tenure March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939) July 22, 1880 Roxbury, Massachusetts 83rd
(1953–1955)
Robert A. Taft     Ohio
(Senator)
July 31, 1953 63 Cerebral hemorrhage New York City, New York U.S. Robert J. Bulkley Thomas A. Burke January 3, 1939 September 8, 1889 Cincinnati, Ohio 83rd
(1953–1955)
Dwight Griswold     Nebraska
(Senator)
April 12, 1954 60 Heart attack[16] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Fred A. Seaton Eva Bowring November 5, 1952 November 27, 1893 Harrison, Nebraska 83rd
(1953–1955)
Clyde R. Hoey     North Carolina
(Senator)
May 12, 1954 76 Stroke[17] Washington, D.C. U.S. Robert R. Reynolds Sam Ervin January 3, 1945 (U.S. House tenure December 16, 1919 – March 3, 1921) December 11, 1877 Shelby, North Carolina 83rd
(1953–1955)
Lester C. Hunt     Wyoming
(Senator)
June 19, 1954 61 Suicide by firearm Washington, D.C. U.S. Edward V. Robertson Edward D. Crippa January 3, 1949 July 8, 1892 Isabel, Illinois 83rd
(1953–1955)
Joseph Rider Farrington     Hawaii
(Delegate)
June 19, 1954 56 Washington, D.C., U.S. U.S. Samuel W. King Elizabeth P. Farrington January 3, 1943 October 15, 1897 Washington, D.C., U.S. 83rd
(1953–1955)
Hugh A. Butler     Nebraska
(Senator)
July 1, 1954 76 Stroke[18] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Edward R. Burke Samuel W. Reynolds January 3, 1941 February 28, 1878 Missouri Valley, Iowa 83rd
(1953–1955)
A. Sidney Camp     Georgia
(4th district)
July 24, 1954 61 no cause of death Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Emmett M. Owen John James Flynt Jr. August 1, 1939 July 26, 1892 Moreland, Georgia 83rd
(1953–1955)
Paul W. Shafer     Michigan
(3rd district)
August 17, 1954 61 Liver disease[19] Washington, D.C. U.S. Verner Main August E. Johansen January 3, 1937 April 27, 1893 Elkhart, Indiana 83rd
(1953–1955)
Burnet R. Maybank     South Carolina
(Senator)
September 1, 1954 55 Heart attack[20] Flat Rock, North Carolina U.S. Roger C. Peace Charles E. Daniel November 5, 1941 March 3, 1899 Charleston, South Carolina 83rd
(1953–1955)
Pat McCarran     Nevada
(Senator)
September 28, 1954 78 Heart attack[21] Hawthorne, Nevada U.S. Tasker Oddie Ernest S. Brown March 4, 1933 August 8, 1876 Reno, Nevada 83rd
(1953–1955)
Dwight L. Rogers     Florida
(6th district)
December 1, 1954 68 Heart attack[22] Fort Lauderdale, Florida U.S. District created Paul Rogers January 3, 1945 August 17, 1886 Reidsville, Georgia 83rd
(1955–1957)
John D. Dingell Sr.     Michigan
(15th district)
September 19, 1955 61 Heart attack[23] Washington, D.C. U.S. District created John D. Dingell Jr. March 4, 1933 February 2, 1894 Detroit, Michigan 84th
(1955–1957)
Vera Buchanan     Pennsylvania
(30th district)
November 26, 1955 53 Cancer[24] McKeesport, Pennsylvania U.S. Robert J. Corbett Elmer J. Holland July 24, 1951 July 20, 1902 Wilson, Pennsylvania 84th
(1955–1957)
Chauncey W. Reed     Illinois
(14th district)
February 9, 1956 65 Gastro-intestinal related chronic illness[25] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Anton J. Johnson Russell W. Keeney January 3, 1935 June 2, 1890 West Chicago, Illinois 84th
(1955–1957)
Harley M. Kilgore     West Virginia
(Senator)
February 28, 1956 63 Cerebral hemorrhage[26] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Rush Holt Sr. William R. Laird, III January 3, 1941 January 11, 1893 Brown, West Virginia 84th
(1955–1957)
Alben W. Barkley     Kentucky
(Senator)
April 30, 1956 78 Heart attack Lexington, Virginia U.S. John Sherman Cooper Robert Humphreys January 3, 1955 (previously served March 4, 1927 – January 19, 1949; U.S. House tenure March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1927) November 24, 1877 Lowes, Kentucky 84th
(1955–1957)
William T. Granahan     Pennsylvania
(2nd district)
May 25, 1956 61 no cause of death Darby, Pennsylvania U.S. Robert N. McGarvey Kathryn E. Granahan January 3, 1949 (previously served January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947) July 26, 1895 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 84th
(1955–1957)
John Carl Hinshaw     California
(11th district)
August 5, 1956 62 Pneumonia complicated by congestive heart failure[27] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Edouard V. M. Izac H. Allen Smith January 3, 1939 July 28, 1894 Chicago, Illinois 84th
(1955–1957)
Percy Priest     Tennessee
(5th district)
October 12, 1956 56 Complications following surgery for ulcer[28] Nashville, Tennessee U.S. Joseph L. Evins J. Carlton Loser January 3, 1941 April 1, 1900 Maury County, Tennessee 84th
(1955–1957)
Antonio M. Fernández     New Mexico
(At-large)
November 7, 1956 54 Complications following stroke[29] Albuquerque, New Mexico U.S. New district Joseph Montoya January 3, 1943 January 17, 1902 Springer, New Mexico 84th
(1955–1957)
T. Millet Hand     New Jersey
(2nd district)
December 26, 1956 54 Heart attack[30] Cold Spring, New Jersey U.S. Elmer H. Wene Milton W. Glenn January 3, 1945 July 7, 1902 Cape May, New Jersey 84th
(1955–1957)
Joe McCarthy     Wisconsin
(Senator)
May 2, 1957 48 Acute hepatitis Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Robert M. La Follette Jr. William Proxmire January 3, 1947 November 14, 1908 Grand Chute, Wisconsin 85th
(1957–1959)
James Bowler     Illinois
(7th district)
July 18, 1957 82 no cause of death Des Plaines, Illinois U.S. Adolph J. Sabath Roland V. Libonati July 7, 1953 February 5, 1875 Chicago, Illinois 85th
(1957–1959)
Henderson Lovelace Lanham     Georgia
(7th district)
November 10, 1957 69 Traffic collision with train[31] Rome, Georgia U.S. Malcolm C. Tarver Harlan Erwin Mitchell January 3, 1947 September 14, 1888 Rome, Georgia 85th
(1957–1959)
Augustine B. Kelley     Pennsylvania
(21st district)
November 20, 1957 74 Cancer[32] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. James F. Lind John Herman Dent January 3, 1941 July 9, 1883 New Baltimore, Pennsylvania 85th
(1957–1959)
Jere Cooper     Tennessee
(9th district)
December 18, 1957 64 Heart attack[33] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Tom J. Murray Fats Everett March 4, 1929 July 20, 1893 Dyer County, Tennessee 85th
(1957–1959)
Russell W. Keeney     Illinois
(14th district)
January 11, 1958 60 Chronic bladder ailment[34] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Chauncey W. Reed Elmer J. Hoffman January 3, 1957 December 29, 1897 Pittsfield, Illinois 85th
(1957–1959)
August H. Andresen     Minnesota
(1st district)
January 14, 1958 67 Heart attack[35] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. District inactive Al Quie January 3, 1935 (previously served March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1933) October 11, 1890 Newark, Illinois 85th
(1957–1959)
Matthew M. Neely     West Virginia
(Senator)
January 18, 1958 83 Cancer[36] Washington, D.C. U.S. W. Chapman Revercomb John D. Hoblitzell Jr. January 3, 1949 (U.S. House tenure October 14, 1913 – March 3, 1921 and January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947; previously served March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1929 and March 4, 1931 – January 12, 1941) November 9, 1874 Grove, West Virginia 85th
(1957–1959)
Lawrence H. Smith     Wisconsin
(1st district)
January 22, 1958 65 Heart attack[37] Washington, D.C. U.S. Stephen Bolles Gerald T. Flynn August 29, 1941 September 15, 1892 Racine, Wisconsin 85th
(1957–1959)
John J. Dempsey     New Mexico
(At-large)
March 11, 1958 78 Viral infection[38] Washington, D.C. U.S. John E. Miles Thomas G. Morris January 3, 1951 (previously served January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1941) June 22, 1879 White Haven, Pennsylvania 85th
(1957–1959)
George S. Long     Louisiana
(8th district)
March 22, 1958 74 Complications following heart attack[39] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. A. Leonard Allen Harold McSween January 3, 1953 September 11, 1883 West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana 85th
(1957–1959)
W. Kerr Scott     North Carolina
(Senator)
April 16, 1958 61 Heart attack[40] Burlington, North Carolina U.S. Alton Lennon B. Everett Jordan November 29, 1954 April 17, 1896 Haw River, North Carolina 85th
(1957–1959)
William E. McVey     Illinois
(4th district)
August 10, 1958 74 Heart attack[41] Washington, D.C. U.S. James V. Buckley Ed Derwinski January 3, 1951 December 13, 1885 Clinton County, Ohio 85th
(1957–1959)
Herman P. Eberharter     Pennsylvania
(28th district)
September 9, 1958 66 Stroke[42] Arlington, Virginia U.S. Carroll D. Kearns William S. Moorhead January 3, 1937 April 29, 1892 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 85th
(1957–1959)
J. Harry McGregor     Ohio
(17th district)
October 7, 1958 62 Heart attack[43] Coshocton, Ohio U.S. William A. Ashbrook Robert W. Levering February 27, 1940 September 30, 1896 Unionport, Ohio 85th
(1957–1959)
Sid Simpson     Illinois
(20th district)
October 26, 1958 64 Heart attack[44] Pittsfield, Illinois U.S. James M. Barnes Edna O. Simpson January 3, 1943 September 20, 1894 Carrollton, Illinois 85th
(1957–1959)
George H. Christopher     Missouri
(4th district)
January 23, 1959 70 no cause of death Washington, D.C. U.S. Jeffrey Paul Hillelson William J. Randall January 3, 1955 (previously served January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1951) December 9, 1888 Butler, Missouri 86th
(1959–1961)
Daniel A. Reed     New York
(43rd district)
February 19, 1959 83 no cause of death Washington, D.C. U.S. Edmund P. Radwan Charles E. Goodell March 4, 1919 September 17, 1875 Sheridan, New York 86th
(1959–1961)
James G. Polk     Ohio
(6th district)
April 28, 1959 62 Cancer[45] Washington, D.C. U.S. Edward Oscar McCowen Ward Miller January 3, 1949 (previously served March 4, 1931 – January 3, 1941) October 6, 1896 Highland County, Ohio 86th
(1959–1961)
Charles A. Boyle     Illinois
(12th district)
November 4, 1959 52 Traffic collision[46] Chicago, Illinois U.S. Edgar A. Jonas Edward R. Finnegan January 3, 1955 August 13, 1907 Spring Lake, Michigan 86th
(1959–1961)
Steven V. Carter     Iowa
(4th district)
November 4, 1959 44 Cancer[47] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Karl LeCompte John Henry Kyl January 3, 1959 October 8, 1915 Carterville, Utah 86th
(1959–1961)
Alvin Bush     Pennsylvania
(6th district)
November 5, 1959 66 Heart attack[48] Williamsport, Pennsylvania U.S. Richard M. Simpson Herman T. Schneebeli January 3, 1951 June 4, 1893 Boggs Township, Pennsylvania 86th
(1959–1961)
William Langer     North Dakota
(Senator)
November 8, 1959 73 Heart failure[49] Washington, D.C. U.S. Lynn Frazier Clarence Norman Brunsdale January 3, 1941 September 30, 1886 Casselton, North Dakota 86th
(1959–1961)

1960sEdit

Member
State
(district)
Date of death Age at death (years) Cause Place of death Place of burial Predecessor Successor Serving since (in the House/Senate) Date of birth Place of birth U.S. Congress
Richard M. Simpson     Pennsylvania
(18th district)
January 7, 1960 59 Complications following surgery to remove brain tumor[50] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Walter M. Mumma Douglas H. Elliott May 12, 1937 August 30, 1900 Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 86th
(1959–1961)
David M. Hall     North Carolina
(12th district)
January 29, 1960 41 Bladder cancer[51] Sylva, North Carolina U.S. George A. Shuford Roy A. Taylor January 3, 1959 May 16, 1918 Sylva, North Carolina 86th
(1959–1961)
Richard L. Neuberger     Oregon
(Senator)
March 9, 1960 47 Cerebral hemorrhage[52] Portland, Oregon U.S. Guy Cordon Hall S. Lusk January 3, 1955 December 26, 1912 Multnomah County, Oregon 86th
(1959–1961)
Russell V. Mack     Washington
(3rd district)
March 28, 1960 68 Heart attack[53] Washington, D.C. U.S. Fred B. Norman Julia Butler Hansen July 7, 1947 July 13, 1891 Hillman, Michigan 86th
(1959–1961)
Douglas H. Elliott     Pennsylvania
(18th district)
June 19, 1960 39 Suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning[54] Horse Valley, Pennsylvania U.S. Richard Simpson Irving Whalley April 26, 1960 June 3, 1921 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 86th
(1959–1961)
Edith Nourse Rogers     Massachusetts
(5th district)
September 10, 1960 79 Heart attack[55] Boston, Massachusetts U.S. John Jacob Rogers F. Bradford Morse June 30, 1925 March 19, 1881 Saco, Maine 86th
(1959–1961)
Thomas C. Hennings Jr.     Missouri
(Senator)
September 13, 1960 57 Stomach cancer[56] Washington, D.C. U.S. Forrest C. Donnell Edward V. Long January 3, 1951 (U.S. House tenure January 3, 1935 – December 31, 1940) June 25, 1903 St. Louis, Missouri 86th
(1959–1961)
Edwin K. Thomson     Wyoming
(At-large district)
December 9, 1960 41 Heart attack[57] Cody, Wyoming U.S. William H. Harrison William H. Harrison January 3, 1955 February 8, 1919 Newcastle, Wyoming 86th
(1959–1961)
William F. Norrell     Arkansas
(6th district)
February 15, 1961 64 Stroke[58] Washington, D.C. U.S. John L. McClellan Catherine Dorris Norrell January 3, 1939 August 29, 1896 Milo, Arkansas 87th
(1961–1963)
Walter M. Mumma     Pennsylvania
(16th district)
February 25, 1961 70 Stroke[59] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Samuel K. McConnell Jr. John C. Kunkel January 3, 1951 November 20, 1890 Milo, Arkansas 87th
(1961–1963)
B. Carroll Reece     Tennessee
(1st district)
March 19, 1961 71 Lung cancer[60] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Dayton E. Phillips Louise Reece January 3, 1951 (previously served March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1931 and March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1947) December 22, 1889 Butler, Tennessee 87th
(1961–1963)
Overton Brooks     Louisiana
(4th district)
September 16, 1961 63 Heart attack[61] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. John N. Sandlin Joe Waggonner January 3, 1937 December 21, 1897 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 87th
(1961–1963)
Louis C. Rabaut     Michigan
(14th district)
November 12, 1961 74 Heart attack[62] Hamtramck, Michigan U.S. Harold F. Youngblood Harold M. Ryan January 3, 1949 (previously served January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1947) December 5, 1886 Detroit, Michigan 87th
(1961–1963)
Sam Rayburn     Texas
(4th district)
November 16, 1961 79 Cancer[63] Bonham, Texas U.S. Choice B. Randell Ray Roberts March 4, 1913 January 6, 1882 Kingston, Tennessee 87th
(1961–1963)
Styles Bridges     New Hampshire
(Senator)
November 26, 1961 63 Complications following heart attack[64] Concord, New Hampshire U.S. Henry W. Keyes Maurice J. Murphy Jr. January 3, 1937 September 9, 1898 Pembroke, Maine 87th
(1961–1963)
John J. Riley     South Carolina
(2nd district)
January 1, 1962 66 Coronary thrombosis[65] Myrtle Beach, South Carolina U.S. Hugo S. Sims, Jr. Corinne Boyd Riley January 3, 1951 (previously served January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947) February 1, 1895 Orangeburg, South Carolina 87th
(1961–1963)
Andrew F. Schoeppel     Kansas
(Senator)
January 21, 1962 67 Stomach Cancer[66] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Arthur Capper James B. Pearson January 3, 1949 November 23, 1894 Barton County, Kansas 87th
(1961–1963)
Francis H. Case     South Dakota
(Senator)
June 22, 1962 65 Heart attack[67] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. J. Chandler Gurney Joseph H. Bottum January 3, 1951 (U.S. House tenure January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1951) December 9, 1896 Everly, Iowa 87th
(1961–1963)
Henry Dworshak     Idaho
(Senator)
July 23, 1962 67 Heart attack[68] Washington, D.C. U.S. Bert H. Miller Len Jordan October 14, 1949 (previously served November 7, 1946 – January 3, 1949; U.S House tenure January 3, 1939 – November 7, 1946) August 29, 1894 Duluth, Minnesota 87th
(1961–1963)
Clement W. Miller     California
(1st district)
October 7, 1962 45 Plane crash[69] Eureka, California U.S. Hubert B. Scudder Don H. Clausen January 3, 1949 October 28, 1916 Wilmington, Delaware 87th
(1961–1963)
Dennis Chávez     New Mexico
(Senator)
November 18, 1962 74 Heart attack[70] Los Chaves, New Mexico U.S. Bronson M. Cutting Edwin L. Mechem May 11, 1935 (U.S. House tenure March 4, 1931 – January 3, 1935) April 9, 1888 Los Chaves, New Mexico Territory 87th
(1961–1963)
Robert S. Kerr     Oklahoma
(Senator)
January 1, 1963 66 Coronary thrombosis[71] Washington, D.C. U.S. Edward H. Moore J. Howard Edmondson January 3, 1949 September 11, 1896 Ada, Oklahoma 87th
(1961–1963)
Clyde Doyle     California
(23rd district)
March 14, 1963 75 Natural causes[72] Arlington, Virginia U.S. District created Del M. Clawson January 3, 1949 (previously served January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947) July 11, 1887 Oakland, California 88th
(1963–1965)
Francis E. Walter     Pennsylvania
(15th district)
May 31, 1963 69 disease unknown Washington, D.C. U.S. Alvin Bush Fred B. Rooney March 4, 1933 May 26, 1894 Easton, Pennsylvania 88th
(1963–1965)
Hjalmar C. Nygaard     North Dakota
(1st district)
July 18, 1963 57 Heart attack[73] Washington, D.C. U.S. District created Mark Andrews January 3, 1961 March 24, 1906 Sharon, North Dakota 88th
(1963–1965)
Estes Kefauver     Tennessee
(Senator)
August 10, 1963 60 Heart attack[74] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. A. Thomas Stewart Herbert S. Walters January 3, 1949 (U.S. House tenure September 13, 1939 – January 3, 1949) July 26, 1903 Madisonville, Tennessee 88th
(1963–1965)
Leon H. Gavin     Pennsylvania
(23rd district)
September 15, 1963 70 Cerebral hemorrhage[75] Washington, D.C. U.S. Edward L. Sittler Jr. Albert W. Johnson January 3, 1943 February 25, 1893 Buffalo, New York 88th
(1963–1965)
William J. Green Jr.     Pennsylvania
(5th district)
December 21, 1963 53 Peritonitis and gall bladder complications[76] Philadelphia, Pennsylvania U.S. George W. Sarbacher Jr. William J. Green, III January 3, 1949 (previously served January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947) March 5, 1910 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 88th
(1963–1965)
Howard Baker     Tennessee
(2nd district)
January 7, 1964 61 Heart attack[77] Knoxville, Tennessee U.S. John Jennings Jr. Irene Bailey Baker January 3, 1951 January 12, 1902 Somerset, Kentucky 88th
(1963–1965)
Thomas J. O'Brien     Illinois
(6th district)
April 14, 1964 85 Stroke[78] Chicago, Illinois U.S. A. F. Maciejewski Daniel J. Ronan January 3, 1943 (previously served March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939) April 30, 1878 Bethesda, Maryland 88th
(1963–1965)
Clarence Cannon     Missouri
(9th district)
May 12, 1964 85 disease unknown Washington, D.C. U.S. Theodore W. Hukriede William L. Hungate March 4, 1923 April 11, 1879 Elsberry, Missouri 88th
(1963–1965)
Clair Engle     California
(Senator)
July 30, 1964 52 Complications following surgery to remove brain tumor[79] Washington, D.C. U.S. William F. Knowland Pierre Salinger January 3, 1959 (U.S. House tenure August 31, 1943 – January 3, 1959) September 21, 1911 Bakersfield, California 88th
(1963–1965)
John B. Bennett     Michigan
(12th district)
August 9, 1964 60 Cancer[80] Chevy Chase, Maryland U.S. William F. Knowland Pierre Salinger January 3, 1947 (previously served January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945) January 10, 1904 Garden, Michigan 88th
(1963–1965)
A. Walter Norblad     Oregon
(1st district)
September 20, 1964 56 Heart attack[81] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. James W. Mott Wendell Wyatt January 18, 1946 September 12, 1908 Escanaba, Michigan 88th
(1963–1965)
Olin D. Johnston     South Carolina
(Senator)
April 18, 1965 68 Pneumonia[82] Columbia, South Carolina U.S. Wilton E. Hall Donald S. Russell January 3, 1945 November 18, 1896 Honea Path, South Carolina 89th
(1965–1967)
T. Ashton Thompson     Louisiana
(7th district)
July 1, 1965 49 Traffic collision[83] Gastonia, North Carolina U.S. Henry D. Larcade Jr. Edwin Washington Edwards January 3, 1953 March 31, 1916 Ville Platte, Louisiana 89th
(1965–1967)
Clarence J. Brown     Ohio
(7th district)
August 23, 1965 72 disease unknown Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Arthur W. Aleshire Bud Brown January 3, 1939 July 14, 1893 Blanchester, Ohio 89th
(1965–1967)
Herbert C. Bonner     North Carolina
(1st district)
November 7, 1965 74 Cancer[84] Washington, D.C. U.S. Lindsay Carter Warren Walter B. Jones Sr. November 5, 1940 May 16, 1891 Washington, North Carolina 89th
(1965–1967)
Albert R. Thomas     Texas
(8th district)
February 15, 1966 67 Cancer[85] Washington, D.C. U.S. Joe H. Eagle Lera Millard Thomas January 3, 1937 April 12, 1898 Nacogdoches, Texas 89th
(1965–1967)
John F. Baldwin Jr.     California
(14th district)
March 9, 1966 50 Cancer[86] Washington, D.C. U.S. Harlan Hagen Jerome R. Waldie January 3, 1955 June 28, 1915 Oakland, California 89th
(1965–1967)
Patrick V. McNamara     Michigan
(Senator)
April 30, 1966 71 Stroke[87] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Homer S. Ferguson Robert P. Griffin January 3, 1955 October 4, 1894 North Weymouth, Massachusetts 89th
(1965–1967)
John E. Fogarty     Rhode Island
(2nd district)
January 10, 1967 53 Heart attack[88] Washington, D.C. U.S. Harry Sandager Robert Tiernan January 3, 1941 March 23, 1913 Providence, Rhode Island 90th
(1967–1969)
J. Arthur Younger     California
(11th district)
June 20, 1967 74 Leukemia[89] Washington, D.C. U.S. John J. McFall Pete McCloskey January 3, 1953 April 11, 1893 Albany, Oregon 90th
(1967–1969)
Joe R. Pool     Texas
(3rd district)
July 14, 1968 57 Heart attack[90] Houston, Texas U.S. Lindley Beckworth James M. Collins January 3, 1963 February 18, 1911 Fort Worth, Texas 90th
(1967–1969)
Elmer J. Holland     Pennsylvania
(20th district)
August 9, 1968 74 Heart attack[91] Annapolis, Maryland U.S. Vera Buchanan Joseph M. Gaydos January 24, 1956 (previously served May 19, 1942 – January 3, 1943) January 8, 1894 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 90th
(1967–1969)
Bob Bartlett     Alaska
(Senator)
December 11, 1968 64 Internal hemorrhage following heart surgery[92] Cleveland, Ohio U.S. office created Ted Stevens January 3, 1959 (U.S. House tenure as a delegate January 3, 1945 - January 3, 1959) April 20, 1904 Seattle, Washington 90th
(1967–1969)
Fats Everett     Tennessee
(8th district)
January 26, 1969 53 disease unknown Nashville, Tennessee U.S. Jere Cooper Ed Jones February 1, 1958 February 24, 1915 Union City, Tennessee 91st
(1969–1971)
William H. Bates     Massachusetts
(6th district)
June 22, 1969 52 Stomach cancer[93] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. George J. Bates Michael J. Harrington February 14, 1950 April 26, 1917 Salem, Massachusetts 91st
(1969–1971)
Daniel J. Ronan     Illinois
(6th district)
August 13, 1969 55 Heart attack[94] Chicago, Illinois U.S. Thomas J. O'Brien George W. Collins January 3, 1965 July 13, 1914 Chicago, Illinois 91st
(1969–1971)
Everett Dirksen     Illinois
(Senator)
September 7, 1969 73 Cardiopulmonary arrest Washington, D.C. U.S. Scott W. Lucas Ralph Tyler Smith January 3, 1951 (U.S. House tenure March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1949) January 4, 1896 Pekin, Illinois 91st
(1969–1971)

1970sEdit

Member
State
(district)
Date of death Age at death (years) Cause Place of death Place of burial Predecessor Successor Serving since (in the House/Senate) Date of birth Place of birth U.S. Congress
Glenard P. Lipscomb     California
(24th district)
February 1, 1970 54 Complications following surgery to remove intestinal tumor[95] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. C. Norris Poulson John H. Rousselot November 10, 1953 August 19, 1915 Jackson County, Michigan 91st
(1969–1971)
James B. Utt     California
(35th district)
March 1, 1970 70 Heart attack[96] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. District created John G. Schmitz January 3, 1953 March 11, 1899 Tustin, California 91st
(1969–1971)
William St. Onge     Connecticut
(2nd district)
May 1, 1970 55 Heart attack[97] Groton, Connecticut U.S. Horace Seely-Brown Robert H. Steele January 3, 1963 October 9, 1914 Putnam, Connecticut 91st
(1969–1971)
Michael J. Kirwan     Ohio
(19th district)
July 27, 1970 83 Complications following fall[98] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. John G. Cooper Charles J. Carney January 3, 1937 December 2, 1886 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 91st
(1969–1971)
G. Robert Watkins     Pennsylvania
(9th district)
August 7, 1970 68 Heart attack[99] West Chester, Pennsylvania U.S. Paul Dague John Ware January 3, 1965 May 21, 1902 Hampton, Virginia 91st
(1969–1971)
William L. Dawson     Illinois
(1st district)
November 9, 1970 84 Pneumonia[100] Chicago, Illinois U.S. Arthur W. Mitchell Ralph H. Metcalfe January 3, 1943 April 26, 1886 Albany, Georgia 91st
(1969–1971)
L. Mendel Rivers     South Carolina
(1st district)
December 28, 1970 65 Complications following heart valve replacement[101] Birmingham, Alabama U.S. Clara G. McMillan Mendel Jackson Davis January 3, 1941 September 28, 1905 Gumville, South Carolina 91st
(1969–1971)
Richard Russell Jr.     Georgia
(Senator)
January 21, 1971 73 Emphysema[102] Washington, D.C. U.S. John S. Cohen David H. Gambrell January 12, 1933 November 2, 1897 Winder, Georgia 92nd
(1971–1973)
Robert J. Corbett     Pennsylvania
(18th district)
April 25, 1971 65 Heart attack[103] Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania U.S. J. Irving Whalley John Heinz January 3, 1945 (previously served January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1941) August 25, 1905 Avalon, Pennsylvania 92nd
(1971–1973)
Winston L. Prouty     Vermont
(Senator)
September 10, 1971 65 Gastric cancer[104] Boston, Massachusetts U.S. Ralph Flanders Robert T. Stafford January 3, 1959 (U.S. House tenure January 3, 1951 – January 3, 1959) September 1, 1906 Newport, Vermont 92nd
(1971–1973)
John C. Watts     Kentucky
(6th district)
September 24, 1971 69 Stroke[105] Lexington, Kentucky U.S. Thomas R. Underwood William P. Curlin Jr. April 4, 1951 July 9, 1902 Nicholasville, Kentucky 92nd
(1971–1973)
James G. Fulton     Pennsylvania
(27th district)
October 6, 1971 68 Heart attack[106] Washington, D.C. U.S. Augustine B. Kelley William Sheldrick Conover January 3, 1945 March 1, 1903 Dormont, Pennsylvania 92nd
(1971–1973)
George W. Andrews     Alabama
(3rd district)
December 25, 1971 65 Complications following heart surgery[107] Birmingham, Alabama U.S. District inactive Elizabeth B. Andrews March 14, 1944 December 12, 1906 Clayton, Alabama 92nd
(1971–1973)
Allen J. Ellender     Louisiana
(Senator)
July 27, 1972 81 Heart attack[108] Maryland U.S. Rose McConnell Long Elaine Edwards January 3, 1937 September 24, 1890 Montegut, Louisiana 92nd
(1971–1973)
William F. Ryan     New York
(20th district)
September 17, 1972 50 Throat cancer[109] New York City, New York U.S. Ludwig Teller Bella Abzug January 3, 1961 June 28, 1922 Albion, New York 92nd
(1971–1973)
Nick Begich     Alaska
(At-large district)
October 16, 1972 40 Presumably killed in plane crash Alaska U.S. Howard Pollock Don Young January 3, 1971 April 6, 1932 Eveleth, Minnesota 92nd
(1971–1973)
Hale Boggs     Louisiana
(2nd district)
October 16, 1972 58 Presumably killed in plane crash Alaska U.S. Paul H. Maloney Lindy Boggs January 3, 1947 (previously served January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943) February 15, 1914 Long Beach, Mississippi 92nd
(1971–1973)
Frank T. Bow     Ohio
(16th district)
November 13, 1972 71 Heart failure[110] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. John McSweeney Ralph S. Regula January 3, 1951 February 20, 1901 Canton, Ohio 92nd
(1971–1973)
George W. Collins     Illinois
(6th district)
December 8, 1972 47 Plane crash[111] Chicago, Illinois U.S. Daniel J. Ronan Cardiss Collins November 3, 1970 March 5, 1925 Chicago, Illinois 92nd
(1971–1973)
William O. Mills     Maryland
(1st district)
May 24, 1973 48 Suicide by firearm[112] Bethlehem, Maryland U.S. Rogers Morton Robert Bauman May 25, 1971 August 12, 1924 Easton, Maryland 93rd
(1973–1975)
John P. Saylor     Pennsylvania
(12th district)
October 28, 1973 65 Heart attack[113] Houston, Texas U.S. J. Irving Whalley John Murtha September 13, 1949 July 23, 1908 Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania 93rd
(1973–1975)
Charles M. Teague     California
(13th district)
January 1, 1974 64 Heart attack[114] Santa Paula, California U.S. Ernest K. Bramblett Robert J. Lagomarsino January 3, 1955 September 18, 1909 Santa Paula, California 93rd
(1973–1975)
John C. Kluczynski     Illinois
(5th district)
January 26, 1975 78 Heart attack[115] Chicago, Illinois U.S. Martin Gorski John G. Fary January 3, 1951 February 15, 1896 Chicago, Illinois 94th
(1975–1977)
Jerry Pettis     California
(37th district)
February 14, 1975 58 Plane crash[116] Banning, California U.S. Yvonne B. Burke Shirley Neil Pettis January 3, 1967 July 18, 1916 Phoenix, Arizona 94th
(1975–1977)
Wright Patman     Texas
(1st district)
March 7, 1976 82 Pneumonia[117] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Eugene Black Sam B. Hall March 4, 1929 August 6, 1893 Hughes Springs, Texas 94th
(1975–1977)
William A. Barrett     Pennsylvania
(1st district)
April 12, 1976 79 disease unknown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania U.S. James Gallagher Michael Myers January 3, 1949 (previously served January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947) August 14, 1896 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 94th
(1975–1977)
Torbert Macdonald     Massachusetts
(7th district)
May 21, 1976 58 Internal hemorrhage[118] Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Thomas J. Lane Edward Markey January 3, 1955 June 6, 1917 Everett, Massachusetts 94th
(1975–1977)
Jerry Litton     Missouri
(6th district)
August 3, 1976 39 Plane crash[119] Chillicothe, Missouri U.S. William Raleigh Hull Jr. Earl Thomas Coleman January 3, 1973 May 12, 1937 Lock Springs, Missouri 94th
(1975–1977)
Philip Hart     Michigan
(Senator)
December 26, 1976 64 Cancer[120] Washington, D.C. U.S. Charles E. Potter Donald W. Riegle Jr. January 3, 1959 December 10, 1912 Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 94th
(1975–1977)
John L. McClellan     Arkansas
(Senator)
November 28, 1977 81 disease unknown Little Rock, Arkansas U.S. G. Lloyd Spencer Kaneaster Hodges Jr. January 3, 1943 (U.S. House tenure January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939) February 25, 1896 Sheridan, Arkansas 95th
(1977–1979)
Lee Metcalf     Montana
(Senator)
January 12, 1978 66 Natural causes[121] Helena, Montana U.S. James Edward Murray Paul G. Hatfield January 3, 1961 (U.S. House tenure January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1961) January 28, 1911 Stevensville, Montana 95th
(1977–1979)
Hubert Humphrey     Minnesota
(Senator)
January 13, 1978 66 Bladder cancer[122] Waverly, Minnesota U.S. Eugene McCarthy Muriel Humphrey January 3, 1971 (previously served January 3, 1949 – December 30, 1964) May 27, 1911 Wallace, South Dakota 95th
(1977–1979)
James Allen     Alabama
(Senator)
June 1, 1978 65 Heart attack[123] Gulf Shores, Alabama U.S. J. Lister Hill Maryon Pittman Allen January 3, 1969 December 28, 1912 Gadsden, Alabama 95th
(1977–1979)
Clifford Allen     Tennessee
(5th district)
June 18, 1978 66 Heart attack[124] Nashville, Tennessee U.S. Richard Fulton Bill Boner November 25, 1975 January 6, 1912 Jacksonville, Florida 95th
(1977–1979)
William M. Ketchum     California
(18th district)
June 24, 1978 56 Heart attack[125] Bakersfield, California U.S. Bob Mathias Bill Thomas January 3, 1973 September 2, 1921 Los Angeles, California 95th
(1977–1979)
Ralph Metcalfe     Illinois
(1st district)
October 10, 1978 68 Heart attack[126] Chicago, Illinois U.S. William L. Dawson Bennett M. Stewart January 3, 1971 May 29, 1910 Atlanta, Georgia 95th
(1977–1979)
Goodloe Byron     Maryland
(6th district)
October 11, 1978 49 Heart attack[127] Hagerstown, Maryland U.S. John Glenn Beall Jr. Beverly Byron January 3, 1971 June 22, 1929 Williamsport, Maryland 95th
(1977–1979)
William A. Steiger     Wisconsin
(6th district)
December 4, 1978 40 Heart attack[128] Washington, D.C. U.S. John A. Race Thomas E. Petri January 3, 1967 May 15, 1938 Oshkosh, Wisconsin 95th
(1977–1979)

1980sEdit

Member
State
(district)
Date of death Age at death (years) Cause Place of death Place of burial Predecessor Successor Serving since (in the House/Senate) Date of birth Place of birth U.S. Congress
John M. Slack Jr.     West Virginia
(3rd district)
March 17, 1980 64 Heart attack[129] Alexandria, Virginia Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans, West Virginia Cleveland M. Bailey John G. Hutchinson January 3, 1959 March 18, 1915 Charleston, West Virginia 96th
(1979–1981)
Harold L. Runnels     New Mexico
(2nd district)
August 5, 1980 56 Respiratory failure[130] New York City, New York Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Lovington, New Mexico Ed Foreman Joe Skeen January 3, 1971 March 17, 1924 Dallas, Texas 96th
(1979–1981)
Tennyson Guyer     Ohio
(4th district)
April 12, 1981 68 Heart attack[131] Alexandria, Virginia Maple Grove Cemetery, Findlay, Ohio William M. McCulloch Mike Oxley January 3, 1973 November 29, 1912 Findlay, Ohio 97th
(1981–1983)
William R. Cotter     Connecticut
(1st district)
September 8, 1981 55 Pancreatic cancer[132] East Lyme, Connecticut Mount Saint Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield, Connecticut Emilio Q. Daddario Barbara Kennelly January 3, 1971 July 18, 1926 Hartford, Connecticut 97th
(1981–1983)
John M. Ashbrook     Ohio
(17th district)
April 24, 1982 53 Peptic ulcer[133] Johnstown, Ohio Green Hill Cemetery, Johnstown, Ohio Robert W. Levering Jean Spencer Ashbrook January 3, 1961 September 21, 1928 Johnstown, Ohio 97th
(1981–1983)
Adam Benjamin Jr.     Indiana
(1st district)
September 7, 1982 47 Heart attack[134] Washington D.C. Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, Indiana Ray J. Madden Katie Hall January 3, 1977 August 6, 1935 Gary, Indiana 97th
(1981–1983)
Benjamin S. Rosenthal     New York
(7th district)
January 4, 1983 59 Cancer[135] Washington D.C. Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, New York Joseph P. Addabbo Gary Ackerman February 20, 1962 June 8, 1923 New York City, New York 98th
(1983–1985)
Phillip Burton     California
(5th district)
April 10, 1983 56 Thrombosis[136] San Francisco, California San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, California John L. Burton Sala Burton February 18, 1964 June 1, 1926 Cincinnati, Ohio 98th
(1983–1985)
Henry M. Jackson     Washington
(Senator)
September 1, 1983 71 Heart attack[137] Everett, Washington Evergreen Cemetery, Everett, Washington Harry P. Cain Daniel J. Evans January 3, 1953 (U.S. House tenure January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1953) May 31, 1912 Everett, Washington 98th
(1983–1985)
Larry McDonald     Georgia
(5th district)
September 1, 1983 48 Shoot down of Korean Air Lines Flight 007 by Soviet Air Defence Forces interceptors on the orders of General Anatoly Kornukov[138] Sakhalin, Soviet Union Crestlawn Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia John W. Davis George Darden January 3, 1975 April 1, 1935 Atlanta, Georgia 98th
(1983–1985)
Clement J. Zablocki     Wisconsin
(4th district)
December 3, 1983 71 Heart attack[139] Milwaukee, Wisconsin St. Adalbert's Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin John C. Brophy Jerry Kleczka January 3, 1949 November 18, 1912 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 98th
(1983–1985)
Edwin B. Forsythe     New Jersey
(13th district)
March 29, 1984 68 Lung cancer[140] Moorestown Township, New Jersey Medford Friends Meeting Cemetery, Medford, New Jersey Jim Courter Jim Saxton November 3, 1970 January 17, 1916 Westtown, Pennsylvania 98th
(1983–1985)
Carl D. Perkins     Kentucky
(7th district)
August 3, 1984 71 Heart attack[141] Lexington, Kentucky Mountain Memory Gardens, Hindman, Kentucky Wendell H. Meade Carl C. Perkins January 3, 1949 October 15, 1912 Hindman, Kentucky 98th
(1983–1985)
Gillis W. Long     Louisiana
(8th district)
January 20, 1985 61 Heart attack[142] Washington, D.C. Alexandria National Cemetery, Pineville, Louisiana Speedy O. Long Catherine Small Long January 3, 1973 (previously served January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965) May 4, 1923 Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana 99th
(1985–1987)
Joseph P. Addabbo     New York
(6th district)
April 10, 1986 61 Seizure induced coma during treatment for bladder cancer[143] Washington, D.C. Saint John's Cemetery, Queens, New York John LeBoutillier Alton R. Waldon Jr. January 3, 1961 March 17, 1925 Queens, New York 99th
(1985–1987)
John P. East     North Carolina
(Senator)
June 29, 1986 55 Suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning[144] Greenville, North Carolina Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia Robert B. Morgan James T. Broyhill January 3, 1981 May 5, 1931 Springfield, Illinois 99th
(1985–1987)
George M. O'Brien     Illinois
(4th district)
July 17, 1986 69 Prostate cancer[145] Bethesda, Maryland Resurrection Cemetery, Romeoville, Illinois Ed Derwinski Jack Davis January 3, 1973 June 17, 1917 Chicago, Illinois 99th
(1985–1987)
John E. Grotberg     Illinois
(14th district)
November 15, 1986 61 Bronchial pneumonia and colon cancer[146] Saint Charles, Illinois Union Cemetery, Saint Charles, Illinois Tom Corcoran Dennis Hastert January 3, 1985 March 21, 1925 Chicago, Illinois 99th
(1985–1987)
Sala Burton     California
(5th district)
February 1, 1987 61 Colon cancer[147] Washington, D.C. Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, California Phillip Burton Nancy Pelosi June 21, 1983 April 1, 1925 Białystok, Poland 100th
(1987–1989)
Edward Zorinsky     Nebraska
(Senator)
March 6, 1987 58 Heart attack[148] Omaha, Nebraska Beth El Cemetery, Ralston, Nebraska Roman Hruska David Karnes December 28, 1976 November 11, 1928 Omaha, Nebraska 100th
(1987–1989)
Stewart McKinney     Connecticut
(4th district)
May 7, 1987 56 AIDS-complicated pneumocystis pneumonia[149] Washington, D.C. Cremated Lowell P. Weicker Jr. Christopher Shays January 3, 1971 January 30, 1931 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 100th
(1987–1989)
Dan Daniel     Virginia
(5th district)
January 23, 1988 73 Heart attack[150] Charlottesville, Virginia Highland Burial Park, Danville, Virginia William M. Tuck Lewis F. Payne Jr. January 3, 1969 May 12, 1914 Chatham, Virginia 100th
(1987–1989)
James J. Howard     New Jersey
(3rd district)
March 25, 1988 60 Heart attack[151] Washington, D.C. St. Catharine’s Cemetery, Sea Girt, New Jersey James C. Auchincloss Frank Pallone January 3, 1965 July 24, 1927 Irvington, New Jersey 100th
(1987–1989)
C. Melvin Price     Illinois
(21st district)
April 22, 1988 83 Pancreatic cancer[152] Camp Springs, Maryland Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, Illinois Edward R. Madigan Jerry Costello January 3, 1945 January 1, 1905 East St. Louis, Illinois 100th
(1987–1989)
John Duncan, Sr.     Tennessee
(2nd district)
June 21, 1988 69 Cancer[153] Knoxville, Tennessee Duncan Family Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee Irene Bailey Baker Jimmy Duncan (U.S. politician) January 3, 1965 March 24, 1919 Knoxville, Tennessee 100th
(1987–1989)
William F. Nichols     Alabama
(3rd district)
December 13, 1988 70 Heart attack[154] Washington, D.C. Marble City Cemetery, Sylacauga, Alabama Elizabeth B. Andrews Glen Browder January 3, 1967 October 16, 1918 Monroe County, Mississippi 100th
(1987–1989)
Claude Pepper     Florida
(18th district)
May 30, 1989 88 Complications from nutritional deficiencies and malignancy[155] Washington, D.C. Oakland Cemetery, Tallahassee, Florida None Ileana Ros-Lehtinen January 3, 1963 (U.S. Senate tenure November 4, 1936 – January 3, 1951) September 8, 1900 Dudleyville, Chambers County, Alabama 101st
(1989–1991)
Mickey Leland     Texas
(18th district)
August 7, 1989 44 Plane crash[156] Gambela, Ethiopia Golden Gate Cemetery, Houston, Texas Barbara Jordan Craig Washington January 3, 1979 November 27, 1944 Lubbock, Texas 101st
(1989–1991)
Larkin I. Smith     Mississippi
(5th district)
August 13, 1989 45 Plane crash[157] Perry County, Mississippi Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Gulfport, Mississippi Trent Lott Gene Taylor January 3, 1989 June 26, 1944 Poplarville, Mississippi 101st
(1989–1991)

1990sEdit

Member
State
(district)
Date of death Age at death (years) Cause Place of death Place of burial Predecessor Successor Serving since (in the House/Senate) Date of birth Place of birth U.S. Congress
Spark Matsunaga     Hawaii
(Senator)
April 15, 1990 73 Prostate cancer[158] Toronto, Canada National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii Hiram Fong Daniel Akaka January 3, 1977 (U.S. House tenure January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1977) October 8, 1916 Kukuiula, Hawaii 101st
(1989–1991)
Silvio O. Conte     Massachusetts
(1st district)
February 8, 1991 69 Prostate cancer[159] Bethesda, Maryland Saint Josephs Cemetery, Pittsfield, Massachusetts John W. Heselton John Olver January 3, 1959 November 9, 1921 Pittsfield, Massachusetts 102nd
(1991–1993)
H. John Heinz III     Pennsylvania
(Senator)
April 4, 1991 52 Plane crash[160] Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Hugh Scott Harris Wofford January 3, 1977 (U.S. House tenure November 2, 1971 – January 3, 1977) October 23, 1938 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 102nd
(1991–1993)
Quentin N. Burdick     North Dakota
(Senator)
September 8, 1992 84 Heart failure[161] Fargo, North Dakota Bohemian Cemetery, Silver Lake, Minnesota Clarence Norman Brunsdale Jocelyn Burdick August 8, 1960 (U.S. House tenure January 3, 1959 – August 8, 1960) June 19, 1908 Munich, North Dakota 102nd
(1991–1993)
Theodore S. Weiss     New York
(17th district)
September 14, 1992 64 Heart failure[162] New York City, New York Bella Abzug Jerrold Nadler January 3, 1977 September 17, 1927 Gava, Hungary 102nd
(1991–1993)
Walter B. Jones Sr.     North Carolina
(1st district)
September 15, 1992 79 Natural causes[163] Norfolk, Virginia Forest Hills Cemetery, Farmville, North Carolina Herbert C. Bonner Eva Clayton February 5, 1966 August 19, 1913 Fayetteville, North Carolina 102nd
(1991–1993)
Paul B. Henry     Michigan
(3rd district)
July 31, 1993 51 Brain cancer[164] Grand Rapids, Michigan Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Michigan Harold Wolpe Vern Ehlers January 3, 1985 July 9, 1942 Chicago, Illinois 103rd
(1993–1995)
William Natcher     Kentucky
(2nd district)
March 29, 1994 84 Heart failure[165] Bethesda, Maryland Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, Kentucky Garrett L. Withers Ron Lewis August 1, 1953 September 11, 1909 Bowling Green, Kentucky 103rd
(1993–1995)
Dean Gallo     New Jersey
(11th district)
November 6, 1994 58 Prostate cancer[166] Denville, New Jersey Joseph Minish Rodney Frelinghuysen January 3, 1985 November 23, 1935 Hackensack, New Jersey 103rd
(1993–1995)
Bill Emerson     Missouri
(8th district)
June 22, 1996 58 Lung cancer[167] Bethesda, Maryland Hillsboro Cemetery Hillsboro, Missouri Wendell Bailey Jo Ann Emerson January 3, 1981 January 1, 1938 St. Louis, Missouri 104th
(1995–1997)
Frank Tejeda     Texas
(28th district)
January 30, 1997 51 Pneumonia following treatment for brain tumor[168] San Antonio, Texas Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas District created Ciro D. Rodriguez January 3, 1993 October 2, 1945 San Antonio, Texas 105th
(1997–1999)
Walter Capps     California
(22nd district)
October 28, 1997 63 Heart attack[169] Reston, Virginia Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, California Andrea Seastrand Lois Capps January 3, 1997 May 5, 1934 Omaha, Nebraska 105th
(1997–1999)
Sonny Bono     California
(44th district)
January 5, 1998 62 Skiing accident[170] Stateline, Nevada Desert Memorial Park, Cathedral City, California Al McCandless Mary Bono January 3, 1995 February 16, 1935 Detroit, Michigan 105th
(1997–1999)
Steven Schiff     New Mexico
(1st district)
March 25, 1998 51 Squamous-cell skin cancer[171] Albuquerque, New Mexico Desert Memorial Park, Cathedral City, California Manuel Lujan Jr. Heather Wilson January 3, 1989 March 18, 1947 Chicago, Illinois 105th
(1997–1999)
George Brown Jr.     California
(42nd district)
July 15, 1999 79 Infection following heart valve replacement[172] Bethesda, Maryland Cremated Dana Rohrabacher Joe Baca January 3, 1973 (previously served January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1971) March 6, 1920 Holtville, California 106th
(1999-2001)
John Chafee     Rhode Island
(Senator)
October 24, 1999 77 Congestive heart failure[173] Washington, D.C. Chafee Family Cemetery, Warwick, Rhode Island John O. Pastore Lincoln Chafee December 28, 1976 October 22, 1922 Providence, Rhode Island 106th
(1999-2001)

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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