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Elected by General Assembly to 6-year terms (U.S. Constitution, Article I, sec. 3):
1789-1792 Charles Carroll of Carrollton
1789-1797 John Henry
1793-1796 Richard Potts
1796-1803 John Eager Howard (Federalist)
1798-1800 James Lloyd (Federalist) (resigned Dec. 1, 1800)
1800-1801 William Hindman (Federalist)
1801-1806 Robert Wright (R)
1803-1815 Samuel Smith (R)
1806-1813 Philip Reed (R)
1813-1819 Robert H. Goldsborough (Federalist)
1816, Feb.-Dec. Robert Goodloe Harper (Federalist) (resigned Dec. 6, 1819)
1816-1819 Alexander Contee Hanson (Federalist) (died April 23, 1819)
1819-1826 Edward Lloyd (R) (resigned Jan. 1826)
1819-1822 William Pinkney (R) (died Feb. 25, 1822)
1822-1833 Samuel Smith (R)
1826-1834 Ezekiel Forman Chambers (Whig) (resigned Dec. 20, 1834)
1833-1837 Joseph Kent (National Republican) (died Nov. 24, 1837)
1835-1836 Robert H. Goldsborough (Whig) (died Oct. 5, 1836)
1837-1840 John S. Spence (Whig) (died Oct. 24, 1840)
1838-1845 William D. Merrick (Whig)
1841-1843 John Leeds Kerr (Whig)
1843-1862 James Alfred Pearce (Whig) (died Dec. 20, 1862)
1845-1849 Reverdy Johnson (Whig) (resigned March 7, 1849)
1849-1850 David Stewart (Whig)
1850-1857 Thomas G. Pratt (Whig)
1857-1861 Anthony Kennedy (American)
1861-1863 Anthony Kennedy (Union Democrat)
1862-1865 Thomas Holliday Hicks (R) (died Feb. 14, 1865)
1863-1868 Reverdy Johnson (D) (resigned July 10, 1868)
1865-1867 John A. J. Creswell (R)
1868-1869 William Pinkney Whyte (D)
1868-1873 George Vickers (D)
1869-1875 William T. Hamilton (D)
1873-1879 George R. Dennis (D)
1875-1881 William Pinkney Whyte (D)
1879-1885 James Black Groome (D)
1881-1899 Arthur Pue Gorman (D)
1885-1891 Ephraim K. Wilson (D)
1891-1897 Charles H. Gibson (D)
1897-1903 George L. Wellington (R)
1899-1905 Louis E. McComas (R)
1903-1906 Arthur Pue Gorman (D) (died June 4, 1906)
1905-1912 Isidor Rayner (D) (died Nov. 25, 1912)
1906-1908 William Pinkney Whyte (D) (died March 17, 1908)
1907-1919 John Walter Smith (D)
1912-1914 William Purnell Jackson (R)

Elected by Voters to 6-year terms (U.S. Constitution, 17th Amendment):
1914-1917 Blair Lee (D)
1915-1917 John Walter Smith (D)
1917-1923 Joseph I. France (R)
1923-1927 Ovington E. Weller (R)
1923-1929 William Cabell Bruce (D)
1927-1951 Millard E. Tydings (D)
1929-1935 Phillips Lee Goldsborough (R)
1935-1947 George L. Radcliffe (R)
1947-1953 Herbert R. O'Conor (D)
1953-1963 John Marshall Butler (R)
1953-1965 J. Glenn Beall (R)
1965-1969 Daniel B. Brewster (D)
1965-1971 Joseph D. Tydings (D)
1969-1987 Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. (R)
1971-1977 J. Glenn, Beall, Jr. (R)
1977-2007 Paul S. Sarbanes (D)
1987-2017 Barbara A. Mikulski (D)
2007- Benjamin L. Cardin (D)
2017- Christopher Van Hollen, Jr. (D)

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