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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

Updated January 2015.[1]

List of representativesEdit

Representative Party District Years District Home Note
  Bob Bartlett Democratic Delegate January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1959 Juneau
  Nicholas Begich Democratic AL January 3, 1971 – December 29, 1972 Anchorage Disappeared on a campaign flight from Anchorage to Juneau on October 16, 1972. An official death certificate was issued December 29, 1972.
  Thomas Cale Independent Delegate March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1909 Fairbanks
  Anthony Dimond Democratic Delegate March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1945 Valdez
  George Barnes Grigsby Democratic Delegate June 3, 1920 – March 1, 1921 Juneau lost contested election
  Howard Pollock Republican AL January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1971 Anchorage
  Ralph Rivers Democratic AL January 3, 1959 – December 30, 1966 Fairbanks Served as Representative-elect in 1957 and 1958 under the Alaska-Tennessee Plan, pending Alaskan statehood.
  Charles August Sulzer Democratic Delegate March 4, 1917 – January 7, 1919 Prince of Wales Island lost contested election
March 4, 1919 – April 28, 1919 Died
  Daniel Sutherland Republican Delegate March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1931 Juneau
  Frank Hinman Waskey Democratic Delegate December 3, 1906 – March 3, 1907 Nome elected on a nonpartisan ticket[2]
  James Wickersham Republican Delegate March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1917 Fairbanks
January 7, 1919 – March 3, 1919 successfully contested the election of Charles A. Sulzer
March 1, 1921 – March 3, 1921 succeeding 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
March 4, 1931 – March 3, 1933
  Don Young Republican AL March 6, 1973 – present Fort Yukon Incumbent
Elected by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Nick Begich.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Directory of Representatives". United States House of Representatives. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Alaskan Delegate Here: Frank H. Waskey Pleases by Good Looks and Modest Ways". The Washington Post. October 29, 1906. p. 7.