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76th United States Congress
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United States Capitol (1956)

Duration: January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1941

President of the Senate: John N. Garner
President pro tempore: Key Pittman
William H. King
Speaker of the House: William B. Bankhead
Sam Rayburn
Members: 96 Senators
435 Representatives
5 Non-voting members
Senate Majority: Democratic
House Majority: Democratic

Sessions
1st: January 3, 1939 – August 5, 1939
2nd: September 21, 1939 – November 3, 1939
3rd: January 3, 1940 – January 3, 1941
<75th 77th>

The Seventy-sixth 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 January 3, 1939 to January 3, 1941, during the seventh and eighth years of Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency. The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Fifteenth Census of the United States in 1930. Both chambers had a Democratic majority.

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Major events

Major legislation

Party summary

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Senate

TOTAL members: 96

House of Representatives

TOTAL members: 435

Leadership

Senate

Majority (Democratic) leadership

Minority (Republican) leadership

House

  • Speaker: Data unknown or missing. (You can help!)

Majority (Democratic) leadership

Minority (Republican) leadership

Members

Senate

Senators were popularly elected statewide 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.

Alabama

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

House of Representatives

The names of members are preceded by their districts.

Alabama

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Non-voting members

Employees

Senate

  • Chaplain: Data unknown or missing. (You can help!)
  • Curator: Data unknown or missing. (You can help!)
  • Historian: Data unknown or missing. (You can help!)
  • Parliamentarian: Data unknown or missing. (You can help!)
  • Secretary for the Majority: Data unknown or missing. (You can help!)
  • Secretary for the Minority: Data unknown or missing. (You can help!)
  • Secretary: Data unknown or missing. (You can help!)
  • Sergeant at Arms: Data unknown or missing. (You can help!)

House of Representatives


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