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Members of the NLRB since 1935

Key

Bold = Chairman

Blue = Democrat, Red = Republican, Black = Independent

(AC) = Acting Chairman

(r) = recess appointment                  

Each row represents a change in Board composition.  Changes include the arrival or departure of a Member or the designation of a Member as Chairman.  

   

The Smith Seat 

Term expires on August 27 of years ending in 6 and 1.

The Madden Seat

Term expires on August 27 of years ending in 5 and 0.

The Carmody Seat

Term expires on August 27 of years ending in 8 and 3.

The Murdock Seat

Term expires on December 16 of years ending in 7 and 2.

The Gray Seat


Term expires on December 16 of years ending in 9 and 4.

Party in Control of the Board

From

To

Edwin S. Smith J. Warren Madden John M. Carmody     Dem

8/27/35

8/31/36

E. Smith Madden       Dem

9/1/36

9/22/36

E. Smith Madden Donald Wakefield 
Smith
    Dem

9/23/36

5/31/39

E. Smith Madden William M. Leiserson     Dem

6/1/39

8/26/40

E. Smith   Leiserson     Dem

8/27/40

11/25/40

E. Smith Harry A. Millis Leiserson     Dem

11/26/40

8/27/41

 

Millis Leiserson     Dem

8/28/41

10/10/41

Gerald D. Reilly Millis Leiserson     Dem

10/11/41

2/23/43

Reilly Millis

 

 

 

Split

2/24/43

3/14/43

Reilly Millis John M. Houston     Dem

3/15/43

7/4/45

Reilly Paul M. Herzog Houston     Dem

7/5/45

8/26/46

 

Herzog Houston     Dem

8/27/46

8/27/46

James J. Reynolds, Jr. Herzog Houston     Dem

8/28/46

7/31/47

Reynolds Herzog Houston Abe Murdock J. Copeland Gray Dem

8/1/47 

12/16/49

Reynolds Herzog Houston Murdock

 

Dem

12/17/49 

2/26/50

Reynolds Herzog Houston Murdock Paul L. Styles Dem

2/27/50 

12/31/51

 

Herzog Houston Murdock Styles Dem

1/1/52 

3/20/52

Ivar H. Peterson Herzog Houston Murdock Styles Dem

3/21/52 

6/30/53

Peterson

 

Houston Murdock Styles Dem

7/1/53 

7/12/53

Peterson Guy Farmer Houston Murdock Styles Dem

7/13/53 

8/27/53

Peterson Farmer Philip Ray Rodgers Murdock Styles Rep

8/28/53 

8/31/53

Peterson Farmer Rodgers Murdock

 

Rep

9/1/53 

3/1/54

Peterson Farmer Rodgers Murdock Albert C. Beeson Rep

3/2/54 

12/16/54

Peterson Farmer Rodgers Murdock

 

Rep

12/17/54 

4/3/55

Peterson Farmer Rodgers Murdock Boyd S. Leedom Rep

4/4/55 

8/27/55

Peterson   Rodgers (AC) Murdock Leedom Rep

8/28/55

11/1/55

Peterson   Rodgers Murdock Leedom Rep

11/2/55

11/30/55

Peterson Stephen S. Bean Rodgers Murdock Leedom Rep

12/1/55

8/27/56

 

Bean Rodgers Murdock Leedom Rep

8/28/56

3/27/57

Joseph Alton Jenkins Bean Rodgers Murdock Leedom Rep

3/28/57

12/16/57

J. Jenkins Bean Rodgers

 

Leedom Rep

12/17/57

12/19/57

J. Jenkins Bean Rodgers John H. Fanning Leedom Rep

12/20/57

8/27/60

J. Jenkins

 

Rodgers Fanning Leedom

Split

8/28/60

9/12/60

J. Jenkins Arthur A. Kimball Rodgers Fanning Leedom Rep

9/13/60

3/6/61

J. Jenkins Frank W. McCulloch Rodgers Fanning Leedom Dem

3/7/61

3/27/61

 

McCulloch Rodgers Fanning Leedom

Split

3/28/61

4/13/61

Gerald A. Brown McCulloch Rodgers Fanning Leedom Dem

4/14/61

8/27/63

Brown McCulloch Howard 
Jenkins,
Jr.
Fanning Leedom Dem

8/28/63

12/16/64

Brown McCulloch H. Jenkins Fanning

 

Dem

12/17/64

4/19/65

Brown McCulloch H. Jenkins Fanning Sam Zagoria Dem

4/20/65

12/16/69

Brown McCulloch H. Jenkins Fanning

 

Dem

12/17/69

6/2/70

Brown McCulloch H. Jenkins Fanning Edward B. Miller Dem

6/3/70

8/27/70

Brown

 

H. Jenkins Fanning E. Miller

Split

8/28/70

12/13/70

Brown Ralph E. Kennedy H. Jenkins Fanning E. Miller Rep

12/14/70

8/27/71

 

Kennedy H. Jenkins Fanning E. Miller Rep

8/28/71

2/21/72

John A. Penello Kennedy H. Jenkins Fanning E. Miller Rep

2/22/72

12/16/74

Penello Kennedy H. Jenkins Fanning (AC)

 

Split

12/17/74

2/17/75

Penello Kennedy H. Jenkins Fanning Betty S. Murphy Rep

2/18/75

7/31/75

Penello

 

H. Jenkins Fanning Murphy

Split

8/1/75

11/25/75

Penello Peter D. Walther H. Jenkins Fanning Murphy Rep

11/26/75

4/13/77

Penello Walther H. Jenkins Fanning Murphy Rep

4/14/77

8/31/77

Penello

 

H. Jenkins Fanning Murphy

Split

9/1/77

10/24/77

Penello John C. Truesdale H. Jenkins Fanning Murphy Dem

10/25/77

12/14/79

Penello Truesdale H. Jenkins Fanning

 

Dem

12/15/79

8/27/80

Penello

 

H. Jenkins Fanning

 

Dem

8/28/80

9/16/80

Penello

 

H. Jenkins Fanning

Don A. Zimmerman

Split2/1/1

9/17/80

10/22/80

Penello Truesdale H. Jenkins Fanning

Zimmerman

Dem

10/23/80

1/14/81

 

Truesdale H. Jenkins Fanning

Zimmerman

Split2/1/1

1/15/81

1/26/81

 

 

H. Jenkins Fanning

Zimmerman

Split1/1/1

1/27/81

8/13/81

 

Robert P. Hunter (r) H. Jenkins Fanning

Zimmerman

Split2/1/1

8/14/81

8/14/81

 

Hunter (r) H. Jenkins Fanning

Zimmerman

Split2/1/1

8/15/81

8/17/81

John R. Van de Water (r) Hunter (r) H. Jenkins Fanning

Zimmerman

Rep

8/18/81

12/16/82

 

Hunter H. Jenkins

 

Zimmerman

Rep

12/17/82

12/22/82

 

Hunter H. Jenkins John C. Miller (r)

Zimmerman

Rep

12/23/82

3/6/83

 

Hunter H. Jenkins Donald L. Dotson

Zimmerman

Rep

3/7/83

3/7/83

 

Hunter H. Jenkins Dotson

Zimmerman

Rep

3/8/83

5/4/83

Patricia Diaz Dennis Hunter H. Jenkins Dotson

Zimmerman

Rep

5/5/83

8/27/83

Dennis Hunter   Dotson

Zimmerman

Split2/1/1

8/28/83

12/16/84

Dennis Hunter   Dotson

 

Rep

12/17/84

5/27/85

Dennis Hunter Wilford W. Johansen Dotson

 

Rep

5/28/85

6/31/85

Dennis Hunter Johansen Dotson Marshall B. Babson Rep

7/1/85

8/27/85

Dennis

 

Johansen Dotson Babson

Split

8/28/85

10/15/85

Dennis James M. Stephens Johansen Dotson Babson Rep

10/16/85

6/24/86

 

Stephens Johansen Dotson Babson Rep

6/25/86

11/6/86

Mary M. Cracraft Stephens Johansen Dotson Babson Rep

11/7/86

12/16/87

Cracraft Stephens Johansen

 

Babson

Split

12/17/87

7/31/88

Cracraft Stephens Johansen

 

 

Rep

8/1/88

8/28/88

Cracraft Stephens Johansen (r) John E. Higgins, Jr. (r)

 

Rep

8/29/88

11/21/88

Cracraft Stephens Johansen (r) Higgins (r) Dennis M. Devaney (r) Rep

11/22/88

6/15/89

Cracraft Stephens   Higgins (r) Devaney (r)

Split

6/16/89

11/22/89

Cracraft Stephens

 

 

Devaney Dem

11/23/89

12/13/89

Cracraft Stephens Clifford R. Oviatt (r)

 

Devaney

Split

12/14/89

12/16/89

Cracraft Stephens Oviatt (r)

 

Devaney (r)

Split

12/17/89

8/2/90

Cracraft Stephens Oviatt

 

Devaney

Split

8/3/90

8/26/90

Cracraft Stephens Oviatt John N. Raudabaugh Devaney Rep

8/27/90

8/27/91

 

Stephens Oviatt Raudabaugh Devaney Rep

8/28/91

12/16/92

 

Stephens Oviatt

 

Devaney Rep

12/17/92

12/18/92

 

Stephens Oviatt Raudabaugh (r) Devaney Rep

12/19/92

5/28/93

 

Stephens   Raudabaugh (r) Devaney .

5/28/93

11/26/93

 

Stephens

 

 

Devaney

Split

11/27/93

1/23/94

 

Stephens

 

  
Truesdale (r) Devaney Dem 

1/24/94

3/3/94

 

Stephens

 

 

Devaney

Split

3/4/94

3/6/94

 

Stephens William B. Gould IV

 

Devaney Dem

3/7/94

3/8/94

 

Stephens Gould Margaret A. Browning Devaney Dem

3/9/94

3/17/94

Charles I. Cohen Stephens Gould Browning Devaney Dem

3/18/94

12/16/94

Cohen Stephens Gould Browning

 

Split

12/17/94

12/22/94

Cohen Stephens Gould Browning Truesdale (r) Dem

12/23/94

8/27/95

Cohen

 

Gould Browning Truesdale (r) Dem

8/28/95

1/3/96

Cohen

 

Gould Browning   Dem

1/4/96

2/5/96

Cohen Sarah M. Fox (r) Gould Browning

 

Dem

2/6/96

8/27/96

 

Fox (r) Gould Browning   Dem

8/28/96

9/2/96

Higgins (r) Fox (r) Gould Browning   Dem

9/3/96

2/28/97

Higgins (r) Fox (r) Gould     Dem

3/1/97

11/7/97

Higgins (r)

 

  
Gould   Fox Dem 

11/8/97

11/13/97

Peter J. Hurtgen

 

Gould Wilma B. Liebman Fox Dem

11/14/97

11/16/97

Hurtgen J. Robert Brame III Gould Liebman Fox Dem

11/17/97

8/27/98

Hurtgen Brame

 

Liebman Fox

Split

8/28/98

12/3/98

Hurtgen Brame Truesdale (r) Liebman Fox Dem

12/4/98

11/18/99

Hurtgen Brame Truesdale Liebman Fox Dem

11/19/99

12/16/99

Hurtgen Brame Truesdale Liebman Fox (r) Dem

12/17/99

8/27/00

Hurtgen

 

Truesdale Liebman Fox (r) Dem

8/28/00

12/15/00

Hurtgen

 

Truesdale Liebman   Dem

12/16/00

12/29/00

Hurtgen   Truesdale Liebman Dennis P. Walsh (r) Dem

12/30/00

5/14/01

Hurtgen   Truesdale Liebman Walsh (r) Dem

5/15/01

8/27/01

 

  Truesdale Liebman Walsh (r) Dem

8/28/01

8/30/01

Hurtgen (r)   Truesdale Liebman Walsh (r) Dem

8/31/01

10/1/01

Hurtgen (r)     Liebman Walsh (r) Dem

10/2/01

12/20/01

Hurtgen (r)

 

 

Liebman

 

Split

12/21/01

1/21/02

Hurtgen (r) Michael J. Bartlett (r) William B. Cowen (r) Liebman

 

Rep

1/22/02

8/1/02

 

Bartlett (r) Cowen (r) Liebman

 

Rep

8/2/02

11/22/02

 

 

 

Liebman

 

Dem

11/23/02

12/16/02

Liebman Peter C. Schaumber R. Alexander Acosta Robert J. Battista Walsh Rep

12/17/02

8/21/03

Liebman Schaumber   Battista Walsh

Split

8/22/03

1/11/04

Liebman Schaumber Ronald E. Meisburg (r) Battista Walsh Rep

1/12/04

12/8/04

Liebman Schaumber   Battista Walsh

Split

12/9/04

12/16/04

Liebman Schaumber   Battista

 

Rep

12/17/04

8/27/05

Liebman

 

 

Battista

 

Split

8/28/05

8/30/05

Liebman Schaumber (r)   Battista   Rep

8/31/05

1/3/06

Liebman Schaumber (r) Peter N. Kirsanow (r) Battista   Rep

1/4/06

1/16/06

Liebman Schaumber (r) Kirsanow (r) Battista Walsh (r) Rep

1/17/06

8/2/06

Liebman Schaumber Kirsanow (r) Battista Walsh (r) Rep

8/3/06

12/16/07

Liebman Schaumber Kirsanow (r)

 

Walsh (r) Rep

12/17/07

12/31/07

Liebman Schaumber

 

 

 

Split 

1/1/08

3/17/08

Liebman Schaumber

 

 

 

Split

3/18/08

1/20/09

Liebman Schaumber

 

 

 

Split 

1/20/09

3/26/10

Liebman Schaumber Mark G. Pearce (r)   Craig Becker (r) Dem 4/7/10 6/21/10
Liebman Schaumber Pearce Brian Hayes Becker (r) Dem 6/22/10 8/27/10
Liebman   Pearce Hayes Becker (r) Dem 8/28/10 8/27/11
    Pearce Hayes Becker (r) Dem 8/28/11 1/3/12
    Pearce Hayes   Split 1/3/12 1/9/12
Richard Griffin (r) Terrence F. Flynn (r) Pearce Hayes Sharon Block (r) Dem 1/9/12 7/24/12
Griffin (r)   Pearce Hayes Block (r) Dem 7/25/12 12/16/12
Griffin (r)   Pearce   Block (r) Dem 12/17/12 8/2/13
    Pearce   Nancy J. Schiffer Dem 8/2/13 8/5/13
Kent Y. Hirozawa   Pearce   Schiffer Dem 8/5/13 8/7/13
Hirozawa   Pearce Philip A. Miscimarra Schiffer Dem 8/7/13 8/12/13
Hirozawa Harry I. Johnson, III Pearce Miscimarra Schiffer Dem 8/12/13 Present

 

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