23rd State Legislature

23rd State Legislature
Dates: January 8 - February 16, 1935
Senate Membership: 27, 13 Republicans, 14 Democrats
Senate President: Nels A. Pearson
House Membership: 56, 18 Republicans, 38 Democrats
Speaker of the House: Henry D. Watenpaugh
Major Topics & Events:
  • The 23rd State Legislature was a part of the first ever Wyoming state government controlled by the Democratic Party. All 5 elected officials were Democrats and both houses were controlled by the party.
  • Wyoming Day is adopted as a state holiday (HEA 68)

Additional Resources
  • Wyoming Legislation.org (accessed January 2016) includes bill jackets and House and Senate journals for the session