List of United States Representatives from Louisiana

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

RepresentativeYearsPartyDistrictNotes
Joseph H. AcklenFebruary 20, 1878 – March 4, 1881Democratic3rd
Rodney AlexanderJanuary 3, 2003 – August 9, 2004Democratic5th
August 9, 2004 – September 26, 2013RepublicanResigned to become Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs
A. Leonard AllenJanuary 3, 1937 – January 3, 1953Democratic8th
James Benjamin AswellMarch 4, 1913 – March 16, 1931Democratic8thDied
Samuel T. BairdMarch 4, 1897 – April 22, 1899Democratic5thDied
Richard BakerJanuary 3, 1987 – February 2, 2008Republican6thResigned
W. Jasper BlackburnJuly 18, 1868 – March 4, 1869Republican5th
Newton C. BlanchardMarch 4, 1881 – March 12, 1894Democratic4thResigned after being appointed to the US Senate
Alexander BoarmanDecember 3, 1872 – March 4, 1873Liberal Republican4th
Charles J. BoatnerMarch 4, 1889 – March 4, 1897Democratic5thHouse declared seat vacant March 20 - June 10, 1896 after election was contested
Hale BoggsJanuary 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943Democratic2nd
January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1973Presumed dead after private plane went missing over Alaska October 16, 1972. Seat declared vacant at beginning of the 93rd Congress.
Lindy BoggsMarch 20, 1973 – January 3, 1991Democratic2nd
Pierre BossierMarch 4, 1843 – April 24, 1844Democratic4thDied
John Edward BoulignyMarch 4, 1859 – March 4, 1861Know Nothing1st
Charles BoustanyJanuary 3, 2005 – January 3, 2013Republican7th
January 3, 2013 – present3rdIncumbent
John BreauxSeptember 30, 1972 – January 3, 1987Democratic7th
Phanor BreazealeMarch 4, 1899 – March 4, 1905Democratic4th
William Leigh BrentMarch 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825Adams-Clay D-R3rd
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1829Anti-Jacksonian
Overton BrooksJanuary 3, 1937 – September 16, 1961Democratic4thDied
Robert F. BroussardMarch 4, 1897 – March 4, 1915Democratic3rd
Charles F. BuckMarch 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897Democratic2nd
Henry Adams BullardMarch 4, 1831 – January 4, 1834Anti-Jacksonian3rdResigned to become judge of Supreme Court of Louisiana
December 5, 1850 – March 4, 1851Whig2nd
Thomas ButlerNovember 16, 1818 – March 4, 1821Democratic-RepublicanAt-large
Patrick T. CafferyJanuary 3, 1969 – January 3, 1973Democratic3rd
Joseph CaoJanuary 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011Republican2nd
Bill CassidyJanuary 3, 2009 – presentRepublican6thIncumbent
Don CazayouxMay 3, 2008 – January 3, 2009Democratic6th
Thomas Withers ChinnMarch 4, 1839 – March 4, 1841Whig2nd
Hamilton D. ColemanMarch 4, 1889 – March 4, 1891Republican2nd
Charles Magill ConradMarch 4, 1849 – August 17, 1850Whig2ndResigned to become US Secretary of War
John CookseyJanuary 3, 1997 – January 3, 2003Republican5th
Chester Bidwell DarrallMarch 4, 1869 – February 20, 1878Republican3rdLost election contest
March 4, 1881 – March 4, 1883
Robert C. DaveyMarch 4, 1893 – March 4, 1895Democratic2nd
March 4, 1897 – December 26, 1908Died
Thomas G. DavidsonMarch 4, 1855 – March 4, 1861Democratic3rd
John Bennett DawsonMarch 4, 1841 – March 4, 1843Democratic2nd
March 4, 1843– June 26, 18453rdDied
René L. De RouenAugust 23, 1927 – January 3, 1941Democratic7th
Cleveland DearMarch 4, 1933 – January 3, 1937Democratic8th
James R. DomengeauxJanuary 3, 1941 – April 15, 1944Democratic3rdResigned to join the Armed Forces
November 7, 1944 – January 3, 1949
William DunbarMarch 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855Democratic1st
H. Garland DupréNovember 8, 1910 – February 21, 1924Democratic2ndDied
Edwin EdwardsOctober 2, 1965 – May 9, 1972Democratic7thResigned after being elected Governor
Joseph Barton ElamMarch 4, 1877 – March 4, 1881Democratic4th
James Walter ElderMarch 4, 1913 – March 4, 1915Democratic5th
E. John EllisMarch 4, 1875 – March 4, 1885Democratic2nd
Albert EstopinalNovember 3, 1908 – April 28, 1919Democratic1stDied
George Eustis Jr.March 4, 1855 – March 4, 1859Know Nothing1st
George K. FavrotMarch 4, 1907 – March 4, 1909Democratic6th
March 4, 1921 – March 4, 1925
Joachim O. FernandezMarch 4, 1931 – January 3, 1941Democratic1st
Cleo FieldsJanuary 3, 1993 – January 3, 1997Democratic4th
Benjamin FlandersDecember 3, 1862 – March 4, 1863Unionist1st
John FlemingJanuary 3, 2009 – presentRepublican4thIncumbent
Rice GarlandApril 28, 1834 – March 4, 1837Anti-Jacksonian3rd
March 4, 1837 – July 21, 1840WhigResigned to become judge of Supreme Court of Louisiana
Edward J. GayMarch 4, 1885 – May 30, 1889Democratic3rdDied
Randall L. GibsonMarch 4, 1875 – March 4, 1883Democratic1st
Samuel Louis GilmoreMarch 30, 1909 – July 18, 1910Democratic2ndDied
John K. GriffithJanuary 3, 1937 – January 3, 1941Democratic6th
Henry Hosford GurleyMarch 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825Adams-Clay D-R2nd
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1829Adams
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1831Anti-Jacksonian
Michael HahnDecember 3, 1862 – March 4, 1863Unionist2nd
March 4, 1885 – March 15, 1886RepublicanDied
John H. Harmanson ??, 1845 – October 24, 1850Democratic3rdDied
Jimmy HayesJanuary 3, 1987 – December 1, 1995Democratic7th
December 1, 1995 – January 3, 1997Republican
F. Edward HébertJanuary 3, 1941 – January 3, 1977Democratic1st
Clyde C. HollowayJanuary 3, 1987 – January 3, 1993Republican8th
Jerry HuckabyJanuary 3, 1977 – January 3, 1993Democratic5th
Carleton HuntMarch 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885Democratic1st
Theodore Gaillard HuntMarch 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855Whig2nd
Alfred Briggs IrionMarch 4, 1885 – March 4, 1887Democratic6th
William J. JeffersonJanuary 3, 1991 – January 3, 2009Democratic2nd
Bobby JindalJanuary 3, 2005 – January 14, 2008Republican1stResigned to become Governor
Chris JohnJanuary 3, 1997 – January 3, 2005Democratic7th
Henry Johnson ??, 1834 – March 4, 1837Anti-Jacksonian1st
March 4, 1837 – March 4, 1839Whig
Josiah S. JohnstonMarch 4, 1821 – March 4, 1823Democratic-RepublicanAt-large
Roland JonesMarch 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855Democratic4th
William P. KelloggMarch 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885Republican3rd
Bolivar E. KempMarch 4, 1925 – June 19, 1933Democratic6thDied
J. Floyd KingMarch 4, 1879 – March 4, 1887Democratic5th
Alcée Louis la BrancheMarch 4, 1843 – March 4, 1845Democratic2nd
Emile La SéreJanuary 26, 1846 – March 4, 1851Democratic1st
Matthew D. LaganMarch 4, 1887 – March 4, 1889Democratic2nd
March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893
John M. LandrumMarch 4, 1859 – March 4, 1861Democratic4th
Jeff LandryJanuary 3, 2011 – January 3, 2013Republican3rd
Joseph Aristide LandryMarch 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853Whig2nd
Henry D. Larcade, Jr.January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1953Democratic7th
Effingham LawrenceMarch 3, 1875 -March 4, 1875Democratic1stSypher's 1872 re-election was successfully contested by Effingham Lawrence. After a protracted court intervention, Lawrence was declared elected March 3, 1869.
Ladislas LazaroMarch 4, 1913 – March 30, 1927Democratic7thDied
Claude LeachJanuary 3, 1979 – January 3, 1981Democratic4th
John E. LeonardMarch 4, 1877 – March 4, 1878Republican5th
William M. LevyMarch 4, 1875 – March 4, 1877Democratic4th
Edward T. LewisMarch 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885Democratic6th
Bob LivingstonAugust 27, 1977 – March 1, 1999Republican1stResigned
Edward LivingstonMarch 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825Jacksonian D-R1st
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1829Jacksonian
Catherine S. LongMarch 30, 1985 – January 3, 1987Democratic8th
George S. LongJanuary 3, 1953 – March 22, 1958Democratic8thDied
Gillis W. LongJanuary 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965Democratic8th
January 3, 1973 – January 20, 1985Died
Speedy O. LongJanuary 3, 1965 – January 3, 1973Democratic8th
Paul H. MaloneyMarch 4, 1931 – December 15, 1940Democratic2ndResigned
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1947
James MannJuly 18, 1868 - August 26, 1868DemocraticDied 2ndDied
Whitmell P. MartinMarch 4, 1915 – March 4, 1919Progressive3rd
March 4, 1919 – April 6, 1929DemocraticDied
Vance McAllisterNovember 16, 2013 – presentRepublican5thIncumbent
James McCleeryMarch 4, 1871 - November 5, 1871Republican4thDied
Jim McCreryApril 16, 1988 – January 3, 1993Republican4th
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 19975th
January 3, 1997 – January 3, 20094th
Charles E. McKenzieJanuary 3, 1943 – January 3, 1947Democratic5th
Harold B. McSweenJanuary 3, 1959 – January 3, 1963Democratic8th
Charlie MelanconJanuary 3, 2005 – January 3, 2011Democratic3rd
Adolph MeyerMarch 4, 1891 – March 8, 1908Democratic1stDied
Newt V. MillsJanuary 3, 1937 – January 3, 1943Democratic5th
Numa F. MontetAugust 6, 1929 – January 3, 1937Democratic3rd
Henson MooreJanuary 3, 1975 – January 3, 1987Republican6th
John MooreDecember 17, 1840 – March 4, 1843Whig3rd
March 4, 1851 – March 4, 18534th
Frank MoreyMarch 4, 1869 – June 8, 1876Republican5thLost contested election
Lewis L. MorganNovember 5, 1912 – March 4, 1917Democratic6th
James H. MorrisonJanuary 3, 1943 – January 3, 1967Democratic6th
Isaac Edward MorseDecember 2, 1844 – March 4, 1851Democratic4th
Robert L. MoutonJanuary 3, 1937 – January 3, 1941Democratic3rd
Charles E. NashMarch 4, 1875 – March 4, 1877Republican6th
Joseph P. NewshamJuly 18, 1868 – March 4, 1869Republican3rd
May 23, 1870 – March 4, 18714th
Cherubusco NewtonMarch 4, 1887 – March 4, 1889Democratic5th
James O'ConnorJune 5, 1919 – March 4, 1931Democratic1st
Henry W. OgdenMay 12, 1894 – March 4, 1899Democratic4th
John H. OvertonMay 12, 1931 – March 4, 1933Democratic8th
Walter Hampden OvertonMarch 4, 1829 – March 4, 1831Jacksonian3rd
Otto PassmanJanuary 3, 1947 – January 3, 1977Democratic5th
Alexander G. PennDecember 30, 1850 – March 4, 1853Democratic3rd
John Perkins, Jr.March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855Democratic3rd
Vance PlaucheJanuary 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943Democratic7th
Andrew PriceDecember 2, 1889 – March 4, 1897Democratic3rd
Arsène PujoMarch 4, 1903 – March 4, 1913Democratic7th
Joseph E. RansdellAugust 29, 1899 – March 4, 1913Democratic5th
John RarickJanuary 3, 1967 – January 3, 1975Democratic6th
Cedric RichmondJanuary 3, 2011 – presentDemocratic2ndIncumbent
Eleazar W. RipleyMarch 4, 1835 – March 4, 1837Jacksonian2nd
March 4, 1837 – March 4, 1839Democratic
Edward White RobertsonMarch 4, 1877 – March 4, 1883Democratic6th
March 4, 1887 - August 2, 1887Died
Samuel Matthews RobertsonDecember 5, 1887 – March 4, 1907Democratic6th
Thomas B. RobertsonApril 30, 1812 – April 20, 1818Democratic-RepublicanAt-largeResigned
Buddy RoemerJanuary 3, 1981 – March 14, 1988Democratic4thResigned to become Governor
Jared Y. Sanders, Jr.May 1, 1934 – January 3, 1937Democratic6th
January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943
Jared Y. Sanders, Sr.March 4, 1917 – March 4, 1921Democratic6th
John M. SandidgeMarch 4, 1855 – March 4, 1859Democratic4th
John N. SandlinMarch 4, 1921 – January 3, 1937Democratic4th
Steve ScaliseMay 3, 2008 – presentRepublican1stIncumbent
Lionel Allen SheldonMarch 4, 1869 – March 4, 1875Republican2nd
George A. SheridanMarch 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875Liberal RepublicanAt-large
John SlidellMarch 4, 1843 – November 10, 1845Democratic1stResigned
George Luke SmithNovember 24, 1873 – March 4, 1875Republican4th
James Z. SpearingApril 22, 1924 – March 4, 1931Democratic2nd
William B. SpencerJune 8, 1876 – January 8, 1877Democratic5thResigned after being appointed associate justice of Louisiana Supreme Court
Louis St. MartinMarch 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853Democratic1st
March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1887
J. Hale SypherJuly 18, 1868 – March 3, 1875Republican1stSypher's 1872 re-election was successfully contested by Effingham Lawrence. House decided neither candidate entitled to seat, and was declared vacant March 4, 1869. Sypher lost, but only after the original returns were certified in his favor. He was seated July 18, 1868, until after a protracted court intervention, Lawrence was declared elected March 3, 1869.
Billy TauzinMay 22, 1980 – August 8, 1995Democratic3rd
August 8, 1995 – January 3, 2005Republican
Miles TaylorMarch 4, 1855 – February 5, 1861Democratic2ndCivil War]]
Bannon G. ThibodeauxMarch 4, 1845 – March 4, 1849Democratic2nd
Philemon ThomasMarch 4, 1831 – March 4, 1835Jacksonian2nd
T. Ashton ThompsonJanuary 3, 1953 – July 1, 1965Democratic7thDied
Richard A. TonryJanuary 3, 1977 - May 4, 1977Democratic1stResigned
David C. TreenJanuary 3, 1973 – March 10, 1980Republican3rdResigned to become Governor
Michel VidalJuly 18, 1868 – March 4, 1869Republican4th
David VitterMay 29, 1999 – January 3, 2005Republican1st
Joe WaggonnerDecember 19, 1961 – January 3, 1979Democratic4th
Nathaniel D. WallaceDecember 9, 1886 – March 4, 1887Democratic2nd
John T. WatkinsMarch 4, 1905 – March 4, 1921Democratic4th
Edward D. White, Sr.March 4, 1829 – ??, 1834Anti-Jacksonian1stResigned
March 4, 1839 – March 4, 1843Whig
Robert Charles WickliffeMarch 4, 1909 – June 11, 1912Democratic6thDied
Theodore S. WilkinsonMarch 4, 1887 – March 4, 1891Democratic1st
Edwin E. WillisJanuary 3, 1949 – January 3, 1969Democratic3rd
Riley J. WilsonMarch 4, 1915 – January 3, 1937Democratic5th
J. Smith YoungNovember 5, 1878 – March 4, 1879Democratic5th

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