United States Senate Committee on Corporations Organized in the District of Columbia

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The United States Senate Committee on Corporations Organized in the District of Columbia was formed as a select committee in 1892, and became a standing committee in 1896. In 1921, it was abolished.[1]

Robert M. La Follette had the distinction of chairing the committee during the 63rd through the 65th Congress, even though he was a member of the minority Republican Party. This was because the Senate had 73 standing committees in the 63rd Congress,[2] several more than there were Democrats to chair them. Therefore, some members of the minority party were allowed to chair certain minor committees.[3]

Chairmen of the Select Committee on Corporations Organized in the District of Columbia, 1892-1896[edit]

Chairmen of the Committee on Corporations Organized in the District of Columbia, 1896-1921[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chairmen of Senate Standing Committees 1789-Present". Senate Historical Office. June 2008. p. 35. Retrieved 2009-05-07. 
  2. ^ Official Congressional Directory. 63rd Congress, 1st Session (1st ed.). Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. 1913. pp. 163–172. hdl:2027/mdp.39015022758323. 
  3. ^ "May 27, 1920: Senate Eliminates 42 Committees". Historical Minute Essays. United States Senate Historical Office. Retrieved 2009-05-11.