This is a list of United States congresspersons by longevity of service. It includes Representatives and Senators who have served at least 36 years.
It is divided up into several categories. The 90th Congress was notable because for a period of 10 days December 24, — January 3, , it contained within the Senate all 10 of the longest-serving senators in history until January 7, , when Patrick Leahy surpassed Russell B.
Long as the 10th longest-serving senator in history.
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This period stretched from the installation of Ted Stevens of Alaska after his appointment to fill a vacancy to the retirement of Carl Hayden of Arizona early the next year. The 96th Congress and 97th Congress were the periods in which most people from this list were serving together all but Hayden, Russell Jr.
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List of members of the United States Congress by longevity of service
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List Apportionment Gerrymandering. By length of service historically Current members by wealth From multiple states Died in office Killed or wounded in office.
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List of living former members of the United States House of Representatives (M)
Patrick Leahy S. Chuck Grassley H, S. Charles Edward Bennett H. Justin Smith Morrill H, S.
Charles Melvin Price H. Jack Brooks H.
Kenneth McKellar H, S. Richard Shelby H, S. Jim Sensenbrenner H. George Miller H.
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Samuel Smith H, S, I. Pat Roberts H, S. Chuck Schumer H, S. Chris Smith H. Frederick H.
Gillett H, S. Dick Durbin H, S. Marcy Kaptur H.
Patrick Leahy. Chuck Grassley.
Charles Edward Bennett. Charles Melvin Price. Jack Brooks. Jim Sensenbrenner.
George Miller. Chris Smith. Senate Curator Historical Library.