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Sen. John Eaton

Former Senator for Tennessee

Eaton was a senator from Tennessee and was a Jackson. He served from 1827 to 1829.

He was previously a senator from Tennessee as (unknown party) from 1821 to 1825; and a senator from Tennessee as a Republican from 1818 to 1821.

Photo of Sen. John Eaton [J-TN, 1827-1829]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1818 to Mar 1829, Eaton missed 85 of 920 roll call votes, which is 9.2%. This is better than the median of 12.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1829. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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