List of current United States Senators by age

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This is a list of current U.S. Senators sorted by age. The United States Constitution requires Senators to be at least 30 years of age. Age does not determine seniority in the Senate.

As of February 1, 2015, 5 senators are in their 80s, 18 are in their 70s, 32 are in their 60s, 30 are in their 50s, 14 are in their 40s, and 1 is in his 30s.

Rank
by age
Senator
State
Date of birth
Date of
taking office
Age at
taking office
Length of Senate
term to date
Current age
Party
1Feinstein, DianneDianne FeinsteinCaliforniaJune 22, 1933November 10, 199259 years, 141 days22 years, 83 days81 years, 224 daysDemocratic
2Grassley, ChuckChuck GrassleyIowaSeptember 17, 1933January 3, 198147 years, 108 days34 years, 29 days81 years, 137 daysRepublican
3Hatch, OrrinOrrin HatchUtahMarch 22, 1934January 3, 197742 years, 287 days38 years, 29 days80 years, 316 daysRepublican
4Shelby, RichardRichard ShelbyAlabamaMay 6, 1934January 3, 198752 years, 242 days28 years, 29 days80 years, 271 daysRepublican
5Inhofe, JimJim InhofeOklahomaNovember 17, 1934November 17, 199460 years, 0 days20 years, 76 days80 years, 76 daysRepublican
6Roberts, PatPat RobertsKansasApril 20, 1936January 3, 199760 years, 258 days18 years, 29 days78 years, 287 daysRepublican
7Mikulski, BarbaraBarbara MikulskiMarylandJuly 20, 1936January 3, 198750 years, 167 days28 years, 29 days78 years, 196 daysDemocratic
8McCain, JohnJohn McCainArizonaAugust 29, 1936January 3, 198750 years, 127 days28 years, 29 days78 years, 156 daysRepublican
9Cochran, ThadThad CochranMississippiDecember 7, 1937December 27, 197841 years, 20 days36 years, 36 days77 years, 56 daysRepublican
10Reid, HarryHarry ReidNevadaDecember 2, 1939January 3, 198747 years, 32 days28 years, 29 days75 years, 61 daysDemocratic
11Leahy, PatrickPatrick LeahyVermontMarch 31, 1940January 3, 197534 years, 278 days40 years, 29 days74 years, 307 daysDemocratic
12Alexander, LamarLamar AlexanderTennesseeJuly 3, 1940January 3, 200362 years, 184 days12 years, 29 days74 years, 213 daysRepublican
13Boxer, BarbaraBarbara BoxerCaliforniaNovember 11, 1940January 3, 199352 years, 53 days22 years, 29 days74 years, 82 daysDemocratic
14Sanders, BernieBernie SandersVermontSeptember 8, 1941January 3, 200765 years, 117 days8 years, 29 days73 years, 146 daysIndependent[1]
15McConnell, MitchMitch McConnellKentuckyFebruary 20, 1942January 3, 198542 years, 318 days30 years, 29 days72 years, 346 daysRepublican
16Nelson, BillBill NelsonFloridaSeptember 29, 1942January 3, 200158 years, 96 days14 years, 29 days72 years, 125 daysDemocratic
17Risch, JimJim RischIdahoMay 3, 1943January 3, 200965 years, 245 days6 years, 29 days71 years, 274 daysRepublican
18Coats, DanDan CoatsIndianaMay 16, 1943January 3, 201167 years, 232 days4 years, 29 days71 years, 261 daysRepublican
19Cardin, BenBen CardinMarylandOctober 5, 1943January 3, 200763 years, 90 days8 years, 29 days71 years, 119 daysDemocratic
20Enzi, MikeMike EnziWyomingFebruary 1, 1944January 3, 199752 years, 337 days18 years, 29 days71 years, 0 daysRepublican
21King, AngusAngus KingMaineMarch 31, 1944January 3, 201368 years, 278 days2 years, 29 days70 years, 307 daysIndependent[1]
22Durbin, DickDick DurbinIllinoisNovember 21, 1944January 3, 199752 years, 43 days18 years, 29 days70 years, 72 daysDemocratic
23Isakson, JohnnyJohnny IsaksonGeorgiaDecember 28, 1944January 3, 200560 years, 6 days10 years, 29 days70 years, 35 daysRepublican
24Blumenthal, RichardRichard BlumenthalConnecticutFebruary 13, 1946January 3, 201164 years, 324 days4 years, 29 days68 years, 353 daysDemocratic
25Markey, EdEd MarkeyMassachusettsJuly 11, 1946July 16, 201367 years, 5 days1 year, 200 days68 years, 205 daysDemocratic
26Sessions, JeffJeff SessionsAlabamaDecember 24, 1946January 3, 199750 years, 10 days18 years, 29 days68 years, 39 daysRepublican
27Carper, TomTom CarperDelawareJanuary 23, 1947January 3, 200153 years, 346 days14 years, 29 days68 years, 9 daysDemocratic
28Shaheen, JeanneJeanne ShaheenNew HampshireJanuary 28, 1947January 3, 200961 years, 341 days6 years, 29 days68 years, 4 daysDemocratic
29Manchin, JoeJoe ManchinWest VirginiaAugust 24, 1947November 15, 201063 years, 83 days4 years, 78 days67 years, 161 daysDemocratic
30Hirono, MazieMazie HironoHawaiiNovember 3, 1947January 3, 201365 years, 61 days2 years, 29 days67 years, 90 daysDemocratic
31Udall, TomTom UdallNew MexicoMay 18, 1948January 3, 200960 years, 230 days6 years, 29 days66 years, 259 daysDemocratic
32Wyden, RonRon WydenOregonMay 3, 1949February 6, 199646 years, 279 days18 years, 360 days65 years, 274 daysDemocratic
33Warren, ElizabethElizabeth WarrenMassachusettsJune 22, 1949January 3, 201363 years, 195 days2 years, 29 days65 years, 224 daysDemocratic
34Reed, JackJack ReedRhode IslandNovember 12, 1949January 3, 199747 years, 52 days18 years, 29 days65 years, 81 daysDemocratic
35Perdue, DavidDavid PerdueGeorgiaDecember 10, 1949January 3, 201565 years, 24 days0 years, 29 days65 years, 53 daysRepublican
36Blunt, RoyRoy BluntMissouriJanuary 10, 1950January 3, 201160 years, 358 days4 years, 29 days65 years, 22 daysRepublican
37Stabenow, DebbieDebbie StabenowMichiganApril 29, 1950January 3, 200150 years, 249 days14 years, 29 days64 years, 278 daysDemocratic
38Murray, PattyPatty MurrayWashingtonOctober 11, 1950January 3, 199342 years, 84 days22 years, 29 days64 years, 113 daysDemocratic
39Schumer, ChuckChuck SchumerNew YorkNovember 23, 1950January 3, 199948 years, 41 days16 years, 29 days64 years, 70 daysDemocratic
40Boozman, JohnJohn BoozmanArkansasDecember 10, 1950January 3, 201160 years, 24 days4 years, 29 days64 years, 53 daysRepublican
41Fischer, DebDeb FischerNebraskaMarch 1, 1951January 3, 201361 years, 308 days2 years, 29 days63 years, 337 daysRepublican
42Crapo, MikeMike CrapoIdahoMay 20, 1951January 3, 199947 years, 228 days16 years, 29 days63 years, 257 daysRepublican
43Franken, AlAl FrankenMinnesotaMay 21, 1951July 7, 200958 years, 47 days5 years, 209 days63 years, 256 daysDemocratic
44Wicker, RogerRoger WickerMississippiJuly 5, 1951December 31, 200756 years, 179 days7 years, 32 days63 years, 211 daysRepublican
45Cornyn, JohnJohn CornynTexasFebruary 2, 1952December 1, 200250 years, 302 days12 years, 62 days62 years, 364 daysRepublican
46Barrasso, JohnJohn BarrassoWyomingJuly 21, 1952June 25, 200754 years, 339 days7 years, 221 days62 years, 195 daysRepublican
47Corker, BobBob CorkerTennesseeAugust 24, 1952January 3, 200754 years, 132 days8 years, 29 days62 years, 161 daysRepublican
48Brown, SherrodSherrod BrownOhioNovember 9, 1952January 3, 200754 years, 55 days8 years, 29 days62 years, 84 daysDemocratic
49Collins, SusanSusan CollinsMaineDecember 7, 1952January 3, 199744 years, 27 days18 years, 29 days62 years, 56 daysRepublican
50McCaskill, ClaireClaire McCaskillMissouriJuly 24, 1953January 3, 200753 years, 163 days8 years, 29 days61 years, 192 daysDemocratic
51Capito, Shelley MooreShelley Moore CapitoWest VirginiaNovember 26, 1953January 3, 201561 years, 38 days0 years, 29 days61 years, 67 daysRepublican
52Menendez, BobBob MenendezNew JerseyJanuary 1, 1954January 18, 200652 years, 17 days9 years, 14 days61 years, 31 daysDemocratic
53Moran, JerryJerry MoranKansasMay 29, 1954January 3, 201156 years, 219 days4 years, 29 days60 years, 248 daysRepublican
54Rounds, MikeMike RoundsSouth DakotaOctober 24, 1954January 3, 201560 years, 71 days0 years, 29 days60 years, 100 daysRepublican
55Warner, MarkMark WarnerVirginiaDecember 15, 1954January 3, 200954 years, 19 days6 years, 29 days60 years, 48 daysDemocratic
56Johnson, RonRon JohnsonWisconsinApril 8, 1955January 3, 201155 years, 270 days4 years, 29 days59 years, 299 daysRepublican
57Graham, LindseyLindsey GrahamSouth CarolinaJuly 9, 1955January 3, 200347 years, 178 days12 years, 29 days59 years, 207 daysRepublican
58Donnelly, JoeJoe DonnellyIndianaSeptember 29, 1955January 3, 201357 years, 96 days2 years, 29 days59 years, 125 daysDemocratic
59Whitehouse, SheldonSheldon WhitehouseRhode IslandOctober 20, 1955January 3, 200751 years, 75 days8 years, 29 days59 years, 104 daysDemocratic
60Heitkamp, HeidiHeidi HeitkampNorth DakotaOctober 30, 1955January 3, 201357 years, 65 days2 years, 29 days59 years, 94 daysDemocratic
61Burr, RichardRichard BurrNorth CarolinaNovember 30, 1955January 3, 200549 years, 34 days10 years, 29 days59 years, 63 daysRepublican
62Portman, RobRob PortmanOhioDecember 19, 1955January 3, 201155 years, 15 days4 years, 29 days59 years, 44 daysRepublican
63Tester, JonJon TesterMontanaAugust 21, 1956January 3, 200750 years, 135 days8 years, 29 days58 years, 164 daysDemocratic
64Merkley, JeffJeff MerkleyOregonOctober 24, 1956January 3, 200952 years, 71 days6 years, 29 days58 years, 100 daysDemocratic
65Hoeven, JohnJohn HoevenNorth DakotaMarch 13, 1957January 3, 201153 years, 296 days4 years, 29 days57 years, 325 daysRepublican
66Murkowski, LisaLisa MurkowskiAlaskaMay 22, 1957December 20, 200245 years, 212 days12 years, 43 days57 years, 255 daysRepublican
67Cassidy, BillBill CassidyLouisianaSeptember 28, 1957January 3, 201557 years, 97 days0 years, 29 days57 years, 126 daysRepublican
68Kaine, TimTim KaineVirginiaFebruary 26, 1958January 3, 201354 years, 312 days2 years, 29 days56 years, 340 daysDemocratic
69Cantwell, MariaMaria CantwellWashingtonOctober 13, 1958January 3, 200142 years, 82 days14 years, 29 days56 years, 111 daysDemocratic
70Peters, GaryGary PetersMichiganDecember 1, 1958January 3, 201556 years, 33 days0 years, 29 days56 years, 62 daysDemocratic
71Kirk, MarkMark KirkIllinoisSeptember 15, 1959November 29, 201051 years, 75 days4 years, 64 days55 years, 139 daysRepublican
72Casey, Jr., BobBob Casey, Jr.PennsylvaniaApril 13, 1960January 3, 200746 years, 265 days8 years, 29 days54 years, 294 daysDemocratic
73Heller, DeanDean HellerNevadaMay 10, 1960May 9, 201150 years, 364 days3 years, 268 days54 years, 267 daysRepublican
74Klobuchar, AmyAmy KlobucharMinnesotaMay 25, 1960January 3, 200746 years, 223 days8 years, 29 days54 years, 252 daysDemocratic
75Tillis, ThomThom TillisNorth CarolinaAugust 30, 1960January 3, 201554 years, 126 days0 years, 29 days54 years, 155 daysRepublican
76Thune, JohnJohn ThuneSouth DakotaJanuary 7, 1961January 3, 200543 years, 362 days10 years, 29 days54 years, 25 daysRepublican
77Vitter, DavidDavid VitterLouisianaMay 3, 1961January 3, 200543 years, 245 days10 years, 29 days53 years, 274 daysRepublican
78Toomey, PatPat ToomeyPennsylvaniaNovember 17, 1961January 3, 201149 years, 47 days4 years, 29 days53 years, 76 daysRepublican
79Baldwin, TammyTammy BaldwinWisconsinFebruary 11, 1962January 3, 201350 years, 327 days2 years, 29 days52 years, 355 daysDemocratic
80Daines, SteveSteve DainesMontanaAugust 20, 1962January 3, 201552 years, 136 days0 years, 29 days52 years, 165 daysRepublican
81Flake, JeffJeff FlakeArizonaDecember 31, 1962January 3, 201350 years, 3 days2 years, 29 days52 years, 32 daysRepublican
82Paul, RandRand PaulKentuckyJanuary 7, 1963January 3, 201147 years, 361 days4 years, 29 days52 years, 25 daysRepublican
83Coons, ChrisChris CoonsDelawareSeptember 9, 1963November 15, 201047 years, 67 days4 years, 78 days51 years, 145 daysDemocratic
84Sullivan, DanDan SullivanAlaskaNovember 13, 1964January 3, 201550 years, 51 days0 years, 29 days50 years, 80 daysRepublican
85Bennet, MichaelMichael BennetColoradoNovember 28, 1964January 21, 200944 years, 54 days6 years, 11 days50 years, 65 daysDemocratic
86Scott, TimTim ScottSouth CarolinaSeptember 19, 1965January 2, 201347 years, 105 days2 years, 30 days49 years, 135 daysRepublican
87Gillibrand, KirstenKirsten GillibrandNew YorkDecember 9, 1966January 26, 200942 years, 48 days6 years, 6 days48 years, 54 daysDemocratic
88Lankford, JamesJames LankfordOklahomaMarch 4, 1968January 3, 201546 years, 305 days0 years, 29 days46 years, 334 daysRepublican
89Ayotte, KellyKelly AyotteNew HampshireJune 27, 1968January 3, 201142 years, 190 days4 years, 29 days46 years, 219 daysRepublican
90Booker, CoryCory BookerNew JerseyApril 27, 1969October 31, 201344 years, 187 days1 year, 93 days45 years, 280 daysDemocratic
91Ernst, JoniJoni ErnstIowaJuly 1, 1970January 3, 201544 years, 186 days0 years, 29 days44 years, 215 daysRepublican
92Cruz, TedTed CruzTexasDecember 22, 1970January 3, 201342 years, 12 days2 years, 29 days44 years, 41 daysRepublican
93Rubio, MarcoMarco RubioFloridaMay 28, 1971January 3, 201139 years, 220 days4 years, 29 days43 years, 249 daysRepublican
94Lee, MikeMike LeeUtahJune 4, 1971January 3, 201139 years, 213 days4 years, 29 days43 years, 242 daysRepublican
95Heinrich, MartinMartin HeinrichNew MexicoOctober 17, 1971January 3, 201341 years, 78 days2 years, 29 days43 years, 107 daysDemocratic
96Sasse, BenBen SasseNebraskaFebruary 22, 1972January 3, 201542 years, 315 days0 years, 29 days42 years, 344 daysRepublican
97Schatz, BrianBrian SchatzHawaiiOctober 20, 1972December 26, 201240 years, 67 days2 years, 37 days42 years, 104 daysDemocratic
98Murphy, ChrisChris MurphyConnecticutAugust 3, 1973January 3, 201339 years, 153 days2 years, 29 days41 years, 182 daysDemocratic
99Gardner, CoryCory GardnerColoradoAugust 22, 1974January 3, 201540 years, 134 days0 years, 29 days40 years, 163 daysRepublican
100Cotton, TomTom CottonArkansasMay 13, 1977January 3, 201537 years, 235 days0 years, 29 days37 years, 264 daysRepublican
Rank
by age
SenatorStateDate of birthDate of
taking office
Age at
taking office
Length of Senate
term to date
Current ageParty

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Caucuses with the Democratic Party.