Footnotes for the Sessions of the
25th Congress, 1837-1839

session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
SpecialSENATE4 March 183710 March 1837King- - - -

This Special Session of the SENATE was called by outgoing President Andrew Jackson via executive Proclamation issued on 20 December 1836.

1stExtra4 September 183716 October 1837KingPolk

This "extra" Session of the 25th Congress was called by President Martin Van Buren via executive Proclamation issued on 15 May 1837.

2ndlong4 December 18379 July 1838KingPolk
3rdshort3 December 18383 March 1839KingPolk
 

   

"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