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Encyclopedia > List of Presidents pro Tempore of the United States Senate

This is a complete List of Presidents pro tempore of the United States Senate. Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska, the current President pro tempore of the United States Senate. ...

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1789-1890

Congress President pro tempore Party & State Years
1st Congress
1789-1791
John Langdon NH April 6 - April 21, 1789
John Langdon NH August 7 - August 9, 1789
2nd Congress
1791-1793
Richard Henry Lee VA April 18 - October 8, 1792
John Langdon NH November 5 - December 4, 1792
John Langdon NH March 1 - March 3, 1793
3rd Congress
1793-1795
John Langdon NH March 4 - December 2, 1793
Ralph Izard SC May 31 - November 9, 1794
Henry Tazewell VA February 20 - June 7, 1795
4th Congress
1795-1797
Henry Tazewell Republican-VA December 7 - December 8, 1795
Samuel Livermore Federalist-NH May 6 - December 4, 1796
William Bingham Federalist-PA February 16 - March 3, 1797
5th Congress
1797-1799
William Bradford Federalist-RI July 6 - October, 1797
Jacob Read Federalist-SC November 22 - December 12, 1797
Theodore Sedgwick Federalist-MA June 27 - December 5, 1798
John Laurance Federalist-NY December 6 - December 27, 1798
James Ross Federalist-PA March 1 - December 1, 1799
6th Congress
1799-1801
Samuel Livermore Federalist-NH December 2 - December 29, 1799
Uriah Tracy Federalist-CT May 14 - November 16, 1800
John E. Howard Federalist-MD November 21 - November 27, 1800
James Hillhouse Federalist-CT February 28 - March 3, 1801
7th Congress
1801-1803
Abraham Baldwin Republican-GA December 7, 1801 - January 14, 1802
Abraham Baldwin Republican-GA April 17 - December 13, 1802
Stephen R. Bradley Republican-VT December 14, 1802 - January 18, 1803
Stephen R. Bradley Republican-VT February 25, 1803
Stephen R. Bradley Republican-VT March 2 - October 16, 1803
8th Congress
1803-1805
John Brown Republican-KY October 17 - December 6, 1803
John Brown Republican-KY January 23 - February 26, 1804
Jesse Franklin Republican-KY March 10 - November 4, 1804
Joseph Anderson Republican-TN January 15 - February 3, 1805
Joseph Anderson Republican-TN February 28 - March 2, 1805
Joseph Anderson Republican-TN March 2 - December 1, 1805
9thCongress
1805-1807
Samuel Smith Republican-MD December 2 - December 15, 1805
Samuel Smith Republican-MD March 18 - November 30, 1806
Samuel Smith Republican-MD March 2 - October 25, 1807
10th Congress
1807-1809
Samuel Smith Republican-MD April 16 - November 6, 1808
Stephen R. Bradley Republican-VT December 28, 1808 - January 8, 1809
John Milledge Republican-GA January 30 - March 3, 1809
11th Congress
1809-1811
John Milledge Republican-GA March 4 - May 21, 1809
Andrew Gregg Republican-PA June 26 - December 18, 1809
John Gaillard Republican-SC February 28 - March 2, 1810
John Gaillard Republican-SC April 17 - December 11, 1810
John Pope Republican-KY February 23 - November 3, 1811
13th Congress
1811-1813
William H. Crawford Republican-GA March 24, 1812 - March 3, 1813
12th Congress
1813-1815
William H. Crawford Republican-GA March 4 - March 23, 1813
Joseph B. Varnum Republican-MA December 6, 1813 - February 3, 1814
John Gaillard Republican-SC November 25, 1814 - December 3, 1815
14th Congress
1815-1817
John Gaillard Republican-SC December 4, 1815 - March 3, 1817
15th Congress
1817-1819
John Gaillard Republican-SC March 4, 1817
John Gaillard Republican-SC March 6, 1817 - February 18, 1818
John Gaillard Republican-SC March 31, 1818 - January 5, 1819
James Barbour Republican-VA February 15 - December 5, 1819
16th Congress
1819-1821
James Barbour Republican-VA December 6 - December 26, 1819
John Gaillard Republican-SC January 25, 1820 - December 2, 1821
17th Congress
1821-1823
John Gaillard Republican-SC December 3 - December 27, 1821
John Gaillard Republican-SC February 1 - December 2, 1822
John Gaillard Republican-SC February 19 - November 30, 1823
18th Congress
1823-1825
John Gaillard Republican-SC December 1, 1823 - January 20, 1824
John Gaillard Republican-SC May 21, 1824 - March 3, 1825
19th Congress
1825-1827
John Gaillard Republican-SC March 9 - December 4, 1825
Nathaniel Macon Republican-NC May 20 - December 3, 1826
Nathaniel Macon Republican-NC January 2 - February 13, 1827
Nathaniel Macon Republican-NC March 2 - December 2, 1827
20th Congress
1827-1829
Samuel Smith Jacksonian-MD May 15 - December 18, 1828
21st Congress
1829-1831
Samuel Smith Democrat-MD March 13 - December 10, 1829
Samuel Smith Democrat-MD May 20 - December 31, 1830
Samuel Smith Democrat-MD March 1 - December 4, 1831
22nd Congress
1831-1833
Samuel Smith Democrat-MD December 5 - December 11, 1831
Littleton Tazewell Democrat-MD July 9 - July 16, 1832
Hugh Lawson White Democrat-TN December 3, 1832 - December 1, 1833
23rd Congress
1833-1835
Hugh Lawson White Democrat-TN December 2 - December 15, 1833
George Poindexter Whig-MS June 28 - November 30, 1834
John Tyler Whig-VA March 3 - December 6, 1835
24th Congress
1835-1837
William R. King Democrat-AL July 1 - December 4, 1836
William R. King Democrat-AL January 28 - March 3, 1837
25th Congress
1837-1839
William R. King Democrat-AL March 7 - September 3, 1837
William R. King Democrat-AL October 13 - December 3, 1837
William R. King Democrat-AL July 2 - December 18, 1838
William R. King Democrat-AL February 25 - December 1, 1839
26th Congress
1839-1841
William R. King Democrat-AL December 2 - December 26, 1839
William R. King Democrat-AL July 3 - December 15, 1840
William R. King Democrat-AL March 3, 1841
27thCongress
1841-1843
William R. King Democrat-AL March 4, 1841
Samuel Southard Whig-NJ March 11 - May 31, 1842
Willie P. Mangum Whig-NC May 31, 1842 - December 3, 1843
28th Congress
1843-1845
Willie P. Mangum Whig-NC December 4, 1843 - March 3, 1845
29th Congress
1845-1847
Willie P. Mangum Whig-NC March 4, 1845
Ambrose H. Sevier Democrat-AR December 27, 1845
David R. Atchison Democrat-MO August 8 - December 6, 1846
David R. Atchison Democrat-MO January 11 - January 13, 1847
David R. Atchison Democrat-MO March 3 - December 5, 1847
30th Congress
1847-1849
David R. Atchison Democrat-MO February 2 - February 8, 1848
David R. Atchison Democrat-MO June 1 - June 14, 1848
David R. Atchison Democrat-MO June 26 - June 29, 1848
David R. Atchison Democrat-MO July 29 - December 4, 1848
David R. Atchison Democrat-MO December 26, 1848 - January 1, 1849
David R. Atchison Democrat-MO March 2 - March 4, 1849
31st Congress
1849-1851
David R. Atchison Democrat-MO March 5, 1849
David R. Atchison Democrat-MO March 16 - December 2, 1849
William R. King Democrat-AL May 6 - May 19, 1850
William R. King Democrat-AL July 11, 1850 - March 3, 1851
32nd Congress
1851-1853
William R. King Democrat-AL March 4, 1851 - December 20, 1852
David R. Atchison Democrat-MO December 20, 1852 - March 3, 1853
33rd Congress
1853-1855
David R. Atchison Democrat-MO March 4, 1853 - December 4, 1854
Lewis Cass Democrat-MI December 4, 1854
Jesse D. Bright Democrat-IN December 5, 1854 - December 2, 1855
34th Congress
1855-1857
Jesse D. Bright Democrat-IN December 3, 1855 - June 9, 1856
Charles E. Stuart Democrat-MI June 9 - June 10, 1856
Jesse D. Bright Democrat-IN June 11, 1856 - January 6, 1857
James M. Mason Democrat-VA January 6 - March 3, 1857
35th Congress
1857-1859
James M. Mason Democrat-VA March 4, 1857
Thomas J. Rusk Democrat-TX March 14 - July 29, 1857
Benjamin Fitzpatrick Democrat-AL December 7 - December 20, 1857
Benjamin Fitzpatrick Democrat-AL March 29 - May 2, 1858
Benjamin Fitzpatrick Democrat-AL June 14 - December 5, 1858
Benjamin Fitzpatrick Democrat-AL January 19, 1859
Benjamin Fitzpatrick Democrat-AL January 25 - February 9, 1859
36th Congress
1859-1861
Benjamin Fitzpatrick Democrat-AL March 9 - December 4, 1859
Benjamin Fitzpatrick Democrat-AL December 19, 1859 - January 15, 1860
Benjamin Fitzpatrick Democrat-AL February 20 - February 26, 1860
Jesse D. Bright Democrat-IN June 12 - June 13, 1860
Benjamin Fitzpatrick Democrat-AL June 26 - December 2, 1860
Solomon Foot Republican-VT February 16 - February 17, 1861
37th Congress
1861-1863
Solomon Foot Republican-VT March 23 - July 3, 1861
Solomon Foot Republican-VT July 18 - December 1, 1861
Solomon Foot Republican-VT January 15, 1862
Solomon Foot Republican-VT March 31 - May 21, 1862
Solomon Foot Republican-VT June 19 - December 12, 1862
Solomon Foot Republican-VT February 18 - March 3, 1863
38th Congress
1863-1865
Solomon Foot Republican-VT March 4 - December 6, 1863
Solomon Foot Republican-VT December 18 - December 20, 1863
Solomon Foot Republican-VT February 23, 1864
Solomon Foot Republican-VT March 11 - March 13, 1864
Solomon Foot Republican-VT April 11 - April 13, 1864
Daniel Clark Republican-NH April 26, 1864 - January 4, 1865
Daniel Clark Republican-NH February 9 - February 19, 1865
39th Congress
1865-1867
Lafayette S. Foster Republican-CT May 7, 1865 - March 2, 1867
Benjamin F. Wade Republican-OH March 2 - March 3, 1867
40th Congress
1867-1869
Benjamin F. Wade Republican-OH March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869
41st Congress
1869-1871
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI March 23 - 28, 1869
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI April 9 - December 5, 1869
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI May 28 - June 2, 1870
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI July 1 - 5, 1870
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI July 14 - December 4, 1870
42nd Congress
1871-1873
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI March 10-12, 1871
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI April 17 - May 9, 1871
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI May 23 - December 3, 1871
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI December 21, 1871 - January 7, 1872
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI February 23 - 25, 1872
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI June 8 - December 1, 1872
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI December 4 - 8, 1872
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI December 13-15, 1872
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI December 20, 1872 - January 5, 1873
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI January 24, 1873
43rd Congress
1873-1875
Matthew H. Carpenter Republican-WI March 12-13, 1873
Matthew H. Carpenter Republican-WI March 26 - November 30, 1873
Matthew H. Carpenter Republican-WI December 11, 1873 - December 6, 1874
Matthew H. Carpenter Republican-WI December 23, 1874 - January 4, 1875
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI January 25 - 31, 1875
Henry B. Anthony Republican-RI February 15-17, 1875
44th Congress
1875-1877
Thomas W. Ferry Republican-MI March 9-10, 1875
Thomas W. Ferry Republican-MI March 19, 1875 - March 4, 1877
45th Congress
1877-1879
Thomas W. Ferry Republican-MI March 5, 1877
Thomas W. Ferry Republican-MI February 26 - March 3, 1878
Thomas W. Ferry Republican-MI April 17 - December 1, 1878
Thomas W. Ferry Republican-MI March 3-17, 1879
46th Congress
1879-1881
Allen G. Thurman Democrat-OH April 15 - November 30, 1879
Allen G. Thurman Democrat-OH April 7-14, 1880
Allen G. Thurman Democrat-OH May 6 - December 5, 1880
47th Congress
1881-1883
Thomas F. Bayard, Sr. Democrat-DE October 10-13, 1881
David Davis Independent-IL October 13, 1881 - March 3, 1883
George F. Edmunds Republican-VT March 3 - December 2, 1883
48th Congress
1883-1885
George F. Edmunds Republican-VT December 3, 1883 - March 3, 1885
49th Congress
1885-1887
John Sherman Republican-OH December 7, 1885 - February 26, 1887
John J. Ingalls Republican-KS February 26 - December 4, 1887
50th Congress
1887-1889
John J. Ingalls Republican-KS December 5, 1887 - March 3, 1889
51st Congress
1889-1891
John J. Ingalls Republican-KS March 17-17, 1889
John J. Ingalls Republican-KS April 2 - December 1, 1889
John J. Ingalls Republican-KS December 5-10, 1889
John J. Ingalls Republican-KS February 28 - March 18, 1890

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Senator Matthew Carpenter Matthew Hale Carpenter, born Decatur Merritt Hammond Carpenter, (December 22, 1824 - February 24, 1881) was a member of the Republican Party who served in the United States Senate for the state of Wisconsin from 1869 - 1875 and again from 1879 - 1881. ... Senator Matthew Carpenter Matthew Hale Carpenter, born Decatur Merritt Hammond Carpenter, (December 22, 1824 - February 24, 1881) was a member of the Republican Party who served in the United States Senate for the state of Wisconsin from 1869 - 1875 and again from 1879 - 1881. ... Categories: Stub | 1815 births | 1884 deaths | Governors of Rhode Island | United States Senators ... Categories: Stub | 1815 births | 1884 deaths | Governors of Rhode Island | United States Senators ... // Forty-fourth United States Congress Dates of Sessions December 6, 1875 to March 3, 1877. ... Thomas White Ferry (June 10, 1827–October 13, 1896) was a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. ... 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Dates of Sessions 1885-1887 The first session of this Congress took place in Washington, DC from December 7, 1885 to August 5, 1886. ... John Sherman John Sherman (May 10, 1823–October 22, 1900) was a Senator from Ohio and a member of the United States Cabinet. ... John James Ingalls John James Ingalls (December 29, 1833 – August 16, 1900) was an American politician. ... Senators Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich (R-RI) William Boyd Allison (R-IA) William Brimage Bate (D-TN) James Burnie Beck (D-KY) James Henderson Berry (D-AR) Joseph Clay Blackburn (D-KY) Henry William Blair (R-NH) Rufus William Blodgett (D-NJ) Thomas Mead Bowen (R-CO) Joseph Emerson Brown (D... John James Ingalls John James Ingalls (December 29, 1833 – August 16, 1900) was an American politician. ... 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1890 to 1911

Starting in 1890, presidents pro tempore serve until a new one was elected.

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1911 to 1913: Rotating Presidents

Main article: Presidents pro tempore of the United States Senate, 1911-1913

After Frye's death, the Senate had difficulty electing a successor. For the remainder of the 62nd Congress
(1911-1913), the position alternated among: From April 4, 1911 to March 3, 1913, the office of President pro tempore of the United States Senate for the 62nd Congress rotated among five individuals. ... Congress in Joint Session. ...

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1913 to present

In the next Congress, the selection process returned to as it had been since 1891:

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Notes

Carter Glass (1941-1945) was the last president pro tempore not to be the senior member of the majority party, aside from the single day accorded Milton Young (1980), who was the retiring senior member of the party that had been elected to a majority in the incoming congress. Carter Glass Carter Glass (January 4, 1858–May 28, 1946) was an American politician from Virginia, who served many years in Congress, as well as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury under Woodrow Wilson. ... Former US Senator Milton R. Young Milton Ruben Young (1897 - 1983) was a US politician, he served in the US Senate from 1945 until 1981 as a senator from North Dakota. ...

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