The Green Papers
The Green Papers
32nd Session of the Congress, 1851-1853
session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
Special SENATE 4 March 1851 13 March 1851 King - - - -

This Special Session of the SENATE was called by President Millard Fillmore via executive Proclamation issued on 3 March 1851.

1st long 1 December 1851 31 August 1852 King Boyd, Linn
(Dem.- Kentucky)
2nd short 6 December 1852 3 March 1853 Atchison, D.R.

Senate President pro Tempores King and Atchison each served as acting President of the Senate throughout the entirety of the 32nd Congress due to a vacancy in the Vice Presidency of the United States (Vice President Millard Fillmore having succeeded to the Presidency during the preceding Congress).

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