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Legislative Time Capsule - 54th Legislature (1945-1946)

Session Dates (All Sessions)

  Convened Adjourned Calendar Days Legislative Days - House Legislative Days - Senate
1/2/1945 4/19/1945 108 75 76

Legislation (All Sessions)

  House - Bills Introduced Senate - Bills Introduced Laws Resolutions
1945 1412 1349 615   Search 18

Vetoes (All Sessions)

  Full Bills Vetoed
(including pockets)
Pocket Vetoes Bills with Line Item Vetoes [# of lines vetoed] TOTAL
Full Bills Vetoed + Lines Vetoed
Full Bills Vetoed + Bills with Lines Vetoed
1945 3 2 0   [0] 3 3


Speaker of the House Lawrence M. Hall, Sr.  (Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus)
House Majority Leader Roy Emery Dunn  (Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus)
House Minority Leader Charles L. Halsted, Sr.  (Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus)
President of the Senate This position was handled multiple ways historically - See full list
Senate Majority Leader Charles Noah Orr  (Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus)
Senate Minority Leader Unknown - See full list


Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives George H. Leahy
House Sergeant-at-Arms Michael J. Mullen
Secretary of the Senate Herbert Y. Torrey
Senate Sergeant-at-Arms John J. Aupperle

Number of Seats

  • House: 131
  • Senate: 67

Election Results

- Selected election results are available at this page.

House Committees


Senate Committees