Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005
Government Printing Office
Published by the U.S. House of Representatives' Office of History and Preservation and the U.S. Senate Historical Office, this 16th edition of theBiographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - 2005 contains authoritative biographies of the approximately 12,000 Members, Delegates, Resident Commissioners, and Vice Presidents who have served in the Continental Congress, U.S. House of Representatives, and U.S. Senate from 1774-2004.
Many of the biographies also incorporate current bibliographic resources. Last updated in 1989, this new edition also contains completely new introductory material.
House Document No. 108-222. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005: The Continental Congress, September 5, 1774 to October 21, 1788 and the Congress of the United States, From the First to the One Hundred Eighth Congresses, March 4, 1789 to January 3, 2005, Inclusive. Closing date of compilation, January 3, 2005.