List of United States Representatives from Massachusetts

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

Current representatives[edit]

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party District Years Electoral history
Amos Abbott Whig 3rd March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1849
First elected in 1842.
Retired.
Josiah Abbott Democratic 4th July 28, 1876 –
March 3, 1877
Successfully contested Rufus S. Frost's election.
Retired.
Benjamin Adams Federalist 11th December 2, 1816 –
March 3, 1821
First elected to finish Elijah Brigham's term.
Lost re-election to Johnathan Russell.
Charles F. Adams Sr. Republican 3rd March 4, 1859 –
May 1, 1861
First elected in 1858.
Resigned to become U.S. Minister to England.
John Quincy Adams Anti-Jacksonian 11th March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
First elected in 1830.
Died.
Anti-Masonic 12th March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1843
8th March 4, 1843 –
February 23, 1848
Charles Allen Free Soil 5th March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
First elected in 1848.
Retired.
Charles H. Allen Republican 8th March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1889
First elected in 1884.
Retired.
Joseph Allen Federalist 10th October 8, 1810 –
March 3, 1811
First elected to finish Jabez Upham's term.
Retired.
Samuel C. Allen Federalist 6th March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1823
First elected in 1816.
Retired.
Adams-Clay
Federalist
7th March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1829
John B. Alley Republican 6th March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1863
First elected in 1858.
Retired.
5th March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1867
James C. Alvord Whig 6th March 4, 1839 –
September 27, 1839
First elected in 1838.
Died.
Butler Ames Republican 5th March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1913
First elected in 1902.
Retired.
Fisher Ames Pro-Administration 1st March 4, 1789 –
March 3, 1795
First elected in 1788.
Retired.
Federalist 8th March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1797
Oakes Ames Republican 2nd March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1873
First elected in 1862.
Retired.
Abram Andrew Republican 6th September 27, 1921 –
June 3, 1936
First elected to finish Willfred W. Lufkin's term.
Died.
John F. Andrew Democratic 3rd March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1893
First elected in 1888.
Lost re-election to Joseph H. Walker.
Nathan Appleton Anti-Jacksonian 1st March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
First elected in 1830.
Retired.
Whig June 9, 1842 –
September 28, 1842
First elected to finish Robert C. Winthrop's term.
Resigned.
William Appleton Whig 1st March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
First elected in 1850.
Lost re-election to Anson Burlingame.
5th March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
Constitutional Unionist March 4, 1861 –
September 27, 1861
First elected in 1860.
Resigned because of failing health.
Louis D. Apsley Republican 4th March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1897
First elected in 1892.
Retired.
George Ashmun Whig 6th March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1851
First elected in 1844.
Retired.
Chester G. Atkins Democratic 5th January 3, 1985 –
January 3, 1993
First elected in 1984.
Lost renomination to Marty Meehan.
Harrison H. Atwood Republican 10th March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
First elected in 1894.
Lost renomination to Samuel J. Barrows.
Ezekiel Bacon Democratic-Republican 12th September 16, 1807 –
March 3, 1813
First elected to finish Barnabas Bidwell's term.
Retired.
John Bacon Democratic-Republican 1st March 4, 1801 –
March 3, 1803
First elected in 1800.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Goldsmith Bailey Republican 9th March 4, 1861 –
May 8, 1862
First elected in 1860.
Died.
John Bailey Adams-Clay
Democratic-Republican
10th March 4, 1823 –
March 18, 1824
First elected in 1823.
Ruled ineligible to serve because not a resident of the district.
Anti-Jacksonian December 13, 1824 –
March 3, 1831
First elected to finish his own term.
Retired.
Osmyn Baker Whig 6th January 14, 1840 –
March 3, 1845
First elected to finish James C. Alvord's term.
Retired.
John D. Baldwin Republican 8th March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1869
First elected in 1862.
Retired.
Nathaniel P. Banks Democratic 7th March 4, 1853 –
March 4, 1855
First elected in 1852.
Resigned to become Governor of Massachusetts.
Know Nothing March 4, 1855 –
March 4, 1857
Republican March 4, 1857 –
December 24, 1857
6th December 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1873
First elected to finish Daniel W. Gooch's term.
Lost re-election to Benjamin F. Butler
Independent 5th March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
Again elected in 1874.
Lost renomination to Selwyn Z. Bowman.
Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1879
5th March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
Again elected in 1888.
Retired.
Joseph Barker Democratic-Republican 7th March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1809
First elected in 1804.
Retired.
William Barrett Republican 7th March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1899
First elected in 1894.
Retired.
Samuel J. Barrows Republican 10th March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1899
First elected in 1896.
Lost re-election to Henry F. Naphen.
Gideon Barstow Democratic-Republican 2nd March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
First elected late in 1821.
Retired.
Bailey Bartlett Federalist 11th November 27, 1797 –
March 3, 1801
First elected to finish Theophilus Bradbury's term.
Retired.
George J. Bates Republican 6th January 3, 1937 –
November 1, 1949
First elected in 1936.
Died.
Isaac C. Bates Anti-Jacksonian 8th March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1835
First elected in 1827 on the third ballot.
Retired.
William H. Bates Republican 6th February 14, 1950 –
June 22, 1969
First elected to finish George J. Bates's term.
Died.
Francis Baylies Federalist 10th March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
First elected in 1820.
Lost re-election to James L. Hodges.
Jackson
Federalist
12th March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
William Baylies Federalist 7th March 4, 1809 –
June 28, 1809
First elected in 1808.
Succeeded by Charles Turner, Jr., who contested the election.
March 4, 1813 –
March 4, 1815
[Data unknown/missing.]
8th March 4, 1815 –
March 4, 1817
Anti-Jacksonian 10th March 4, 1833 –
March 4, 1835
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election to Nathaniel B. Borden.
Barnabas Bidwell Democratic-Republican 12th March 4, 1805 –
July 13, 1807
First elected in 1804.
Resigned to become Massachusetts Attorney General.
Abijah Bigelow Federalist 11th October 8, 1810 –
March 3, 1815
First elected to finish William Stedman's term.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lewis Bigelow Federalist 12th March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
First elected in 1820.
Lost re-election to Francis Baylies.
Phanuel Bishop Democratic-Republican 7th March 4, 1799 –
March 4, 1803
First elected in 1798.
[Data unknown/missing.]
9th March 4, 1803 –
March 4, 1807
Peter I. Blute Republican 3rd January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1997
First elected in 1992.
Lost re-election to Jim McGovern.
Edward Boland Democratic 2nd January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1989
First elected in 1952.
Retired.
Nathaniel B. Borden Jacksonian 10th March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
First elected in 1834.
Lost re-election as a Whig.
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
[Data unknown/missing.]
Shearjashub Bourne Pro-Administration 5th March 4, 1791 –
March 3, 1793
First elected in 1790.
[Data unknown/missing.]
3rd March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
George S. Boutwell Republican 7th March 4, 1863 –
March 12, 1869
First elected in 1862.
Resigned to become U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.
Henry L. Bowles Republican 2nd September 23, 1925 –
March 3, 1929
First elected to finish George B. Churchill's term.
Retired.
Selwyn Z. Bowman Republican 5th March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1883
First elected in 1878.
Lost re-election to Leopold Morse.
George Bradbury Federalist 15th March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1817
First elected in 1812.
Lost renomination to Ezekiel Whitman.
Theophilus Bradbury Federalist 11th March 4, 1795 –
July 24, 1797
First elected in 1794.
Resigned to become a State justice.
George N. Briggs Anti-Jacksonian 9th March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
First elected in 1830.
Retired.
7th March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1843
Elijah Brigham Federalist 10th March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1815
First elected in 1810.
Died.
11th March 4, 1815 –
February 22, 1816
George M. Brooks Republican 7th November 2, 1869 –
May 13, 1872
First elected to finish George S. Boutwell's term.
Resigned to become Probate Judge for Middlesex County.
Benjamin Brown Federalist 16th March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
First elected in 1814.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Phineas Bruce Federalist 17th Did not serve Elected to serve starting March 4, 1803, but prevented by illness from qualifying.
James Buffinton Know Nothing 2nd March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
First elected in 1854.
Died.
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1863
1st March 4, 1869 –
March 7, 1875
Anson Burlingame Know Nothing 5th March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
First elected in 1854.
Resigned to become U.S. Minister to China.
Republican 5th March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1861
Stephen Bullock Federalist 7th March 4, 1797 –
March 3, 1799
First elected in 1796.
[Data unknown/missing.]
James A. Burke Democratic 13th January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1963
First elected in 1958.
Retired.
11th January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1979
Barker Burnell Whig 11th March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
First elected in 1840.
Died.
10th March 4, 1843 –
June 15, 1843
Edward Burnett Democratic 9th March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
First elected in 1884.
Lost re-election to John W. Candler.
Benjamin F. Butler Republican 5th March 4, 1867 –
March 3, 1873
First elected in 1866.
Lost re-election to Charles Thompson.
6th March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
7th March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1879
First elected in 1876.
Retired in to run for Governor of Massachusetts.
William B. Calhoun Anti-Jacksonian 8th March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
First elected in 1834.
Retired.
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1843
John W. Candler Republican 8th March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
First elected in 1880.
Lost re-election to Theodore Lyman.
9th March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
First elected in 1888.
Lost re-election to George F. Williams.
Mike Capuano Democratic 8th January 3, 1999 –
January 3, 2013
First elected in 1998.
Lost renomination to Ayanna Pressley.
7th January 3, 2013 –
January 3, 2019
Francis Carr Democratic-Republican 17th April 6, 1812 –
March 3, 1813
First elected to finish Barzillai Gannett's term.
Lost re-election to Abiel Wood.
James Carr Federalist 17th March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
First elected in 1815.
[Data unknown/missing.]
William Henry Carter Republican 13th March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1919
First elected in 1914.
Retired.
Joseph E. Casey Democratic 3rd January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1943
First elected in 1934.
Retired.
Calvin C. Chaffee Know Nothing 10th March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
First elected in 1854.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
John Chandler Democratic-Republican 17th March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1809
First elected in 1804.
Retired.
Chester W. Chapin Democratic 11th March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
First elected in 1874.
Lost re-election to George D. Robinson.
Rufus Choate Anti-Jacksonian 2nd March 4, 1831 –
June 30, 1834
First elected in 1830.
Resigned.
George B. Churchill Republican 2nd March 4, 1925 –
July 1, 1925
First elected in 1924.
Died.
William Claflin Republican 8th March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1881
First elected in 1876.
Retired.
Katherine Clark Democratic 5th December 10, 2013 –
Present
First elected to finish Ed Markey's term.
Incumbent
Charles Clason Republican 2nd January 3, 1937 –
January 3, 1949
First elected in 1936.
Lost re-election to Foster Furcolo.
David Cobb Pro-Administration At large March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
First elected in 1792.
Redistricted to the 7th district but lost re-election.
Peleg Coffin Jr. Pro-Administration 3rd March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
First elected in 1792.
[Data unknown/missing.]
William Cogswell Republican 7th March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1893
First elected in 1886.
Died.
6th March 4, 1893 –
May 22, 1895
Patrick A. Collins Democratic 4th March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1889
First elected in 1882.
Retired.
Linus B. Comins Know Nothing 4th March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
First elected in 1854.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
Samuel S. Conner Democratic-Republican 19th March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
First elected in 1815.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lawrence J. Connery Democratic 7th September 28, 1937 –
October 19, 1941
First elected to finish William P. Connery Jr.'s term.
Died.
William P. Connery Jr. Democratic 7th March 4, 1923 –
June 15, 1937
First elected in 1922.
Died.
Joseph A. Conry Democratic 9th March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
First elected in 1900.
Lost re-election to John A. Keliher.
Silvio O. Conte Republican 1st January 3, 1959 –
February 8, 1991
First elected in 1958.
Died.
Orchard Cook Democratic-Republican 16th March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1811
First elected in 1804.
Retired.
Frederick S. Coolidge Democratic 11th March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
First elected in 1890.
Lost re-election to William F. Draper.
William W. Crapo Republican 1st November 2, 1875 –
March 3, 1883
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
Alvah Crocker Republican 9th January 2, 1872 –
March 3, 1873
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
10th March 4, 1873 –
December 26, 1874
Samuel L. Crocker Whig 2nd March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
First elected in 1852.
Lost re-election to James Buffinton.
Paul W. Cronin Republican 5th January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1975
First elected in 1972.
Lost re-election to Paul Tsongas.
John Crosby Democratic 12th March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
First elected in 1890.
Lost re-election to Elijah A. Morse.
Benjamin W. Crowninshield Adams-Clay
Democratic-Republican
2nd March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
First elected in 1823.
Lost re-election to Rufus Choate.
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1831
Jacob Crowninshield Democratic-Republican 2nd March 4, 1803 –
April 15, 1808
First elected in 1802.
Died.
James Michael Curley Democratic 10th March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
First elected in 1910.
Resigned to become Mayor of Boston.
12th March 4, 1913 –
February 4, 1914
11th March 4, 1943 –
March 3, 1947
First elected in 1942.
Retired to become Mayor of Boston.
Laurence Curtis Republican 10th January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1963
First elected in 1952.
Retired.
Caleb Cushing Anti-Jacksonian 3rd March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
First elected in 1834.
Retired.
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1843
Joshua Cushman Democratic-Republican 19th March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1821
First elected in 1818.
District moved to Maine.
Manasseh Cutler Federalist 11th March 4, 1801 –
March 3, 1803
First elected in 1800.
Retired.
3rd March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1805
Richard Cutts Democratic-Republican 14th March 4, 1801 –
March 3, 1813
First elected in 1800.
Lost re-election to Cyrus King.
Frederick W. Dallinger Republican 8th March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1925
First elected in 1914.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
November 2, 1926 –
October 1, 1932
Again elected to finish Harry Irving Thayer's term.
Resigned to become judge of the U.S. Customs Court.
William S. Damrell Know Nothing 3rd March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
First elected in 1854.
Retired, possibly due to illness.
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
Samuel Dana Democratic-Republican 4th September 22, 1814 –
March 3, 1815
First elected to finish William M. Richardson's term.
Lost re-election to Asahel Stearns.
George T. Davis Whig 6th March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
First elected in 1850.
Retired.
John Davis Anti-Jacksonian 5th March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1829
First elected in 1825.
Resigned when elected Governor of Massachusetts.
March 4, 1829 –
January 14, 1834
Robert T. Davis Republican 1st March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1889
First elected in 1882.
Retired.
Samuel Davis Federalist 16th March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
First elected in 1812.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Timothy Davis Know Nothing 6th March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
First elected in 1854.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
Henry L. Dawes Republican 11th March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1863
First elected in 1856.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
10th March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1873
11th March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
Benjamin Dean Democratic 3rd March 28, 1878 –
March 3, 1879
Successfully contested Walbridge A. Field's election.
Retired.
Josiah Dean Democratic-Republican 9th March 4, 1807 –
March 3, 1809
First elected in 1806.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Henry Dearborn Anti-Administration 4th March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
First elected in 1792.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Democratic-Republican 12th March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1797
Henry A.S. Dearborn Anti-Jacksonian 10th March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
First elected in 1830.
Lost re-election to William Baylies.
Frederick Simpson Deitrick Democratic 8th March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
First elected in 1912.
Lost re-election to Frederick Dallinger.
William Delahunt Democratic 10th January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2011
First elected in 1996.
Retired.
Charles Delano Republican 10th March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1863
First elected in 1858.
Retired.
Daniel Dewey Federalist 12th March 4, 1813 –
February 24, 1814
First elected in 1812.
Died.
Alexander DeWitt Free Soil 9th March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
First elected in 1852.
Lost re-election to Eli Thayer.
Know Nothing March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
Samuel Dexter Pro-Administration 1st March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
First elected in 1792.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Edward Dickinson Whig 10th March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
First elected in 1852.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Brian J. Donnelly Democratic 11th January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1993
First elected in 1978.
Retired.
Harold Donohue Democratic 4th January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1973
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
3rd January 3, 1973 –
December 31, 1974
John J. Douglass Democratic 10th March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1933
First elected in 1924.
Lost renomination to John P. Higgins.
11th March 3, 1933 –
January 3, 1935
Edward Dowse Democratic-Republican 13th March 4, 1819 –
May 26, 1820
First elected in 1818.
Resigned.
William F. Draper Republican 11th March 3, 1893 –
March 4, 1897
First elected in 1892.
Retired.
Robert Drinan Democratic 3rd January 3, 1971 –
January 3, 1973
First elected in 1970.
Retired on the orders of the Pope.
4th January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1981
James H. Duncan Whig 3rd March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
First elected in 1848.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Henry W. Dwight Federalist 7th March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
First elected in 1820.
Retired.
Adams-Clay
Federalist
9th March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1831
Thomas Dwight Federalist 5th March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1805
First elected in 1802.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Joseph D. Early Democratic 3rd January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1993
First elected in 1974.
Lost re-election to Peter Blute.
J. Wiley Edmands Whig 3rd March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
First elected in 1852.
Retired.
Samuel A. Eliot Whig 1st August 22, 1850 –
March 3, 1851
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
Thomas D. Eliot Whig 1st April 17, 1854 –
March 3, 1855
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1869
First elected in 1858.
Retired again.
Thomas H. Eliot Democratic 9th January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1943
First elected in 1940.
Lost renomination to James M. Curley.
Fredrick D. Ely Republican 9th March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
First elected in 1884.
Lost re-election to Edward Burnett.
William Ely Federalist 5th March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1815
First elected in 1804.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Constantine C. Esty Republican 7th December 2, 1872 –
March 3, 1873
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
William Eustis Democratic-Republican 8th March 4, 1801 –
March 3, 1803
First elected in 1800.
Lost re-election to Lemuel Williams.
1st March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1805
13th August 21, 1820 –
March 3, 1823
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for Governor of Massachusetts.
Edward Everett Anti-Jacksonian 4th March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1835
First elected in 1824.
Retired.
William Everett Democratic 7th April 25, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
Francis B. Fay Whig 2nd December 13, 1852 –
March 3, 1853
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
Walbridge A. Field Republican 3rd March 4, 1877 –
March 28, 1878
First elected in 1876.
Lost election contest to Benjamin Dean.
March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
Again elected in 1878.
Became justice of the Supreme Judicial Court.
John F. Fitzgerald Democratic 9th March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1901
First elected in 1894.
Retired.
10th March 4, 1919 –
October 23, 1919
First elected in 1918.
Peter Tague successfully contested his election.
Thomas A. Flaherty Democratic 11th December 14, 1937 –
January 3, 1943
First elected to finish John P. Higgins's term.
Retired.
Richard Fletcher Whig 1st March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
First elected in 1836.
Retired.
Walter Folger Jr. Democratic-Republican 9th March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1821
First elected in 1816.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Eugene Foss Democratic 14th March 22, 1910 –
January 4, 1911
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to become Governor.
Frank H. Foss Republican 3rd March 4, 1925 –
January 3, 1935
First elected in 1924.
Lost re-election to Joseph Casey.
Dwight Foster Pro-Administration 2nd March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
First elected in 1792.
Resigned when elected U.S. Senator.
Federalist 4th March 4, 1795 –
June 6, 1800
Orin Fowler Whig 9th March 4, 1849 –
September 3, 1852
First elected in 1848.
Died.
Barney Frank Democratic 4th January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 2013
First elected in 1980.
Retired.
Nathaniel Freeman Jr. Democratic-Republican 5th March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1799
First elected in 1794.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Rufus S. Frost Republican 4th March 4, 1875 –
July 28, 1876
First elected in 1874.
Lost election contest to Josiah Abbott.
Louis A. Frothingham Republican 14th March 4, 1921 –
August 23, 1928
First elected in 1920.
Died.
Alvan T. Fuller Republican 9th March 4, 1917 –
January 5, 1921
First elected in 1916.
Resigned to become Lieutenant Governor.
Timothy Fuller Democratic-Republican 4th March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1823
First elected in 1816.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Adams-Clay
Democratic- Republican
March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Foster Furcolo Democratic 2nd January 3, 1949 –
September 30, 1952
First elected in 1948.
Resigned to become state Treasurer.
Joshua Gage Democratic-Republican 19th March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1819
First elected in 1816.
[Data unknown/missing.]
James A. Gallivan Democratic 12th April 7, 1914 –
April 3, 1928
First elected to finish James Michael Curley's term.
Died.
Barzillai Gannett Democratic-Republican 17th March 4, 1809 –
1812
First elected in 1808.
Resigned.
Augustus P. Gardner Republican 6th November 4, 1902 –
May 15, 1917
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to join the U.S. Army during World War I.
Gideon Gardner Democratic-Republican 8th March 4, 1809 –
March 3, 1811
First elected in 1808.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Elbridge Gerry Anti-Administration 3rd March 4, 1789 –
March 3, 1793
First elected in 1788.
Retired.
Charles L. Gifford Republican 16th November 7, 1922 –
March 4, 1933
First elected to finish Joseph Walsh's term.
Died.
15th March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1943
9th January 3, 1943 –
August 23, 1947
Frederick H. Gillett Republican 2nd March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1925
First elected in 1892.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
Edward Gilmore Democratic 14th March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
First elected in 1912.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Daniel W. Gooch Republican 7th January 31, 1858 –
March 3, 1863
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned.
6th March 4, 1863 –
September 1, 1865
5th March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election to Nathaniel P. Banks.
Benjamin Goodhue Pro-Administration 2nd March 4, 1789 –
March 3, 1793
First elected in 1788.
Resigned.
1st March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
Federalist 10th March 4, 1795 –
June 1796
John Z. Goodrich Whig 7th March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
First elected in 1850.
[Data unknown/missing.]
11th March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
Angier L. Goodwin Republican 8th January 3, 1943 –
March 3, 1955
First elected in 1942.
Lost re-election to Torbert H. Macdonald.
Benjamin Gorham Democratic-Republican 1st November 6, 1820 –
March 3, 1823
First elected to finsh Jonathan Mason's term.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Anti-Jacksonian July 23, 1827 –
March 3, 1831
Again elected to finish Daniel Webster's term.
[Data unknown/missing.]
March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
Again elected in 1833.
[Data unknown/missing.]
William J. Granfield Democratic 2nd February 11, 1930 –
January 3, 1937
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to become justice of the Massachusetts District Court.
Isaiah L. Green Democratic-Republican 8th March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1809
First elected in 1804.
[Data unknown/missing.]
March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1813
William S. Greene Republican 13th May 31, 1898 –
March 3, 1913
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
15th March 4, 1913 –
September 22, 1924
Frederic T. Greenhalge Republican 8th March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
First elected in 1888.
Lost re-election to Moses T. Stevens.
George Grennell Jr. Anti-Jacksonian 7th March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1833
First elected in 1828.
[Data unknown/missing.]
6th March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
Joseph Grinnell Whig 10th December 7, 1843 –
March 4, 1851
First elected to finish Barker Burnell's term.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Jonathan Grout Anti-Administration 8th March 4, 1789 –
March 3, 1791
First elected in 1788.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Artemas Hale Whig 9th March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1849
First elected in 1844.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Robert B. Hall Know Nothing 1st March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
First elected in 1854.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
Michael J. Harrington Democratic 6th September 30, 1969 –
January 3, 1979
First elected to finish William H. Bates's term.
Retired.
Benjamin W. Harris Republican 2nd March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1883
First elected in 1872.
Retired.
Robert O. Harris Republican 14th March 4, 1911 –
March 4, 1913
First elected in 1910.
Retired.
Seth Hastings Federalist 4th August 24, 1801 –
March 4, 1803
First Elected to finish Levi Lincoln Sr.'s term.
Retired.
10th March 4, 1803 –
March 4, 1807
William S. Hastings Whig 9th March 4, 1837 –
June 17, 1842
First elected in 1836.
Died.
Edward D. Hayden Republican 5th March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1889
First elected in 1884.
Retired.
Arthur D. Healey Democratic 8th March 4, 1933 –
August 3, 1942
First elected in 1932.
Resigned to become judge to U.S. District Court for Massachusetts.
Margaret Heckler Republican 10th January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1983
First elected in 1966.
Lost re-election to Barney Frank in a districting contest.
Christian Herter Republican 10th January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1953
First elected in 1942.
[Data unknown/missing.]
John W. Heselton Republican 1st January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1959
First elected in 1944.
Retired.
Louise Day Hicks Democratic 9th January 3, 1971 –
January 3, 1973
First elected in 1970.
[Data unknown/missing.]
John P. Higgins Democratic 11th January 3, 1935 –
September 30, 1937
First elected in 1934.
Resigned to become Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Massachusetts.
Mark Langdon Hill Democratic-Republican 16th March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1821
First elected in 1819.
District moved to Maine.
Ebenezer R. Hoar Republican 7th March 4, 1873 –
March 4, 1875
First elected in 1872.
[Data unknown/missing.]
George Frisbie Hoar Republican 8th March 4, 1869 –
March 4, 1873
First elected in 1868.
[Data unknown/missing.]
9th March 4, 1873 –
March 4, 1877
Rockwood Hoar Republican 3rd March 4, 1905 –
November 1, 1906
First elected in 1904.
Died.
Samuel Hoar Anti-Jacksonian 4th March 4, 1835 –
March 4, 1837
First elected in 1834.
Lost re-election to William Parmenter.
Sherman Hoar Democratic 5th March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
First elected in 1890.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Aaron Hobart Democratic-Republican 8th November 24, 1820 –
March 4, 1823
First elected to finish Zabdiel Sampson's term.
Retired.
Adams-Clay
Democratic-Republican
11th March 4, 1823 –
March 4, 1825
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 4, 1827
James L. Hodges Anti-Jacksonian 12th March 4, 1827 –
March 4, 1833
First elected in 1827 on the third ballot.
Retired.
John Holmes Democratic-Republican 14th March 4, 1817 –
March 15, 1820
First elected in 1816.
Resigned.
Pehr G. Holmes Republican 4th March 4, 1931 –
January 3, 1947
First elected in 1930.
Lost re-election to Harold Donohue.
Samuel Holten Anti-Administration 1st March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
First elected in 1792.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Samuel Hooper Republican 5th December 2, 1861 –
March 4, 1863
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
4th March 4, 1863 –
February 14, 1875
Levi Hubbard Democratic-Republican 20th March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
First elected in 1812.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Charles Hudson Whig 5th May 3, 1841 –
March 3, 1849
First elected to finish Levi Lincoln Jr.'s term.
Lost re-election to Charles Allen.
John W. Hulbert Federalist 12th September 26, 1814 –
March 4, 1815
First elected to finish Daniel Dewey's term.
Retired.
7th March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
Daniel Ilsley Democratic-Republican 15th March 4, 1807 –
March 3, 1809
First elected in 1806.
Lost re-election to Ezekiel Whitman.
William Jackson Anti-Masonic 9th March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
First elected in 1833.
Retired.
Will Kirk Kaynor Republican 2nd March 4, 1929 –
December 20, 1929
First elected in 1928.
Died.
William R. Keating Democratic 10th January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2013
First elected in 2010.
Incumbent
9th January 3, 2013 –
Present
Hastings Keith Republican 9th January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1963
First elected in 1958.
Retired.
12th January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1973
John A. Keliher Democratic 9th March 4, 1903 –
March 4, 1911
First elected in 1902.
Lost renomination, then lost re-election as an Independent.
Jonas Kendall Federalist 12th March 4, 1819 –
March 4, 1821
First elected in 1818.
Lost re-election to Lewis Bigelow.
Joseph G. Kendall Anti-Jacksonian 6th March 4, 1829 –
March 4, 1833
First elected in 1828.
Retired.
John F. Kennedy Democratic 11th January 3, 1947 –
January 3, 1953
First elected in 1946.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
Joseph P. Kennedy II Democratic 8th January 3, 1987 –
January 3, 1999
First elected in 1986.
Retired.
Joseph P. Kennedy III Democratic 4th January 3, 2013 –
Present
First elected in 2012.
Incumbent
Cyrus King Federalist 14th March 4, 1813 –
March 4, 1817
First elected in 1812.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Daniel P. King Whig 2nd March 4, 1843 –
July 25, 1850
First elected in 1842.
Died.
Martin Kinsley Democratic-Republican 17th March 4, 1819 –
March 4, 1821
First elected in 1819.
Lost re-election to William D. Williamson.
Chauncey L. Knapp Know Nothing 8th March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
First elected in 1854.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
William S. Knox Republican 5th March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1903
First elected in 1894.
Retired.
Thomas J. Lane Democratic 7th December 30, 1941 –
January 3, 1963
First elected to finish Lawrence J. Connery's term.
Lost renomination to Torbert Macdonald.
Simon Larned Democratic-Republican 12th November 5, 1804 –
March 3, 1805
First elected to finish Thomson J. Skinner's term.
Retired.
Samuel Lathrop Federalist 5th March 4, 1819 –
March 4, 1823
First elected in 1819.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Adams-Clay
Federalist
8th March 4, 1823 –
March 4, 1825
Again elected in 1822.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 4, 1827
Abbott Lawrence Anti-Jacksonian 1st March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
First elected in 1834.
Resigned.
Whig March 4, 1839 –
September 18, 1840
George P. Lawrence Republican 1st November 2, 1897 –
March 3, 1913
First elected to finish Ashley B. Wright's term.
Retired.
Robert M. Leach Republican 15th November 4, 1924 –
March 4, 1925
First elected to finish William Greene's term.
Retired.
Silas Lee Federalist 12th March 4, 1799 –
August 20, 1801
First elected in 1798.
Resigned.
George Leonard Pro-Administration 7th March 4, 1789 –
March 4, 1791
First elected in 1788.
[Data unknown/missing.]
6th March 4, 1791 –
March 4, 1793
Federalist 7th March 4, 1795 –
March 4, 1797
Enoch Lincoln Democratic-Republican 20th November 4, 1818 –
March 3, 1821
[Data unknown/missing.]
District moved to Maine.
Levi Lincoln Sr. Democratic-Republican 4th December 15, 1800 –
March 5, 1801
First elected to finsh Dwight Foster's term.
Resigned to become U.S. Attorney General.
Levi Lincoln Jr. Anti-Jacksonian 5th February 17, 1834 –
March 4, 1837
Elected to finsh John Davis's term.
Resigned to become Collector of the Port of Boston.
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 16, 1841
Edward P. Little Democratic 9th December 13, 1852 –
March 3, 1853
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
Edward St. Loe Livermore Federalist 3rd March 4, 1807 –
March 3, 1811
First elected in 1806.
Retired.
John Locke Democratic-Republican 6th March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
First elected in 1823.
Retired.
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1829
Henry Cabot Lodge Republican 6th March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1893
First elected in 1886.
Resigned to become U.S. Senator.
John D. Long Republican 2nd March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1889
First elected in 1882.
Retired.
George B. Loring Republican 6th March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1881
First elected in 1876.
Lost renomination to Eben Stone.
Henry B. Lovering Democratic 6th March 4, 1883 –
March 4, 1887
First elected in 1882.
Lost re-election to Henry Cabot Lodge.
William C. Lovering Republican 12th March 4, 1893 –
March 4, 1903
First elected in 1892.
Died.
14th March 4, 1903 –
February 4, 1910
Robert Luce Republican 13th March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1933
First elected in 1918.
Lost re-election to Richard M. Russell.
9th March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1935
January 3, 1937 –
January 3, 1941
Again elected in 1936.
Lost re-election to Thomas H. Eliot.
Willfred W. Lufkin Republican 6th November 6, 1917 –
June 30, 1921
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to accept a Treasury position.
Samuel Lyman Federalist 3rd March 4, 1795 –
November 6, 1800
First elected in 1794.
Resigned.
Theodore Lyman Independent Republican 9th March 4, 1883 –
March 4, 1885
First elected in 1882.
[Data unknown/missing.]
William Lyman Anti-Administration 2nd March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
First elected in 1792.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1797
Stephen Lynch Democratic 9th October 16, 2001 –
January 3, 2013
First elected to finish Joe Moakley's term.
Incumbent
8th January 3, 2013 –
Present
Torbert H. Macdonald Democratic 8th January 3, 1955 –
January 3, 1963
First elected in 1954.
Died.
7th January 3, 1963 –
May 21, 1976
Robert S. Maloney Republican 7th March 4, 1921 –
March 4, 1923
First elected in 1920.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Horace Mann Whig 8th April 3, 1848 –
March 4, 1853
First elected to finish John Quincy Adams's term.
Retired to become president of Antioch College.
Ed Markey Democratic 7th November 2, 1976 –
January 3, 2013
First elected to finish Torbert Macdonald's term.
5th January 3, 2013 –
July 15, 2013
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to become U.S. Senator.
Joseph William Martin Jr. Republican 15th March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1933
First elected in 1924.
Lost renomination to Margaret M. Heckler
14th March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1963
10th January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1967
Jonathan Mason Federalist 1st March 4, 1813 –
May 15, 1820
First elected in 1812.
Resigned to pursue law practice.
Ebenezer Mattoon Federalist 3rd February 2, 1801 –
March 3, 1803
First elected to finish Samuel Lyman's term.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Nicholas Mavroules Democratic 6th January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1993
First elected in 1978.
Lost re-election to Peter G. Torkildsen.
Samuel W. McCall Republican 8th March 4, 1893 –
March 4, 1913
First elected in 1892.
[Data unknown/missing.]
John W. McCormack Democratic 12th November 6, 1928 –
January 3, 1963
First elected to finish James A. Gallivan's term.
Retired.
9th January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1971
Michael J. McEttrick Independent Democratic 10th March 4, 1893 –
March 4, 1895
First elected in 1892.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Jim McGovern Democratic 3rd January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2013
First elected in 1996.
Incumbent
2nd January 3, 2013 –
Present
William S. McNary Democratic 10th March 4, 1903 –
March 4, 1907
First elected in 1902.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Marty Meehan Democratic 5th January 3, 1993 –
July 1, 2007
First elected in 1992.
Resigned to become Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Elijah H. Mills Federalist 5th March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1819
First elected in 1814.
Lost re-election to Samuel Lathrop.
John Joseph Mitchell Democratic 4th November 8, 1910 –
March 4, 1911
First elected to finish Charles Q. Tirrell's term.
Lost re-election to William H. Wilder.
13th April 15, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
First elected to finish John W. Weeks's term.
Lost re-election to William Henry Carter.
Nahum Mitchell Federalist 7th March 4, 1803 –
March 4, 1805
First elected in 1802.
[Data unknown/missing.]
John Joseph Moakley Democratic 9th January 3, 1973 –
May 28, 2001
First elected in 1972.
Died.
William H. Moody Republican 6th November 5, 1895 –
May 1, 1902
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to become U.S. Secretary of the Navy.
Elijah A. Morse Republican 2nd March 4, 1889 –
March 4, 1893
First elected in 1888.
Retired.
12th March 4, 1893 –
March 4, 1897
Frank B. Morse Republican 5th January 3, 1961 –
May 1, 1972
First elected in 1960.
Resigned to become U.N. Under Secretary General for Political and General Assembly Affairs.
Leopold Morse Democratic 4th March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1883
First elected in 1876.
Retired.
5th March 4, 1883 –
March 4, 1885
3rd March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
Again elected in 1886.
Retired again.
Seth Moulton Democratic 6th January 3, 2015 –
Present
First elected in 2014.
Incumbent
Marcus Morton Democratic-Republican 10th March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1821
First elected in 1816.
Lost re-election to Francis Baylies.
William Francis Murray Democratic 9th March 4, 1911 –
March 4, 1913
First elected in 1910.
Resigned to become Postmaster of Boston.
10th March 4, 1913 –
September 28, 1914
Henry F. Naphen Democratic 10th March 4, 1899 –
March 4, 1903
First elected in 1898.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Richard Neal Democratic 2nd January 3, 1989 –
January 3, 2013
First elected in 1988.
Incumbent
1st January 3, 2013 –
Present
Jeremiah Nelson Federalist 3rd March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1807
First elected in 1804.
Retired.
March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1823
Adams-Clay
Federalist
March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
Again elected in 1830.
Retired again.
Donald W. Nicholson Republican 9th November 18, 1947 –
January 3, 1959
First elected to finish Charles L. Gifford's term.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Amasa Norcross Republican 10th March 4, 1877 –
March 4, 1883
First elected in 1876.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Joseph F. O'Connell Democratic 10th March 4, 1907 –
March 4, 1911
First elected in 1906.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Richard II Olney Democratic 14th March 3, 1915 –
March 4, 1921
First elected in 1914.
[Data unknown/missing.]
John Olver Democratic 1st June 4, 1991 –
January 3, 2013
First elected to finish Silvio Conte's term.
Retired.
Joseph H. O'Neil Democratic 4th March 4, 1889 –
March 4, 1893
First elected in 1888.
Lost renomination to John F. Fitzgerald.
9th March 4, 1893 –
March 4, 1895
Tip O'Neill Democratic 11th January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1963
First elected in 1952.
Retired.
8th January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1987
Benjamin Orr Federalist 16th March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1819
First elected in 1816.
Retired.
Gayton P. Osgood Jacksonian 3rd March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
First elected in 1834.
Lost re-election to Caleb Cushing.
Harrison Gray Otis Federalist 8th March 4, 1797 –
March 4, 1801
First elected in 1796.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Calvin D. Paige Republican 3rd November 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1925
First elected in 1912.
Retired.
John G. Palfrey Whig 4th March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
First elected in 1846.
Lost re-election to Benjamin Thompson.
Isaac Parker Federalist 12th March 4, 1797 –
March 3, 1799
First elected in 1796.
Retired.
James Parker Democratic-Republican 19th March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
First elected in 1813.
[Data unknown/missing.]
18th March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1821
District moved to Maine.
William Parmenter Democratic 4th March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1845
First elected in 1836.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Albion Parris Democratic-Republican 20th March 4, 1815 –
February 3, 1818
First elected in 1814.
Resigned to become U.S. District Judge.
George Partridge Pro-Administration 5th March 4, 1789 –
August 14, 1790
First elected in 1788.
Resigned.
Andrew J. Peters Democratic 11th March 4, 1907 –
August 15, 1914
First elected in 1906.
Resigned to become Assistant U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.
Michael Francis Phelan Democratic 7th March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1921
First elected in 1912.
Lost re-election to Robert S. Maloney.
Philip J. Philbin Democratic 3rd January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1971
First elected in 1942.
Lost renomination to Robert Drinan.
Stephen C. Phillips Anti-Jacksonian 2nd December 1, 1834 –
March 3, 1837
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to become Mayor of Salem.
Whig March 4, 1837 –
September 28, 1838
Timothy Pickering Federalist 3rd March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
First elected in 1812.
Retired.
2nd March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
Benjamin Pickman Jr. Federalist 2nd March 4, 1809 –
March 3, 1811
First elected in 1808.
Retired.
Henry L. Pierce Republican 3rd December 1, 1873 –
March 3, 1877
First elected in 1872.
Retired.
Samuel L. Powers Republican 11th March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
First elected in 1900.
Retired.
12th March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1905
Ayanna Pressley Democratic 7th January 3, 2019 –
Present
First elected in 2018.
Incumbent
Josiah III Quincy Federalist 1st March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1813
First elected in 1804.
Retired.
Charles S. Randall Republican 1st March 4, 1889 –
March 4, 1893
First elected in 1888.
Lost renomination to John Simpkins.
13th March 4, 1893 –
March 4, 1895
Ambrose Ranney Republican 3rd March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1887
First elected in 1880.
Lost re-election to Leopold Morse.
Robert Rantoul Jr. Democratic 2nd March 4, 1851 –
August 7, 1852
First elected in 1850.
Died.
Nathan Read Federalist 10th November 25, 1800 –
March 4, 1803
First elected to finish Samuel Sewall's term.
Retired.
William Reed Federalist 2nd March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1815
First elected in 1810.
[Data unknown/missing.]
John Reed Sr. Federalist 6th March 4, 1795 –
March 1, 1801
First elected in 1794.
Retired.
John Reed Jr. Federalist 8th March 4, 1813 –
March 4, 1815
First elected in 1812.
Lost re-election to Walter Folger Jr..
9th March 4, 1815 –
March 4, 1817
March 4, 1821 –
March 4, 1823
Again elected in 1820.
Retired.
Adams-Clay
Federalist
13th March 4, 1823 –
March 4, 1825
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 4, 1833
11th March 4, 1833 –
March 4, 1835
Anti-Masonic March 4, 1835 –
March 4, 1837
Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 4, 1841
Alexander H. Rice Republican 4th March 4, 1861 –
March 4, 1863
First elected in 1860.
Retired.
3rd March 4, 1863 –
March 4, 1867
Thomas Rice Federalist 18th March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1819
First elected in 1814.
Lost re-election to James Parker.
William W. Rice Republican 9th March 4, 1877 –
March 4, 1883
First elected in 1876.
Lost re-election to Theodore Lyman.
10th March 4, 1883 –
March 4, 1887
Joseph Richardson Anti-Jacksonian 11th March 4, 1827 –
March 4, 1831
First elected in 1826.
[Data unknown/missing.]
William M. Richardson Democratic-Republican 4th November 4, 1811 –
April 18, 1814
First elected to finish Joseph Varnum's term.
Resigned to become U.S. Attorney.
Ernest W. Roberts Republican 7th March 4, 1899 –
March 4, 1913
First elected in 1898.
[Data unknown/missing.]
9th March 4, 1913 –
March 4, 1917
George D. Robinson Republican 11th March 4, 1877 –
March 4, 1883
First elected in 1876.
Resigned to become Governor of Massachusetts.
12th March 4, 1883 –
January 7, 1884
Francis W. Rockwell Republican 12th January 17, 1884 –
March 4, 1891
First elected to finish George D. Robinson's term
Lost re-election to John C. Crosby.
Julius Rockwell Whig 7th March 4, 1843 –
March 4, 1851
First elected in 1842.
Retired.
John Jacob Rogers Republican 5th March 4, 1913 –
March 28, 1925
First elected in 1912.
Died.
Edith Nourse Rogers Republican 5th June 30, 1925 –
September 10, 1960
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Nathaniel Ruggles Federalist 13th March 4, 1813 –
March 4, 1819
First elected in 1812.
[Data unknown/missing.]
John E. Russell Democratic 10th March 4, 1887 –
March 4, 1889
First elected in 1886.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Jonathan Russell Democratic-Republican 11th March 4, 1821 –
March 4, 1823
First elected in 1820.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Richard M. Russell Democratic 9th January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1937
First elected in 1934.
[Data unknown/missing.]
William A. Russell Republican 7th March 4, 1879 –
March 4, 1883
First elected in 1878.
[Data unknown/missing.]
8th March 4, 1883 –
March 4, 1885
Lorenzo Sabine Whig 4th December 13, 1852 –
March 4, 1853
First elected to finish Benjamin Thompson's term.
Retired.
Leverett Saltonstall I Whig 2nd December 5, 1838 –
March 3, 1843
First elected to finish Stephen C. Phillips's term.
Lost re-election to Daniel P. King.
Zabdiel Sampson Democratic-Republican 8th March 4, 1817 –
July 26, 1820
First elected in 1816.
Resigned to become Collector of Customs in Plymouth.
Zeno Scudder Whig 10th March 4, 1851 –
March 4, 1853
First elected in 1850.
[Data unknown/missing.]
1st March 4, 1853 –
March 4, 1854
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired because of injury.
Ebenezer Seaver Democratic-Republican 13th March 4, 1803 –
March 4, 1813
First elected in 1802.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Theodore Sedgwick Pro-Administration 4th March 4, 1789 –
March 3, 1793
First elected in 1788.
Resigned.
2nd March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
Federalist 1st March 4, 1795 –
June, 1796
March 4, 1799 –
March 3, 1801
Again elected in 1798.
Retired.
Julius H. Seelye Independent 10th March 4, 1875 –
March 4, 1877
First elected in 1874.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Samuel Sewall Federalist 10th December 7, 1796 –
January 10, 1800
First elected to finish Benjamin Goodhue's term.
Resigned.
James Shannon Democratic 5th January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1985
First elected in 1978.
Retired to run for U.S. Senate.
Henry Shaw Democratic-Republican 7th March 4, 1817 –
March 4, 1821
First elected in 1816.
[Data unknown/missing.]
William Shepard Federalist 2nd March 4, 1797 –
March 4, 1803
First elected in 1796.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Jonas Sibley Adams-Clay
Democratic-Republican
5th March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
First elected in 1823.
Lost re-election to John Davis.
Nathaniel Silsbee Democratic-Republican 2nd March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1821
First elected in 1816.
Retired.
John Simpkins Republican 13th March 4, 1895 –
March 27, 1898
First elected in 1894.
Died.
Thomson J. Skinner Democratic-Republican 1st March 4, 1797 –
March 3, 1799
First elected in 1796.
Retired.
12th March 4, 1803 –
August 10, 1804
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned.
Josiah Smith Democratic-Republican 6th March 4, 1801 –
March 4, 1803
First elected in 1800.
Retired.
Charles F. Sprague Republican 11th March 4, 1897 –
March 4, 1901
First elected in 1896.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Asahel Stearns Federalist 4th March 4, 1815 –
March 4, 1817
First elected in 1814.
[Data unknown/missing.]
William Stedman Federalist 11th March 4, 1803 –
July 16, 1810
First elected in 1802.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Moses T. Stephens Democratic 8th March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
First elected in 1890.
[Data unknown/missing.]
5th March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
Charles A. Stevens Republican 10th January 27, 1875 –
March 3, 1875
First elected to finish Alvah Crocker's term.
[Data unknown/missing.]
George R. Stobbs Republican 4th March 4, 1925 –
March 4, 1931
First elected in 1924.
Retired.
Eben F. Stone Republican 6th March 4, 1881 –
March 4, 1883
First elected in 1880.
Retired.
7th March 4, 1883 –
March 4, 1887
Joseph Story Democratic-Republican 2nd May 23, 1808 –
March 3, 1809
First elected to finish Jacob Crowninshield's term.
Retired.
Solomon Strong Federalist 12th March 4, 1815 –
March 4, 1819
First elected in 1814.
Retired.
Gerry Studds Democratic 12th January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1983
First elected in 1972.
Retired.
10th January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1997
John A. Sullivan Democratic 11th March 4, 1903 –
March 4, 1907
First elected in 1902.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Samuel Taggart Federalist 6th March 4, 1803 –
March 4, 1817
First elected in 1802.
Retired.
Peter Francis Tague Democratic 10th March 4, 1915 –
March 4, 1919
First elected in 1914.
Lost re-election to John F. Fitzgerald.
October 23, 1919 –
March 3, 1925
Won election contest against John F. Fitzgerald.
Lost re-election to John J. Douglass.
Peleg Tallman Democratic-Republican 16th March 4, 1811 –
March 4, 1813
First elected in 1810.
Retired.
John K. Tarbox Democratic 7th March 4, 1875 –
March 4, 1877
First elected in 1874.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Thomas Chandler Thacher Democratic 16th March 4, 1913 –
March 4, 1915
First elected in 1912.
Lost re-election to Joseph Walsh.
George Thatcher Pro-Administration 6th March 4, 1789 –
March 4, 1791
First elected in 1788.
Retired.
8th March 4, 1791 –
March 4, 1793
4th March 4, 1793 –
March 4, 1795
Federalist 14th March 4, 1795 –
March 4, 1801
Samuel Thatcher Federalist 12th December 6, 1802 –
March 4, 1803
First elected to finish Silas Lee's term.
Lost re-election to Orchard Cook.
16th March 4, 1803 –
March 4, 1805
Eli Thayer Republican 9th March 4, 1857 –
March 4, 1861
First elected in 1856.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Harry I. Thayer Republican 8th March 4, 1925 –
March 10, 1926
First elected in 1924.
Died.
John A. Thayer Democratic 3rd March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
First elected in 1910.
Lost re-election to William Wilder.
John R. Thayer Democratic 3rd March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1905
First elected in 1898.
Retired.
Benjamin Thomas Union 3rd June 11, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
First elected to finish Charles F. Adams's term.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Benjamin Thompson Whig 4th March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
First elected in 1844.
Retired.
March 4, 1851 –
September 24, 1852
Again elected in 1850.
Died.
Charles P. Thompson Democratic 6th March 4, 1875 –
March 7, 1877
First elected in 1874.
Lost re-election to George B. Loring.
John F. Tierney Democratic 6th January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2015
First elected in 1996.
Lost renomination to Seth Moulton.
George H. Tinkham Republican 11th March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1933
First elected in 1914.
[Data unknown/missing.]
10th March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1943
Charles Q. Tirrell Republican 4th March 4, 1901 –
July 31, 1910
First elected in 1900.
Died.
Peter Torkildsen Republican 6th January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1997
First elected in 1992.
Lost re-election to John F. Tierney.
Mark Trafton Know Nothing 11th March 4, 1855 –
March 4, 1857
First elected in 1854.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lori Trahan Democratic 3rd January 3, 2019 –
Present
First elected in 2018.
Incumbent
Charles R. Train Republican 8th March 4, 1859 –
March 4, 1863
First elected in 1858.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Allen T. Treadway Republican 1st March 4, 1913 –
January 3, 1945
First elected in 1912.
Retired.
Niki Tsongas Democratic 5th October 18, 2007 –
January 3, 2013
First elected to finish Marty Meehan's term.
3rd January 3, 2013 –
January 3, 2019.
Paul Tsongas Democratic 5th January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1979
First elected in 1974.
Retired to run for U.S. Senate.
Charles Turner Jr. Democratic-Republican 7th June 28, 1809 –
March 4, 1813
Successfully challenged election of William Baylies.
Ginery Twichell Republican 3rd March 4, 1867 –
March 3, 1873
First elected in 1866.
Retired.
Charles L. Underhill Republican 9th March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1933
First elected in 1920.
Retired.
Charles W. Upham Whig 6th March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
First elected in 1852.
Lost re-election to Timothy Davis.
Jabez Upham Federalist 10th March 4, 1807 –
1810
First elected in 1806.
Resigned.
John Varnum Anti-Jacksonian 3rd March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1831
First elected in 1825.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Joseph Bradley Varnum Democratic-Republican 9th March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1803
First elected in 1794.
Resigned when elected U.S. Senator.
4th March 4, 1803 –
June 29, 1811
Peleg Wadsworth Pro-Administration 4th March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
First elected in 1792.
Retired.
Federalist 13th March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1803
15th March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1807
Amasa Walker Republican 9th December 1, 1862 –
March 3, 1863
First elected to finish Goldsmith F. Bailey's term.
Retired.
Joseph H. Walker Republican 10th March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1893
First elected in 1888.
[Data unknown/missing.]
3rd March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1899
Rodney Wallace Republican 11th March 4, 1889 –
March 4, 1891
First elected in 1888.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Samuel H. Walley Whig 4th March 4, 1853 –
March 4, 1855
First elected in 1852.
Lost re-election to Linus B. Comins.
Joseph Walsh Republican 16th March 4, 1915 –
August 21, 1922
First elected in 1914.
Resigned to become justice on the Massachusetts Superior Court.
Artemas Ward Pro-Administration 7th March 4, 1791 –
March 3, 1793
First elected in 1790.
[Data unknown/missing.]
2nd March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
Artemas Ward Jr. Federalist 1st March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1817
First elected in 1812.
Retired.
William W. Warren Democratic 8th March 4, 1875 –
March 4, 1877
First elected in 1874.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Charles G. Washburn Republican 3rd December 18, 1906 –
March 3, 1911
First elected to finish Rockwood Hoar's term.
Lost re-election to John A. Thayer.
William B. Washburn Republican 9th March 4, 1863 –
December 5, 1871
First elected in 1862.
Resigned to become Governor of Massachusetts.
Daniel Webster Adams-Clay
Federalist
1st March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
First elected in 1822.
Resigned to become U.S. Senator.
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1829
John W. Weeks Republican 12th March 4, 1905 –
March 4, 1913
First elected in 1904.
Resigned to become U.S. Senator.
13th March 4, 1913 –
March 4, 1913
Tappan Wentworth Whig 8th March 4, 1853 –
March 4, 1855
First elected in 1852.
[Data unknown/missing.]
George W. Weymouth Republican 4th March 4, 1897 –
March 4, 1901
First elected in 1896.
Retired.
Laban Wheaton Federalist 9th March 4, 1809 –
March 4, 1815
First elected in 1808.
Lost re-election to Marcus Morton.
10th March 4, 1815 –
March 4, 1817
Leonard White Federalist 3rd March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1813
First elected in 1810.
[Data unknown/missing.]
William Whiting Republican 3rd March 4, 1873 –
June 29, 1873
First elected in 1872.
Died.
William II Whiting Republican 11th March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1889
First elected in 1882.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Ezekiel Whitman Federalist 15th March 4, 1809 –
March 4, 1811
First elected in 1808.
[Data unknown/missing.]
March 4, 1817 –
March 4, 1821
Again first elected in 1816.
District moved to Maine.
William Widgery Democratic-Republican 15th March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1813
First elected in 1811.
Lost re-election to George Bradbury.
Richard B. Wigglesworth Republican 14th November 6, 1928 –
March 3, 1933
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to become U.S. Ambassador to Canada.
13th March 4, 1933 –
November 13, 1958
William H. Wilder Republican 4th March 4, 1911 –
March 4, 1913
First elected in 1910.
Died.
3rd March 4, 1913 –
September 11, 1913
George F. Williams Democratic 9th March 4, 1891 –
March 4, 1893
First elected in 1890.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Henry Williams Democratic 10th March 4, 1839 –
March 4, 1841
First elected in 1838.
[Data unknown/missing.]
9th March 4, 1843 –
March 4, 1845
John M. S. Williams Republican 8th March 4, 1873 –
March 4, 1875
First elected in 1872.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lemuel Williams Federalist 5th March 4, 1799 –
March 3, 1803
First elected in 1798.
[Data unknown/missing.]
8th March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1805
John Wilson Federalist 18th March 4, 1813 –
March 4, 1815
First elected in 1812.
Lost renomination to Thomas Rice.
17th March 4, 1817 –
March 4, 1819
First elected in 1816.
Lost re-election to Martin Kinsley.
Samuel Winslow Republican 4th March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1925
First elected in 1912.
Resigned.
Robert C. Winthrop Whig 1st November 9, 1840 –
May 25, 1842
First elected to finish Abbott Lawrence's term.
Resigned.
November 29, 1842 –
July 30, 1850
Again elected to finish Nathan Appleton's term.
Resigned to become U.S. Senator.
Abiel Wood Democratic-Republican 17th March 4, 1813 –
March 4, 1815
First elected in 1812.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Ashley B. Wright Republican 1st March 4, 1893 –
August 14, 1897
First elected in 1892.
Died.
Representative Party District Years Electoral history

Living former Members of the House[edit]

As of January 2019, there are 15 living former members of the House. The most recent representative to die was Margaret Heckler (served 1967–1983) who died August 6, 2018. The most recently serving representative to die was Joe Moakley (served 1973–2001), who died in office May 28, 2001.

U.S. Representative Years in office District Date of birth (and age)
Michael J. Harrington 1969–1979 6th (1936-09-02) September 2, 1936 (age 82)
Ed Markey 1976–2013 7th (1976–2013)
5th (2013)
(1946-07-11) July 11, 1946 (age 72)
James Shannon 1979–1985 5th (1952-04-04) April 4, 1952 (age 67)
Brian J. Donnelly 1979–1985 11th (1946-02-02) February 2, 1946 (age 73)
Barney Frank 1981–2013 4th (1940-03-31) March 31, 1940 (age 79)
Chester G. Atkins 1985–1993 5th (1948-04-14) April 14, 1948 (age 71)
Joseph P. Kennedy II 1987–1999 8th (1952-09-24) September 24, 1952 (age 66)
John Olver 1991–2013 1st (1936-09-03) September 3, 1936 (age 82)
Peter I. Blute 1993–1997 3rd (1956-01-28) January 28, 1956 (age 63)
Peter G. Torkildsen 1993–1997 6th (1958-01-28) January 28, 1958 (age 61)
Marty Meehan 1993–2007 5th (1956-12-30) December 30, 1956 (age 62)
Bill Delahunt 1997–2011 10th (1941-07-18) July 18, 1941 (age 77)
John F. Tierney 1997–2015 6th (1951-09-18) September 18, 1951 (age 67)
Mike Capuano 1999–2019 8th (1999–2013)
7th (2013–2019)
(1952-01-09) January 9, 1952 (age 67)
Niki Tsongas 2007–2019 5th (2007–2013)
3rd (2013–2019)
(1946-04-26) April 26, 1946 (age 73)

References[edit]

  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present