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67th United States Congress

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Senate President  Calvin Coolidge (R)
Senate Majority  Republican
Senate Pres. pro tem  Albert B. Cummins (R)
House Majority  Republican
67th United States Congress
House Speaker  Frederick H. Gillett (R)
Members  96 Senators 435 Representatives 5 Non-voting members

The Sixty-seventh United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It met in Washington, D.C. from March 4, 1921 to March 4, 1923, during the first two years of Warren Harding's presidency. The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Thirteenth Census of the United States in 1910. Both chambers had a Republican majority.

Contents

Major events

  • March 4, 1921: Warren G. Harding inaugurated as President of the United States
  • Major Legislation

  • May 19, 1921: Emergency Quota Act (Johnson Quota Act), Sess. 1, ch. 8, 42 Stat. 5
  • May 27, 1921: Emergency Tariff of 1921, Sess. 1, ch. 14, 42 Stat. 9
  • June 10, 1921: Budget and Accounting Act of 1921 (Good-McCormack Act)
  • June 10, 1921: Willis Graham Act
  • July 2, 1921: Knox–Porter Resolution
  • July 9, 1921: Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1921
  • July 12, 1921: Naval Appropriations Act For 1922
  • August 15, 1921: Packers and Stockyards Act of 1921
  • August 15, 1921: Poultry Racket Act
  • August 24, 1921: Future Trading Act (Capper-Tincher Act), Sess. 1, ch. 86, 42 Stat. 187
  • November 9, 1921: Federal Aid Highway Act of 1921 (Phipps-Dowell Act)
  • November 23, 1921: Revenue Act of 1921, Sess. 1, ch. 136, 42 Stat. 227
  • November 23, 1921: Willis-Campbell Act
  • November 23, 1921: Sheppard-Towner Act
  • December 22, 1921: Russian Famine Relief Act
  • February 9, 1922: World War Foreign Debts Commission Act
  • February 18, 1922: Capper-Volstead Act
  • February 18, 1922: Patent Act of 1922
  • March 4, 1922: Model Marine Insurance Act of 1922
  • March 20, 1922: Seed and Grain Loan Act
  • March 20, 1922: General Exchange Act of 1922
  • May 11, 1922: Agricultural Appropriations Act of 1922
  • May 11, 1922: Travelling Expenses Publication Activities Act
  • May 15, 1922: Irrigation Districts and Farm Loans Act (Raker Act)
  • May 26, 1922: Narcotic Drugs Import and Export Act (Jones-Miller Act)
  • June 10, 1922: Joint Service Pay Readjustment Act
  • July 1, 1922: Scrapping of Naval Vessels Act
  • August 31, 1922: Honeybee Act
  • September 14, 1922: Judges Act of 1922 (Cummins-Walsh Act)
  • September 19, 1922: China Trade Act of 1922
  • September 21, 1922: Commodity Exchange Act
  • September 21, 1922: Fordney-McCumber tariff, Sess. 2, ch. 356, 42 Stat. 858
  • September 21, 1922: Grain Futures Act, Sess. 2, ch. 369, 42 Stat. 998
  • September 22, 1922: Cable Act (Married Women’s Citizenship Act), Sess. 2, ch. 411, 42 Stat. 1021
  • September 22, 1922: Fuel Distributor Act (Lever Act)
  • September 22, 1922: River and Harbors Act of 1922
  • January 5, 1923: Foreign and Domestic Commerce Act of 1923
  • February 26, 1923: Agricultural Appropriations Act of 1924
  • February 28, 1923: British War Debt Act of 1923 (Smoot-Burton Act)
  • March 2, 1923: Porter Resolution
  • March 3, 1923: River and Harbors Act of 1923
  • March 3, 1923: Naval Stores Act of 1923
  • March 4, 1923: Partial Payment Act (Winslow Act)
  • March 4, 1923: Butter Standards Act of 1923
  • March 4, 1923: Filled Milk Act of 1923
  • March 4, 1923: Cotton Standards Act of 1923
  • March 4, 1923: National Bank Tax Act of 1923
  • March 4, 1923: Agricultural Credits Act (Capper-Linroot-Anderson Act)
  • March 4, 1923: Classification Act of 1923 (Sterling-Lehlbach Act)
  • March 4, 1923: Flood Control Act of 1923
  • March 4, 1923: Mills Act of 1923
  • Party summary

    The count below identifies party affiliations at the beginning of the first session of this Congress, and includes members from vacancies and newly admitted states, when they were first seated. Changes resulting from subsequent replacements are shown below in the "Changes in membership" section.

    House of Representatives

  • Republican (R): 302 (majority)
  • Independent Republican (IR): 1
  • Democratic (D): 131
  • Socialist (S): 1
  • TOTAL members: 435

    Senate

  • President: Calvin Coolidge (R)
  • President pro tempore: Albert B. Cummins (R)
  • Majority (Republican) leadership

  • Majority Leader: Henry Cabot Lodge
  • Majority Whip: Charles Curtis
  • Republican Conference Secretary: James Wolcott Wadsworth Jr.
  • Minority (Democratic) leadership

  • Minority Leader: Oscar Underwood
  • Minority Whip: Peter G. Gerry
  • Democratic Caucus Secretary: William H. King
  • House of Representatives

  • Speaker: Frederick H. Gillett (R)
  • Majority (Republican) leadership

  • Majority Leader: Franklin Mondell
  • Majority Whip: Harold Knutson
  • Republican Conference Chair: Horace Mann Towner
  • Minority (Democratic) leadership

  • Minority Leader: Claude Kitchin
  • Minority Whip: William Allan Oldfield
  • Democratic Caucus Chairman: Sam Rayburn
  • Democratic Campaign Committee Chairman: Arthur B. Rouse
  • Members

    This list is arranged by chamber, then by state. Senators are listed in order of seniority; Representatives are listed by district.

    Senate

    Senators were elected 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. In this Congress, Class 1 meant their term ended with this Congress, requiring reelection in 1922; Class 2 meant their term began in the last Congress, requiring reelection in 1924; and Class 3 meant their term began with this Congress, requiring reelection in 1926.

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    Changes in membership

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

    Senate

  • replacements: 7
  • Democratic: 1 seat net loss
  • Republican: 1 seat net gain
  • deaths: 4
  • resignations: 4
  • vacancy: 0
  • Total seats with changes: 11
  • House of Representatives

  • replacements: 19
  • Democratic: no net change
  • Republican: no net change
  • deaths: 18
  • resignations: 8
  • contested elections: 1
  • Total seats with changes: 30
  • Committees

    Lists of committees and their party leaders.

    Senate

  • Additional Accommodations for the Library of Congress (Select)
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Appropriations
  • Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate
  • Banking and Currency
  • Canadian Relations
  • Census
  • Civil Service
  • Civil Service Commission Examining Division (Select)
  • Claims
  • Coast and Insular Survey
  • Coast Defenses
  • Commerce
  • Conservation of National Resources
  • Corporations Organized in the District of Columbia
  • Crop Insurance (Select)
  • Cuban Relations
  • Disposition of Useless Papers in the Executive Departments
  • District of Columbia
  • Education and Labor
  • Engrossed Bills
  • Enrolled Bills
  • Establish a University in the United States (Select)
  • Examine the Several Branches in the Civil Service
  • Execution without Trial in France (Special)
  • Expenditures in the Department of Agriculture
  • Expenditures in the Department of Commerce
  • Expenditures in Executive Departments
  • Expenditures in the Interior Department
  • Expenditures in the Department of Justice
  • Expenditures in the Department of Labor
  • Expenditures in the Navy Department
  • Expenditures in the Post Office Department
  • Expenditures in the Department of State
  • Expenditures in the Treasury Department
  • Expenditures in the War Department
  • Ex-servicemen Bureaus and Agencies (Select)
  • Finance
  • Fisheries
  • Five Civilized Tribes of Indians
  • Foreign Relations
  • Forest Reservations and the Protection of Game
  • Geological Survey
  • Haiti and Santo Domingo
  • Immigration
  • Immigration and Naturalization
  • Indian Affairs
  • Industrial Expositions
  • Interoceanic Canals
  • Interstate Commerce
  • Irrigation and Reclamation
  • Judiciary
  • Library
  • Manufactures
  • Military Affairs
  • Mines and Mining
  • Mississippi River and its Tributaries (Select)
  • National Banks
  • Naval Affairs
  • Nine Foot Channel from the Great Lakes to the Gulf (Select)
  • Pacific Islands, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
  • Patents
  • Pensions
  • Philippines
  • Post Office and Post Roads
  • Printing
  • Private Land Claims
  • Privileges and Elections
  • Public Buildings and Grounds
  • Public Health and National Quarantine
  • Public Lands and Surveys
  • Railroads
  • Readjustment of Service Pay (Special)
  • Reforestation (Select)
  • Revision of the Laws
  • Revolutionary Claims
  • Rules
  • Standards, Weights and Measures
  • Tariff Regulation (Select)
  • Territories
  • Transportation and Sale of Meat Products (Select)
  • Transportation Routes to the Seaboard
  • Trespassers upon Indian Lands (Select)
  • Veterans Bureau Investigation (Select)
  • Whole
  • Woman Suffrage
  • House of Representatives

  • Accounts
  • Agriculture
  • Alcoholic Liquor Traffic
  • Appropriations
  • Banking and Currency
  • Census
  • Claims
  • Coinage, Weights and Measures
  • Disposition of Executive Papers
  • District of Columbia
  • Education
  • Election of the President, Vice President and Representatives in Congress
  • Elections
  • Enrolled Bills
  • Expenditures in the Agriculture Department
  • Expenditures in the Commerce Department
  • Expenditures in the Interior Department
  • Expenditures in the Justice Department
  • Expenditures in the Labor Department
  • Expenditures in the Navy Department
  • Expenditures in the Post Office Department
  • Expenditures in the State Department
  • Expenditures in the Treasury Department
  • Expenditures in the War Department
  • Expenditures on Public Buildings
  • Flood Control
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Immigration and Naturalization
  • Indian Affairs
  • Industrial Arts and Expositions
  • Insular Affairs
  • Interstate and Foreign Commerce
  • Invalid Pensions
  • Irrigation of Arid Lands
  • Labor
  • Merchant Marine and Fisheries
  • Mileage
  • Military Affairs
  • Mines and Mining
  • Naval Affairs
  • Patents
  • Pensions
  • Post Office and Post Roads
  • Public Buildings and Grounds
  • Public Lands
  • Railways and Canals
  • Reform in the Civil Service
  • Revision of Laws
  • Rivers and Harbors
  • Roads
  • Rules
  • Standards of Official Conduct
  • Territories
  • War Claims
  • Ways and Means
  • Woman Suffrage
  • Whole
  • Joint committees

  • Conditions of Indian Tribes (Special)
  • Determine what Employment may be Furnished Federal Prisoners
  • Disposition of (Useless) Executive Papers
  • Fiscal Relations between the District of Columbia and the United States
  • Postal Service
  • Readjustment of Service Pay (Special)
  • Reorganization
  • Reorganization of the Administrative Branch of the Government
  • To Investigate the System of Shortime Rural Credits
  • Officers

  • Architect of the Capitol: Elliott Woods
  • Librarian of Congress: Herbert Putnam
  • Public Printer of the United States: Cornelius Ford (until 1921), George H. Carter (starting 1921)
  • Senate

  • Secretary: George A. Sanderson of Illinois
  • Sergeant at Arms: David S. Barry of Rhode Island
  • Chaplain: John J. Muir (Baptist)
  • House of Representatives

  • Clerk: William T. Page of Maryland
  • Sergeant at Arms: Joseph G. Rodgers of Pennsylvania
  • Doorkeeper: Bert W. Kennedy of Michigan
  • Postmaster: Frank W. Collier of Wisconsin
  • Clerk at the Speaker’s Table: Lehr Fess
  • Chaplain James S. Montgomery, (Methodist)
  • References

    67th United States Congress Wikipedia


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