But at the time, Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), appointed by Boehner to the House Page Board in 2007, said the program would not likely see major change in the 112th Congress.
"It will always be under constant review, but as of now, no one is talking about doing anything dramatic," he told Roll Call.
But with Monday's announcement, the program, which has graduated such notable people as Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Fox News host Andrew Napolitano and countless other Members, will soon come to an end.
The Senate Page Program will continue to operate, according to the office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.).
On January 3, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., raises her right hand as her son Henry messes up her hair while Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., delivers the ceremonial swearing-in in the Old Senate Chamber. Gillibrand's other son Theodore, lower right, looks on.
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.