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List of United States Senators from Wyoming

Current delegation
since June 22, 2007

Wyoming was admitted to the Union on July 10, 1890, and elects United States Senators to Class 1 and Class 2. Its current U.S. Senators are Republicans Mike Enzi (serving since 1997) and John Barrasso (serving since 2007). 21 people have served as a United States Senator from Wyoming.

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List of SenatorsEdit

Class 1

Class 1 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that has recently been contested in 2000, 2006, 2012, and 2018. The next election will be in 2024.

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Class 2

Class 2 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that has recently been contested in 1996, 2002, 2008, and 2014. The next election will be in 2020.

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Vacant July 10, 1890 –
November 18, 1890
After joining the Union, Wyoming didn't elect its Senators for four months. 1 51st 1 After joining the Union, Wyoming didn't elect its Senators for four months. July 10, 1890 –
November 15, 1890
Vacant
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Francis E. Warren
Republican November 18, 1890 –
March 4, 1893
Elected in 1890.

Lost re-election.
Elected in 1890.

Lost re-election.
November 15, 1890 –
March 3, 1895
Republican  
Joseph M. Carey
1
52nd
Vacant March 4, 1893 –
January 23, 1895
  2 53rd
2  
Clarence D. Clark
Republican January 23, 1895 –
March 4, 1917
Elected to finish vacant term.
54th 2 Elected in 1895. March 4, 1895 –
November 24, 1929
Republican  
Francis E. Warren
2
55th
Re-elected in 1899. 3 56th
57th 3 Re-elected January 22, 1901.
58th
Re-elected January 25, 1905. 4 59th
60th 4 Re-elected January 22, 1907.
61st
Re-elected January 24, 1911.

Lost re-election.
5 62nd
63rd 5 Re-elected January 28, 1913.
64th
3  
John B. Kendrick
Democratic March 4, 1917 –
November 3, 1933
Elected in 1916. 6 65th
66th 6 Re-elected in 1918.
67th
Re-elected in 1922. 7 68th
69th 7 Re-elected in 1924.

Died.
70th
Re-elected in 1928.

Died.
8 71st
  November 24, 1929 –
December 5, 1929
Vacant
Appointed to continue Warren's term.

Retired when successor elected.
December 5, 1929 –
November 20, 1930
Republican  
Patrick J. Sullivan
3
  November 20, 1930 –
December 1, 1930
Vacant
Elected to finish Warren's term. December 1, 1930 –
January 3, 1937
Republican  
Robert D. Carey
4
72nd 8 Elected to full term in 1930.

Lost re-election.
73rd
Vacant November 3, 1933 –
December 18, 1933
4  
Joseph C. O'Mahoney
Democratic December 18, 1933 –
January 3, 1953
Appointed to finish Kendrick's term.
Elected in 1934. 9 74th
75th 9 Elected in 1936.

Lost re-election.
January 3, 1937 –
January 3, 1943
Democratic  
Henry H. Schwartz
5
76th
Re-elected in 1940. 10 77th
78th 10 Elected in 1942.

Lost re-election.
January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1949
Republican  
Edward V. Robertson
6
79th
Re-elected in 1946.

Lost re-election.
11 80th
81st 11 Elected in 1948.

Died.
January 3, 1949 –
June 19, 1954
Democratic  
Lester C. Hunt
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82nd
5  
Frank A. Barrett
Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1959
Elected in 1952.

Lost re-election.
12 83rd
  June 19, 1954 –
June 24, 1954
Vacant
Appointed to continue Hunt's term.

Retired when successor elected.
June 24, 1954 –
November 28, 1954
Republican  
Edward D. Crippa
8
Elected November 8, 1954 to finish Hunt's term. November 29, 1954 –
January 3, 1961
Democratic  
Joseph C. O'Mahoney
9
84th 12 Elected to full term in 1954.

Retired.
85th
6  
Gale W. McGee
Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1977
Elected in 1958. 13 86th
87th 13 Edwin Keith Thomson (R) was elected in 1960, but died December 9, 1960, before the Congress began.

Acting as Governor of Wyoming, Hickey appointed himself to begin Thomson's term.

Lost election to finish Thompson's term.
January 3, 1961 –
November 6, 1962
Democratic  
John J. Hickey
10
Elected to finish Thompson's term.

Retired.
November 7, 1962 –
January 3, 1967
Republican  
Milward L. Simpson
11
88th
Re-elected in 1964. 14 89th
90th 14 Elected in 1966. January 3, 1967 –
December 31, 1978
Republican  
Clifford P. Hansen
12
91st
Re-elected in 1970.

Lost re-election.
15 92nd
93rd 15 Re-elected in 1972.

Retired and resigned early to give successor preferential seniority.
94th
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Malcolm Wallop
Republican January 3, 1977 –
January 3, 1995
Elected in 1976. 16 95th
Appointed to finish Hansen's term, having already been elected to the next term. January 1, 1979 –
January 3, 1997
Republican  
Alan K. Simpson
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96th 16 Elected in 1978.
97th
Re-elected in 1982. 17 98th
99th 17 Re-elected in 1984.
100th
Re-elected in 1988.

Retired.
18 101st
102nd 18 Re-elected in 1990.

Retired.
103rd
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Craig Thomas
Republican January 3, 1995 –
June 4, 2007
Elected in 1994. 19 104th
105th 19 Elected in 1996. January 3, 1997 –
Present
Republican  
Mike Enzi
14
106th
Re-elected in 2000. 20 107th
108th 20 Re-elected in 2002.
109th
Re-elected in 2006.

Died.
21 110th
Vacant June 4, 2007 –
June 22, 2007
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John Barrasso
Republican June 22, 2007 –
Present
Appointed to continue Thomas's term.

Elected November 4, 2008 to finish Thomas's term.
111th 21 Re-elected in 2008.
112th
Re-elected in 2012. 22 113th
114th 22 Re-elected in 2014.
115th
Re-elected in 2018. 23 116th
117th 23 To be determined in the 2020 election.
118th
To be determined in the 2024 election. 24 119th
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Class 1 Class 2

Living former U.S. Senators from WyomingEdit

As of January 2019, there is one living former U.S. Senator from Wyoming, from Class 2. The most recent Senator to die was Malcolm Wallop (served 1977–1995) on September 14, 2011. The most recently serving Senator to die was Craig L. Thomas (served 1995–2007), who died in office on June 4, 2007.

Senator Term of office Class Date of birth (and age)
Alan K. Simpson 1979–1997 2 (1931-09-02) September 2, 1931 (age 87)

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