|Name||County||Politics||Elected or Appointed|
|Jacob Edgar Boyers||Tyler||Republican||1863|
|Granville D. Hall||Ohio||Republican||1864|
|John S. Witcher||Cabell||Republican||1866|
|James M. Pipes||Marshall||Republican||1868|
|John M. Phelps||Mason||Democrat||1870|
|1Henry S. Walker||Kanawha||Democrat||1885|
|William A. A. Ohley||Marion||Democrat||1890|
|William E. Chilton||Kanawha||Democrat||1893|
|2William M. O. Dawson||Preston||Republican||1897|
|2Charles Wesley Swisher||Marion||Republican||1904|
|Stuart F. Reed||Harrison||Republican||1908|
|Stuart F. Reed||Harrison||Republican||1912|
|Houston G. Young||Harrison||Republican||1916|
|Houston G. Young||Harrison||Republican||1920|
|George W. Sharp||Pocahontas||Republican||1924|
|George W. Sharp||Pocahontas||Republican||1928|
|William Smith O'Brien||Upshur||Democrat||1932|
|William Smith O'Brien||Upshur||Democrat||1936|
|William Smith O'Brien||Upshur||Democrat||1940|
|William Smith O'Brien||Upshur||Democrat||1944|
|3D. Pitt O'Brien||Upshur||Democrat||1948|
|D. Pitt O'Brien||Upshur||Democrat||1952|
|4Helen F. Holt||Lewis||Republican||Appointed December 1, 1957|
|5Joe F. Burdett||Mason||Democrat||1958|
|Joe F. Burdett||Mason||Democrat||1960|
|Joe F. Burdett||Mason||Democrat||1964|
|6Robert D. Bailey||Wyoming||Democrat||Appointed May 17, 1965|
|7Robert D. Bailey||Wyoming||Democrat||1966|
|John D. Rockefeller, IV||Kanawha||Democrat||1968|
|Edgar F. Heiskell, III||Monongalia||Republican||1972|
|8James R. McCartney||Monongalia||Republican||Appointed March 19, 1975|
|A. James Manchin||Marion||Democrat||1976|
|A. James Manchin||Marion||Democrat||1980|
*Elective office from 1863 to 1872, appointive office from 1872
to 1904, and elective office since that date.
1Held office pending settlement of the Fleming-Goff gubernatorial contest, being succeeded April 22, 1890, by William A. Ohley, who served until March 24, 1893, when the Governor appointed William E. Chilton.
2Appointed by the Governor. Resigned March 3, 1905, the day before being inaugurated Governor. Charles W. Swisher, who had been elected Secretary of State in 1904, was appointed by Governor White to fill the one-day vacancy.
3Appointed to fill vacancy caused by death of William Smith O'Brien, August 10, 1948.
4Appointed December 1, 1957, to fill vacancy created by death of D. Pitt O'Brien, November 29, 1957.
5Elected for unexpired term ending January 15, 1961.
6Appointed May 17, 1965, to fill vacancy caused by death of Joe F. Burdett.
7Elected for unexpired term ending January 1969.
8Appointed March 19, 1975, to fill vacancy created by resignation of Edgar F. Heiskell III.