The Green Papers
The Green Papers
76th Session of the Congress, 1939-1941
session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
1st odd 3 January 1939 5 August 1939 Pittman Bankhead
2nd Extra 21 September 1939 3 November 1939 Pittman Bankhead

This "extra" Session of the 76th Congress was called by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt via executive Proclamation issued on 13 September 1939.

3rd even(ld) 3 January 1940 2 January 1941 Pittman;
King, William H.
(Dem.- Utah)
Rayburn, Sam
(Dem.- Texas)

Senate President pro Tempore Key Pittman died on 10 November 1940; Senator King was elected to succeed him on 19 November 1940.

House Speaker William B. Bankhead died on 15 September 1940; Congressman Rayburn was elected to succeed him the following day (16 September).

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