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Longest Serving U.S. Representatives

Can you name the top 25 longest serving members of the U.S. House of Representatives?
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Rank
Dates of Service
State
Representative
1
December 13, 1955 – January 3, 2015
Michigan
John Dingell
2
November 4, 1941 – January 3, 1995
Mississippi
Jamie Whitten
3
January 3, 1965 – December 5, 2017
Michigan
John Conyers
4
November 3, 1914 – January 3, 1965
Georgia
Carl Vinson
5
March 4, 1923 – January 3, 1973
New York
Emanuel Celler
6
March 4, 1913 – November 16, 1961
Texas
Sam Rayburn
7
January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1963 and January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1999
Illinois
Sidney R. Yates
8
Since March 6, 1973
Alaska
Don Young
9
March 4, 1929 – March 7, 1976
Texas
Wright Patman
10
January 3, 1971 – January 3, 2017
New York
Charles Rangel
11
March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1891 and March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1913 and March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1923
Illinois
Joseph Gurney Cannon
12
March 4, 1907 – November 6, 1952
Illinois
Adolph J. Sabath
13
January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1979
Texas
George H. Mahon
14
January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1993
Florida
Charles Edward Bennett
15
January 3, 1945 – April 22, 1988
Illinois
Charles Melvin Price
16
January 3, 1971 – October 18, 2013
Florida
Bill Young
17
November 6, 1928 – January 3, 1971
Massachusetts
John W. McCormack
18
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1995
Texas
Jack Brooks
19
January 3, 1937 – December 31, 1978
Texas
William R. Poage
20
March 4, 1911 – January 3, 1953
North Carolina
Robert L. Doughton
21
March 4, 1925 – January 3, 1967
Massachusetts
Joseph W. Martin Jr.
22
April 1, 1969 – January 3, 2011
Wisconsin
Dave Obey
22
January 3, 1979 - January 3, 2021
Wisconsin
Jim Sensenbrenner
23
March 4, 1923 – May 12, 1964
Missouri
Clarence Cannon
24
August 1, 1953 – March 29, 199
Kentucky
William Natcher
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Level 82
Oct 5, 2020
Another excellent argument for term limits.