Footnotes for the Sessions of the
14th Congress, 1815-1817

session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
1stlong4 December 181530 April 1816GaillardClay, H.
2ndshort2 December 18163 March 1817GaillardClay

Senate President pro Tempore John Gaillard served as acting President of the Senate during the entirety of the 14th Congress due to a vacancy in the Vice Presidency of the United States (Vice President Elbridge Gerry having died in office during the preceding 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