List of United States Representatives from Mississippi

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


RepresentativeYearsPartyDistrictNotes
Thomas G. AbernethyJanuary 3, 1943 – January 3, 1953Democratic4th
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 19731st
Stephen AdamsMarch 4, 1845 – March 4, 1847DemocraticAt-large
John AllenMarch 4, 1885 – March 4, 1901Democratic1st
Chapman L. AndersonMarch 4, 1887 – March 4, 1891Democratic5th
Ethelbert BarksdaleMarch 4, 1883 – March 4, 1887Democratic7th
William BarksdaleMarch 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855DemocraticAt-large
March 4, 1855 – January 12, 18613rdWithdrew
Frederick G. BarryMarch 4, 1885 – March 4, 1889Democratic4th
Henry W. BarryFebruary 23, 1870 – March 4, 1875Republican3rd
William T. S. BarryMarch 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855Democratic2nd
Joseph H. BeemanMarch 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893Democratic5th
Hendley BennettMarch 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857Democratic2nd
David R. BowenJanuary 3, 1973 – January 3, 1983Democratic2nd
Eaton BowersMarch 4, 1903 - March 4, 1911Democratic6th
Albert G. BrownMarch 4, 1839 – March 4, 1841DemocraticAt-large
March 4, 1847 – March 4, 18534th
T. Jeff BusbyMarch 4, 1923 – January 3, 1935Democratic4th
Adam M. ByrdMarch 4, 1903 – March 4, 1911Democratic5th
Harry CageMarch 4, 1833 – March 4, 1835JacksonianAt-large
Ezekiel S. Candler, Jr.March 4, 1901 – March 4, 1921Democratic1st
Thomas C. CatchingsMarch 4, 1885 – March 4, 1901Democratic3rd
James R. ChalmersMarch 4, 1877 – April 29, 1882Democratic6thLost contested election
June 25, 1884 – March 4, 1885Independent2ndSeated after contested election with Van H. Manning
Travis ChildersMay 13, 2008 – January 3, 2011Democratic1st
John F. H. ClaiborneMarch 4, 1835 – March 4, 1837JacksonianAt-large
March 4, 1837 – February 5, 1838DemocraticFailure to elect, seat declared vacant
Thad CochranJanuary 3, 1973 – December 26, 1978Republican4thResigned after being elected to the US Senate, took seat on early appointment
James CollierMarch 4, 1909 – March 4, 1933Democratic8th
Ross A. CollinsMarch 4, 1921 – January 3, 1935Democratic5th
January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1943
William M. ColmerMarch 4, 1933 – January 3, 1963Democratic6th
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 19735th
Jefferson DavisMarch 4, 1845 – June ??, 1846DemocraticAt-largeResigned to command regiment in Mexican–American War
Reuben DavisMarch 4, 1857 – January 12, 1861Democratic2ndWithdrew
Walter DennyMarch 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897Democratic6th
David DicksonMarch 4, 1835 – July 31, 1836Anti-JacksonianAt-largeDied
William A. DicksonMarch 4, 1909 – March 4, 1913Democratic7th
Wayne DowdyJanuary 3, 1981 – January 3, 1989Democratic4th
Wall DoxeyMarch 4, 1929 – September 23, 1941Democratic2ndResigned after being elected to the US Senate
Aubert C. DunnJanuary 3, 1935 – January 3, 1937Democratic5th
Henry T. EllettJanuary 26, 1847 – March 4, 1847DemocraticAt-large
Lawrence R. EllzeyMarch 15, 1932 – January 3, 1935Democratic7th
Mike EspyJanuary 3, 1987 – January 22, 1993Democratic2ndResigned after being appointed as United States Secretary of Agriculture
Winfield S. FeatherstonMarch 4, 1847 – March 4, 1851Democratic2nd
Aaron L. FordJanuary 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943Democratic4th
Andrew F. FoxMarch 4, 1897 – March 4, 1903Democratic4th
William W. FranklinJanuary 3, 1983 – January 3, 1987Republican2nd
John D. FreemanMarch 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853Unionist3rd
Samuel J. GholsonDecember 1, 1836 – March 4, 1837JacksonianAt-large
March 4, 1837 – February 5, 1838DemocraticFailure to elect, seat declared vacant
Charles H. GriffinMarch 12, 1968 – January 3, 1973Democratic3rd
William M. GwinMarch 4, 1841 – March 4, 1843DemocraticAt-large
William HaileJuly 10, 1826 – July 10, 1828JacksonianAt-largeResigned
Robert S. HallMarch 4, 1929 – March 4, 1933Democratic6th
William H. HammettMarch 4, 1843 – March 4, 1845DemocraticAt-large
Gregg HarperJanuary 3, 2009 – presentRepublican3rdIncumbent
George E. HarrisFebruary 23, 1870 – March 4, 1873Republican1st
Wiley P. HarrisMarch 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855Democratic4th
Pat HarrisonMarch 4, 1911 – March 4, 1919Democratic6th
Patrick HenryMarch 4, 1897 – March 4, 1901Democratic7th
March 4, 1901 – March 4, 19033rd
Wilson S. HillMarch 4, 1903 – March 4, 1909Democratic4th
Thomas HindsOctober 21, 1828 – March 4, 1831JacksonianAt-largeResigned
Jon HinsonJanuary 3, 1979 – July 7, 1981Republican4thResigned
Charles E. HookerMarch 4, 1875 – March 4, 1883Democratic5th
March 4, 1887 – March 4, 18957th
March 4, 1901 – March 4, 1903
Albert HoweMarch 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875Republican2nd
Benjamin G. HumphreysMarch 4, 1903 – October 16, 1923Democratic3rdDied
William Y. HumphreysNovember 27, 1923 – March 4, 1925Democratic3rd
Elza JeffordsMarch 4, 1883 – March 4, 1885Republican3rd
Paul B. Johnson, Sr.March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1923Democratic6th
John C. KyleMarch 4, 1891 – March 4, 1897Democratic2nd
William A. LakeMarch 4, 1855 – March 4, 1857Know Nothing4th
L. Q. C. LamarMarch 4, 1857 – December ??, 1860Democratic1stRetired to become a member of the secesson convention of Mississippi
March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1877
Clarke LewisMarch 4, 1889 – March 4, 1893Democratic4th
Trent LottJanuary 3, 1973 – January 3, 1989Republican5th
William LoveMarch 4, 1897 – October 16, 1898Democratic6thDied
Bill G. LowreyMarch 4, 1921 – March 4, 1929Democratic2nd
John R. LynchMarch 4, 1873 – March 4, 1877Republican6th
April 29, 1882 – March 4, 1883
Van H. ManningMarch 4, 1877 – March 4, 1883Democratic2nd
Dan R. McGeheeJanuary 3, 1935 – January 3, 1947Democratic7th
George C. McKeeMarch 4, 1869 – March 4, 1873Republican4th
March 4, 1873 – March 4, 18755th
Frank McLainDecember 12, 1898 – March 4, 1903Democratic6th
March 4, 1903 – March 4, 19097th
John Jones McRaeDecember 7, 1858 – January 12, 1861Democratic5thWithdrew
William McWillieMarch 4, 1849 – March 4, 1851Democratic3rd
Hernando D. MoneyMarch 4, 1875 – March 4, 1883Democratic3rd
March 4, 1883 – March 4, 18854th
March 4, 1893 – March 4, 1897
Sonny MontgomeryJanuary 3, 1967 – January 3, 1973Democratic4th
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 19973rd
James B. MorganMarch 4, 1885 – March 4, 1891Democratic2nd
Joseph MorphisMarch 4, 1870 – March 4, 1873Republican2nd
Henry MuldrowMarch 4, 1877 – March 4, 1885Democratic1st
Benjamin NabersMarch 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853Unionist1st
Jason NilesMarch 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875Republican4th
Alan NunneleeJanuary 3, 2011 – presentRepublican1stIncumbent
Steven PalazzoJanuary 3, 2011 – presentRepublican4thIncumbent
Michael ParkerJanuary 3, 1989 – November 10, 1995Democratic4th
November 10, 1995 – January 3, 1999Republican
Legrand W. PerceFebruary 23, 1870 – March 4, 1873Republican5th
Chip PickeringJanuary 3, 1997 – January 3, 2009Republican3rd
Franklin E. PlummerMarch 4, 1831 – March 4, 1835JacksonianAt-large
George PoindexterDecember 10, 1817 – March 4, 1819Democratic-RepublicanAt-large
Seargent S. PrentissMay 29, 1838 – March 4, 1839WhigAt-large
Percy QuinMarch 4, 1913 – February 4, 1932Democratic7thDied
John A. QuitmanMarch 4, 1855 – July 17, 1858Democratic5thDied
Christopher RankinMarch 4, 1819 – March 4, 1823Democratic-RepublicanAt-large
March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825Jacksonian D-R
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1826JacksonianDied
John E. RankinMarch 4, 1921 – January 3, 1953Democratic1st
Robert W. RobertsMarch 4, 1843 – March 4, 1847DemocraticAt-large
Ronnie ShowsJanuary 3, 1999 – January 3, 2003Democratic4th
Otho R. SingletonMarch 4, 1853 – March 4, 1855Democratic3rd
March 4, 1857 – January 12, 18614thWithdrew
March 4, 1875 – March 4, 1883
March 4, 1883 – March 4, 18875th
Thomas U. SissonMarch 4, 1909 – March 4, 1923Democratic4th
Frank E. SmithJanuary 3, 1951 – November 14, 1962Democratic3rdResigned after being appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority
Larkin I. SmithJanuary 3, 1989 – August 13, 1989Republican5thDied
James G. SpencerMarch 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897Democratic7th
Thomas SpightJuly 5, 1898 – March 4, 1911Democratic2nd
Hubert D. StephensMarch 4, 1911 – March 4, 1921Democratic2nd
Thomas StockdaleMarch 4, 1887 – March 4, 1895Democratic6th
William V. SullivanMarch 4, 1897 – May 31, 1898Democratic2ndResigned after being appointed to the US Senate
Gene TaylorOctober 17, 1989 – January 3, 2003Democratic5th
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 20114th
Bennie ThompsonApril 13, 1993 – presentDemocratic2ndIncumbent
Jacob ThompsonMarch 4, 1839 – March 4, 1847DemocraticAt-large
March 4, 1847 – March 4, 18511st
Patrick W. TompkinsMarch 4, 1847 – March 4, 1849Whig3rd
Tilghman TuckerMarch 4, 1843 – March 4, 1845DemocraticAt-large
Henry Van EatonMarch 4, 1883 – March 4, 1887Democratic6th
William W. VenableJanuary 4, 1916 – March 4, 1921Democratic5th
Prentiss WalkerJanuary 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967Republican4th
Guilford WellsMarch 4, 1875 – March 4, 1877Independent Republican2nd
Jamie WhittenNovember 4, 1941 – January 3, 1973Democratic2nd
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 19951st
William M. WhittingtonMarch 4, 1925 – January 3, 1951Democratic3rd
Roger WickerJanuary 3, 1995 – December 31, 2007Republican1stResigned after being appointed to the US Senate
John A. WilcoxMarch 4, 1851 – March 4, 1853Whig2nd
John B. WilliamsJanuary 3, 1947 – January 3, 1953Democratic7th
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 19634th
January 3, 1963 – January 16, 19683rdResigned after being elected Governor
John S. WilliamsMarch 4, 1893 – March 4, 1903Democratic5th
March 4, 1903 – March 4, 19098th
T. Webber WilsonMarch 4, 1923 – March 4, 1929Democratic6th
W. Arthur WinsteadJanuary 3, 1943 – January 3, 1963Democratic5th
January 3, 1963 – January 3, 19654th
Samuel A. WitherspoonMarch 4, 1911 – November 24, 1915Democratic5thDied
Thomas J. WordMay 29, 1838 – March 4, 1839WhigAt-large
Daniel B. WrightMarch 4, 1853 – March 4, 1857Democratic1st

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