Religion: Methodists at Top

The incoming Congress was investigated, was discovered to adhere religiously as follows:

House Senate

Methodist 90 27

Presbyterian 63 11

Episcopal 57 22

Baptist 48 5

Congregational 32 6

Roman Catholic 32 4

Christian Disciple 21 1

Lutheran 17 2

Hebrew 8 0

Protestant 7 0

Unitarian 4 2

Quaker 3 1

Reformed 3 0

United Brethren 2 0

Universalist 2 0

Mennonite 1 0

Mormon 1 2

Christian Scientist 1 0

None 35 10

Unknown 7 3

Vacancies 1 0

Also reported: in the House, 304 Masons, 98 Knights of Pythias, 74 Odd Fellows; in the Senate, 65 Masons,...

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