FACTOID # 10: The total number of state executions in 2005 was 60: 19 in Texas and 41 elsewhere. The racial split was 19 Black and 41 White.
 
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Dates of Sessions

January 3, 1963-January 3, 1965


Major Political Events

  • Senator Robert C. Byrd makes a record breaking fillibuster in that it lasts 14 hours and 13 minutes. THis is to protest the Civil Rights Act of 1964. During this vote, Clair Engle suffered a brain tumor, but was still able to vote in the affirmative.

Robert C. Byrd Robert Carlyle Byrd (born November 20, 1917) is a West Virginia Democrat serving in the United States Senate. ... Clair Engle (September 21, 1911–July 30, 1964) was an American politician. ...

Officers

Senate

Carl Trumbull Hayden (October 2, 1877_January 25, 1972) was the first United States Senator to serve seven terms, and holds the record for combined service in both houses of the United States Congress - he served continuously from February 19, 1912 to January 2, 1969. ... Hubert Horatio Humphrey II (May 27, 1911–January 13, 1978) was the 38th Vice President of the United States, twice served as a United States Senator from Minnesota and was mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... Mike Mansfield Michael Joseph Mansfield (March 16, 1903–October 5, 2001) was an American politician from Montana. ... Everett McKinley Dirksen Everett McKinley Dirksen (January 4, 1896 – September 7, 1969) was a Republican U.S. Congressman and Senator from Illinois. ...

House of Representatives

John William McCormack (December 21, 1891 - November 22, 1980) was an American politician from Boston, Massachusetts. ...

Members of the eighty-eighth United States Congress

Senate

Abraham Alexander Ribicoff (April 9, 1910–February 22, American politician. ... Dr. George Stanley McGovern (born July 19, 1922 in Avon, South Dakota) was a United States Congressman, Senator, and Democratic presidential candidate, losing the 1972 presidential election to incumbent Richard Nixon. ... Daniel Ken Inouye (born September 7, 1924) is the senior United States Senator from Hawaii. ... Categories: Stub | 1928 births | United States Senators ... MLK Library EDMONDSON, James Howard, (brother of Edmond A. Edmondson), a Senator from Oklahoma; born in Muskogee, Okla. ... Gaylord Anton Nelson (born June 4, 1916) was an American politician. ... Herbert S. Walters (November 17, 1881–October 17, 1973) was a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee from 1963 to 1964. ... Pierre Salinger. ... Ross Bass (March 17, 1918–January 1, 1993) was a United States Senator from Tennessee from 1964 to 1967. ... Fred Roy Harris (born November 13, 1930) was a Democratic United States Senator from the state of Oklahoma from 1964 to 1973. ... Walter Frederick Fritz Mondale (born January 5, 1928) has been a two-term U.S. Senator, the forty-second vice president of the United States (1977-1981), and the wildly unsuccessful Democratic Party nominee for president in 1984 against the incumbent, Republican Ronald W. Reagan. ... Richard Russell can refer to several people: Richard Russell, Sr. ... Robert C. Byrd Robert Carlyle Byrd (born November 20, 1917) is a West Virginia Democrat serving in the United States Senate. ... Everett McKinley Dirksen Everett McKinley Dirksen (January 4, 1896 – September 7, 1969) was a Republican U.S. Congressman and Senator from Illinois. ... Clair Engle (September 21, 1911–July 30, 1964) was an American politician. ... There have been a number of noteworthy men named John Williams: John Williams (actor) (1903-1983), actor John Williams (archer) American archer and Olympic gold medallist John Williams (author) (1922-), wrote historical novel Augustus John Williams (accordionist), Chicago-born accordion player John Williams (archbishop) (1582-1650), archbishop John Williams (composer... Mike Mansfield Michael Joseph Mansfield (March 16, 1903–October 5, 2001) was an American politician from Montana. ... Hubert Horatio Humphrey II (May 27, 1911–January 13, 1978) was the 38th Vice President of the United States, twice served as a United States Senator from Minnesota and was mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... Texas politician Ralph Yarborough Ralph Webster Yarborough (June 8, 1903 – January 27, 1996) was a Texas politician who served in the United States Senate (1957-1971) and was a leader of the progressive or liberal wing of the Democratic Party in Texas in his many races for statewide office. ... Strom Thurmond James Strom Thurmond (December 5, 1902 – June 26, 2003), known as Strom Thurmond, was the oldest and longest serving United States Senator, who represented South Carolina from 1954 to April 1956 and November 1956 to 1964 as a Democrat and from 1964 to 2003 as a Republican. ... Carl Trumbull Hayden (October 2, 1877_January 25, 1972) was the first United States Senator to serve seven terms, and holds the record for combined service in both houses of the United States Congress - he served continuously from February 19, 1912 to January 2, 1969. ...

House

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