88th_United_States_Congress

88th United States Congress

The Eighty-eighth 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 1963 to January 3 1965, during the last year of the administration of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, and the first administration of his successor, U.S. President Lyndon Johnson.

The apportionment of seats in this House of Representatives was based on the Eighteenth Census of the United States in 1960. Both chambers had a Democratic majority.

Dates of sessions

January 3 1963January 3 1965

Previous: 87th Congress • Next: 89th Congress

Major events

Major legislation

Party summary

Senate

TOTAL members: 100

House of Representatives

TOTAL members: 435

Officers

Senate

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

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

1. Pierre Salinger (D), appointed to fill vacancy

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

2. Walter Mondale (DFL), appointed to fill vacancy

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

1. Joseph Montoya (D), elected to fill vacancy

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

2. Fred R. Harris (D), elected to fill vacancy

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

2. Herbert S. Walters (D), appointed to fill vacancy
2. Ross Bass (D), elected to fill vacancy

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming


House of Representatives

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

. Phillip Burton (D), elected to fill vacancy

. Del M. Clawson (R), elected to fill vacancy

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

. William L. Hungate (D), elected to fill vacancy

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

. Mark Andrews (R), elected to fill vacancy

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

. Wendell Wyatt (R), elected to fill vacancy

Pennsylvania

. Fred B. Rooney (D), elected to fill vacancy

. Albert W. Johnson (R), elected to fill vacancy

Rhode Island

South Carolina

. Thomas S. Gettys (D), elected to fill vacancy

South Dakota

Tennessee

. Irene Baker (R), elected to fill vacancy

Texas

. J. J. Pickle (D), elected to fill vacancy

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Non-voting members

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