List of United States representatives from Vermont

The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Vermont. 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 Vermont. The list of names should be complete, but other data may be incomplete.

Current representativeEdit

List of membersEdit

Members Party Years District Notes
  Heman Allen Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 – April 20, 1818 At-large Elected in 1816.
Resigned to become a U.S. Marshall.
  Heman Allen Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1837 4th Elected in 1832.
Switched parties.
Whig March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1839 Re-elected in 1836 as a Whig.
Lost re-election to J. Smith.
  Bradley Barlow Greenback March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881 3rd Elected in 1878.
Lost re-election to Grout.
  Thomas Bartlett, Jr. Democratic March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853 4th Elected in 1850.
Redistricted to the 2nd district and lost re-election to Tracy.
  Portus Baxter Republican March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1867 3rd Elected in 1860.
Retired.
  William C. Bradley Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815 At-large Elected in 1812.
Lost re-election to Chipman.
March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825 2nd Elected in 1822.
Redistricted to the 1st district.
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1827 1st Redistricted from the at-large district and re-elected in 1824.
Lost re-election to Hunt.
  Elbert S. Brigham Republican March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1931 1st Elected in 1924.
Retired.
Daniel Buck Federalist March 4, 1795 – March 3, 1797 2nd Elected in 1795.
Re-elected in 1797 but declined the seat.
Daniel A. A. Buck Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825 4th Elected in 1822.
Retired.
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1829 5th Elected in 1826.
Lost re-election to Cahoon.
  Ezra Butler Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815 At-large Elected in 1812.
Lost re-election to Noyes.
William Cahoon Anti-Masonic March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1833 5th Elected in 1829.
Lost re-election to Deming.
William Chamberlain Federalist March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1805 3rd Elected in 1802.
Lost re-election to Fisk.
March 4, 1809 – March 3, 1811 Elected in 1808.
Lost re-election to Fisk.
  Daniel Chipman Federalist March 4, 1815 – May 5, 1816 At-large Elected in 1814.
Resigned due to illness.
  Martin Chittenden Federalist March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1813 4th Elected in 1803.
Retired to run for Governor of Vermont.
  Jacob Collamer Whig March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1849 2nd Elected in 1843.
Resigned to become U.S. Postmaster General.
  Samuel C. Crafts Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1821 At-large Elected in 1816.
Redistricted to the 5th district.
March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1823 5th Redistricted from the at-large district and re-elected in 1820.
Redistricted to the at-large district.
March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825 At-large Redistricted from the 5th district and re-elected in 1822.
Retired.
  Porter H. Dale Republican March 4, 1915 – August 11, 1923 2nd Elected in 1914.
Resigned to become U.S. senator.
Benjamin F. Deming Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833 – July 11, 1834 5th Elected in 1833.
Died.
  Dudley C. Denison Independent Republican March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877 2nd Elected in 1874.
Joined Republican Party.
Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879 Re-elected in 1876 as a Republican.
Retired.
  Paul Dillingham Democratic March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847 4th Elected in 1843.
Retired.
James Elliot Federalist March 4, 1797 – March 3, 1803 2nd Elected in 1803.
Retired.
  Horace Everett Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1837 3rd Elected in 1828.
Switched parties.
Whig March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1843 Re-elected in 1836 as a Whig.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
  James Fisk Democratic-Republican March 4, 1805 – March 3, 1809 3rd Elected in 1805.
Lost re-election to Chamberlain.
March 4, 1811 – March 3, 1813 Elected in 1810.
Redistricted to the at-large district.
March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815 At-large Redistricted from the 3rd district and re-elected in 1812.
Lost re-election to Langdon.
  Frederick G. Fleetwood Republican March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1925 1st Elected in 1922.
Retired.
  Isaac Fletcher Democratic March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1841 5th Elected in 1836.
Lost re-election to Mattocks.
  Solomon Foot Whig March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847 1st Elected in 1843.
Retired.
  David J. Foster Republican March 4, 1901 – March 21, 1912 1st Elected in 1900.
Died.
  Ernest W. Gibson Republican November 6, 1923 – March 3, 1933 2nd Elected to finish Dale's term.
Redistricted to the at-large district.
March 4, 1933 – October 19, 1933 At-large Redistricted from the 2nd district and re-elected in 1932.
Resigned when appointed U.S. senator.
  Frank L. Greene Republican July 30, 1912 – March 3, 1923 1st Elected to finish Foster's term.
Retired to run for U.S. senator.
  William W. Grout Republican March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883 3rd Elected in 1880.
Redistricted to the 2nd district and lost renomination to Poland.
March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1901 2nd Elected in 1884.
Retired.
  Hiland Hall Anti-Jacksonian January 1, 1833 – March 3, 1837 1st Elected to finish Hunt's term.
Switched parties.
Whig March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1843
Re-elected in 1836 as a Whig.
Retired to become State Banking Commissioner.
  Kittredge Haskins Republican March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1909 2nd Elected in 1900.
Lost renomination to F. Plumley.
William Hebard Whig March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853 2nd Elected in 1848.
Retired.
  George W. Hendee Republican March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1879 3rd Elected in 1872.
Lost re-election to Barlow.
William Henry Whig March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1851 1st Elected in 1846.
Lost re-election to Miner.
  George T. Hodges Republican December 1, 1856 – March 3, 1857 1st Elected to finish Meacham's term.
Retired.
  Jonathan H. Hubbard Federalist March 4, 1809 – March 3, 1811 2nd Elected in 1808.
Lost re-election to Strong.
Jonathan Hunt Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1827 – May 15, 1832 1st Elected in 1827.
Died.
William Hunter Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1819 At-large Elected in 1816.
Retired.
Henry F. Janes Anti-Masonic December 2, 1834 – March 3, 1837 5th Also elected to finish Deming's term.
Lost re-election to Fletcher.
  Jim Jeffords Republican January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1989 At-large Elected in 1974.
Retired to run for U.S. senator.
Luther Jewett Federalist March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817 At-large Elected in 1814.
Retired.
  Charles H. Joyce Republican March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1883 1st Elected in 1874.
Retired.
Elias Keyes Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1823 4th Elected in 1820.
Redistricted to the at-large district and lost re-election to Mallary, Crafts, Rich, Buck, and Bradley.
  Chauncey Langdon Federalist March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817 At-large Elected in 1814.
Lost re-election to Rich.
  Asa Lyon Federalist March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817 At-large Elected in 1814.
Lost re-election to Allen.
  Matthew Lyon Democratic-Republican March 4, 1797 – March 3, 1801 1st Elected in 1797.
Retired.
  Richard W. Mallary Republican January 7, 1972 – January 3, 1975 At-large Elected to finish Stafford's term.
Retired to run for U.S. senator.
  Rollin C. Mallary Democratic-Republican January 13, 1820 – March 3, 1821 At-large Won election contest.
Redistricted to the 1st district.
March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1823 1st Redistricted from the at-large district and re-elected in 1820.
Redistricted to the at-large district.
March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825 At-large Redistricted from the 1st district and re-elected in 1822.
Redistricted to the 2nd district.
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 – April 15, 1831 2nd Elected in 1824.
Died.
  Charles Marsh Federalist March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817 At-large Elected in 1814.
Retired.
  George Perkins Marsh Whig March 4, 1843 – May 29, 1849 2nd Elected in 1843.
Resigned to become U.S. Minister resident to Turkey.
  John Mattocks Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1823 6th Elected in 1820.
Redistricted to the at-large district and lost re-election to Mallary, Crafts, Rich, Buck, and Bradley.
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1827 5th Elected in 1824.
Retired.
Whig March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843 Elected in 1840.
Retired to run for Governor of Vermont.
  James Meacham Whig December 3, 1849 – March 3, 1853 3rd Elected to finish Marsh's term.
Redistricted to the 1st district.
March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 1st Redistricted from the 3rd district and re-elected in 1852.
Switched parties.
Opposition March 4, 1855 – August 23, 1856 Re-elected in 1854 as an Opposition Party candidate.
Died.
  Ezra Meech Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 – March 3, 1821 At-large Re-elected in 1818.
Lost re-election.
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1827 4th Elected in 1824.
Lost re-election to Swift.
Orsamus C. Merrill Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 – January 12, 1820 At-large Elected in 1816.
Re-elected in 1818 but election overturned.
  William H. Meyer Democratic January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1961 At-large Elected in 1958.
Lost re-election to Stafford.
  Ahiman L. Miner Whig March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853 1st Elected in 1850.
Retired.
  Justin S. Morrill Whig March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857 2nd Elected in 1854.
Switched parties.
Republican March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1867 Re-elected in 1856 as a Republican.
Retired to run for U.S. senator.
  Lewis R. Morris Federalist May 24, 1797 – March 3, 1803 2nd Elected to finish Buck's term.
Lost re-election to Elliot.
Nathaniel Niles Anti-Administration October 17, 1791 – March 3, 1795 2nd Elected in 1791.
Lost re-election to Buck.
  John Noyes Federalist March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817 At-large Elected in 1814.
Retired.
Gideon Olin Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1807 1st Elected in 1802.
Retired.
Henry Olin Democratic-Republican December 13, 1824 – March 3, 1825 3rd Elected to finish Rich's term.
Retired.
  Lucius B. Peck Democratic March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1851 4th Elected in 1846.
Retired to run for Governor of Vermont.
  Charles A. Plumley Republican January 16, 1934 – January 3, 1951 At-large Elected to finish Gibson's term.
Retired.
  Frank Plumley Republican March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1915 2nd Elected in 1908.
Retired.
  Luke P. Poland Republican March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1875 2nd Elected in 1866.
Lost re-election to Denison.
March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885 Elected in 1882.
Retired.
  H. Henry Powers Republican March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1901 1st Elected in 1890.
Lost re-election to Foster.
  Winston L. Prouty Republican January 3, 1951 – January 3, 1959 At-large Elected in 1950.
Retired to run for U.S. senator.
Charles Rich Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815 At-large Elected in 1812.
Lost re-election to Lyon.
March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1821 Elected in 1816.
Redistricted to the 3rd district.
March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1823 3rd Redistricted from the at-large district and re-elected in 1821.
Redistricted to the at-large district.
March 4, 1823 – October 15, 1824 3rd Redistricted from the 3rd district and re-elected in 1822.
Died.
Mark Richards Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1821 At-large Elected in 1816.
Redistricted to the 2nd district and lost re-election to White.
  Homer E. Royce Republican March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1861 3rd Elected in 1856.
Retired.
  Alvah Sabin Whig March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 3rd Elected in 1852.
Switched parties.
Opposition March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857 Re-elected in 1854 as an Opposition Party candidate.
Retired.
  Bernie Sanders Independent January 3, 1991 – January 3, 2007 At-large Elected in 1990.
Retired to run for U.S. senator.
Samuel Shaw Democratic-Republican September 6, 1808 – March 3, 1813 1st Elected to finish Witherell's term.
Retired to join the military.
  Richard Skinner Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815 At-large Elected in 1812.
Lost re-election to Marsh.
  William Slade Anti-Masonic November 1, 1831 – March 3, 1837 2nd Elected to finish Mallary's term.
Switched parties.
Whig March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1843 Re-elected in 1836 as a Whig.
Resigned to become Reporter of the Vermont Supreme Court.
  Israel Smith Anti-Administration October 17, 1791 – March 3, 1795 1st Elected in 1791.
Switched parties.
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 – March 3, 1797 Re-elected in 1795 as a Democratic-Republican.
Lost re-election to M. Lyon.
March 4, 1801 – March 3, 1803 Elected in 1800.
Retired to run for U.S. senator.
  John Smith Democratic March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841 4th Elected in 1838.
Lost re-election to Young.
  Peter P. Smith Republican January 3, 1989 – January 3, 1991 At-large Elected in 1988.
Lost re-election to Sanders.
  Worthington C. Smith Republican March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1873 3rd Elected in 1866.
Retired.
  Robert Stafford Republican January 3, 1961 – September 16, 1971 At-large Elected in 1960.
Resigned after being appointed to the US Senate
  John W. Stewart Republican March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1891 1st Elected in 1882.
Retired.
William Strong Democratic-Republican March 4, 1811 – March 3, 1813 2nd Elected in 1810.
Redistricted to the at-large district.
March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815 At-large Redistricted from the 2nd district and re-elected in 1812.
Lost re-election to Jewett.
March 4, 1819 – March 3, 1821 Elected in 1818.
Redistricted to the 4th district and lost re-election.
  Benjamin Swift Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1829 4th Elected in 1827.
Retired.
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1831 [data unknown/missing]
  Andrew Tracy Whig March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 2nd Elected in 1852.
Retired.
  James M. Tyler Republican March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1883 2nd Elected in 1878.
Retired.
  George E. Wales Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1829 3rd Elected in 1824.
Lost re-election to Everett.
  Eliakim P. Walton Republican March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1863 1st Elected in 1856.
Retired.
  John E. Weeks Republican March 4, 1931 – March 3, 1933 1st Elected in 1930.
Retired.
  Peter Welch Democratic January 3, 2007 – present At-large Elected in 2006.
Incumbent.
Phineas White Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1823 2nd Elected in 1821.
Retired.
  Charles W. Willard Republican March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1875 1st Elected in 1868.
Lost re-election to Joyce.
  James Witherell Democratic-Republican March 4, 1807 – May 1, 1808 1st Elected in 1806.
Resigned when appointed to the Michigan Territory Supreme Court.
  Frederick E. Woodbridge Republican March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1869 1st Elected in 1862.
Retired.
Augustus Young Whig March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843 4th Elected in 1840.
Retired.

Living former membersEdit

As of December 2021, there are two living former members from Vermont. The most recent and most recently serving member to die was Jim Jeffords (served 1975–1989) on August 18, 2014.

Member Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Peter P. Smith 1989–1991 (1945-10-31) October 31, 1945 (age 76)
Bernie Sanders 1991–2007 (1941-09-08) September 8, 1941 (age 80)

Longest serving representativesEdit

Representative First served Last served Length of service
William W. Grout March 4, 1881
March 4, 1885
March 3, 1883
March 3, 1901
18 years
Charles Albert Plumley January 16, 1934 January 3, 1951 16 years, 352 days
Bernie Sanders January 3, 1991 January 3, 2007 16 years
Peter Welch January 3, 2007 Present 14 years, 338 days
Jim Jeffords January 3, 1975 January 3, 1989 14 years

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