List of living former United States senators

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This is a list of living former United States senators. There are currently 162 people listed. Hawaii, Kentucky, and Vermont are currently the only states without a surviving former senator. Mississippi, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Wyoming each have just one living former senator. Colorado and Minnesota have the most living former senators, with 7 as of October 8, 2018.

Living former senators

State Senator Party Date of birth Term Age (years/days)
Alabama Donald Stewart Democratic February 8, 1940 1978–1981 79 years, 292 days
Alabama Jeff Sessions Republican December 24, 1946 1997–2017 72 years, 338 days
Alabama Luther Strange Republican March 1, 1953 2017–2018 66 years, 271 days
Alaska Mike Gravel Democratic May 13, 1930 1969–1981 89 years, 198 days
Alaska Frank Murkowski Republican March 28, 1933 1981–2002 86 years, 244 days
Alaska Mark Begich Democratic March 30, 1962 2009–2015 57 years, 242 days
Arizona Dennis DeConcini Democratic May 8, 1937 1977–1995 82 years, 203 days
Arizona Jon Kyl Republican April 25, 1942 1995–2013
2018
77 years, 216 days
Arizona Jeff Flake Republican December 31, 1962 2013–2019 56 years, 331 days
Arkansas Kaneaster Hodges Jr. Democratic August 30, 1938 1977–1979 81 years, 89 days
Arkansas David Pryor Democratic August 29, 1934 1979–1997 85 years, 90 days
Arkansas Tim Hutchinson Republican August 11, 1949 1997–2003 70 years, 108 days
Arkansas Blanche Lincoln Democratic September 30, 1960 1999–2011 59 years, 58 days
Arkansas Mark Pryor Democratic January 10, 1963 2003–2015 56 years, 321 days
California Pete Wilson Republican August 23, 1933 1983–1991 86 years, 96 days
California John Seymour Republican December 3, 1937 1991–1992 81 years, 359 days
California Barbara Boxer Democratic November 11, 1940 1993–2017 79 years, 16 days
Colorado Gary Hart Democratic November 28, 1936 1975–1987 82 years, 364 days
Colorado Tim Wirth Democratic September 22, 1939 1987–1993 80 years, 66 days
Colorado Hank Brown Republican February 12, 1940 1991–1997 79 years, 288 days
Colorado Ben Nighthorse Campbell Democratic,
then Republican
April 13, 1933 1993–2005 86 years, 228 days
Colorado Wayne Allard Republican December 2, 1943 1997–2009 75 years, 360 days
Colorado Ken Salazar Democratic March 2, 1955 2005–2009 64 years, 270 days
Colorado Mark Udall Democratic July 18, 1950 2009–2015 69 years, 132 days
Connecticut Lowell Weicker Republican May 16, 1931 1971–1989 88 years, 195 days
Connecticut Chris Dodd Democratic May 27, 1944 1981–2011 75 years, 184 days
Connecticut Joe Lieberman Democratic,
then Independent Democrat
February 24, 1942 1989–2013 77 years, 276 days
Delaware Joe Biden Democratic November 20, 1942 1973–2009 77 years, 7 days
Delaware Ted Kaufman Democratic March 15, 1939 2009–2010 80 years, 257 days
Florida Bob Graham Democratic November 9, 1936 1987–2005 83 years, 18 days
Florida Connie Mack III Republican October 29, 1940 1989–2001 79 years, 29 days
Florida Bill Nelson Democratic September 29, 1942 2001–2019 77 years, 59 days
Florida Mel Martinez Republican October 23, 1946 2005–2009 73 years, 35 days
Florida George LeMieux Republican May 21, 1969 2009–2011 50 years, 190 days
Georgia David H. Gambrell Democratic December 20, 1929 1971–1972 89 years, 342 days
Georgia Sam Nunn Democratic September 8, 1938 1972–1997 81 years, 80 days
Georgia Mack Mattingly Republican January 7, 1931 1981–1987 88 years, 324 days
Georgia Wyche Fowler Democratic October 6, 1940 1987–1993 79 years, 52 days
Georgia Max Cleland Democratic August 24, 1942 1997–2003 77 years, 95 days
Georgia Saxby Chambliss Republican November 10, 1943 2003–2015 76 years, 17 days
Idaho Steve Symms Republican April 23, 1938 1981–1993 81 years, 218 days
Idaho Larry Craig Republican July 20, 1945 1991–2009 74 years, 130 days
Idaho Dirk Kempthorne Republican October 29, 1951 1993–1999 68 years, 29 days
Illinois Adlai Stevenson III Democratic October 10, 1930 1970–1981 89 years, 48 days
Illinois Carol Moseley Braun Democratic August 16, 1947 1993–1999 72 years, 103 days
Illinois Peter Fitzgerald Republican October 20, 1960 1999–2005 59 years, 38 days
Illinois Barack Obama Democratic August 4, 1961 2005–2008 58 years, 115 days
Illinois Roland Burris Democratic August 3, 1937 2009–2010 82 years, 116 days
Illinois Mark Kirk Republican September 15, 1959 2010–2017 60 years, 73 days
Indiana Dan Quayle Republican February 4, 1947 1981–1989 72 years, 296 days
Indiana Dan Coats Republican May 16, 1943 1989–1999
2011–2017
76 years, 195 days
Indiana Evan Bayh Democratic December 26, 1955 1999–2011 63 years, 336 days
Indiana Joe Donnelly Democratic September 29, 1955 2013–2019 64 years, 59 days
Iowa Dick Clark Democratic September 14, 1928 1973–1979 91 years, 74 days
Iowa Roger Jepsen Republican December 23, 1928 1979–1985 90 years, 339 days
Iowa Tom Harkin Democratic November 19, 1939 1985–2015 80 years, 8 days
Kansas Bob Dole Republican July 22, 1923 1969–1996 96 years, 128 days
Kansas Nancy Kassebaum Republican July 29, 1932 1978–1997 87 years, 121 days
Kansas Sheila Frahm Republican March 22, 1945 1996 74 years, 250 days
Kansas Sam Brownback Republican September 12, 1956 1996–2011 63 years, 76 days
Louisiana Bennett Johnston Democratic June 30, 1932 1972–1997 87 years, 150 days
Louisiana John Breaux Democratic March 1, 1944 1987–2005 75 years, 271 days
Louisiana Mary Landrieu Democratic November 23, 1955 1997–2015 64 years, 4 days
Louisiana David Vitter Republican May 3, 1961 2005–2017 58 years, 208 days
Maine William Cohen Republican August 28, 1940 1979–1997 79 years, 91 days
Maine George J. Mitchell Democratic August 20, 1933 1980–1995 86 years, 99 days
Maine Olympia Snowe Republican February 21, 1947 1995–2013 72 years, 279 days
Maryland Paul Sarbanes Democratic February 3, 1933 1977–2007 86 years, 297 days
Maryland Barbara Mikulski Democratic July 20, 1936 1987–2017 83 years, 130 days
Massachusetts John Kerry Democratic December 11, 1943 1985–2013 75 years, 351 days
Massachusetts Paul G. Kirk Democratic January 18, 1938 2009–2010 81 years, 313 days
Massachusetts Scott Brown Republican September 12, 1959 2010–2013 60 years, 76 days
Massachusetts Mo Cowan Democratic April 4, 1969 2013 50 years, 237 days
Michigan Donald Riegle Democratic February 4, 1938 1976–1995 81 years, 296 days
Michigan Spencer Abraham Republican June 12, 1952 1995–2001 67 years, 168 days
Michigan Carl Levin Democratic June 28, 1934 1979–2015 85 years, 152 days
Minnesota Walter Mondale Democratic-Farmer-Labor January 5, 1928 1964–1976 91 years, 326 days
Minnesota David Durenberger Republican August 19, 1934 1978–1995 85 years, 100 days
Minnesota Rudy Boschwitz Republican November 7, 1930 1978–1991 89 years, 20 days
Minnesota Mark Dayton Democratic-Farmer-Labor January 26, 1947 2001–2007 72 years, 305 days
Minnesota Dean Barkley Independence August 31, 1950 2002–2003 69 years, 88 days
Minnesota Norm Coleman Republican August 17, 1949 2003–2009 70 years, 102 days
Minnesota Al Franken Democratic-Farmer-Labor May 21, 1951 2009–2018 68 years, 190 days
Mississippi Trent Lott Republican October 9, 1941 1989–2007 78 years, 49 days
Missouri John Danforth Republican September 5, 1936 1976–1995 83 years, 83 days
Missouri Kit Bond Republican March 6, 1939 1987–2011 80 years, 266 days
Missouri John Ashcroft Republican May 9, 1942 1995–2001 77 years, 202 days
Missouri Jean Carnahan Democratic December 20, 1933 2001–2002 85 years, 342 days
Missouri Jim Talent Republican October 18, 1956 2002–2007 63 years, 40 days
Missouri Claire McCaskill Democratic July 24, 1953 2007–2019 66 years, 126 days
Montana Max Baucus Democratic December 11, 1941 1978–2014 77 years, 351 days
Montana John Walsh Democratic November 3, 1960 2014–2015 59 years, 24 days
Nebraska David Karnes Republican December 12, 1948 1987–1988 70 years, 350 days
Nebraska Bob Kerrey Democratic August 27, 1943 1989–2001 76 years, 92 days
Nebraska Chuck Hagel Republican October 4, 1946 1997–2009 73 years, 54 days
Nebraska Ben Nelson Democratic May 17, 1941 2001–2013 78 years, 194 days
Nebraska Mike Johanns Republican June 18, 1950 2009–2015 69 years, 162 days
Nevada Harry Reid Democratic December 2, 1939 1987–2017 79 years, 360 days
Nevada Richard Bryan Democratic July 16, 1937 1989–2001 82 years, 134 days
Nevada John Ensign Republican March 25, 1958 2001–2011 61 years, 247 days
Nevada Dean Heller Republican May 10, 1960 2011–2019 59 years, 201 days
New Hampshire Gordon J. Humphrey Republican October 9, 1940 1979–1990 79 years, 49 days
New Hampshire Bob Smith Republican March 30, 1941 1990–2003 78 years, 242 days
New Hampshire Judd Gregg Republican February 14, 1947 1993–2011 72 years, 286 days
New Hampshire John E. Sununu Republican September 10, 1964 2003–2009 55 years, 78 days
New Hampshire Kelly Ayotte Republican June 27, 1968 2011–2017 51 years, 153 days
New Jersey Bill Bradley Democratic July 28, 1943 1979–1997 76 years, 122 days
New Jersey Nicholas F. Brady Republican April 11, 1930 1982 89 years, 230 days
New Jersey Robert Torricelli Democratic August 27, 1951 1997–2003 68 years, 92 days
New Jersey Jon Corzine Democratic January 1, 1947 2001–2006 72 years, 330 days
New Jersey Jeffrey Chiesa Republican June 22, 1965 2013 54 years, 158 days
New Mexico Harrison Schmitt Republican July 3, 1935 1977–1983 84 years, 147 days
New Mexico Jeff Bingaman Democratic October 3, 1943 1983–2013 76 years, 55 days
New York James L. Buckley Conservative,
then Republican
March 9, 1923 1971–1977 96 years, 263 days
New York Al D'Amato Republican August 1, 1937 1981–1999 82 years, 118 days
New York Hillary Clinton Democratic October 26, 1947 2001–2009 72 years, 32 days
North Carolina Jim Broyhill Republican August 19, 1927 1986 92 years, 100 days
North Carolina Lauch Faircloth Republican January 14, 1928 1993–1999 91 years, 317 days
North Carolina John Edwards Democratic June 10, 1953 1999–2005 66 years, 170 days
North Carolina Elizabeth Dole Republican July 29, 1936 2003–2009 83 years, 121 days
North Dakota Mark Andrews Republican May 19, 1926 1981–1987 93 years, 192 days
North Dakota Kent Conrad Democratic-Nonpartisan League March 11, 1948 1987–2013 71 years, 261 days
North Dakota Jocelyn Burdick Democratic-Nonpartisan League February 6, 1922 1992 97 years, 294 days
North Dakota Byron Dorgan Democratic-Nonpartisan League May 14, 1942 1992–2011 77 years, 197 days
North Dakota Heidi Heitkamp Democratic-Nonpartisan League October 30, 1955 2013–2019 64 years, 28 days
Ohio Mike DeWine Republican January 5, 1947 1995–2007 72 years, 326 days
Oklahoma Fred R. Harris Democratic November 13, 1930 1964–1973 89 years, 14 days
Oklahoma David Boren Democratic April 21, 1941 1979–1994 78 years, 220 days
Oklahoma Don Nickles Republican December 6, 1948 1981–2005 70 years, 356 days
Oklahoma Tom Coburn Republican March 14, 1948 2005–2015 71 years, 258 days
Oregon Bob Packwood Republican September 11, 1932 1969–1995 87 years, 77 days
Oregon Gordon H. Smith Republican May 25, 1952 1997–2009 67 years, 186 days
Pennsylvania Rick Santorum Republican May 10, 1958 1995–2007 61 years, 201 days
Rhode Island Lincoln Chafee Republican March 26, 1953 1999–2007 66 years, 246 days
South Carolina Jim DeMint Republican September 2, 1951 2005–2013 68 years, 86 days
South Dakota James Abourezk Democratic February 24, 1931 1973–1979 88 years, 276 days
South Dakota Larry Pressler Republican March 29, 1942 1979–1997 77 years, 243 days
South Dakota Tom Daschle Democratic December 9, 1947 1987–2005 71 years, 353 days
South Dakota Tim Johnson Democratic December 28, 1946 1997–2015 72 years, 334 days
Tennessee Bill Brock Republican November 23, 1930 1971–1977 89 years, 4 days
Tennessee Jim Sasser Democratic September 30, 1936 1977–1995 83 years, 58 days
Tennessee Al Gore Democratic March 31, 1948 1985–1993 71 years, 241 days
Tennessee Bill Frist Republican February 22, 1952 1995–2007 67 years, 278 days
Tennessee Bob Corker Republican August 24, 1952 2007–2019 67 years, 95 days
Texas Phil Gramm Republican July 8, 1942 1985–2002 77 years, 142 days
Texas Bob Krueger Democratic September 19, 1935 1993 84 years, 69 days
Texas Kay Bailey Hutchison Republican July 22, 1943 1993–2013 76 years, 128 days
Utah Jake Garn Republican October 12, 1932 1974–1993 87 years, 46 days
Utah Orrin Hatch Republican March 22, 1934 1977–2019 85 years, 250 days
Virginia John Warner Republican February 18, 1927 1979–2009 92 years, 282 days
Virginia Paul Trible Republican December 29, 1946 1983–1989 72 years, 333 days
Virginia Chuck Robb Democratic June 26, 1939 1989–2001 80 years, 154 days
Virginia George Allen Republican March 8, 1952 2001–2007 67 years, 264 days
Virginia Jim Webb Democratic February 9, 1946 2007–2013 73 years, 291 days
Washington Slade Gorton Republican January 8, 1928 1981–1987
1989–2001
91 years, 323 days
Washington Daniel J. Evans Republican October 16, 1925 1983–1989 94 years, 42 days
West Virginia Jay Rockefeller Democratic June 18, 1937 1985–2015 82 years, 162 days
West Virginia Carte Goodwin Democratic February 27, 1974 2010 45 years, 273 days
Wisconsin Bob Kasten Republican June 19, 1942 1981–1993 77 years, 161 days
Wisconsin Herb Kohl Democratic February 7, 1935 1989–2013 84 years, 293 days
Wisconsin Russ Feingold Democratic March 2, 1953 1993–2011 66 years, 270 days
Wyoming Alan Simpson Republican September 2, 1931 1979–1997 88 years, 86 days

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