Rep. Richard Puryear

Former Representative from North Carolina’s 6th District, American

Puryear, a American, was the representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district from 1855 to 1857.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district (1853-1855; Whig).

Voting Record

From Dec 1853 to Mar 1857, Puryear missed 266 of 1,336 roll call votes, which is 19.9%. This is better than the median of 25.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1857. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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