Ways and Means Banner with Picture of One of Four Sculptured Eagles from Ceiling in 1100 Longworth, Main Committee Hearing Room


CHAIRMEN'S PORTRAIT AND PICTURE PAGE

[THE FIRST 111 YEARS]

(1847-1899)

(1789-1847)

[GO TO THE PAST 101 YEARS (1899-2000)]

[Click on the portraits or picture for a better view and some interesting facts.]

NOTE:  Not all Chairmen are displayed here since the Committee does not possess images of all former Chairmen.  There is, however, a link to the biographical page provided by the Clerk of the House of Representatives.

Higher Office Page
[Historical Information on Members of the Committee that had attained Higher Office]

W=Whig | R=Republican | D=Democrat

More About Nelson Dingley


Nelson Dingley, Jr.
(R-ME)

Chairman 1895-18991

More About William Wilson


William L. Wilson
(D-WV)

Chairman 1893-1895

More About William Springer


William M. Springer
(D-IL)

Chairman 1891-1893

More about William McKinley


William McKinley (R-OH)

Chairman 1889-1891

More about Roger Q. Mills


Roger Q. Mills
(D-TX)

Chairman 1887-1888

More about William Morrison


William R. Morrison
(D-IL)

Chairman 1883-1886
and 1875-1876

More about William Kelley


William D. Kelley
(R-PA)

Chairman 1881-1882

No pictures available

John R. Tucker (D-VA)
Chairman 18812

Fernando Wood (D-NY)
Chairman 1877-1881

Samuel D. Hooper (D-MA)
Chairman 18713

More about Henry Dawes


Henry L. Dawes
(R-MA)

Chairman 1871-1874

More about Robert Schenck


Robert C. Schenck
(R-OH)

Chairman 1867-1871

More about Justin Morrill


Justin Morrill
(R-VT)

Chairman 1865-1866

More about Thaddeus Stevens


Thaddeus Stevens
(R-PA)

Chairman 1861-1864

More about John Sherman


John Sherman
(R-OH)

Chairman 1859-1860

No pictures available

John S. Phelps (D-MO)
Chairman 1858-1859

J. Glancy Jones (D-PA)
Chairman 1857-18582

Lewis D. Campbell (R-OH)
Chairman 1855-1857

More about George Houston


George Houston
 (D-AL)

Chairman 1851-1855

No pictures available

Thomas H. Bayly (D-VA)
Chairman 1849-1851

Samuel F. Vinton (W-OH)
Chairman 1847-1849


Home | What's New | Committee Schedule

1789-1847 | 1899-2000

Higher Office Page
[Historical Information on Members of the Committee that have attained Higher Office]


1
 
Dingley died January 13, 1899, in the 3rd session of the 55th Congress.  Payne served out the remainder of the session until March 3, 1899.
2 
Wood died in office February 13, 1881.  Tucker served as chairman until the end of the session on March 3.
3  Schenck resigned on January 5, 1871, to accept a diplomatic appointment to Great Britain.  Hooper, the ranking majority member, served the remainder of the term.