United States congressional delegations from Alaska

These are tables of congressional delegations from Alaska to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives.

Lisa Murkowski
Alaska's current delegation

Senator Lisa Murkowski

Senator Dan Sullivan official

Senator Dan Sullivan

Don Young, official 115th Congress photo portrait

Rep. Don Young

United States Senate

Ernest Gruening was elected to the Senate on October 6, 1955 for the 84th Congress but did not take the oath of office and was not accorded senatorial privileges, Alaska not yet being admitted as a state.

Class 2 Senators Congress Class 3 Senators
Bob Bartlett (D)[1] 86th Congress
Ernest Gruening (D)
87th Congress
88th Congress
89th Congress
90th Congress
Ted Stevens (R)
91st Congress
Mike Gravel (D)
92nd Congress
93rd Congress
94th Congress
95th Congress
96th Congress
97th Congress
Frank Murkowski (R)
98th Congress
99th Congress
100th Congress
101st Congress
102nd Congress
103rd Congress
104th Congress
105th Congress
106th Congress
107th Congress
Lisa Murkowski (R)
108th Congress
109th Congress
110th Congress
Mark Begich (D) 111th Congress
112th Congress
113th Congress
Dan Sullivan (R) 114th Congress
115th Congress
116th Congress

House of Representatives

Delegates from Alaska Territory

From May 17, 1884 to August 24, 1912, Alaska was designated as the District of Alaska. From then to January 3, 1959, it was the Alaska Territory.

Congress Delegate
59th (1905–1907) Frank Hinman Waskey (D)
60th (1907–1909) Thomas Cale (I)
61st (1909–1911) James Wickersham (R)
62nd (1911–1913)
63rd (1913–1915)
64th (1915–1917)
65th (1917–1919) Charles August Sulzer (D)
James Wickersham[2] (R)
66th (1919–1921) Charles August Sulzer[1] (D)
George Barnes Grigsby (D)
James Wickersham[3] (R)
67th (1921–1923) Daniel Alexander Sutherland (R)
68th (1923–1925)
69th (1925–1927)
70th (1927–1929)
71st (1929–1931)
72nd (1931–1933) James Wickersham (R)
73rd (1933–1935) Anthony Joseph Dimond (D)
74th (1935–1937)
75th (1937–1939)
76th (1939–1941)
77th (1941–1943)
78th (1943–1945)
79th (1945–1947) Bob Bartlett (D)
80th (1947–1949)
81st (1949–1951)
82nd (1951–1953)
83rd (1953–1955)
84th (1955–1957)
85th (1957–1959)

Members from the State of Alaska

Congress District
Alaska's at-large congressional district
Ralph Julian Rivers (D)
Howard Wallace Pollock (R)
Nick Begich[1][4] (D)
Don Young[5] (R)

Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alaska's at-large congressional district

As of May 2015, there are no former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alaska's at-large congressional district who are currently living at this time. The most recent representative to die was Howard Wallace Pollock (1967-1971) on January 9, 2011.

Living former U.S. Senators from Alaska

As of April 2015, there are three former U.S. Senators from the U.S. State of Alaska who are currently living at this time, one from Class 2 and two in Class 3.

Senator Term of office Class Date of birth (and age)
Mike Gravel 1969–1981 3 May 13, 1930 (age 89)
Frank Murkowski 1981–2002 3 March 28, 1933 (age 86)
Mark Begich 2009–2015 2 March 30, 1962 (age 57)


  1. ^ a b c Died in office.
  2. ^ Successfully contested the election of George Barnes Grigsby, the representative who replaced Charles August Sulzer.
  3. ^ Contested the election of Charles August Sulzer, and when Sulzer died, continued the contest against his successor George Barnes Grigsby and won.
  4. ^ Disappeared October 16, 1972, re-elected November 7, declared dead December 29.
  5. ^ Elected to fill the vacancy caused by the previous representative, Nick Begich being re-elected (presumably posthumously) to the next term.


Key to party colors and abbreviations for members of the U.S. Congress
American (Know Nothing) (K-N)
Anti-Jacksonian (Anti-J),
National Republican (NR)
Anti-Administration (Anti-Admin)
Anti-Masonic (Anti-M)
Conservative (Con)
Democratic (D)
Dixiecrat (Dix),
States' rights (SR)
Democratic-Republican (D-R)
Farmer–Labor (FL)
Federalist (F)
Free Soil (FS)
Free Silver (FSv)
Fusion (FU)
Greenback (GB)
Jacksonian (J)
Nonpartisan League (NPL)
Nullifier (N)
Opposition Northern (O)
Opposition Southern (O)
Populist (Pop)
Pro-Administration (Pro-Admin)
Progressive (Prog)
Prohibition (Proh)
Readjuster (Rea)
Republican (R)
Socialist (Soc)
Unionist (U)
Whig (W)
or Unaffiliated
2010 United States House of Representatives election in Alaska

An election was held on November 2, 2010, to determine the U.S. Representative for Alaska's At-large congressional district, which includes the entire state of Alaska. Don Young, the incumbent and a member of the Republican Party, was re-elected to a twentieth term to serve in the 112th Congress from January 3, 2011 until January 3, 2013. A primary election was held on August 24, 2010.

Index of Alaska-related articles

The following is an alphabetical list of articles related to the U.S. state of Alaska.

List of United States Representatives from Alaska

The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Alaska. 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 Alaska. The list of names should be complete (as of January 3, 2015), but other data may be incomplete. It includes members who have represented both the state and the Territory, both past and present.

List of United States Senators from Alaska

Alaska was admitted to the Union on January 3, 1959. Alaska's United States Senate seats belong to Class 2 and Class 3. The state's current Senators are Republicans Lisa Murkowski (serving since 2002) and Dan Sullivan (serving since 2015). A total of eight people have represented Alaska in the U.S. Senate.

List of people from Alaska

This is a list of notable people from Alaska. This list includes individuals who were born in Alaska, grew up there, retired there, or in any other fashion lived there even if for only a brief period of time (such as infancy, during one or more of the many gold rushes during the late 19th century and early 20th century, or as a result of rapid military influx and outflux from 1940 onward).

Key to table entries:


Year born

Year died

Communities lived in in Alaska

Noted for

Lists of United States Congress

This is an incomplete list of lists pertaining to the United States Congress.

Outline of Alaska

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the U.S. state of Alaska:

Alaska – most extensive, northernmost, westernmost, highest, second newest, and least densely populated of the 50 states of the United States of America. Alaska occupies the westernmost extent of the Americas, bordering British Columbia and the Yukon, and is detached from the other 49 states. The summit of Denali (formerly Mount McKinley) at 6194 meters is the highest point of North America.

Alaska's delegation to the United States Congress
Other states' delegations
Non-voting delegations
Years in Alaska (1959–present)


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