Footnotes for the Sessions of the
15th Congress, 1817-1819

session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
SpecialSENATE4 March 18176 March 1817Gaillard- - - -

This Special Session of the SENATE was called by outgoing President James Madison via executive Proclamation issued on 1 January 1817.

1stlong1 December 181720 April 1818GaillardClay
2ndshort16 November 18183 March 1819Gaillard;
Barbour, James
(Rep.- Virginia)

Senator Barbour was elected President pro Tempore by the Senate in place of Senator Gaillard on 15 February 1819.



"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