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List of United States Senators in the 7th Congress by seniority

 

List of United States Senators in the 7th Congress by seniority

This is a classification of United States Senators by seniority from March 4, 1801 to March 3, 1803.

The order of service is based on the commencement of the senator's first term, with senators entering service the same day ranked alphabetically.[1]

The two main parties in the 7th Congress were the Federalists (F), and Democratic Republicans (DR).

Rank Name (Party-State) Seniority date
1 Theodore Foster (F-RI) June 7, 1790
2 John Brown (DR-KY) June 18, 1792
3 Samuel Livermore (F-NH)[2] March 4, 1793
4 James Ross (F-PA) April 24, 1794
5 Stevens Thomson Mason (DR-VA) November 18, 1794
6 Elijah Paine (F-VT)[3] March 4, 1795
7 James Hillhouse (F-CT) March 12, 1796
8 Uriah Tracy (F-CT) October 13, 1796
9 John Eager Howard (F-MD) November 21, 1796
10 Joseph Inslee Anderson (DR-TN) September 26, 1797
11 Nathaniel Chipman (F-VT) October 17, 1797
12 Ray Greene (F-RI)[4] November 13, 1797
13 Charles Pinckney (DR-SC)[5] December 6, 1798
14 William Hill Wells (F-DE) January 17, 1799
15 Abraham Baldwin (DR-GA) March 4, 1799
16 William Cocke (DR-TN)
17 Jonathan Dayton (F-NJ)
18 Jesse Franklin (DR-NC)
19 Wilson Cary Nicholas (DR-VA) December 5, 1799
20 Gouverneur Morris (F-NY) April 3, 1800
21 Dwight Foster (F-MA)[6] June 6, 1800
22 John Armstrong, Jr. (DR-NY)[7] November 6, 1800
23 Jonathan Mason (F-MA) November 14, 1800
24 William Hindman (F-MD)[8] December 12, 1800
25 Aaron Ogden (F-NJ) February 28, 1801
26 Samuel White (F-DE)
32 John Breckinridge (DR-KY) March 4, 1801
31 John E. Colhoun (DR-SC)[9]
27 James Jackson (DR-GA)
28 Peter Muhlenberg (DR-PA)[10]
30 James Sheafe (F-NH)[11]
29 David Stone (DR-NC)
30 Christopher Ellery (DR-RI) May 6, 1801
31 Simeon Olcott (F-NH) June 17, 1801
32 George Logan (DR-PA) July 13, 1801
33 Stephen Row Bradley (DR-VT) October 15, 1801
34 Robert Wright (DR-MD) November 19, 1801
35 Thomas Sumter (DR-SC) December 15, 1801
36 De Witt Clinton (DR-NY) February 9, 1802
37 William Plumer (F-NH) June 17, 1802
38 Pierce Butler (DR-SC) November 4, 1802

Notes

  1. ^ A Chronological List of United States Senators 1789-Present, via www.Senate.gov
  2. ^ Samuel Livermore resigned June 12, 1801
  3. ^ Elijah Paine resigned on September 1, 1801
  4. ^ Ray Greene resigned on March 5, 1801
  5. ^ Charles Pinckney resigned December 31, 1801
  6. ^ Dwight Foster resigned March 2, 1803
  7. ^ Jonathan Armstrong resigned February 5, 1802
  8. ^ William Hindman resigned November 19, 1801
  9. ^ John E. Colhoun resigned October 26, 1802
  10. ^ Peter Muhlenberg resigned on June 30, 1801
  11. ^ James Sheafe resigned June 14, 1802

External links

  • Senate Seniority List
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