Footnotes for the Sessions of the
46th Congress, 1879-1881

session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
1stExtra18 March 18791 July 1879Thurman, Allen G.
(Dem.- Ohio)

This "extra" Session of the 46th Congress was called by President Rutherford B. Hayes via executive Proclamation issued on 4 March 1879.

2ndlong1 December 187916 June 1880ThurmanRandall
3rdshort6 December 18803 March 1881ThurmanRandall


"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