Footnotes for the Sessions of the
16th Congress, 1819-1821

session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
1stlong6 December 181915 May 1820Barbour;
Gaillard, J.

Senator Gaillard was elected President pro Tempore by the Senate in place of Senator Barbour on 25 January 1820.

2ndshort13 November 18203 March 1821GaillardJohn W. Taylor
(Rep.- New York)


"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