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The Eighty-third 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, 1953 to January 3, 1955, during the first two years of the first administration of U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower.


Dates of sessions

January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955
  • First session: January 3, 1953 – August 3, 1953
  • Second session: January 6, 1954 – December 2, 1954
Previous: 82nd Congress • Next: 84th Congress

Major events



Major legislation

Key Votes

Senate

Legislation Party Yea Nay
Formosa Policy Democrats 12 32
Jan 28, 1955 Republicans 1 42
(rejected)   13 74
China Mutual Defense Treaty Democrats 9 33
Feb 9, 1955 Republicans 1 27
(rejected)   10 60
Raising Congressional Salaries Democrats 30 13
Feb 23, 1955 Republicans 32 11
(passed)   62 24


House of Representatives

Legislation Party Yea Nay
Raising Congressional Salaries Democrats 166 59
Feb 16, 1955 Republicans 117 59
(passed)   283 118
Reciprical Trade Extension Democrats 80 140
Feb 18, 1955 Republicans 119 66
(rejected)   199 206
Reciprical Trade Extension Democrats 186 35
Feb 18, 1955 Republicans 109 75
(passed)   295 110
Taxation Democrats 16 205
Feb 25, 1955 Republicans 189 5
(rejected)   205 210


Party summary

Senate

48 Republicans, 47 Democrats, 1 Independent

House of Representatives

221 Republicans, 213 Democrats, 1 Independent

Total Membership: 435 Representatives, 2 Delegates, 1 Resident Commissioner

Officers

Senate



Majority (Republican) leadership



Minority (Democratic) leadership



House of Representatives



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



Georgia



Idaho



Illinois



Indiana



Iowa



Kansas



Kentucky



Louisiana



Maine



Maryland



Massachusetts



Michigan



Minnesota



Mississippi



Missouri



Montana



Nebraska

Samuel Williams Reynolds (R), appointed to fill vacancy
Roman Hruska (R), elected to fill vacancy
Eva K. Bowring (R), appointed to fill vacancy
Hazel Abel (R), elected to fill vacancy, subsequently resigned
Carl Curtis (R), appointed to fill vacancy

Nevada

Ernest S. Brown (R), appointed to fill vacancy
Alan Bible (D), elected to fill vacancy


New Hampshire

Robert W. Upton (R), appointed to fill vacancy
Norris Cotton (R), elected to fill vacancy


New Jersey



New Mexico



New York



North Carolina

Alton Asa Lennon (D), appointed to fill vacancy
W. Kerr Scott (D), elected to fill vacancy
Sam Ervin (D), appointed to fill vacancy


North Dakota



Ohio

Thomas A. Burke (D), appointed to fill vacancy
George H. Bender (R), elected to fill vacancy


Oklahoma



Oregon



Pennsylvania



Rhode Island



South Carolina

Charles E. Daniel (D), appointed to fill vacancy
Strom Thurmond (D), elected to fill vacancy


South Dakota



Tennessee



Texas



Utah



Vermont



Virginia



Washington



West Virginia



Wisconsin



Wyoming

Edward D. Crippa (R), appointed to fill vacancy
Joseph C. O'Mahoney (D), elected to fill vacancy


House of Representatives

Alabama



Arizona



Arkansas



California

C. Norris Poulson (R), resigned 1953-06-11


Colorado



Connecticut



Delaware



Florida



Georgia

John J. Flynt, Jr. (D), elected to fill vacancy


Idaho



Illinois



Indiana



Iowa



Kansas



Kentucky

William Huston Natcher (D), elected to fill vacancy


Louisiana



Maine



Maryland



Massachusetts



Michigan



Minnesota



Mississippi



Missouri



Montana



Nebraska



Nevada

New Hampshire



New Jersey

Harrison Williams, Jr. (D), elected to fill vacancy


New Mexico



New York

vacant to end


North Carolina



North Dakota



Ohio



Oklahoma



Oregon



Pennsylvania



Rhode Island



South Carolina

Robert T. Ashmore (D), elected to fill vacancy


South Dakota



Tennessee



Texas



Utah



Vermont



Virginia

William M. Tuck (D), elected to fill vacancy


Washington



West Virginia



Wisconsin

Lester Johnson (D), elected to fill vacancy


Wyoming




Alaska Territory



Hawaii Territory

Mary Elizabeth Pruett Farrington (R), elected to fill vacancy


Puerto Rico



Employees



Senate

House of Representatives




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