Frank Church

Frank Forrester Church III , more commonly referred to as Frank Church, was an American politician and lawyer. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a United States senator from Idaho from 1957 until his defeat in 1981. As of 2022, he is the longest serving Democratic senator from the state as he is the only Democrat from the state who has served more than two terms in the Senate. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Frank Church has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1970 Vignette. The year with the most videos was 1975 with five videos.

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Senator, D-ID January 3, 1957 - January 3, 1981 Videos: 7

Recent Appearances

See all appearances

Appearance Stats

Historical Member of Congress Record

Former Ideology Rankings

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .


  • No Committees


Floor Activity

    • Days on Floor: 0
    • Total Time Speaking:
    • Common Floor Remark Topics:


* The first paragraph of this page uses material from the Wikipedia article 'Frank Church', which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0. Footnotes and parentheticals have been removed.