Footnotes for the Sessions of the
12th Congress, 1811-1813

session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
1stlong4 November 18116 July 1812Crawford, William H.
(Rep.- Georgia)
Clay, Henry
(Rep.- Kentucky)

Senate President pro Tempore William H. Crawford served as acting President of the Senate during the "long" session of the 12th Congress due to a vacancy in the Vice Presidency of the United States from 20 April 1812 (Vice President George Clinton having died in office).

2ndshort2 November 18123 March 1813CrawfordClay

Senate President pro Tempore William H. Crawford served as acting President of the Senate throughout the "short" session of the 12th Congress due to a vacancy in the Vice Presidency of the United States (Vice President George Clinton having died during the previous ["long"] session of that Congress).

 

   

"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