List of United States Senators from Michigan

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Michigan was admitted to the Union on January 26, 1837. Its current Senators are Democrats Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin.

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Class 1

#SenatorPartyYearsCongressTermElectoral history
1Lucius Lyon.jpg Lucius LyonDemocraticJanuary 26, 1837 –
March 4, 1839
251Elected in 1837

Retired
26
VacantMarch 4, 1839 –
January 20, 1840

26

2
2Augustus Porter.jpg Augustus S. PorterWhigJanuary 20, 1840 –
March 4, 1845
Elected late in 1840

Retired
27
28
3Lewis Cass - Brady-Handy.jpg Lewis CassDemocraticMarch 4, 1845 –
May 29, 1848
293Elected in 1845

Resigned to run for President
30
VacantMay 29, 1848 –
June 8, 1848
4Thomas Fitzgerald.jpg Thomas FitzgeraldDemocraticJune 8, 1848 –
March 4, 1849
Appointed to continue Cass's term
5Lewis Cass - Brady-Handy.jpg Lewis CassDemocraticMarch 4, 1849 –
March 4, 1857
31Elected to finish his own term
324Re-elected in 1851
33
34
6Zachariah Chandler - Brady-Handy.jpg Zachariah ChandlerRepublicanMarch 4, 1857 –
March 4, 1875
355Elected in 1857
36
37
386Re-elected in 1863
39
40
417Re-elected in 1869

Lost re-election
42
43
7Isaac P. Christiancy - Brady-Handy.jpg Isaac P. ChristiancyRepublicanMarch 4, 1875 –
February 10, 1879
448Elected in 1874

Resigned due to ill health
45
VacantFebruary 10, 1879 –
February 22, 1879
8Zachariah Chandler - Brady-Handy.jpg Zachariah ChandlerRepublicanFebruary 22, 1879 –
November 1, 1879
Elected to finish Christiancy's term

Died
46
VacantNovember 1, 1879 –
November 17, 1879
9SenatorHenryBaldwinofMichigan.JPG Henry P. BaldwinRepublicanNovember 17, 1879 –
March 4, 1881
Appointed to continue Chandler's term

Elected to finish Chandler's term

Retired
10Omar D. Conger - Brady-Handy.jpg Omar D. CongerRepublicanMarch 4, 1881 –
March 4, 1887
479Elected in 1880

Lost renomination
48
49
11Francis Brown Stockbridge.png Francis B. StockbridgeRepublicanMarch 4, 1887 –
April 30, 1894
5010Elected in 1887
51
52
5311Re-elected in 1893

Died
VacantApril 30, 1894 –
May 5, 1894
12John Patton Jr.jpg John Patton, Jr.RepublicanMay 5, 1894 –
January 14, 1895
Appointed to continue Stockbridge's term

Lost election to finish term
VacantJanuary 14, 1895 –
January 24, 1895
13Julius Caesar Burrows.jpg Julius C. BurrowsRepublicanJanuary 24, 1895 –
March 4, 1911
Elected to finish Stockbridge's term
54
55
5611Re-elected in 1899
57
58
5912Re-elected in 1905

Lost renomination
60
61
14Charles Elroy Townsend.jpg Charles E. TownsendRepublicanMarch 4, 1911 –
March 4, 1923
6213Elected in 1910
63
64
6514Re-elected in 1916

Lost re-election
66
67
15WoodbridgeFerris.jpg Woodbridge N. FerrisDemocraticMarch 4, 1923 –
March 23, 1928
6815Elected in 1922

Died
69
70
VacantMarch 23, 1928 –
March 31, 1928
16Arthur H. Vandenberg.jpg Arthur H. VandenbergRepublicanMarch 31, 1928 –
April 18, 1951
Appointed to continue Ferris's term
Elected to finish Ferris's term
7116Elected in 1928
72
73
7417Re-elected in 1934
75
76
7718Re-elected in 1940
78
79
8019Re-elected in 1946

Died
81
82
VacantApril 18, 1951 –
April 23, 1951
17MoodyBlair.jpg Blair MoodyDemocraticApril 23, 1951 –
November 4, 1952
Appointed to continue Vandenberg's term

Lost election to finish term
18Charles Edward Potter.jpg Charles E. PotterRepublicanNovember 5, 1952 –
January 3, 1959
Elected to finish Vandenberg's term
8320Re-elected in 1952

Lost re-election
84
85
19Philip Hart (D-MI).jpg Philip HartDemocraticJanuary 3, 1959 –
December 26, 1976
8621Elected in 1958
87
88
8921Re-elected in 1964
90
91
9222Re-elected in 1970

Died, having already planned to retire
93
94
VacantDecember 26, 1976 –
December 30, 1976
20Don Riegle, Jr.jpg Donald W. Riegle, Jr.DemocraticDecember 30, 1976 –
January 3, 1995
Appointed early to finish Hart's term, having already been elected to the next term
9523Elected to full term in 1976
96
97
9824Re-elected in 1982
99
100
10125Re-elected in 1988

Retired
102
103
21Spencer Abraham.jpg Spencer AbrahamRepublicanJanuary 3, 1995 –
January 3, 2001
10426Elected in 1994

Lost re-election
105
106
22Debbie Stabenow, official portrait 2.jpg Debbie StabenowDemocraticJanuary 3, 2001 –
Present
10726Elected in 2000
108
109
11027Re-elected in 2006
111
112
11328Re-elected in 2012
114
115
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Class 2

#SenatorPartyYearsCongressTermElectoral history
1John Norvell.jpg John NorvellDemocraticJanuary 26, 1837 –
March 4, 1841
241Elected in 1837

Retired
25
26
2William Woodbridge.jpg William WoodbridgeWhigMarch 4, 1841 –
March 4, 1847
272Elected in 1841

Retired
28
29
3Alpheus Felch.jpg Alpheus FelchDemocraticMarch 4, 1847 –
March 4, 1853
303Elected in 1847

Retired
31
32
4Charles E Stuart.jpg Charles E. StuartDemocraticMarch 4, 1853 –
March 4, 1859
334Elected in 1853

Retired
34
35
5Kinsley Scott Bingham.jpg Kinsley S. BinghamRepublicanMarch 4, 1859 –
October 5, 1861
365Elected in 1853

Died
37
VacantOctober 5, 1861 –
January 17, 1862
6Jacob M. Howard - Brady-Handy.jpg Jacob M. HowardRepublicanJanuary 17, 1862 –
March 4, 1871
Elected to finish Bingham's term
38
396Re-elected in 1865

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40
41
7TWFerry.jpg Thomas W. FerryRepublicanMarch 4, 1871 –
March 4, 1883
426Elected in 1871
43
44
456Re-elected in 1877

Lost re-election
46
47
8Thomas Witherell Palmer.png Thomas W. PalmerRepublicanMarch 4, 1883 –
March 4, 1889
487Elected in 1883

Retired
49
50
9James McMillan.jpg James McMillanRepublicanMarch 4, 1889 –
August 10, 1902
518Elected in 1889
52
53
549Re-elected in 1895
55
56
5710Re-elected in 1901

Died
VacantAugust 10, 1902 –
September 27, 1902
10Russell Alexander Alger2.jpg Russell A. AlgerRepublicanSeptember 27, 1902 –
January 24, 1907
Appointed to continue McMillan's term

Elected to finish McMillan's term

Died
58
59
VacantJanuary 24, 1907 –
February 9, 1907
11William Alden Smith 4.jpg William A. SmithRepublicanFebruary 9, 1907 –
March 4, 1919
Elected to finish Alger's term
6011Elected in 1907
61
62
6312Re-elected in 1913

Retired
64
65
12Truman Handy Newberry.jpg Truman H. NewberryRepublicanMarch 4, 1919 –
November 18, 1922
6613Elected in 1918

Resigned when convicted of election "irregularities"
67
VacantNovember 18, 1922 –
November 29, 1922
13James Couzens.jpg James J. CouzensRepublicanNovember 29, 1922 –
October 22, 1936
Appointed to continue Newberry's term

Elected to finish Newberry's term
68
6914Re-elected in 1924
70
71
7215Re-elected in 1930

Died
73
74
VacantOctober 22, 1936 –
November 19, 1936
14Prentiss Marsh Brown.jpg Prentiss M. BrownDemocraticNovember 19, 1936 –
January 3, 1943
Appointed to finish Couzens's term, having already been elected to the next term
7516Elected in 1936

Lost re-election
76
77
15HomerFerguson.jpg Homer S. FergusonRepublicanJanuary 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1955
7817Elected in 1942
79
80
8118Re-elected in 1948

Lost re-election
82
83
16Patrick Vincent McNamara.jpg Patrick V. McNamaraDemocraticJanuary 3, 1955 –
April 30, 1966
8419Elected in 1954
85
86
8720Re-elected in 1960

Died
88
89
VacantApril 30, 1966 –
May 11, 1966
17Robert Paul Griffin.jpg Robert P. GriffinRepublicanMay 11, 1966 –
January 3, 1979
Appointed to finish McNamara's term
9021Elected to full term in 1966
91
92
9322Re-elected in 1972

Lost re-election
94
95
18Carl Levin official portrait.jpg Carl LevinDemocraticJanuary 3, 1979 –
Present
9623Elected in 1978
97
98
9924Re-elected in 1984
100
101
10225Re-elected in 1990
103
104
10526Re-elected in 1996
106
107
10827Re-elected in 2002
109
110
11128Re-elected in 2008
112
113
#SenatorPartyYearsCongressTermElectoral history

See also