Footnotes for the Sessions of the
55th Congress, 1897-1899

session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
SpecialSENATE4 March 189710 March 1897Frye- - - -

This Special Session of the SENATE was called by outgoing President Grover Cleveland via executive Proclamation issued on 24 February 1897.

1stExtra15 March 189724 July 1897FryeReed
2ndlong6 December 18978 July 1898FryeReed
3rdshort5 December 18983 March 1899FryeReed


"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