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Sen. Henry Dawes

Former Senator for Massachusetts

Dawes was a senator from Massachusetts and was a Republican. He served from 1887 to 1893.

He was previously a senator from Massachusetts as a Republican from 1881 to 1887; a senator from Massachusetts as a Republican from 1875 to 1881; the representative for Massachusetts’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1873 to 1875; the representative for Massachusetts’s 10th congressional district as a Republican from 1865 to 1873; the representative for Massachusetts’s 10th congressional district as a Republican from 1863 to 1865; the representative for Massachusetts’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1861 to 1863; the representative for Massachusetts’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1859 to 1861; and the representative for Massachusetts’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1857 to 1859.

Photo of Sen. Henry Dawes [R-MA, 1887-1893]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1875 to Mar 1893, Dawes missed 1,474 of 4,587 roll call votes, which is 32.1%. This is on par with the median of 35.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1893. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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