Footnotes for the Sessions of the
28th Congress, 1843-1845

session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
1stlong4 December 184317 June 1844MangumJones, John W.
(Dem.- Virginia)
2ndshort2 December 18443 March 1845MangumJones

Senate President pro Tempore Willie P. Mangum served as acting President of the Senate during the entirety of the 28th Congress due to a vacancy in the Vice Presidency of the United States (Vice President John Tyler having succeeded to the Presidency 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