The Green Papers
The Green Papers
50th Session of the Congress, 1887-1889
session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
1st long 5 December 1887 20 October 1888 Ingalls Carlisle
2nd short 3 December 1888 3 March 1889 Ingalls Carlisle

Senate President pro Tempore John J. Ingalls served as acting President of the Senate during the entirety of the 50th Congress due to a vacancy in the Vice Presidency of the United States (Vice President Thomas A. Hendricks having died in office during the preceding Congress).

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