52nd United States Congress

The 52nd United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It met in Washington, D.C. from March 4, 1891, to March 4, 1893, during the final two years of Benjamin Harrison's presidency.

52nd United States Congress
51st 
 53rd

March 4, 1891 – March 4, 1893
Members88 senators
332 representatives
4 non-voting delegates
Senate MajorityRepublican
Senate PresidentLevi P. Morton (R)
House MajorityDemocratic
House SpeakerCharles F. Crisp (D)
Sessions
1st: December 7, 1891 – August 5, 1892
2nd: December 5, 1892 – March 3, 1893

The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Tenth Census of the United States in 1880.

The Republicans maintained a majority in the Senate (albeit reduced), but the Democratics won back the majority in the House, ending the Republican overall federal government trifecta.


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