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Politics All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island

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List of Rhode Island senators, with plenty of pictures and photos. List includes current RI senators and all past United States senators of Rhode Island. Since the founding of the United States government, Americans have elected two senators per state regardless of the state's population (unlike the House of Representatives). At first, senators were voted into the US Congress by their individual state legislatures. Today though, senators are elected directly by the people. Each pair of senators serve staggered six year terms, with senatorial elections happening every two years. The most recent senate race was especially exciting due to the democrats' controversial support of healthcare reform and the republicans' regrouping with the support of the Tea Party.

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Theodore Foster is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 76 (1752-1828) - June 7, 1790- March 4, 1803

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Samuel J. Potter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Samuel J. Potter Died at 51 (1753-1804) - March 4, 1803- October 14, 1804

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Benjamin Howland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 66 (1755-1821) - October 29, 1804- March 4, 1809

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Francis Malbone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 50 (1759-1809) - March 4, 1809- June 4, 1809

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Christopher G. Champlin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 72 (1768-1840) - June 26, 1809- October 12, 1811

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William Hunter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 75 (1774-1849) - October 28, 1811- March 4, 1821

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James De Wolf is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 73 (1764-1837) - March 4, 1821- October 31, 1825

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Asher Robbins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 84 (1761-1845) - October 31, 1825- March 4, 1839

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Nathan F. Dixon I is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 68 (1774-1842) - March 4, 1839- January 29, 1842

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John B. Francis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
John B. Francis January 25, 1844- March 4, 1845

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Albert C. Greene is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 71 (1792-1863) - March 4, 1845- March 4, 1851

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Charles T. James is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Charles T. James March 4, 1851- March 4, 1857

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James F. Simmons is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 69 (1795-1864) - March 4, 1857- August 15, 1862

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Samuel G. Arnold is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 59 (1821-1880) - December 1, 1862- March 4, 1863

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William Sprague IV is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 85 (1830-1915) - March 4, 1863- March 4, 1875

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Ambrose Burnside is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 57 (1824-1881) - March 4, 1875- September 13, 1881

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Nelson W. Aldrich is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 74 (1841-1915) - October 5, 1881- March 4, 1911

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Henry F. Lippitt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 77 (1856-1933) - March 4, 1911- March 4, 1917

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Peter G. Gerry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 78 (1879-1957) - March 4, 1917- March 4, 1929

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Felix Hebert is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 95 (1874-1969) - January 3, 1929- January 3, 1935

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J. Howard McGrath is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 63 (1903-1966) - January 3, 1947- August 23, 1949

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Edward L. Leahy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 67 (1886-1953) - August 24, 1949- December 10, 1950

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John O. Pastore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 93 (1907-2000) - December 19, 1950- December 28, 1976

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John Chafee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
Died at 77 (1922-1999) - December 29, 1976- October 24, 1999

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Lincoln Chafee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list All U.S. Senators from Rhode Island
age 65 - November 2, 1999- January 3, 2007