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The Seventy-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, DCmarker from January 3, 1935 to January 3, 1937, during the third and fourth years of Franklin Roosevelt's presidency. The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Fifteenth Census of the United States in 1930. Both chambers had a Democratic majority.

Major events





Major legislation



Party summary

Senate

Party Members
Democrats 69
Republicans 25
Farmer-Labor 1
Progressive 1
Total 96


House

Party Members
Democrats 322
Republicans 103
Progressive 7
Farmer-Labor 3
Total 435


Also 2 Delegates, 3 Resident Commissioners

Leaders

Senate



Majority (Democratic) leadership



Minority (Republican) leadership



House of Representatives



Majority (Democratic) Leadership



Minority (Republican) Leadership



Members

Senate

Senators are popularly elected statewide 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.

Alabama



Arizona



Arkansas



California



Colorado



Connecticut



Delaware



Florida

* Scott Loftin (D), appointed May 26, 1936, served until successor elected on November 3, 1936
* Charles O. Andrews (D), installed November 4, 1936
* William Luther Hill (D), appointed July 1, 1936, served until successor elected on November 3, 1936
* Claude Pepper (D), installed November 4, 1936


Georgia



Idaho



Illinois



Indiana



Iowa

* Guy M. Gillette (D), elected November 3, 1936


Kansas



Kentucky



Louisiana

* Rose McConnell Long (D), appointed January 31, 1936 - End


Maine



Maryland



Massachusetts



Michigan

* Prentiss M. Brown (D), appointed November 19, 1936


Minnesota

* Elmer Austin Benson (FL), appointed December 27, 1935
* Guy V. Howard (R), elected November 3, 1936


Mississippi



Missouri



Montana



Nebraska



Nevada



New Hampshire



New Jersey



New Mexico

* Dennis Chavez (D), appointed May 11, 1935


New York



North Carolina



North Dakota



Ohio



Oklahoma



Oregon



Pennsylvania



Rhode Island



South Carolina



South Dakota



Tennessee



Texas



Utah



Vermont



Virginia



Washington



West Virginia



Wisconsin



Wyoming



Percentage of members from each party by state at the opening of the 74th Congress, ranging from dark blue (most Democratic) to dark red (most Republican).


House of Representatives

The names of members are preceded by their district numbers.

Alabama



Arizona



Arkansas



California



Colorado



Connecticut



Delaware



Florida



Georgia



Idaho



Illinois



Indiana



Iowa



Kansas



Kentucky

* Edward W. Creal (D), elected November 5, 1935
* Vacant to end


Louisiana



Maine



Maryland



Massachusetts

* Vacant to end


Michigan

* Verner Main (R), elected December 17, 1935


Minnesota



Mississippi



Missouri



Montana



Nebraska



Nevada



New Hampshire



New Jersey

* Vacant to end


New Mexico



New York

* William B. Barry (D), elected November 5, 1935
* Vacant to end
* Edward W. Curley (D), elected November 5, 1935
* Vacant to end


North Carolina



North Dakota



Ohio

* Peter F. Hammond (D), elected November 3, 1936
*Daniel S. Earhart (D), November 3, 1936 - End


Oklahoma



Oregon



Pennsylvania



Rhode Island

* Charles Risk (R), elected August 6, 1935


South Carolina

* Gabriel H. Mahon, Jr. (D), elected November 3, 1936


South Dakota



Tennessee

* Vacant to end


Texas



Utah



Vermont



Virginia



Washington



West Virginia



Wisconsin



Wyoming



Non-voting members



Changes of Membership

: Charles Risk (R), elected August 6, 1935


Employees



Senate



House



References

  1. http://www.ssa.gov/history/1930.html
  2. The Vice President of the United States serves as the President of the Senate. See U.S. Constitution, Article I, Section 3, Clause 4



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