Footnotes for the Sessions of the
51st Congress, 1889-1891

session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
SpecialSENATE4 March 18892 April 1889Ingalls- - - -

This Special Session of the SENATE was called by outgoing President Grover Cleveland via executive Proclamation issued on 26 February 1889.

1stlong2 December 18891 October 1890IngallsReed, Thomas B.
(Rep.- Maine)
2ndshort1 December 18902 March 1891IngallsReed


"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