Footnotes for the Sessions of the
11th Congress, 1809-1811

session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
SpecialSENATE4 March 18097 March 1809none- - - -

This Special Session of the SENATE was called by outgoing President Thomas Jefferson via executive Proclamation issued on 30 December 1808; no President pro Tempore was elected by the Senate, as Vice President George Clinton presided over the entire session.

1stExtra22 May 180928 June 1809Gregg, Andrew
(Rep.- Pennsylvania)
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2ndlong27 November 18091 May 1810Gaillard, John
(Rep.- South Carolina)
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3rdshort3 December 18103 March 1811Pope, John
(Rep.- Kentucky)
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"Regular" Sessions of Congress
"Regular" Sessions prior to the adoption of the 20th Amendment (1933)
"Regular" Sessions after the adoption of the 20th Amendment (1933)
"Extra" Sessions
"Special SENATE" Sessions

Related information:
Political Party Floor Leaders in the Congress of the United States
A Brief History of Congressional Leadership