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Rep. William Appleton

Former Representative for Massachusetts’s 5th District

Appleton was the representative for Massachusetts’s 5th congressional district and was a Constitutional Unionist. He served from 1861 to 1863.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts’s 5th congressional district as a Whig from 1853 to 1855; and the representative for Massachusetts’s 1st congressional district as a Whig from 1851 to 1853.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1851 to Aug 1861, Appleton missed 406 of 1,116 roll call votes, which is 36.4%. This is worse than the median of 27.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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