The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Washington: U.S. Senators

U.S. Senators from Washington, 1889-2002 (May be incomplete!)
Watson C. Squire 1889-97 John B. Allen 1889-93 John L. Wilson 1895-99 George Turner 1897-1903 Addison G. Foster 1899-1905 Levi Ankeny 1903-09 Samuel H. Piles 1905-11 Wesley L. Jones 1909-32 Miles Poindexter 1911-23 C. C. Dill 1923-35 Elijah Sherman Grammer 1932-33 Homer T. Bone 1933-44 Lewis B. Schwellenbach 1935-40 Monrad C. Wallgren 1940-45 Warren G. Magnuson 1944-81 Hugh B. Mitchell 1945-46 Harry P. Cain 1946-53 Henry M. Jackson 1953-83 Slade Gorton 1981-87 Daniel J. Evans 1983-89 Brock Adams 1987-93 Slade Gorton 1989-2001 Patty Murray 1993- Maria E. Cantwell 2001-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1914: Jacob Falconer, defeated for nomination.
  • 1914 Nov 3: Wesley L. Jones (Rep), elected; W. W. Black (Dem), defeated; Ole Hanson (Progressive), defeated; Adam H. Barth (Socialist), defeated; A. S. Caton (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1916 Nov 7: Miles Poindexter (Rep), elected; George Turner (Dem), defeated; Bruce Rogers (Socialist), defeated; Joseph A. Campbell (Prohibition), defeated; Walter J. Thompson (Progressive), defeated.
  • 1920 Nov 2: Wesley L. Jones (Rep), elected; C. L. France (Farmer-Labor), defeated; George F. Cotterill (Dem), defeated.
  • 1922 Nov 7: C. C. Dill (Dem), elected; Miles Poindexter (Rep), defeated; James A. Duncan (Farmer-Labor), defeated; David Burgess (Socialist Labor), defeated; Frans Bostrom (Workers), defeated.
  • 1926 Nov 2: Wesley L. Jones (Rep), elected; A. Scott Bullitt (Dem), defeated; David Burgess (Socialist Labor), defeated; J. L. Freeman (Farmer-Labor), defeated.
  • 1928 Nov 6: C. C. Dill (Dem), elected; Kenneth Mackintosh (Rep), defeated; Alex Noral (Workers), defeated.
  • 1932: Stephen F. Chadwick (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1932 Nov 19: Wesley L. Jones, died in office.
  • 1934: Ralph A. Horr (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1934 Nov 6: Lewis B. Schwellenbach (Dem), elected; Reno Odlin (Rep), defeated; William J. Wilkins (Cincinnatus Nonpartisan Movement), defeated; John F. McKay (Socialist), defeated; George E. Bradley (Communist), defeated; Chester H. Thompson (Prohibition), defeated; Edward Kriz (Socialist Labor), defeated; Glen S. Corkery (American Liberty League), defeated.
  • 1938 Nov 8: Homer T. Bone (Dem), elected; Ewing D. Colvin (Rep), defeated; Eugene Solie (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1940 Nov 5: Monrad C. Wallgren (Dem), elected; Stephen F. Chadwick (Rep), defeated.
  • 1944 Nov 7: Warren G. Magnuson (Dem), elected; Harry P. Cain (Rep), defeated; Ray C. Roberts (Socialist), defeated; Josephine B. Sulston (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1946 Nov 5: Harry P. Cain (Rep), elected; Hugh B. Mitchell (Dem), defeated; Harry Morton (Socialist Labor), defeated; Charles R. Swett (Socialist Workers), defeated.
  • 1950: Albert F. Canwell (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1950 Nov 7: Warren G. Magnuson (Dem), elected; Walter Williams (Rep), defeated; Herbert J. Phillips (Ind), defeated; H. J. Churchward (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1964 Nov 3: Henry M. Jackson (Dem), elected; Lloyd J. Andrews (Rep), defeated.
  • 1968 Nov 5: Warren G. Magnuson (Dem), elected; Jack Metcalf (Rep), defeated; Irwin R. Hogenauer (New Party), defeated; Debbie Leonard (Socialist Workers), defeated.
  • 1970: Carl Maxey (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1970 Nov 3: Henry M. Jackson (Dem), elected; Charles W. Elicker (Rep), defeated; William Massey (Socialist Workers), defeated; Edison S. Fisk (Buffalo), defeated.
  • 1974 Nov 5: Warren G. Magnuson (Dem), elected; Jack Metcalf (Rep), defeated; Gene Goosman (American Independent), defeated; Clare Fraenzl (Socialist Workers), defeated; Patrick L. Ruckert (U.S. Labor), defeated.
  • 1976 Nov 2: Henry M. Jackson (Dem), elected; George M. Brown (Rep), defeated; Dave Smith (American Independent), defeated; Richard K. Kenney (Libertarian), defeated; Karl Bermann (Socialist Workers), defeated; William F. Wertz, Jr. (Labor), defeated.
  • 1980 Nov 4: Slade Gorton (Rep), elected; Warren G. Magnuson (Dem), defeated.
  • 1982 Nov 2: Henry M. Jackson (Dem), elected; Douglas Jewett (Rep), defeated; King Lysen (Ind), defeated; Jesse Chiang (Ind), defeated.
  • 1983 Sep 1: Henry M. Jackson, died in office.
  • 1983 Nov 8: Daniel J. Evans (Rep), elected; Mike Lowry (Dem), defeated.
  • 1986 Nov 4: Brock Adams (Dem), elected; Slade Gorton (Rep), defeated; Jill Fein (Socialist Workers), defeated.
  • 1988: Douglas Smith (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1988 Nov 8: Slade Gorton (Rep), elected; Mike Lowry (Dem), defeated.
  • 1992 Nov 3: Patty Murray (Dem), elected; Rod D. Chandler (Rep), defeated.
  • 1994 Nov 8: Slade Gorton (Rep), elected; Ron Sims (Dem), defeated.
  • 1998 Nov 3: Patty Murray (Dem), elected; Linda Smith (Rep), defeated.
  • 2000 Nov 7: Maria E. Cantwell (Dem), elected; Slade Gorton (Rep), defeated; Jeff Jared (Libertarian), defeated.
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    Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
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