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One hundred and ninety-one members of the 113th Congress have participated in Scouting. The "X" indicates the member was a Scout as a youth, earned Eagle Scout rank, or has been a volunteer as an adult.

Alabama

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Jeff Sessions (R)

X

X

Senator Richard C. Shelby (R)

X

Representative Robert B. Aderholt (R)

X

Representative Spencer Bachus (R)

X

Representative Mo Brooks (R)

X

 



Alaska

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R)

 

 

X

Representative Don Young (R)

X



Arizona

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator John McCain (R)

X

X

Representative David Schweikert (R)

X



Arkansas

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Mark L. Pryor (D)

X



California

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Representative Julia Brownley (D)

 

X

Representative Ken Calvert (R)

X

Representative Jeff Denham (R)

X

Representative Sam Farr (D)

X

Representative John Garamendi (D)

X

X

Representative Darrell E. Issa (R)

X

Representative Howard "Buck" McKeon (R)

X

X

Representative Jerry McNerney (D)

X

X

Representative Gary G. Miller (R)

X

Representative George Miller (D)

X

Representative Dana Rohrabacher (R)

X

X

Representative Edward R. Royce (R)

X

Representative Adam B. Schiff (D)

X

 

X

Representative Mike Thompson (D)

X

Representative Henry A. Waxman (D)

X



Connecticut

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Representative Jim A. Hines (D)

X

Representative John B. Larson (D)

X



Delaware

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Thomas R. Carper (D)

X

X

Senator Christopher Andrew "Chris" Coons (D)

X

 

 



Florida

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Representative Gus M. Bilirakis (R)

X

Representative Mario Diaz-Balart (R)

X

Representative John L. Mica (R)

X

Representative Dennis A. Ross (R)

X

 

X



Georgia

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Saxby Chambliss (R)

X

Senator Johnny Isakson (R)

X

X

Representative Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (D)

X

X

Representative Paul C. Broun (R)

X

Representative Phil Gingrey (R)

X



Idaho

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Michael Crapo (R)

X

X

X

Senator James E. Risch (R)

X

Representative Mike K. Simpson (R)

X

X



Illinois

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Richard J. Durbin (D)

X

Senator Mark Steven Kirk (R)

X

Representative Danny K. Davis (D)

X

Representative John Shimkus (R)

X



Indiana

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Daniel Coats (R)

X

Representative Larry Bucshon (R)

X

Representative Luke Messer (R)

X

Representative Peter J. Visclosky (D)

X

Representative Todd C. Young (R)

X

 

 



Iowa

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Charles Grassley (R)

X

Representative Bruce L. Braley (D)

X

X

Representative Steve King (R)

X



Kansas

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Jerry Moran (R)

X

X

Senator Pat Roberts (R)

X



Kentucky

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Rand Paul (R)

X

Representative Andy Barr (R)

X

Representative Harold Rogers (R)

X

X

Representative Edward Whitfield (R)

X



Louisiana

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Representative Rodney Alexander (R)

X

Representative Charles W. Boustany Jr. (R)

X



Maine

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Angus S. King Jr. (I)

X

 



Maryland

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Representative Elijah E. Cummings (D)

X

Representative C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D)

X

Representative John P. Sarbanes (D)

X



Massachusetts

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Representative Edward J. Markey (D)

X

Representative James P. McGovern (D)

X

Representative John F. Tierney (D)

X



Michigan

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Representative Dan Benishek (R)

X

X

Representative Dave Camp (R)

X

Representative John D. Dingell (D)

X

X

Representative Daniel T. Kildee (D)

X

   

Representative Gary Charles Peters (D)

X

X

 

Representative Mike Rogers (R)

X

Representative Fred Upton (R)

X

 



Minnesota

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Representative John Kline (R)

X

X

Representative Richard M. Nolan (D)

X

Representative Timothy J. Walz (D)

X



Mississippi

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Thad Cochran (R)

X

X

X

Senator Roger F. Wicker (R)

X

Representative Alan Nunnelee (R)

X

X

Representative Steven M. Palazzo (R)

X

Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D)

X



Missouri

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Roy Blunt (R)

X

Representative William "Lacy" Clay (D)

X

Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D)

X

Representative Sam Graves (R)

X

X



Montana

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Max Baucus (D)

X



Nebraska

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Representative Jeff Fortenberry (R)

X

Representative Lee Terry (R)

X



Nevada

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Harry Reid (D)

X

X



New Jersey

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Representative Rodney P. Frelinghuysen (R)

X

Representative Scott Garrett (R)

X

Representative Rush D. Holt (D)

X

X

Representative Leonard Lance (R)

X

Representative Christopher H. Smith (R)

X

X



New Mexico

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Tom Udall (D)

X

 

 

Representative Stevan Pearce (R)

X

X



New York

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Charles E. Schumer (D)

X

Representative Timothy H. Bishop (D)

X

Representative Chris Collins (R)

X

X

X

Representative Joseph Crowley (D)

X

Representative Brian Higgins (D)

X

Representative Gregory W. Meeks (D)

X

 

 

Representative Charlie B. Rangel (D)

X



North Carolina

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Representative G.K. Butterfield (D)

X

Representative Howard Coble (R)

X

Representative Renee L. Ellmers (R)

 

X

Representative Walter B. Jones (R)

X

X

Representative Patrick T. McHenry (R)

X

Representative Mike McIntyre (D)

X

X

Representative Mark Meadows (R)

X

Representative David E. Price (D)

X


Ohio

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Sherrod Brown (D)

X

X

Senator Rob Portman (R)

X

 

Representative John A. Boehner (R)

X

Representative Steve Chabot (R)

X

Representative Bob Gibbs (R)

X

 

Representative Robert E. Latta (R)

X

Representative Steve Stivers (R)

X

X

X

Representative Brad R. Wenstrup (R)

X


Oklahoma

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Tom Coburn (R)

X

Senator James M. Inhofe (R)

X

Representative Jim Bridenstine (R)

X

X

Representative Frank D. Lucas (R)

X


Oregon

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Jeff Merkley (D)

X

X

 

Representative Earl Blumenauer (D)

X

Representative Peter A. DeFazio (D)

X

Representative Greg Walden (R)

X

X


Pennsylvania

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Patrick J. Toomey (R)

X

X

 

Representative Lou Barletta (R)

X

X

Representative Charles W. Dent (R)

X

Representative Mike F. Doyle (D)

X

X

Representative Chaka Fattah (D)

X

Representative Mike G. Fitzpatrick (R)

X

X

X

Representative Jim Gerlach (R)

X

Representative Mike Kelly (R)

X

Representative Joseph R. Pitts (R)

X

Representative Glenn W. "GT" Thompson (R)

X

X

X


Rhode Island

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Jack Reed (D)

X

Representative James R. Langevin (D)

X


South Carolina

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Lindsey Graham (R)

X

Representative James E. Clyburn (D)

X

Representative Jeff Duncan (R)

X

Representative Joe Wilson (R)

X


Tennessee

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Lamar Alexander (R)

X

X

X

Representative Marsha Blackburn (R)

X

Representative Jim Cooper (D)

X

X

X

Representative John J. Duncan Jr. (R)

X

Representative J. Chuck Fleischmann (R)

X

X

Representative Phil Roe, M.D. (R)

X

X

 


Texas

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator John Cornyn (R)

X

 

 

Representative Joe Barton (R)

X

X

Representative Kevin Brady (R)

X

Representative K. Michael Conaway (R)

X

Representative John Culberson (R)

X

Representative William "Bill" Flores (R)

X

X

Representative Louie Gohmert (R)

X

X

X

Representative Kay Granger (R)

X

Representative Jeb Hensarling (R)

X

X

Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D)

X

Representative Sam Johnson (R)

X

Representative Michael T. McCaul (R)

X

Representative Ted Poe (R)

X

Representative Pete Sessions (R)

X

X

X

Representative Mac Thornberry (R)

X


U.S. Virgin Islands

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Representative Donna M. Christian-Christensen (D)

 

X


Utah

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Orrin G. Hatch (R)

X

X

Senator Mike Lee (R)

X

X

 


Vermont

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Patrick J. Leahy (D)

X

X

Senator Bernard Sanders (I)

X

 

 


Virginia

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Mark R. Warner (D)

X

Representative Gerald E. Connolly (D)

X

Representative J. Randy Forbes (R)

X

Representative Bob Goodlatte (R)

X

X

Representative H. Morgan Griffith (R)

 

X

Representative Robert Scott (D)

X

Representative Robert J. Wittman (R)

X

X


Washington

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Representative Doc Hastings (R)

X

Representative Rick Larsen (D)

X

Representative Jim McDermott (D)

X

Representative Adam Smith (D)

X


West Virginia

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator Joe Manchin III (D)

X

Representative David B. McKinley (R)

X

X

Representative Nick J. Rahall II (D)

X


Wisconsin

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Representative Sean P. Duffy (R)

X

Representative Thomas E. Petri (R)

X

Representative Paul Ryan (R)

X


Wyoming

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Senator John Barrasso (R)

X

Senator Michael B. Enzi (R)

X

X

X


Vice President

Youth
Member

Eagle
Scout

Adult
Volunteer

Vice President Joe Biden (D)

X

X


Updated October 2013

 

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