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Senate

  • President: Aaron Burr
    Aaron Burr
    Aaron Burr, Jr. was an important political figure in the early history of the United States of America. After serving as a Continental Army officer in the Revolutionary War, Burr became a successful lawyer and politician...

     (DR)
  • President pro tempore
    President pro tempore of the United States Senate
    The President pro tempore is the second-highest-ranking official of the United States Senate. The United States Constitution states that the Vice President of the United States is the President of the Senate and the highest-ranking official of the Senate despite not being a member of the body...

    : John Brown
    John Brown (Kentucky)
    John Brown was an American lawyer and statesman heavily involved with creating the State of Kentucky.Brown represented Virginia in the Continental Congress and the U.S. Congress . While in Congress, he introduced the bill granting Statehood to Kentucky. Once that was accomplished, he was elected...

     (DR), October 17, 1803 – February 26, 1804
    • Jesse Franklin
      Jesse Franklin
      Jesse Franklin was the Democratic-Republican U.S. senator from the U.S. state of North Carolina between 1799 and 1805 and between 1807 and 1813. He later served as the 20th Governor of North Carolina from 1820 to 1821....

       (DR), March 10, 1804 – November 4, 1804
    • Joseph Anderson
      Joseph Anderson
      Joseph Inslee Anderson was an American soldier, judge, and politician, who served as a United States Senator from Tennessee from 1799 to 1815, and later as the first Comptroller of the United States Treasury...

       (DR), January 15, 1805 – December 1, 1805

House of Representatives

  • Speaker
    Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
    The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, or Speaker of the House, is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives...

    : Nathaniel Macon
    Nathaniel Macon
    Nathaniel Macon was a spokesman for the Old Republican faction of the Democratic-Republican Party that wanted to strictly limit the United States federal government. Macon was born near Warrenton, North Carolina, and attended the College of New Jersey and served briefly in the American...

     (DR)

Members


This list is arranged by chamber, then by state. Senators are listed in order of seniority, and Representatives are listed by district.

Senate


Senators were elected by the state legislatures every two years, with one-third beginning new six year terms with each Congress. Preceding the names in the list below are Senate class numbers
Classes of United States Senators
The three classes of United States Senators are currently made up of 33 or 34 Senate seats. The purpose of the classes is to determine which Senate seats will be up for election in a given year. The three groups are staggered so that one of them is up for election every two years.A senator's...

, which indicate the cycle of their election. In this Congress, Class 1 meant their term began with this Congress, requiring reelection in 1808; Class 2 meant their term ended in this Congress, requiring reelection in 1804; and Class 3 meant their term began in the last Congress, requiring reelection in 1806.

Connecticut 

  • 1. James Hillhouse
    James Hillhouse
    James Hillhouse was an American lawyer, real estate developer, and politician from New Haven, Connecticut. He represented Connecticut in both the U.S. House and Senate...

     (F)
  • 3. Uriah Tracy
    Uriah Tracy
    Uriah Tracy was an American politician from Connecticut who served in both the House of Representatives and the Senate....

     (F)

Delaware 

  • 2. William H. Wells
    William H. Wells
    William Hill Wells was a lawyer and politician from Dagsboro, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who served in the Delaware General Assembly and as U.S. Senator from Delaware....

     (F), until November 6, 1804
    • James A. Bayard
      James A. Bayard (elder)
      James Asheton Bayard II was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who served as U.S. Representative from Delaware and U.S. Senator from Delaware.-Early life and family:Bayard was born in Philadelphia,...

       (F), from November 13, 1804
  • 1. Samuel White (F)

Georgia 

  • 2. Abraham Baldwin
    Abraham Baldwin
    Abraham Baldwin was an American politician, Patriot, and Founding Father from the U.S. state of Georgia. Baldwin was a Georgia representative in the Continental Congress and served in the United States House of Representatives and Senate after the adoption of the Constitution.-Minister:After...

     (DR)
  • 3. James Jackson
    James Jackson (politician)
    James "Left Eye" Jackson was an early Georgia politician of the Democratic-Republican Party. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1789 until 1791. He was also a U.S. Senator from Georgia from 1793 to 1795, and from 1801 until his death...

     (DR)

Kentucky 

  • 2. John Brown
    John Brown (Kentucky)
    John Brown was an American lawyer and statesman heavily involved with creating the State of Kentucky.Brown represented Virginia in the Continental Congress and the U.S. Congress . While in Congress, he introduced the bill granting Statehood to Kentucky. Once that was accomplished, he was elected...

     (DR)
  • 3. John Breckinridge (DR)

Maryland 

  • 3. Robert Wright
    Robert Wright (politician)
    Robert Wright was an American politician.Wright was born at Narborough, near Chestertown, Maryland, attended the common schools, and the Kent Free School of Chestertown. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1773, and commenced practice in Chestertown...

     (DR)
  • 1. Samuel Smith
    Samuel Smith (Maryland)
    Samuel Smith was a United States Senator and Representative from Maryland, a mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, and a general in the Maryland militia. He was the brother of cabinet secretary Robert Smith.-Biography:...

     (DR)

Massachusetts 

  • 2. Timothy Pickering
    Timothy Pickering
    Timothy Pickering was a politician from Massachusetts who served in a variety of roles, most notably as the third United States Secretary of State, serving in that office from 1795 to 1800 under Presidents George Washington and John Adams.-Early years:Pickering was born in Salem, Massachusetts to...

     (F)
  • 1. John Quincy Adams
    John Quincy Adams
    John Quincy Adams was the sixth President of the United States . He served as an American diplomat, Senator, and Congressional representative. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. Adams was the son of former...

     (F)

New Hampshire 

  • 2. Simeon Olcott
    Simeon Olcott
    Simeon Olcott was a United States Senator from New Hampshire. Born in Bolton, Connecticut Colony, he graduated from Yale College in 1761, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Charlestown, New Hampshire...

     (F)
  • 3. William Plumer
    William Plumer
    William Plumer was an American lawyer and Baptist lay preacher from Epping, New Hampshire. Born in 1759 in Newburyport, Massachusetts, he represented New Hampshire as a Federalist in the United States Senate from June 17, 1802 to March 4, 1807...

     (F)

New Jersey 

  • 2. Jonathan Dayton
    Jonathan Dayton
    Jonathan Dayton was an American politician from the U.S. state of New Jersey. He was the youngest person to sign the United States Constitution and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, serving as the fourth Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, and later the U.S. Senate...

     (F)
  • 1. John Condit
    John Condit
    John Condit was a United States Representative and a United States Senator from New Jersey and father of United States Representative Silas Condit....

     (DR), from September 1, 1803

New York 

  • 3. DeWitt Clinton
    DeWitt Clinton
    DeWitt Clinton was an early American politician and naturalist who served as United States Senator and the sixth Governor of New York. In this last capacity he was largely responsible for the construction of the Erie Canal...

     (DR), until November 4, 1803
    • John Armstrong, Jr.
      John Armstrong, Jr.
      John Armstrong, Jr. was an American soldier and statesman who was a delegate to the Continental Congress, U.S. Senator from New York, and Secretary of War.-Early life and Revolutionary War:...

       (DR), December 7, 1803 – February 23, 1804
    • John Smith
      John Smith (New York)
      John Smith was an American politician from New York.-Life:He was the son of Rev. Caleb Smith, a minister at Orange, New Jersey...

       (DR), from February 23, 1804
  • 1. Theodorus Bailey
    Theodorus Bailey (senator)
    Theodorus Bailey was an American lawyer and politician from Poughkeepsie, New York. He represented New York in both the U.S. House and Senate...

     (DR), until January 16, 1804
    • John Armstrong, Jr.
      John Armstrong, Jr.
      John Armstrong, Jr. was an American soldier and statesman who was a delegate to the Continental Congress, U.S. Senator from New York, and Secretary of War.-Early life and Revolutionary War:...

       (DR), February 25, 1804 – June 30, 1804
    • Samuel L. Mitchill
      Samuel Latham Mitchill
      Samuel Latham Mitchill was an American physician, naturalist, and politician from New York. He was born in Hempstead, New York...

       (DR), from November 23, 1804


North Carolina 

  • 2. Jesse Franklin
    Jesse Franklin
    Jesse Franklin was the Democratic-Republican U.S. senator from the U.S. state of North Carolina between 1799 and 1805 and between 1807 and 1813. He later served as the 20th Governor of North Carolina from 1820 to 1821....

     (DR)
  • 3. David Stone
    David Stone
    David Stone was the 15th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1808 to 1810. Both before and after his term as governor, he served as a U.S. senator, between 1801 and 1807 and between 1813 and 1814.-Biography:...

     (DR)

Ohio 

  • 1. John Smith
    John Smith (Ohio Senator)
    John Smith was one of the first two U.S. Senators from the state of Ohio. He reluctantly resigned from the Senate under charges of alleged complicity in the Burr conspiracy....

     (DR), from April 1, 1803
  • 3. Thomas Worthington (DR), from April 1, 1803

Pennsylvania 

  • 3. George Logan
    George Logan
    George Logan was an American physician, farmer, legislator and politician from Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. He served in the Pennsylvania state legislature and represented Pennsylvania in the United States Senate. He was a founder of the Democratic-Republican Societies in 1793...

     (DR)
  • 1. Samuel Maclay
    Samuel Maclay
    Samuel Maclay was an American surveyor, farmer, and politician from Union County, Pennsylvania. He served in the state legislature and represented Pennsylvania in both the U.S. House and the United States Senate.-Biography:...

     (DR)

Rhode Island 

  • 2. Christopher Ellery
    Christopher Ellery
    Christopher Ellery was a United States Senator from Rhode Island. Born in Newport, he graduated from Yale College in 1787, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Newport. He was clerk of the superior court of Newport County from 1794 to 1798.Ellery was elected as a...

     (DR)
  • 1. Samuel J. Potter
    Samuel J. Potter
    Samuel John Potter was a United States Senator from Rhode Island and was a prominent Country Party anti-Federalist leader....

     (DR), until December 14, 1804
    • Benjamin Howland
      Benjamin Howland
      Benjamin Howland was a United States Senator from Rhode Island. Born in Tiverton, he attended the common schools, engaged in agricultural pursuits, was collector of taxes in 1801, town auditor in 1802, and town moderator in 1805...

       (DR), from October 29, 1804

South Carolina 

  • 2. Thomas Sumter
    Thomas Sumter
    Thomas Sumter nicknamed the "Carolina Gamecock" , was a hero of the American Revolution and went on to become a longtime member of the Congress of the United States.-Early life:Thomas Sumter was born near Charlottesville in Hanover County, Virginia in 1734...

     (DR)
  • 3. Pierce Butler
    Pierce Butler
    Pierce Butler was a soldier, planter, and statesman, recognized as one of United States' Founding Fathers. He represented South Carolina in the Continental Congress, the 1787 Constitutional Convention, and the U.S. Senate...

     (DR), until November 21, 1804
    • John Gaillard
      John Gaillard
      John Gaillard was a U.S. Senator from South Carolina.Gaillard was born in St. Stephen's district, South Carolina on September 5, 1765. He was of Huguenot descent. He was elected to the United States Senate in place of Pierce Butler, who resigned, and served from January 31, 1805 until his death....

       (DR), from December 6, 1804

Tennessee 

  • 1. Joseph Anderson
    Joseph Anderson
    Joseph Inslee Anderson was an American soldier, judge, and politician, who served as a United States Senator from Tennessee from 1799 to 1815, and later as the first Comptroller of the United States Treasury...

     (DR)
  • 2. William Cocke
    William Cocke
    William Cocke was an American lawyer, pioneer, and statesman. He has the distinction of having served in the state legislature of four different states: Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Mississippi, and was one of the first two United States senators for Tennessee.-Biography:William was...

     (DR)

Vermont 

  • 3. Stephen R. Bradley
    Stephen R. Bradley
    Stephen Row Bradley was an American politician.Bradley was born in Wallingford, Connecticut. His parents were Moses and Mary Bradley, members of prominent New England families who had arrived from England in the 17th century. Bradley spent his childhood in Wallingford and studied at Yale,...

     (DR)
  • 1. Israel Smith
    Israel Smith
    Israel Smith was an American lawyer and politician who held a wide variety of positions in the state of Vermont....

     (DR)

Virginia 

  • 1. Stevens T. Mason
    Stevens Thomson Mason (Virginia)
    Stevens Thomson Mason was a Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, a member of the Virginia state legislature and a Republican U.S. Senator from Virginia .-Early life and military career:...

     (DR), until May 10, 1803
    • John Taylor
      John Taylor of Caroline
      John Taylor usually called John Taylor of Caroline was a politician and writer. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates and in the United States Senate . He wrote several books on politics and agriculture...

       (DR), June 4, 1803 – December 7, 1803
    • Abraham B. Venable
      Abraham B. Venable
      Abraham Bedford Venable was a representative and senator from Virginia. He was the uncle of congressman Abraham Watkins Venable....

       (DR), December 7, 1803 – June 7, 1804
    • William B. Giles
      William Branch Giles
      William Branch Giles ; the name is pronounced jyles) was an American statesman, long-term Senator from Virginia, and the 24th Governor of Virginia...

       (DR), August 11, 1804 - December 4, 1804
    • Andrew Moore (DR), from December 4, 1804
  • 2. Wilson C. Nicholas
    Wilson Cary Nicholas
    Wilson Cary Nicholas was an American politician who served in the U.S. Senate from 1799 to 1804 and was the 19th Governor of Virginia from 1814 to 1816....

     (DR), until May 22, 1804
    • Andrew Moore (DR), August 11, 1804 – December 4, 1804
    • William B. Giles
      William Branch Giles
      William Branch Giles ; the name is pronounced jyles) was an American statesman, long-term Senator from Virginia, and the 24th Governor of Virginia...

       (DR), from December 4, 1804


House of Representatives


The names of members of the House of Representatives are preceded by their district numbers.

Connecticut 


All representatives were elected statewide on a general ticket
General ticket
General ticket representation is a term used to describe a particular method of electing members of a multi-member state delegation to the United States House of Representatives...

.. Simeon Baldwin
Simeon Baldwin
Simeon Baldwin was son-in-law of Roger Sherman, father of Connecticut Governor Roger Sherman Baldwin and the grandfather of Connecticut Governor Simeon Eben Baldwin. He was born in Norwich, Connecticut. He completed preparatory studies Simeon Baldwin (December 14, 1761 – May 26, 1851) was...

 (F). Samuel W. Dana
Samuel W. Dana
Samuel Whittlesey Dana was an American lawyer and politician from Middletown, Connecticut. He represented Connecticut in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate....

 (F). John Davenport
John Davenport (Connecticut)
John Davenport was a United States Representative from Connecticut.-Biography:Born in Stamford, he pursued academic studies, and graduated from Yale College in 1770. He engaged in teaching there in 1773 and 1774; he also studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1773, practicing in Stamford...

 (F). Calvin Goddard (F). Roger Griswold
Roger Griswold
Roger Griswold was the 22nd Governor of Connecticut and a member of the US House of Representatives, serving as a Federalist....

 (F). John Cotton Smith
John Cotton Smith
John Cotton Smith was the 23rd Governor of Connecticut. He was a Federalist, serving as Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives , as a Congressman for Connecticut from 1800–1806, Lt...

 (F). Benjamin Tallmadge
Benjamin Tallmadge
Benjamin Tallmadge was a member of the United States House of Representatives. His birth date is alternately listed as February 25, 1754....

 (F)

Delaware 

. Caesar A. Rodney
Caesar A. Rodney
Caesar Augustus Rodney was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic-Republican Party, who served in the Delaware General Assembly, as well as a U.S. Representative from Delaware, U.S. Senator from Delaware, U.S. Attorney...

 (DR)

Georgia 


All representatives were elected statewide on a general ticket
General ticket
General ticket representation is a term used to describe a particular method of electing members of a multi-member state delegation to the United States House of Representatives...

.. Joseph Bryan
Joseph Bryan
Joseph Bryan was a United States Representative from Georgia. He was born Savannah, Georgia. He was educated by private tutors and attended Oxford University in England. He traveled in France during the American Revolutionary War...

 (DR). Peter Early
Peter Early
Peter Early was an American lawyer, jurist and politician.He was born near Madison, Virginia in 1773, the son of Joel Early and Lucy Smith. His cousin, Jubal Early, was the grandfather of Confederate General Jubal Anderson Early . Peter Early graduated from the Lexington Academy...

 (DR). Samuel Hammond
Samuel Hammond
Samuel Hammond was a United States Representative from Georgia in the 8th United States Congress.-Biography:...

 (DR), until February 2, 1805, Vacant thereafter. David Meriwether
David Meriwether (representative)
David Meriwether was a United States Congressional Representative from the state of Georgia. U.S. congressman James Meriwether was his son.-Biography:...

 (DR)

Kentucky 

. Matthew Lyon
Matthew Lyon
Matthew Lyon , father of Chittenden Lyon and great-grandfather of William Peters Hepburn, was a printer, farmer, soldier and politician, serving as a United States Representative from both Vermont and Kentucky....

 (DR). John Boyle
John Boyle (congressman)
John Boyle was a United States federal judge and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives....

 (DR). Matthew Walton
Matthew Walton
Matthew Walton was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, cousin of George Walton and John Walton.Walton received a limited schooling.He served as member of the conventions held in Danville in 1785 and 1787....

 (DR). Thomas Sandford
Thomas Sandford
Thomas Sandford was an American soldier and politician.He was born in Westmoreland, Virginia in 1762; rose to General in the American War of Independence; settled in Kentucky, where he had been granted land, in 1792. In his political career he was a state representative and senator, then a...

 (DR). John Fowler (DR). George M. Bedinger
George M. Bedinger
George Michael Bedinger was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, uncle of Henry Bedinger.-Biography:Born in Hanover, Pennsylvania, Bedinger attended an English school. He moved to Virginia about 1762 and to Kentucky in 1779 and settled at Boonesborough...

 (DR)

Maryland 


The 5th district was a plural district with two representatives.. John Campbell
John Campbell (1765–1828)
John Campbell was a United States Representative from Maryland. Born near Port Tobacco, he studied law and was admitted to the bar and practiced...

 (F). Walter Bowie
Walter Bowie
Walter Bowie was an American politician.-Biography:Born in Mattaponi, near Nottingham, Prince George's County, Maryland, Bowie attended Reverend John Eversfield's School near Nottingham, the common schools in Annapolis, and Craddock’s School near Baltimore...

 (DR). Thomas Plater
Thomas Plater
Thomas Plater was an American lawyer and politician from Maryland. He represented the third district of Maryland in the U.S. House from 1801 to 1805....

 (F). Daniel Hiester
Daniel Hiester
Daniel Hiester was an American political and military leader from the Revolutionary War period to the early 19th Century. Born in Berks County, Pennsylvania, he was a member of the Hiester Family political dynasty. He was the brother of John Hiester and Gabriel Hiester, cousin of Joseph Hiester,...

 (DR), until March 7, 1804
    • Roger Nelson (DR), from November 6, 1804. William McCreery (DR). Nicholas R. Moore (DR). John Archer
      John Archer (Maryland)
      John Archer was a U.S. Congressman from Maryland, representing the sixth district for three terms from 1801–1807...

       (DR). Joseph H. Nicholson
      Joseph Hopper Nicholson
      Joseph Hopper Nicholson was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician from Maryland.Born in Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland, Nicholson graduated from Washington College in 1787 and studied law. He was admitted to the bar and practiced, and also served as a member of the Maryland House of...

       (DR). John Dennis (F)

Massachusetts 

. William Eustis
William Eustis
William Eustis was an early American statesman.He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and studied at the Boston Latin School before he entered Harvard College, from which he graduated in 1772. He studied medicine under Dr. Joseph Warren and helped care for the wounded at the Battle of Bunker...

 (DR). Jacob Crowninshield
Jacob Crowninshield
Jacob Crowninshield was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts and appointee to the position of U.S. Secretary of the Navy, which he never filled. His brother Benjamin Williams Crowninshield did successfully hold the post; the Crowninshield family in general was prominent in early American...

 (DR). Manasseh Cutler
Manasseh Cutler
Manasseh Cutler was an American clergyman involved in the American Revolutionary War. Cutler was also a member of the United States House of Representatives and a founder of Ohio University....

 (F). Joseph Bradley Varnum
Joseph Bradley Varnum
Joseph Bradley Varnum was a U.S. politician of the Democratic-Republican Party from Massachusetts.-Biography:...

 (DR). Thomas Dwight
Thomas Dwight (politician)
Thomas Dwight was a United States Representative from Massachusetts.-Life:Thomas Dwight was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on October 29, 1758....

 (F). Samuel Taggart
Samuel Taggart
Samuel Taggart was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. He was born in Derry, New Hampshire on March 24, 1754. He completed preparatory studies, and graduated from Dartmouth College in 1774. Taggart studied theology and was licensed to preach...

 (F). Nahum Mitchell
Nahum Mitchell
Nahum Mitchell was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.Born in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, Mitchell attended the local school.He graduated from Harvard University in 1789....

 (F). Lemuel Williams
Lemuel Williams
Lemuel Williams was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. Born in Taunton, he graduated from Harvard College in 1765, studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced in Bristol and Worcester Counties...

 (F). Phanuel Bishop
Phanuel Bishop
Phanuel Bishop was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. Born in Rehoboth, he attended the common schools, was an innkeeper, and served in the Massachusetts State Senate from 1787 to 1791...

 (DR). Seth Hastings
Seth Hastings
Seth Hastings was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. Born in Cambridge to Seth & Hannah Hastings, he was a descendant of Thomas Hastings who came from the East Anglia region of England to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1634...

 (F). William Stedman
William Stedman
William Stedman was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.Stedman was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard University in 1784. After this he studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1787 and practiced in Lancaster, Charlestown, and Worcester. He was appointed...

 (F). Thomson J. Skinner
Thomson J. Skinner
Thomson Joseph Skinner was an American politician in Massachusetts. He served in both the State's House and Senate, and represented Massachusetts's 12th congressional district in the U.S...

 (DR), until August 10, 1804
    • Simon Larned
      Simon Larned
      Simon Larned was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.Born in Thompson, Connecticut, Larned attended the common schools.Larned served as Sheriff of Berkshire County....

       (DR), from November 5, 1804. Ebenezer Seaver
      Ebenezer Seaver
      Ebenezer Seaver was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.Born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, Seaver graduated from Harvard University in 1784.He engaged in agricultural pursuits....

       (DR). Richard Cutts
      Richard Cutts
      Richard Cutts was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. Born on Cutts Island, Saco, Massachusetts , he attended rural schools and Phillips Academy, Andover. He graduated from Harvard University in 1790, studied law, and engaged extensively in navigation and commercial pursuits...

       (DR). Peleg Wadsworth
      Peleg Wadsworth
      Peleg Wadsworth was an American officer during the American Revolutionary War and a Congressman from Massachusetts representing the District of Maine. He was also grandfather of noted American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.Wadsworth was born in Duxbury, Massachusetts, to Peleg and Susanna ...

       (F). Samuel Thatcher
      Samuel Thatcher
      Samuel Thatcher was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts.He was born in Cambridge, Mass., July 1, 1776; was graduated from Harvard University in 1793; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1797 and commenced practice in New Gloucester, Maine ; moved to Warren...

       (F). Phineas Bruce
      Phineas Bruce
      Hon. Phineas Bruce was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts who was later elected to the US Congress.Born in Mendon, Massachusetts, Bruce received a classical education and was graduated from Yale College in 1786....

       (F)

New Hampshire 


All representatives were elected statewide on a general ticket
General ticket
General ticket representation is a term used to describe a particular method of electing members of a multi-member state delegation to the United States House of Representatives...

.. Silas Betton
Silas Betton
Silas Betton was a United States Representative from New Hampshire. He was born in Londonderry, New Hampshire. He studied under a private tutor, and was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire in 1787...

 (F). Clifton Clagett
Clifton Clagett
Clifton Clagett was a United States Representative from New Hampshire. He was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He studied law was admitted to the bar. He commenced practice in Litchfield, New Hampshire in 1787....

 (F). David Hough
David Hough (New Hampshire)
David Hough was a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire.Born in Norwich, Connecticut, Hough attended the common schools and worked for a while as a ship carpenter. He moved to Lebanon, New Hampshire, in 1778. He served as member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1788, 1789, and 1794...

 (F). Samuel Hunt
Samuel Hunt (New Hampshire)
Samuel Hunt was a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire.Born in Charlestown, New Hampshire, Hunt completed preparatory studies, then studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1790, commencing practice in Alstead. He moved to Keene the same year and in 1795 abandoned the practice of law. He...

 (F). Samuel Tenney
Samuel Tenney
Samuel Tenney was a United States Representative from New Hampshire. Born in Byfield, Massachusetts, he attended Dummer Academy there and graduated from Harvard College in 1772. He taught school at Andover and studied medicine, beginning practice in Exeter, New Hampshire. He was a surgeon in the...

 (F)

New Jersey 


All representatives were elected statewide on a general ticket
General ticket
General ticket representation is a term used to describe a particular method of electing members of a multi-member state delegation to the United States House of Representatives...

.. Adam Boyd
Adam Boyd (New Jersey)
Adam Boyd was a United States Representative from New Jersey. Born in Mendham, he moved to Bergen County and to Hackensack a few years later. He was a member of the Bergen County board of freeholders and justices in 1773, 1784, 1791, 1794, and 1798, and was sheriff of Bergen County from 1778 to...

 (DR). Ebenezer Elmer
Ebenezer Elmer
Ebenezer Elmer was an American physician from Bridgeton, New Jersey. He represented New Jersey in the U.S. Congress from the Democratic-Republican Party from 1801 to 1807...

 (DR). William Helms
William Helms
William Helms was a United States Representative from New Jersey. Born in Sussex County, he served during the Revolutionary War as second lieutenant, first lieutenant, and captain, and was brevetted major on September 30, 1783...

 (DR). James Mott
James Mott (New Jersey)
James Mott was a United States Representative from New Jersey. Born near Middletown, Monmouth County, he was privately taught and became engaged in agricultural pursuits. He attained the rank of captain in the Second Regiment of Monmouth County Militia in 1775...

 (DR). James Sloan
James Sloan (congressman)
James Sloan was a U.S. Representative from New Jersey.Born in that State, Sloan engaged in agricultural pursuits.Assessor of Newton township for several years.Held several other local offices....

 (DR). Henry Southard
Henry Southard
Henry Southard was a United States Representative from the state of New Jersey.Southard was born in Hempstead, Long Island, New York. He moved with his parents to Basking Ridge, New Jersey in 1755, where he attended the common schools and worked on a farm. Later, Southard served as a private and...

 (DR)

New York 

. John Smith
John Smith (New York)
John Smith was an American politician from New York.-Life:He was the son of Rev. Caleb Smith, a minister at Orange, New Jersey...

 (DR), until February 23, 1804
    • Samuel Riker
      Samuel Riker
      Samuel Riker was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. He was born on April 8, 1743 in Newtown, Long Island, New York into a family of Dutch origin. His great-grandfather Abraham Ryker was born in the Netherlands and settled in New...

       (DR), from November 5, 1804. Joshua Sands (F). Samuel L. Mitchill
      Samuel Latham Mitchill
      Samuel Latham Mitchill was an American physician, naturalist, and politician from New York. He was born in Hempstead, New York...

       (DR), until November 22, 1804
    • George Clinton, Jr. (DR), from February 14, 1805. Philip Van Cortlandt
      Philip Van Cortlandt
      Philip Van Cortlandt was an American surveyor, landowner, and politician from Westchester County, New York.During the Revolutionary War, Colonel Cortlandt commanded the 2nd New York Regiment in the Continental Army...

       (DR). Andrew McCord
      Andrew McCord
      Andrew McCord was a United States Representative from New York. The name is often spelled MacCord, especially in newspapers of the time.-Life:...

       (DR). Isaac Bloom
      Isaac Bloom
      Isaac Bloom was a United States Representative from New York.He was born in Jamaica, Queens County, and later moved to Clinton, Dutchess County, New York...

       (DR), until April 26, 1803
    • Daniel C. Verplanck
      Daniel C. Verplanck
      Daniel Crommelin Verplanck was a United States Representative from New York. Born in New York City, he was educated under private tutors and graduated from Columbia College in New York City in 1788...

       (DR), from October 17, 1803. Josiah Hasbrouck
      Josiah Hasbrouck
      Josiah Hasbrouck was a United States Representative from New York. Born in New Paltz, he completed preparatory studies and conducted a general merchandising business. He was a second lieutenant in the Third Regiment of Ulster County Militia in 1780, and was supervisor of New Paltz from 1784 to...

       (DR), from October 17, 1803. Henry W. Livingston
      Henry W. Livingston
      Henry Walter Livingston was a United States Representative from the state of New York and son of Continental Congressman Walter Livingston....

       (F). Killian K. Van Rensselaer (F). George Tibbits
      George Tibbits
      George Tibbits was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. He was born in Warwick, Rhode Island on January 14, 1763. He pursued classical studies and engaged in business in Lansingburgh, New York in 1784. He moved to Troy, New York in 1797...

       (F). Beriah Palmer
      Beriah Palmer
      Beriah Palmer was a United States Representative from New York.In 1769 he moved to Cornwall, Orange County. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced in New York...

       (DR). David Thomas
      David Thomas (New York)
      See David Thomas for similarly named peopleDavid Thomas was an American politician.-Life:...

       (DR). Thomas Sammons
      Thomas Sammons
      Thomas Sammons was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Shamenkop, Ulster County, he attended the rural schools, served as an officer in the Revolutionary War, and engaged in agricultural pursuits...

       (DR). Erastus Root
      Erastus Root
      Erastus Root was an American lawyer and politician from New York.-Life:He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1793 and became a teacher...

       (DR). Gaylord Griswold
      Gaylord Griswold
      Gaylord Griswold was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Windsor, Connecticut, he pursued classical studies and was graduated from Yale College in 1787. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1790, commencing practice in Windsor...

       (F). John Patterson (DR). Oliver Phelps
      Oliver Phelps
      Oliver Phelps was born in Poquonock, Connecticut and moved to Suffield, Connecticut, where he apprenticed to a local merchant. He shortly thereafter became a tavern keeper in Granville, Massachusetts. During the Revolution he was Deputy Commissary of the Continental Army and served until the end...

       (DR)


North Carolina 

. Thomas Wynns
Thomas Wynns
Thomas Wynns was a United States Congressman from Hertford County, North Carolina. He was an original member of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees...

 (DR). Willis Alston
Willis Alston
Willis Alston was a U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1825 and 1831.Born near Littleton, North Carolina in Halifax County, Alston was said to have attended Princeton College, though no records exist of his enrollment, and engaged in agricultural pursuits...

 (DR). William Kennedy
William Kennedy (politician)
William Kennedy was a member of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina. He was born near Washington, North Carolina...

 (DR). William Blackledge
William Blackledge
William Blackledge was a Democratic-Republican U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1803 and 1809 and between 1811 and 1813....

 (DR). James Gillespie
James Gillespie
James Gillespie was a Democratic-Republican U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1793 and 1799....

 (DR). Nathaniel Macon
Nathaniel Macon
Nathaniel Macon was a spokesman for the Old Republican faction of the Democratic-Republican Party that wanted to strictly limit the United States federal government. Macon was born near Warrenton, North Carolina, and attended the College of New Jersey and served briefly in the American...

 (DR). Samuel D. Purviance
Samuel D. Purviance
Samuel Dinsmore Purviance was a Congressional Representative from North Carolina; born on Masonboro Sound at Castle Fin House, near Wilmington, North Carolina; attended a private school; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced at Fayetteville, North Carolina; also owned and operated a...

 (F). Richard Stanford
Richard Stanford
Richard Stanford was a Democratic-Republican U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1797 and 1816.-Biography:...

 (DR). Marmaduke Williams
Marmaduke Williams
Marmaduke Williams was a Democratic-Republican U.S. Congressman from North Carolina from 1803 to 1809.Born in Caswell County, North Carolina, Williams studied law and was admitted to the North Carolina bar. He was elected to the North Carolina State Senate, serving 1802, and then was elected that...

 (DR). Nathaniel Alexander
Nathaniel Alexander
Nathaniel Alexander was the 13th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1805 to 1807.-Biography:Alexander was born near Concord, North Carolina , the son of a local sheriff...

 (DR). James Holland (DR). Joseph Winston
Joseph Winston
Col. Joseph Winston was an American pioneer, planter and Revolutionary War hero from North Carolina, and the first cousin of statesman and Virginia governor Patrick Henry...

 (DR)

Pennsylvania 


There were four plural districts, the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd had three representatives each, the 4th had two representatives.. Joseph Clay
Joseph Clay
Joseph Clay was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Joseph Clay was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Congresses, and served until his resignation after March 28, 1808. He was also...

 (DR). Michael Leib
Michael Leib
Michael Leib was an American physician, politician, scientist, inventor, statesman, and philosopher born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served Pennsylvania in both houses of the state legislature and represented Pennsylvania in both the U.S...

 (DR). Jacob Richards
Jacob Richards
Jacob Richards was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Jacob Richards was born near Chester, Pennsylvania...

 (DR). Robert Brown
Robert Brown (Pennsylvania)
Robert Brown was a United States Representative from Pennsylvania. Born in Weaversville, Pennsylvania, he attended the common schools and was apprenticed to the blacksmith trade...

 (DR). Frederick Conrad
Frederick Conrad
Frederick Conrad was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Frederick Conrad was born near Worcester Township, Pennsylvania. He was elected to the Pennsylvania General Assembly in 1798, 1800, and 1802...

 (DR). Isaac Van Horne
Isaac Van Horne
Isaac Van Horne was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.-Ancestry:...

 (DR). Isaac Anderson
Isaac Anderson (congressman)
Isaac Anderson was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.-Biography:...

 (DR). Joseph Hiester
Joseph Hiester
Joseph Hiester was the fifth Governor of Pennsylvania from 1820 to 1823. He was a member of the Hiester family political dynasty.-Biography:...

 (DR). John Whitehill
John Whitehill
John Whitehill was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.John Whitehill was born in Salisbury Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Lancaster County...

 (DR). David Bard
David Bard
David Bard was a United States Representative from Pennsylvania. Born at Carroll's Delight, Adams County, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Princeton College in 1773....

 (DR). John A. Hanna
John A. Hanna
John Andre Hanna was a United States Representative from Pennsylvania.Born in Flemington, New Jersey, he received a classical education and graduated from Princeton College in 1782. He studied law, was admitted to the bar of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in 1783 and commenced practice in Lancaster...

 (DR). Andrew Gregg (DR). John Stewart
John Stewart (Pennsylvania)
John Stewart was a United States Representative from Pennsylvania. He is known to have completed preparatory studies. From 1789 to 1796, he was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Thomas Hartley...

 (DR). John Rea
John Rea (politician)
John Rea was an early 19th century American politician. Rea was born at "Rea’s Mansion," near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania...

 (DR). William Findley
William Findley
William Findley was an Irish-born farmer and politician from Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. He served in both houses of the state legislature and represented Pennsylvania in the U.S. House from 1791 until 1799 and from 1803 to 1817.-Early years:William Findley was born in Ulster, Ireland and...

 (DR). John Smilie
John Smilie
John Smilie was an American politician from Fayette, Pennsylvania.He served in both houses of the state legislature and represented Pennsylvania in the U.S. House from 1793 until 1795 and from 1799 to 1812. Smilie was a prominent Jeffersonian, and was identified with the "'Quid" branch of the party...

 (DR). William Hoge
William Hoge
William Hoge was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.William Hoge was born near Hogestown, Pennsylvania. He received a limited schooling and moved to western Pennsylvania in 1782, where he and his brother John founded the town of Washington, Pennsylvania...

 (DR), until October 15, 1804
    • John Hoge
      John Hoge
      John Hoge was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Hoge was born near Hogestown, Pennsylvania. He served in the Revolutionary War as ensign in the Ninth Pennsylvania Regiment. In 1782 he moved to what is now Washington, Pennsylvania, which he and his brother,...

       (DR), from November 2, 1804. John B. C. Lucas
      John Baptiste Charles Lucas
      John Baptiste Charles Lucas was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.John B. C. Lucas was born in Pont-Audemer, Normandy, France. He attended the Honfleur and Paris Law Schools, and graduated from the law department of the University of Caen in 1782...

       (DR)

Rhode Island 


Both representatives were elected statewide on a general ticket
General ticket
General ticket representation is a term used to describe a particular method of electing members of a multi-member state delegation to the United States House of Representatives...

.. Nehemiah Knight
Nehemiah Knight
Nehemiah Knight was a United States Representative from Rhode Island. Born in Knightsville within the town of Cranston, now a suburb of Providence. He attended the common schools, engaged in agricultural pursuits, and was town clerk from 1773 to 1800...

 (DR). Joseph Stanton, Jr.
Joseph Stanton, Jr.
Joseph Stanton, Jr. was an American politician of the Anti-Federalist faction.Stanton was born in Charlestown, Rhode Island in 1739. He served in the state legislature from 1768 to 1774....

 (DR)

South Carolina 

. Thomas Lowndes
Thomas Lowndes (congressman)
Thomas Lowndes was an American lawyer and statesman from Charleston, South Carolina. He represented South Carolina in the U.S. Congress from March 4, 1801 to March 3, 1805.-External links:*...

 (F). William Butler, Sr. (DR). Benjamin Huger (F). Wade Hampton
Wade Hampton I
Wade Hampton was a South Carolina soldier, politician, two-term U.S. Congressman, and wealthy plantation owner. He was the scion of the politically important Hampton family, which was influential in state politics almost into the 20th century...

 (DR). Richard Winn
Richard Winn
Richard Winn was an American merchant, surveyor, and politician from Winnsboro, South Carolina. During the American Revolutionary War he was an officer in the 3rd South Carolina Regiment. After the regiment was captured at Charleston, he served in a militia partisan unit under Thomas Sumter...

 (DR). Levi Casey (DR). Thomas Moore
Thomas Moore (Congressman)
Thomas Moore was a member of the United State House of Representatives and planter from South Carolina.Born in Spartanburg District, South Carolina, Moore served in the during the Revolutionary War, taking part in the Battle of Cowpens at the age of 16. He served in the South Carolina House of...

 (DR). John B. Earle
John B. Earle
John Baylis Earle was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina, nephew of Elias Earle and cousin of Samuel Earle....

 (DR)

Tennessee 


All representatives were elected statewide on a general ticket
General ticket
General ticket representation is a term used to describe a particular method of electing members of a multi-member state delegation to the United States House of Representatives...

.. George W. Campbell
George W. Campbell
George Washington Campbell was an American statesman who served as a U.S. Representative, Senator, Tennessee Supreme Court Justice, U.S...

 (DR). William Dickson
William Dickson (congressman)
-Biography:He was born in Duplin County, North Carolina on May 5, 1770 and was educated at Grove Academy in Kenansville. With his parents, he moved to Tennessee in 1795 to study and practice medicine as a physician in Nashville. In 1799, he entered politics, becoming the Speaker of the Tennessee...

 (DR). John Rhea
John Rhea
John Rhea was an American soldier and politician of the early 19th century who represented Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives. Rhea County, Tennessee is named for him.-Early years:...

 (DR)

Vermont 

. Gideon Olin
Gideon Olin
Gideon Olin was a United States Representative from Vermont. He was born in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. He received a limited schooling and engaged in agricultural pursuits. Later, he moved to Vermont and settled in Shaftsbury in 1776.Olin was a delegate to the Windsor Convention in 1777...

 (DR). James Elliott
James Elliott (politician)
James Elliott was a Massachusetts local and a Vermont representative. He fought in the Northwest Indian War of 1793 in Ohio, studied law afterward, and upon getting admitted to the bar in 1803, he began practicing in Brattleboro, Vermont. He was elected to the Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Congresses...

 (F). William Chamberlain
William Chamberlain (politician)
William Chamberlain was a United States Representative from Vermont. He was born in Hopkinton, Massachusetts and attended the common schools there. He moved with his father to Loudon, New Hampshire in 1774. He served as a sergeant during the American Revolutionary War and later engaged in land...

 (F). Martin Chittenden
Martin Chittenden
Martin Chittenden was the seventh Governor of Vermont during a crucial portion of the War of 1812.Chittenden was born in Salisbury, Connecticut, and moved to Vermont in 1776 in the wake of the founding of the town of Williston by his father, Thomas Chittenden. In 1789, Martin Chittenden graduated...

 (F)

Virginia 

. John G. Jackson
John G. Jackson (politician)
John George Jackson was a U.S. Representative and federal judge from Virginia, the son of George Jackson, brother of Edward B...

 (DR). James Stephenson
James Stephenson (congressman)
James Stephenson was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.Born in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Stephenson moved to Martinsburg, Virginia .Volunteer rifleman under General St...

 (F). John Smith
John Smith (Virginia)
John Smith was a United States Representative from Virginia; born at Shooter's Hill, near Locust Hill, Middlesex County, Va., May 7, 1750; moved to Frederick County, Va., in 1773 and engaged in planting at Hackwood, near Winchester; commissioned a justice of the peace in 1773; served in Dunmore's...

 (DR). David Holmes
David Holmes (politician)
David Holmes was the last governor of the Mississippi Territory and the first governor of the State of Mississippi.-Career:...

 (DR). Thomas Lewis, Jr.
Thomas Lewis, Jr.
Thomas Lewis, Jr. January 26, 1760–1847) was an American politician from Rockingham County, Virginia. He represented Virginia in the U.S. House in 1803 and 1804.Thomas Jr...

 (F), until March 5, 1804
    • Andrew Moore (DR), March 5, 1804 – August 11, 1804
    • Alexander Wilson (DR), from December 4, 1804. Abram Trigg
      Abram Trigg
      Abram Trigg was an American farmer and politician from Bedford County, Virginia. He fought with the Virginia militia in the Revolutionary War and represented Virginia 6th congressional district in the U.S. Congress from 1797 until 1804....

       (DR). Joseph Lewis, Jr.
      Joseph Lewis, Jr.
      Joseph Lewis, Jr. was an 18th century and 19th century politician and lawyer from Virginia.Born in Virginia, Lewis served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1799 to 1803. He was then elected a Federalist to the United States House of Representatives in 1802, serving from 1803 to 1817...

       (F). Walter Jones (DR). Philip R. Thompson
      Philip R. Thompson
      Philip Rootes Thompson was an 18th century and 19th century politician and lawyer from Virginia.Born near Fredericksburg, Virginia, Thompson was educated by private teachers as a child. He graduated from the College of William and Mary, studied law and was admitted to the bar, commencing practice...

       (DR). John Dawson (DR). Anthony New
      Anthony New
      Anthony New was an 18th century and 19th century congressman and lawyer from Virginia and Kentucky.-Biography:Born in Gloucester County, Virginia, New completed preparatory studies, studied law and was admitted to the bar...

       (DR). Thomas Griffin (F). John J. Trigg
      John J. Trigg
      John Johns Trigg was an American farmer and politician from Bedford County, Virginia. He fought with the Virginia militia in the Revolutionary War and represented Virginia in the U.S. Congress from 1797 until 1804.-Family life:...

       (DR), until May 17, 1804
    • Christopher H. Clark (DR), from November 5, 1804. Matthew Clay
      Matthew Clay
      Matthew Clay was a United States Representative from Virginia. Born in Halifax County , during the American Revolutionary War he entered the Ninth Virginia Regiment on October 1, 1776...

       (DR). John Randolph
      John Randolph of Roanoke
      John Randolph , known as John Randolph of Roanoke, was a planter and a Congressman from Virginia, serving in the House of Representatives , the Senate , and also as Minister to Russia...

       (DR). John W. Eppes
      John Wayles Eppes
      John Wayles Eppes was an attorney, a United States Representative and a Senator from Virginia. One of the planter class, he married his first cousin Maria Jefferson, the youngest surviving daughter of Martha Wayles Skelton and Thomas Jefferson...

       (DR). Thomas Claiborne (DR). Peterson Goodwyn
      Peterson Goodwyn
      Peterson Goodwyn was a soldier, politician and planter from Virginia.Born at "Martins" near Petersburg, Virginia, Goodwyn was education by private teachers as a child and went on to complete his preparatory studies...

       (DR). Edwin Gray
      Edwin Gray
      Edwin Gray was an 18th century and 19th century politician and lawyer from Virginia.Born in Southampton County, Virginia, Gray attended the College of William and Mary and later served in the House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775...

       (DR). Thomas Newton, Jr.
      Thomas Newton, Jr.
      Thomas Newton, Jr. was an American politician. He was born in Norfolk, Virginia.Newton was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1796 to 1799. He served as a Democratic-Republican in the United States House of Representatives from March 4, 1801 to March 9, 1830.-External links:*...

       (DR). Thomas M. Randolph
      Thomas Mann Randolph Jr.
      Thomas Mann Randolph Jr. was a planter, soldier, and politician from Virginia. He served as a member of both houses of the Virginia General Assembly, a Representative in the U.S. Congress, and as the 21st Governor of Virginia, from 1819-1822.He married Martha Jefferson, the oldest daughter of...

       (DR). John Clopton
      John Clopton
      John Clopton was a United States Representative from Virginia. Born in St. Peter's Parish , his father was William Clopton and his mother was Elizabeth Dorrell Ford , he graduated from the College of Philadelphia in 1776...

       (DR)

Changes in membership


The count below reflects changes from the beginning of the first session of this Congress.

Senate



|-
| Ohio
(1)
| Vacant
| style="font-size:80%" | Failure to elect
| | John Smith
John Smith (Ohio Senator)
John Smith was one of the first two U.S. Senators from the state of Ohio. He reluctantly resigned from the Senate under charges of alleged complicity in the Burr conspiracy....

 (DR)
| Seated April 1, 1803
|-
| Ohio
(3)
| Vacant
| style="font-size:80%" | Failure to elect
| | Thomas Worthington (DR)
| Seated April 1, 1803
|-
| New Jersey
(1)
| Vacant
| style="font-size:80%" | Failure to elect
| | John Condit
John Condit
John Condit was a United States Representative and a United States Senator from New Jersey and father of United States Representative Silas Condit....

 (DR)
| Seated September 1, 1803
|-
| Virginia
(1)
| | Stevens T. Mason
Stevens Thomson Mason (Virginia)
Stevens Thomson Mason was a Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, a member of the Virginia state legislature and a Republican U.S. Senator from Virginia .-Early life and military career:...

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Died May 10, 1803
| | John Taylor
John Taylor of Caroline
John Taylor usually called John Taylor of Caroline was a politician and writer. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates and in the United States Senate . He wrote several books on politics and agriculture...

 (DR)
| Appointed June 4, 1803
|-
| New York
(3)
| | DeWitt Clinton
DeWitt Clinton
DeWitt Clinton was an early American politician and naturalist who served as United States Senator and the sixth Governor of New York. In this last capacity he was largely responsible for the construction of the Erie Canal...

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Resigned November 4, 1803 to become Mayor of New York City
Mayor of New York City
The Mayor of the City of New York is head of the executive branch of New York City's government. The mayor's office administers all city services, public property, police and fire protection, most public agencies, and enforces all city and state laws within New York City.The budget overseen by the...


| | John Armstrong, Jr.
John Armstrong, Jr.
John Armstrong, Jr. was an American soldier and statesman who was a delegate to the Continental Congress, U.S. Senator from New York, and Secretary of War.-Early life and Revolutionary War:...

 (DR)
| Appointed December 7, 1803
|-
| Virginia
(1)
| | John Taylor
John Taylor of Caroline
John Taylor usually called John Taylor of Caroline was a politician and writer. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates and in the United States Senate . He wrote several books on politics and agriculture...

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Successor elected December 7, 1803
| | Abraham B. Venable
Abraham B. Venable
Abraham Bedford Venable was a representative and senator from Virginia. He was the uncle of congressman Abraham Watkins Venable....

 (DR)
| Elected December 7, 1803
|-
| New York
(1)
| | Theodorus Bailey
Theodorus Bailey (senator)
Theodorus Bailey was an American lawyer and politician from Poughkeepsie, New York. He represented New York in both the U.S. House and Senate...

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Resigned January 16, 1804 to become Postmaster of New York City
| | John Armstrong, Jr.
John Armstrong, Jr.
John Armstrong, Jr. was an American soldier and statesman who was a delegate to the Continental Congress, U.S. Senator from New York, and Secretary of War.-Early life and Revolutionary War:...

 (DR)
| Seated February 25, 1804
|-
| New York
(3)
| | John Armstrong, Jr.
John Armstrong, Jr.
John Armstrong, Jr. was an American soldier and statesman who was a delegate to the Continental Congress, U.S. Senator from New York, and Secretary of War.-Early life and Revolutionary War:...

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Successor elected February 23, 1804
| | John Smith
John Smith (New York)
John Smith was an American politician from New York.-Life:He was the son of Rev. Caleb Smith, a minister at Orange, New Jersey...

 (DR)
| Elected February 23, 1804
|-
| Virginia
(2)
| | Wilson C. Nicholas
Wilson Cary Nicholas
Wilson Cary Nicholas was an American politician who served in the U.S. Senate from 1799 to 1804 and was the 19th Governor of Virginia from 1814 to 1816....

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Resigned May 22, 1804 to become Collector of Port of Norfolk
| | Andrew Moore (DR)
| Appointed August 11, 1804
|-
| Virginia
(1)
| | Abraham B. Venable
Abraham B. Venable
Abraham Bedford Venable was a representative and senator from Virginia. He was the uncle of congressman Abraham Watkins Venable....

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Resigned June 7, 1804
| | William B. Giles
William Branch Giles
William Branch Giles ; the name is pronounced jyles) was an American statesman, long-term Senator from Virginia, and the 24th Governor of Virginia...

 (DR)
| Appointed August 11, 1804
|-
| New York
(1)
| | John Armstrong, Jr.
John Armstrong, Jr.
John Armstrong, Jr. was an American soldier and statesman who was a delegate to the Continental Congress, U.S. Senator from New York, and Secretary of War.-Early life and Revolutionary War:...

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Resigned June 30, 1804 after being appointed Minister to France
United States Ambassador to France
This article is about the United States Ambassador to France. There has been a United States Ambassador to France since the American Revolution. The United States sent its first envoys to France in 1776, towards the end of the four-centuries-old Bourbon dynasty...


| | Samuel Latham Mitchill
Samuel Latham Mitchill
Samuel Latham Mitchill was an American physician, naturalist, and politician from New York. He was born in Hempstead, New York...

 (DR)
| Seated November 23, 1804
|-
| Rhode Island
(1)
| | Samuel J. Potter
Samuel J. Potter
Samuel John Potter was a United States Senator from Rhode Island and was a prominent Country Party anti-Federalist leader....

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Died October 14, 1804
| | Benjamin Howland
Benjamin Howland
Benjamin Howland was a United States Senator from Rhode Island. Born in Tiverton, he attended the common schools, engaged in agricultural pursuits, was collector of taxes in 1801, town auditor in 1802, and town moderator in 1805...

 (DR)
| Seated October 29, 1804
|-
| Delaware
(2)
| | William H. Wells
William H. Wells
William Hill Wells was a lawyer and politician from Dagsboro, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who served in the Delaware General Assembly and as U.S. Senator from Delaware....

 (F)
| style="font-size:80%" | Resigned November 6, 1804
| | James A. Bayard
James A. Bayard (elder)
James Asheton Bayard II was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who served as U.S. Representative from Delaware and U.S. Senator from Delaware.-Early life and family:Bayard was born in Philadelphia,...

 (F)
| Seated November 13, 1804
|-
| South Carolina
(3)
| | Pierce Butler
Pierce Butler
Pierce Butler was a soldier, planter, and statesman, recognized as one of United States' Founding Fathers. He represented South Carolina in the Continental Congress, the 1787 Constitutional Convention, and the U.S. Senate...

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Resigned November 21, 1804
| | John Gaillard
John Gaillard
John Gaillard was a U.S. Senator from South Carolina.Gaillard was born in St. Stephen's district, South Carolina on September 5, 1765. He was of Huguenot descent. He was elected to the United States Senate in place of Pierce Butler, who resigned, and served from January 31, 1805 until his death....

 (DR)
| Seated December 6, 1804
|-
| Virginia
(1)
| | William B. Giles
William Branch Giles
William Branch Giles ; the name is pronounced jyles) was an American statesman, long-term Senator from Virginia, and the 24th Governor of Virginia...

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Successor elected December 4, 1804
| | Andrew Moore (DR)
| Elected December 4, 1804
|-
| Virginia
(2)
| | Andrew Moore (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Successor elected December 4, 1804
| | William B. Giles
William Branch Giles
William Branch Giles ; the name is pronounced jyles) was an American statesman, long-term Senator from Virginia, and the 24th Governor of Virginia...

 (DR)
| Elected December 4, 1804
|}

House of Representatives



|-
|
| Vacant
| style="font-size:80%" | John Cantine
John Cantine
John Cantine Born in Marbletown, New York, Cantine served in both houses of the New York Legislature. Cantine also served in the New York state convention concerning the ratification of the United States Constitution...

 (DR) was elected, but resigned before the Congress began.
| | Josiah Hasbrouck
Josiah Hasbrouck
Josiah Hasbrouck was a United States Representative from New York. Born in New Paltz, he completed preparatory studies and conducted a general merchandising business. He was a second lieutenant in the Third Regiment of Ulster County Militia in 1780, and was supervisor of New Paltz from 1784 to...

 (DR)
| October 17, 1803
|-
|
| | Isaac Bloom
Isaac Bloom
Isaac Bloom was a United States Representative from New York.He was born in Jamaica, Queens County, and later moved to Clinton, Dutchess County, New York...

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Died April 26, 1803
| | Daniel C. Verplanck
Daniel C. Verplanck
Daniel Crommelin Verplanck was a United States Representative from New York. Born in New York City, he was educated under private tutors and graduated from Columbia College in New York City in 1788...

 (DR)
| October 17, 1803
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| | John Smith
John Smith (New York)
John Smith was an American politician from New York.-Life:He was the son of Rev. Caleb Smith, a minister at Orange, New Jersey...

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Resigned February 23, 1804 after being elected to US Senate
| | Samuel Riker
Samuel Riker
Samuel Riker was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. He was born on April 8, 1743 in Newtown, Long Island, New York into a family of Dutch origin. His great-grandfather Abraham Ryker was born in the Netherlands and settled in New...

 (DR)
| November 5, 1804
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| | Thomas Lewis, Jr.
Thomas Lewis, Jr.
Thomas Lewis, Jr. January 26, 1760–1847) was an American politician from Rockingham County, Virginia. He represented Virginia in the U.S. House in 1803 and 1804.Thomas Jr...

 (F)
| style="font-size:80%" | Lost contested election March 5, 1804
| | Andrew Moore (DR)
| March 5, 1804
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| | Daniel Hiester
Daniel Hiester
Daniel Hiester was an American political and military leader from the Revolutionary War period to the early 19th Century. Born in Berks County, Pennsylvania, he was a member of the Hiester Family political dynasty. He was the brother of John Hiester and Gabriel Hiester, cousin of Joseph Hiester,...

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Died March 7, 1804
| | Roger Nelson (DR)
| November 6, 1804
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| | John J. Trigg (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Died May 17, 1804
| | Christopher H. Clark (DR)
| November 5, 1804
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| | Thomson J. Skinner
Thomson J. Skinner
Thomson Joseph Skinner was an American politician in Massachusetts. He served in both the State's House and Senate, and represented Massachusetts's 12th congressional district in the U.S...

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Resigned August 10, 1804
| | Simon Larned
Simon Larned
Simon Larned was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.Born in Thompson, Connecticut, Larned attended the common schools.Larned served as Sheriff of Berkshire County....

 (DR)
| November 5, 1804
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| | Andrew Moore (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" |Resigned August 11, 1804 after being appointed to US Senate
| | Alexander Wilson
Alexander Wilson (U.S. Representative)
Alexander Wilson was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.Born in Virginia, Wilson completed preparatory studies...

 (DR)
| December 4, 1804
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| | William Hoge
William Hoge
William Hoge was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.William Hoge was born near Hogestown, Pennsylvania. He received a limited schooling and moved to western Pennsylvania in 1782, where he and his brother John founded the town of Washington, Pennsylvania...

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Resigned October 15, 1804
| | John Hoge
John Hoge
John Hoge was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Hoge was born near Hogestown, Pennsylvania. He served in the Revolutionary War as ensign in the Ninth Pennsylvania Regiment. In 1782 he moved to what is now Washington, Pennsylvania, which he and his brother,...

 (DR)
| November 2, 1804
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| | Samuel L. Mitchill
Samuel Latham Mitchill
Samuel Latham Mitchill was an American physician, naturalist, and politician from New York. He was born in Hempstead, New York...

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Resigned November 22, 1804 after being elected to US Senate
| | George Clinton, Jr. (DR)
| February 14, 1805
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| | Samuel Hammond
Samuel Hammond
Samuel Hammond was a United States Representative from Georgia in the 8th United States Congress.-Biography:...

 (DR)
| style="font-size:80%" | Resigned February 2, 1805 after becoming Civil and Military Governor of the Upper Louisiana Territory
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Officers

  • Architect of the Capitol
    Architect of the Capitol
    The Architect of the Capitol is the federal agency responsible for the maintenance, operation, development, and preservation of the United States Capitol Complex, and also the head of that agency. The Architect of the Capitol is in the legislative branch and is responsible to the United States...

    : Benjamin H. Latrobe
    Benjamin Latrobe
    Benjamin Henry Boneval Latrobe was a British-born American neoclassical architect best known for his design of the United States Capitol, along with his work on the Baltimore Basilica, the first Roman Catholic Cathedral in the United States...

    , appointed March 6, 1803

Senate

  • Secretary
    Secretary of the United States Senate
    The Secretary of the Senate is an elected officer of the United States Senate. The Secretary supervises an extensive array of offices and services to expedite the day-to-day operations of that body...

    : Samuel A. Otis
    Samuel Allyne Otis
    Samuel A. Otis , a Delegate from Massachusetts; born in Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass., November 24, 1740; was graduated from Harvard College in 1759; engaged in mercantile pursuits in Boston; member of the state house...

     of Massachusetts
    Massachusetts
    The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. It is bordered by Rhode Island and Connecticut to the south, New York to the west, and Vermont and New Hampshire to the north; at its east lies the Atlantic Ocean. As of the 2010...

    , elected April 8, 1789
  • Sergeant at Arms
    Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate
    The Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate is the law enforcer for the United States Senate. One of the chief roles of the Sergeant is to hold the gavel used at every session...

    : James Mathers
    James Mathers
    -Early life:Born in Ireland, he migrated with his family to New York City some years before the American Revolutionary War. He married Mary Maxwell and the couple had a daughter Effa baptized on 12 December, 1770 at a Presbyterian church in New York City. In the war's earliest days, Mathers joined...

     of New York, elected April 7, 1789
  • Chaplain
    Chaplain of the United States Senate
    The Chaplain of the United States Senate opens each session of the United States Senate with a prayer, and provides and coordinates religious programs and pastoral care support for Senators, their staffs, and their families. The Chaplain is appointed by a majority vote of the members of the Senate...

    :
    • Edward Gantt
      Edward Gantt
      Edward Gantt was an Episcopal clergyman who served as Chaplain of the Senate of the United States .-Early life:Edward Gantt was born in Prince George's County, Maryland in 1746, the son of Mary and Thomas Gantt IV...

      , Episcopalian
    • Alexander T. McCormick, Episcopalian, elected November 7, 1804

House of Representatives

  • Clerk
    Clerk of the United States House of Representatives
    The Clerk of the United States House of Representatives is an officer of the United States House of Representatives, whose primary duty is to act as the chief record-keeper for the House....

    : John Beckley
    John J. Beckley
    John James Beckley was an American political campaign manager and the first Librarian of the United States Congress, from 1802 to 1807...

     of Virginia
    Virginia
    The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...

    , elected October 17, 1803
  • Sergeant at Arms
    Sergeant at Arms of the United States House of Representatives
    The United States House of Representatives Sergeant at Arms is an officer of the House with law enforcement, protocol, and administrative responsibilities. The Sergeant at Arms is elected at the beginning of each Congress by the membership of the chamber...

    : Joseph Wheaton
    Joseph Wheaton
    Joseph Wheaton was an elected United States House of Representatives officer from 1789 to 1809. He served as the House Sergeant at Arms for the First, through Tenth United States Congresses.-External links:*...

     of Rhode Island
    Rhode Island
    The state of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, more commonly referred to as Rhode Island , is a state in the New England region of the United States. It is the smallest U.S. state by area...

    , elected October 17, 1803
  • Doorkeeper
    Doorkeeper of the United States House of Representatives
    An appointed officer of the United States House of Representatives from 1789 to 1995, the Doorkeeper of the United States House of Representatives was chosen by a resolution at the opening of each United States Congress. The Office of the Doorkeeper was based on precedent from the Continental...

    : Thomas Claxton, elected October 17, 1803
  • Chaplain
    Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives
    The election of William Linn as Chaplain of the House on May 1, 1789, continued the tradition established by the Continental Congresses of each day's proceedings opening with a prayer by a chaplain. The early Chaplains alternated duties with their Senate counterparts on a weekly basis, covering the...

    :
    • William Parkinson, Baptist
      Baptist
      Baptists comprise a group of Christian denominations and churches that subscribe to a doctrine that baptism should be performed only for professing believers , and that it must be done by immersion...

    • The Rev. James Laurie, Presbyterian
      Presbyterianism
      Presbyterianism refers to a number of Christian churches adhering to the Calvinist theological tradition within Protestantism, which are organized according to a characteristic Presbyterian polity. Presbyterian theology typically emphasizes the sovereignty of God, the authority of the Scriptures,...

      , elected November 5, 1804

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