List of United States Representatives from Alaska

The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Alaska. For chronological tables of members of both houses of the United States Congress from the state (through the present day), see United States Congressional Delegations from Alaska. The list of names should be complete (as of January 3, 2015), but other data may be incomplete. It includes members who have represented both the state and the Territory, both past and present.

Current memberEdit

There is only one district, therefore only one current member:

List of members and delegatesEdit

Member or delegate District Home Party District Years Electoral history
Bob Bartlett Juneau Democratic Territory January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1959 Elected in 1944.
Elected in 1946.
Elected in 1948.
Elected in 1950.
Elected in 1952.
Elected in 1954.
Elected in 1956.
Retired.
Nicholas Begich Anchorage Democratic At-large January 3, 1971 – December 29, 1972 Disappeared on a campaign flight from Anchorage to Juneau on October 16, 1972. An official death certificate was issued December 29, 1972.
Thomas Cale Fairbanks Independent Territory March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1909 Elected in 1906.
Retired.
Anthony Dimond Valdez Democratic Territory March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1945 Elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
Re-elected in 1938.
Re-elected in 1940.
Re-elected in 1942.
Retired to become a state judge.
George Barnes Grigsby Juneau Democratic Territory June 3, 1920 – March 1, 1921 Elected to finish Wickersham's term.[1]
Lost election contest.
Howard Pollock Anchorage Republican At-large January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1971 Elected in 1966.
Retired to run for Governor of Alaska.
Ralph Rivers Fairbanks Democratic At-large January 3, 1959 – December 30, 1966 Served as Representative-elect in 1957 and 1958 under the Alaska-Tennessee Plan, pending Alaskan statehood.
Charles August Sulzer Prince of Wales Island Democratic Territory March 4, 1917 – January 7, 1919 Elected in 1916.
Lost election contest to James Wickersham.
March 4, 1919 – April 28, 1919 Re-elected in 1918.
Died.
Daniel Sutherland Juneau Republican Territory March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1931 Elected in 1920.[2]
Re-elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Retired.
Frank Hinman Waskey Nome Democratic[a] Territory December 3, 1906 – March 3, 1907 Retired.
James Wickersham Fairbanks Republican Territory March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1917 Elected in 1908.
Re-elected in 1910.
Re-elected in 1912.
Re-elected in 1914.
Lost re-election.
January 7, 1919 – March 3, 1919 Won election contest over Charles A. Sulzer.[4]
Lost re-election.
March 1, 1921 – March 3, 1921 Succeeded George B. Grigsby, who had qualified on credentials of a special election held to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Charles A. Sulzer, which occurred while the contest was pending.[5]
March 4, 1931 – March 3, 1933 Elected in 1930.[6]
Lost re-election to Anthony Dimond.
Don Young Fort Yukon Republican At-large March 6, 1973 – present Elected to finish Begich's term.

Living former membersEdit

As of January 2019, there are no living former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alaska. The last living former Representative and the most recently serving was Nick Begich (served 1971–1972), who disappeared in a plane crash on October 16, 1972, while in office.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Elected on a nonpartisan ticket[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - AK Territorial Delegate - Special Election Race - Jun 05, 1919". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - AK Territorial Delegate Race - Nov 02, 1920". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  3. ^ "Alaskan Delegate Here: Frank H. Waskey Pleases by Good Looks and Modest Ways". The Washington Post. October 29, 1906. p. 7. ProQuest 144691230.
  4. ^ "Our Campaigns - AK Territorial Delegate - Recount Race - Jan 07, 1919". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  5. ^ "Our Campaigns - AK Territorial Delegate - Recount Race - Mar 01, 1921". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  6. ^ "Our Campaigns - AK Territorial Delegate Race - Nov 04, 1930". www.ourcampaigns.com.