Rep. Chester Gross
Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 21st District
Gross was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 21st congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1945 to 1948.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 22nd congressional district as a Republican from 1943 to 1944; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 22nd congressional district as a Republican from 1939 to 1940.
From Jan 1939 to Aug 1948, Gross missed 31 of 777 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is on par with the median of 3.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1948. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000