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Sen. Henry Johnson

Former Senator for Louisiana

Johnson was a senator from Louisiana and was a Whig. He served from 1844 to 1849.

He was previously the representative for Louisiana’s 1st congressional district as a Whig from 1837 to 1839; the representative for Louisiana’s 1st congressional district as a Whig from 1835 to 1837; the representative for Louisiana’s 1st congressional district as a Whig from 1833 to 1835; a senator from Louisiana as (unknown party) from 1823 to 1825; and a senator from Louisiana as a Republican from 1818 to 1823.

Photo of Sen. Henry Johnson [W-LA, 1844-1849]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1834 to Mar 1839, Johnson missed 307 of 1,039 roll call votes, which is 29.5%. This is worse than the median of 23.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1839. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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