The Green Papers
The Green Papers
87th Session of the Congress, 1961-1963
session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
1st odd 3 January 1961 27 September 1961 Hayden Rayburn
2nd even 10 January 1962 13 October 1962 Hayden McCormack, John W.
(Dem.- Massachusetts)

House Speaker Sam Rayburn had died on 16 November 1961; Congressman McCormack was elected to succeed him upon the convening of this "even" session of the 87th Congress.

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