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60th United States Congress

60th United States Congress
59th ← → 61st

United States Capitol (1906)

Duration: March 4, 1907 – March 4, 1909

Senate President: Charles W. Fairbanks
Senate Pres. pro tem: William P. Frye
House Speaker: Joseph G. Cannon
Members: 90 Senators
391 Representatives
6 Non-voting members
Senate Majority: Republican
House Majority: Republican

Sessions
1st: December 2, 1907 – May 30, 1908
2nd: December 7, 1908 – March 3, 1909

The Sixtieth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It met in Washington, DC from March 4, 1907 to March 4, 1909, during the last two years of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency. The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Twelfth Census of the United States in 1900. Both chambers had a Republican majority.

Contents

Major events

President of the Senate
Charles W. Fairbanks

Major legislation

States admitted

  • November 16, 1907: Oklahoma was admitted as the 46th state.

Party summary

Map showing Senate party membership at the start of the 60th Congress. Red states are represented by two Republicans and blue by two Democrats. Purple states are represented by one senator from each party.

Senate

TOTAL members: 90

House of Representatives

TOTAL members: 391

Leadership

Senate

House of Representatives

Majority (Republican) leadership

Minority (Democratic) leadership

Members

Senate

At this time, Senators were elected by the state legislatures every two years, with one-third beginning new six-year terms with each Congress. Preceding the names in the list below are Senate class numbers, which indicate the cycle of their election.

House of Representatives

The names of members of the House of Representatives elected statewide on the general ticket or otherwise at-large, are preceded by an "A/L," and the names of those elected from districts, whether plural or single member, are preceded by their district numbers.

Employees

Senate

House of Representatives

References

  1. ^ Walgren, John A. (1916). Federal Employers' Liability Act: practitioner's manual. T.H. Flood. Retrieved 14 September 2009. 
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