House of Representatives
1 Independent Democrat
Speaker of the House: Sam Rayburn (D-Texas)
Majority Leader: John W. McCormack (D-Massachusetts)
Minority Leader: Joseph W. Martin, Jr. (R-Massachusetts)
Democratic Whip: Patrick J. Boland(D-Pennsylvania)Died in office, May 18, 1942. Democratic Whip: Robert Ramspeck(D-Georgia)
Republican Whip: Harry L. Englebright (R-California) Died in office, May 13, 1943.
Democratic Caucus Chairman: Richard M. Duncan (D-Missouri)
Republican Conference Chairman: Roy O. Woodruff (R-Michigan)
Clerk of the House: South Trimble
Doorkeeper: Joseph J. Sinnott
Postmaster: Finis E. Scott
Sergeant at Arms: Kenneth Romney
Chaplain of the House: Rev. James Shera Montgomery - Methodist
1941: On March 1, a Senate resolution created The Truman Committee, the Special Committee to Investigate the National Defense Program.
1941: On December 26, Congress held a joint meeting in the Senate chamber for an address by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.