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Sen. Morris Sheppard

Former Senator for Texas

Sheppard was a senator from Texas and was a Democrat. He served from 1931 to 1941.

He was previously a senator from Texas as a Democrat from 1925 to 1931; a senator from Texas as a Democrat from 1913 to 1925; the representative for Texas’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1907 to 1913; the representative for Texas’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1905 to 1907; and the representative for Texas’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1903 to 1905.

Photo of Sen. Morris Sheppard [D-TX, 1931-1941]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1913 to Apr 1941, Sheppard missed 128 of 4,847 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. This is better than the median of 18.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Apr 1941. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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