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Rep. Frederick Zihlman

Former Representative for Maryland’s 6th District

Zihlman was the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1927 to 1931.

He was previously the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1925 to 1927; the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1923 to 1925; and the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1917 to 1923.

Alleged misconduct & resolution

Zihlman faced an allegation that “certain sums of money were paid to two members of Congress” according to a grand jury report to court in 1924. On May. 15, 1924, a special committee recommended no further action against Zihlman.

May. 15, 1924 Special committee recommended no further action against Zihlman.
Photo of Rep. Frederick Zihlman [R-MD6, 1927-1931]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Apr 1917 to Mar 1931, Zihlman missed 457 of 1,433 roll call votes, which is 31.9%. This is much worse than the median of 17.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1931. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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