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Floridamarker was admitted to the Union on March 3, 1845, and elects its senators to Class I and Class III. Florida's Senate seats were declared vacant in March 1861, due to its secession from the Union. They were again filled from July 1868. Its current senators are Bill Nelson and George LeMieux.

Class I

Senator Party Took office Left office Reason Other offices/Notes
David Levy Yulee Democratic July 1, 1845 March 4, 1851 Lost re-election Florida Territory's Congressional Delegate (1841–1845)

Also served in Florida's Class III seat
Stephen Mallory Democratic March 4, 1851 January 21, 1861 Withdrew Confederate States Secretary of the Navy (1861–1865)


Vacant during the Civil War and Reconstruction


Adonijah Welch Republican June 17, 1868 March 4, 1869 Retired
Abijah Gilbert Republican March 4, 1869 March 4, 1875 Retired
Charles W. Jones Democratic March 4, 1875 March 4, 1887 Retired
Samuel Pasco Democratic May 19, 1887 April 18, 1899 Lost re-election Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives (1887)
James P. Taliaferro Democratic April 20, 1899 March 4, 1911 Lost re-election
Nathan P. Bryan Democratic March 4, 1911 March 4, 1917 Lost renomination Judge of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals (1920–1935)
Park Trammell Democratic March 4, 1917 May 8, 1936 Died Governor of Florida (1913–1917)

Florida Attorney General (1909–1913)

President of the Florida Senate (1905)
Scott M. Loftin Democratic May 26, 1936 November 3, 1936 Successor qualified President of the American Bar Association (1934–1935)
Charles O. Andrews Democratic November 4, 1936 September 18, 1946 Died
Spessard Holland Democratic January 3, 1946 January 3, 1971 Retired Governor of Florida (1941–1945)
Lawton Chiles Democratic January 3, 1971 January 3, 1989 Retired Governor of Florida (1991–1998)
Connie Mack III Republican January 3, 1989 January 3, 2001 Retired U.S. Representative (1983–1989)
Bill Nelson Democratic January 3, 2001 Present Incumbent U.S. Representative (1979–1991)

Florida Treasurer, Insurance Commissioner, and Fire Marshal (1995–2000)

Crewmember on the Space Shuttle Columbia (1986)


Class III

Senator Party Took office Left office Reason Other offices/Notes
James Westcott Democratic July 1, 1845 March 4, 1849 Retired
Jackson Morton Whig March 4, 1849 March 4, 1855 Retired Confederate States Representative (1862–1865)
David Levy Yulee Democratic March 4, 1855 January 21, 1861

(March 4, 1861)
Withdrew Florida Territory's Congressional Delegate (1841–1845)

Also served in Florida's Class I seat


Vacant during the Civil War and Reconstruction


Thomas W. Osborn Republican June 25, 1868 March 4, 1873 Retired Commissioner, Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia (1876)
Simon B. Conover Republican March 4, 1873 March 4, 1879 Retired Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives

Florida Treasurer (1868–1873)
Wilkinson Call Democratic March 4, 1879 March 4, 1897 Retired
Stephen R. Mallory, Jr. Democratic May 15, 1897 December 23, 1907 Died U.S. Representatives (1891–1895)
William James Bryan Democratic December 26, 1907 March 22, 1908 Died
William Hall Milton Democratic March 27, 1908 March 4, 1909 Retired
Duncan U. Fletcher Democratic March 4, 1909 June 17, 1936 Died
William Luther Hill Democratic July 1, 1936 November 3, 1936 Successor qualified
Claude Pepper Democratic November 4, 1936 January 3, 1951 Lost renomination U.S. Representatives (1963–1989)
George Smathers Democratic January 3, 1951 January 3, 1969 Retired U.S. Representatives (1947–1971)
Edward J. Gurney Republican January 3, 1969 December 31, 1974 Resigned U.S. Representatives (1963–1969)
Richard Stone Democratic January 1, 1975 December 31, 1980 Resigned Ambassador at Large and Special Envoy to Central America

Ambassador to Denmark

Florida Secretary of State (1970–1974)
Paula Hawkins Republican January 1, 1981 January 3, 1987 Lost re-election
Bob Graham Democratic January 3, 1987 January 3, 2005 Retired Governor of Florida (1979–1987)
Mel Martinez Republican January 3, 2005 September 9, 2009 Resigned Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (2001–2003)
George LeMieux Republican September 10, 2009 Present Incumbent


References

  1. Mallory and Yulee, along with several other senators, announced they were withdrawing from the Senate on January 21, 1861, due to their states' decisions to secede from the Union. Mallory's seat was declared vacant by the Senate on March 14, 1861, but Yulee's was already vacant because his term ended at noon on March 4, 1861.
  2. Loftin was appointed to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Park Trammell, but was not a candidate in the special election
  3. Gurney was not a candidate for re-election in 1974, and resigned early.
  4. Stone lost his bid for re-election to Paula Hawkins in 1980, and resigned early.


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