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Sen. John Gear

Former Senator for Iowa

Gear was a senator from Iowa and was a Republican. He served from 1895 to 1901.

He was previously the representative for Iowa’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1893 to 1895; the representative for Iowa’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1889 to 1891; and the representative for Iowa’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1887 to 1889.

Photo of Sen. John Gear [R-IA, 1895-1901]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1895 to Jun 1900, Gear missed 270 of 667 roll call votes, which is 40.5%. This is on par with the median of 34.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1900. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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