84th United States Congress


84th United States Congress

The Eighty-fourth 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 1955 to January 3 1957, during the last two years of the first administration of U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower.

Changes in membership

The count below reflects changes from the beginning of the first session of this Congress.

enate

*Replacements: 3
** Democratic: 1 net gain
** Independent Democratic: 1 net loss
** Republican: no net change
* Deaths: 2
* Resignations: 1
* Interim appointments: 3
* Total seats with changes: 3

House of Representatives

* Replacements: 5
** Democratic: no net change
** Republican: no net change
* Deaths: 9
* Resignations: 3
* Total seats with changes: 12

Employees

* Architect of the Capitol: J. George Stewart, appointed October 1 1954

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* Secretary: Felton McLellan Johnston of Mississippi
* Sergeant at Arms: Joseph C. Duke of Arizona
* Chaplain: Frederick Brown Harris, Methodist, elected February 3 1949

House of Representatives

* Clerk: Ralph R. Roberts of Indiana
* Sergeant at Arms: Zeake W. Johnson, Jr. of Tennessee, elected January 5 1955
* Doorkeeper: William M. Miller of Mississippi, elected January 5 1955
* Postmaster: H. H. Morris of Kentucky, elected January 5 1955
* Messenger to the Speaker: Lewis Deschler
* Chaplain: Bernard Braskamp Presbyterian, elected January 3 1950

References

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External links

* [http://www.gpoaccess.gov/serialset/cdocuments/hd108-222 Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress]
* [http://clerk.house.gov/histHigh/Congressional_History U.S. House of Representatives: Congressional History]
* [http://www.senate.gov/pagelayout/reference/two_column_table/stats_and_lists.htm U.S. Senate: Statistics and Lists]


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