List of presidents of the New Hampshire Senate

The position of President of the New Hampshire Senate was created when the New Hampshire Senate was founded in 1784.

Name Took Office Left Office Party Residence
Woodbury Langdon 1784 1785 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
John McClary 1785 1787 Epsom, New Hampshire
Joseph Gilman 1787 1788 Exeter, New Hampshire
John Pickering 1788 1790 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Ebenezer Smith 1790 1791 Meredith, New Hampshire
Moses Dow 1791 1792 Haverhill, New Hampshire
Ebenezer Smith 1792 1793 Meredith, New Hampshire
Abiel Foster 1793 1793 Federalist Party Canterbury, New Hampshire
Oliver Peabody 1794 1794 Exeter, New Hampshire
Ebenezer Smith 1795 1796 Meredith, New Hampshire
Amos Shepard 1797 1803 Alstead, New Hampshire
Nicholas Gilman 1804 1804 Democratic-Republican Exeter, New Hampshire
Clement Storer 1805 1807 Democratic-Republican Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Samuel Bell 1807 1808 Democratic-Republican Londonderry, New Hampshire
Moses P. Payson 1809 1809 Bath, New Hampshire
William Plumer 1810 1811 Democratic-Republican Epping, New Hampshire
Joshua Darling 1812 1812 Henniker, New Hampshire
Oliver Peabody 1813 1813 Exeter, New Hampshire
Moses P. Payson 1814 1815 Bath, New Hampshire
William Badger 1816 1817 Gilmanton, New Hampshire
Jonathan Harvey 1817 1822 Democratic-Republican Sutton, New Hampshire
David L. Morril 1823 1823 Democratic-Republican Goffstown, New Hampshire
Josiah Bartlet 1824 1825 Stratham, New Hampshire
Mathew Harvey 1825 1828 Hopkinton, New Hampshire
Nahum Parker 1828 1829 Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire
Abner Greenleaf 1829 1829 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Samuel Cartland 1829 1829 Haverhill, New Hampshire
Joseph M. Harper 1830 1830 Canterbury, New Hampshire
Samuel Cartland 1831 1831 Haverhill, New Hampshire
Benning M. Bean 1831 1832 Democratic-Republican Moultonborough, New Hampshire
Jared W. Williams 1833 1834 Lancaster, New Hampshire
Charles F. Grove 1835 1835 Goffstown, New Hampshire
James Clark 1836 1836 Franklin, New Hampshire
John Woodbury 1837 1837 Salem, New Hampshire
Samuel Jones 1838 1838 Bradford, New Hampshire
James McK. Wilkins 1839 1839 Bedford, New Hampshire
James B. Creighton 1840 1840 Newmarket, New Hampshire
Josiah Quincy 1841 1842 Rumney, New Hampshire
Titus Brown 1843 1843 National Republican Party Francestown, New Hampshire
Timothy Hoskins 1844 1844 Westmoreland, New Hampshire
Asa P. Cate 1845 1845 Northfield, New Hampshire
James U. Parker 1846 1846 Merrimack, New Hampshire
Harry Hibbard 1847 1848 Democrat Bath, New Hampshire
William P. Weeks 1849 1849 Canaan, New Hampshire
Richard Jenness 1850 1851 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
John S. Wells 1851 1852 Democrat Durham, New Hampshire
James M. Rix 1853 1853 Democrat Lancaster, New Hampshire
J. Everett Sargent 1854 1855 Wentworth, New Hampshire
William Haile 1855 1855 Hinsdale, New Hampshire
Thomas J. Melvin 1856 1856 Chester, New Hampshire
Moody Currier 1857 1857 Democrat Manchester, New Hampshire
Austin F. Pike 1858 1858 Republican Hebron, New Hampshire
Joseph A. Gilmore 1859 1859 Concord, New Hampshire
George S. Towle 1860 1860 Lebanon, New Hampshire
Herman Foster 1861 1861 Manchester, New Hampshire
William H. Y. Hackett 1862 1862 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Onslow Stearns 1863 1863 Concord, New Hampshire
Charles H. Bell 1864 1864 Republican Exeter, New Hampshire
Ezekiel A. Straw 1865 1866 Republican Salisbury, New Hampshire
Daniel Barnard 1866 1867 Franklin, New Hampshire
William T. Parker 1867 1868 Merrimack, New Hampshire
Ezra A. Stevens 1868 1869 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
John Y. Mugridge 1869 1870 Concord, New Hampshire
Nathanial Gordon 1870 1871 Exeter, New Hampshire
George W. M. Pittman 1871 1872 Bartlett, New Hampshire
Charles H. Campbell 1872 1873 Nashua, New Hampshire
David A. Wade 1873 1874 Concord, New Hampshire
William H. Grove 1874 1875 Weare, New Hampshire
John W. Sanborn 1875 1876 Wakefield, New Hampshire
Charles Holman 1876 1877 Nashua, New Hampshire
Nathaniel Head 1877 1878 Hooksett, New Hampshire
David H. Buffum 1878 1879 Somersworth, New Hampshire
Jacob H. Gallinger 1879 1881 Republican Concord, New Hampshire
John Kimball 1881 1883 Republican Concord, New Hampshire
Charles H. Bartlett 1883 1885 Manchester, New Hampshire
Chester Pike 1885 1887 Republican Cornish, New Hampshire
Frank Dunklee Currier 1887 1889 Republican Canaan, New Hampshire
David A. Taggart 1889 1891 Republican Manchester, New Hampshire
John McLane 1891 1895 Republican Milford, New Hampshire
Frank W. Rollins 1895 1897 Republican Concord, New Hampshire
Chester B. Jordan 1897 1899 Republican Colebrook, New Hampshire
Thomas N. Hastings 1899 1901 Republican Walpole, New Hampshire
Bertram Ellis 1901 1903 Republican Keene, New Hampshire
Charles W. Hoitt January 7, 1903 1905 Republican Nashua, New Hampshire
George H. Adams January 4, 1905 1907 Republican Plymouth, New Hampshire
John Scammon January 2, 1907 1909 Republican Exeter, New Hampshire
Harry T. Lord 1909 1911 Republican Manchester, New Hampshire
William D. Swart 1911 1913 Republican Nashua, New Hampshire
Enos K. Sawyer 1913 1915 Democrat Franklin, New Hampshire
George I. Haselton 1915 1917 Republican Manchester, New Hampshire
Jesse M. Barton 1917 1919 Republican Newport, New Hampshire
Artur P. Morill 1919 1921 Republican Concord, New Hampshire
Leslie P. Snow 1921 1923 Republican Rochester, New Hampshire
Wesley Adams 1923 1925 Republican Londonderry, New Hampshire
Charles W. Tobey 1925 1927 Republican Temple, New Hampshire
Frank P. Tilton 1927 1929 Republican Laconia, New Hampshire
Harold K. Davison 1929 1931 Republican Woodsville, New Hampshire
Arthur R. Jones 1931 1933 Republican Keene, New Hampshire
George D. Cummings 1933 1935 Republican Peterborough, New Hampshire
Charles M. Dale 1935 1937 Republican Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Anson C. Alexander 1937 1939 Republican Boscawen, New Hampshire
Robert O. Blood 1939 1941 Republican Concord, New Hampshire
William M. Cole 1941 1943 Republican Derry, New Hampshire
Ansel N. Sanborn 1943 1945 Republican Wakefield, New Hampshire
Donald G. Matson 1945 1947 Republican Concord, New Hampshire
Charles H. Barnard 1947 1949 Republican Manchester, New Hampshire
Perkins Bass 1949 1951 Republican Peterborough, New Hampshire
Blaylock Atherton 1951 1953 Republican Nashua, New Hampshire
Lane Dwinell 1953 1955 Republican Lebanon, New Hampshire
Raymond K. Perkins 1955 1957 Republican Concord, New Hampshire
Eralsey C. Ferguson 1957 1959 Republican Pittsfield, New Hampshire
Norman A. Packard 1959 1961 Republican Manchester, New Hampshire
Samuel Green 1961 1963 Republican Manchester, New Hampshire
Phillip S. Dunlap 1963 1965 Republican Hopkinton, New Hampshire
Stewart Lamprey 1965 1969 Republican Moultonborough, New Hampshire
Arthur Tufts 1969 1970 Republican Exeter, New Hampshire
John R. Bradshaw 1971 1972 Republican Nelson, New Hampshire
David L. Nixon 1973 1974 Republican New Boston, New Hampshire
Alf E. Jacobson 1975 1979 Republican New London, New Hampshire
Robert B. Monier 1979 1982 Republican Goffstown, New Hampshire
Vesta M. Roy 1983 1986 Republican Salem, New Hampshire
William S. Bartlett, Jr. 1987 1990 Republican Kingston, New Hampshire
Edward C. Dupont, Jr. 1991 1993 Republican Rochester, New Hampshire
Ralph D. Hough 1993 1994 Republican

Lebanon, New Hampshire

Joseph L. Delahunty 1995 1999 Republican Salem, New Hampshire
Clesson J. Blaisdell 1999 August 1999 Democrat [1] Keene, New Hampshire
Beverly Hollingworth August 1999 2000 Democrat Hampton, New Hampshire
Arthur P. Klemm, Jr. December 6, 2000 2002 Republican Windham, New Hampshire
Thomas R. Eaton 2002 September 9, 2005 Republican Keene, New Hampshire
Theodore Gatsas 2005 2006 Republican Manchester, New Hampshire
Sylvia Larsen 2006 2010 Democrat Concord, New Hampshire
Peter Bragdon 2010 2013 Republican Amherst, New Hampshire
Chuck Morse August 27, 2013 December 5, 2018 Republican Salem, New Hampshire
Donna Soucy December 5, 2018 present Democrat Manchester, New Hampshire

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Living former Senate PresidentsEdit

As of 28 February 2019, eleven former Senate Presidents were alive. The most recent Senate President to die was Perkins Bass (1949–1951), on October 25, 2011.

Senate President Senate President term Date of birth
William S. Bartlett, Jr. 1987–1990
Edward C. Dupont, Jr. 1991–1993
Ralph D. Hough 1993–1994 (1943-05-21) May 21, 1943 (age 76)
Joseph L. Delahunty 1995–1999
Beverly Hollingworth 1999–2000
Arthur P. Klemm, Jr 2000–2002
Thomas R. Eaton 2002–2005
Theodore Gatsas 2005–2006 (1950-05-22) May 22, 1950 (age 69)
Sylvia Larsen 2006–2010 (1949-07-14) July 14, 1949 (age 70)
Peter Bragdon 2010–2013
Chuck Morse 2013–2018 (1960-10-11) October 11, 1960 (age 59)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jimenez, Ralph (December 9, 1999), WITH ELECTION DEFEAT, N.H. DEMOCRATS LOSE MAJORITY IN SENATE, Boston, Massachusetts: Boston Globe, p. B.19.
  2. ^ Jenks, George E. (1866), Political Journal for the State of The New Hampshire 1867, Concord, New Hampshire: McFarland and Jenks, p. 44.