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House History

46th Congress (1879-1881)

Congress Overview

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Congressional Profile

Total Membership:
293 Representatives
8 Delegates
Party Divisions:*
141 Democrats
132 Republicans
13 Nationals
7 Independent Democrats
*Party division totals are based on election day results.

Member Information

  • Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress, (1774–2005), Official Annotated Membership Roster by State with Vacancy and Special Election Information for the 46th Congress [PDF]
    Visit the online Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress for more information on Members.

Leadership & Officers

Speaker of the House:
Samuel J. Randall (D-Pennsylvania)
Democratic Caucus Chairman:
Republican Conference Chairman:
Clerk of the House:
George M. Adams
Charles W. Field
A. W. C. Nowlin
Sergeant at Arms:
John G. Thompson
Chaplain of the House:
Rev. W.P. Harrison - Methodist

To view complete lists of individuals who have served in these leadership and official positions since the 1st Congress, return to House History.

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