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Sen. Humphrey Marshall

Former Senator for Kentucky

Marshall was a senator from Kentucky and was a Federalist. He served from 1795 to 1801.

Alleged misconduct & resolution

Marshall faced an allegation of misconduct prior to serving in the Senate. On Mar. 11, 1796, having requested the investigation in order to clear his name of the informal charges of perjury, the committee reported that since there were no charges, there was nothing to investigate and the Senate should take no further action. On Mar. 22, 1796, the Senate voted 16-7 to investigate no further.

Mar. 11, 1796 Having requested the investigation in order to clear his name of the informal charges of perjury, the committee reported that since there were no charges, there was nothing to investigate and the Senate should take no further action.
Mar. 22, 1796 Senate voted 16-7 to investigate no further
Photo of Sen. Humphrey Marshall [F-KY, 1795-1801]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jun 1795 to Mar 1801, Marshall missed 95 of 408 roll call votes, which is 23.3%. This is worse than the median of 15.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1801. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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