Grow was the representative for Pennsylvania and was a Republican. He served from 1901 to 1903.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania as a Republican from 1899 to 1901; the representative for Pennsylvania as a Republican from 1895 to 1899; the representative for Pennsylvania as a Republican from 1893 to 1895; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 14th congressional district as a Republican from 1861 to 1863; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 14th congressional district as a Republican from 1859 to 1861; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 14th congressional district as a Republican from 1857 to 1859; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 14th congressional district as a Democrat from 1855 to 1857; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 14th congressional district as a Democrat from 1853 to 1855; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district as a Democrat from 1851 to 1853.
From Dec 1851 to Mar 1903, Grow missed 975 of 3,667 roll call votes, which is 26.6%. This is on par with the median of 31.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1903. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1851-Mar 1852||96||15||15.6%||0th|
|Dec 1852-Mar 1853||114||20||17.5%||0th|
|Dec 1853-Mar 1854||114||10||8.8%||0th|
|Dec 1854-Mar 1855||155||62||40.0%||0th|
|Dec 1855-Mar 1856||177||15||8.5%||0th|
|Dec 1856-Mar 1857||231||102||44.2%||0th|
|Dec 1857-Feb 1858||104||13||12.5%||0th|
|Dec 1858-Mar 1859||196||26||13.3%||0th|
|Dec 1859-Feb 1860||69||5||7.2%||0th|
|Dec 1860-Mar 1861||141||12||8.5%||0th|
|Dec 1861-Feb 1862||2||2||100.0%||0th|
|Dec 1893-Mar 1894||40||33||82.5%||86th|
|Dec 1894-Mar 1895||48||11||22.9%||54th|
|Dec 1895-Feb 1896||18||2||11.1%||31st|
|Dec 1896-Mar 1897||62||17||27.4%||32nd|
|Dec 1897-Feb 1898||29||10||34.5%||68th|
|Dec 1898-Mar 1899||37||7||18.9%||28th|
|Dec 1899-Feb 1900||21||6||28.6%||43rd|
|Dec 1900-Mar 1901||62||19||30.6%||51st|
|Dec 1901-Feb 1902||19||2||10.5%||19th|
|Dec 1902-Mar 1903||114||50||43.9%||71st|
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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo