Dawson was the representative for Louisiana and was a Democrat. He served from 1845 to 1847.
He was previously the representative for Louisiana’s 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1843 to 1845; and the representative for Louisiana’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1841 to 1843.
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