Oldest U.S. Members of Congress

At 91, Rep. Ralph Hall of Texas is the oldest member of Congress and the fifth oldest ever. Hall lost a tough runoff battle in Texas on Tuesday, making the Republican the first incumbent member of Congress to go down in defeat this primary season.

At 91, Rep. Ralph Hall of Texas is the oldest member of Congress and the fifth oldest ever. Hall lost a tough runoff battle in Texas on Tuesday, making the Republican the first incumbent member of Congress to go down in defeat this primary season.