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Sen. William Dawson

Former Senator for Georgia

Dawson was a senator from Georgia and was a Whig. He served from 1849 to 1855.

He was previously the representative for Georgia as a Whig from 1839 to 1843; the representative for Georgia as a Whig from 1837 to 1839; and the representative for Georgia as a Whig from 1835 to 1837.

Photo of Sen. William Dawson [W-GA, 1849-1855]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1849 to Mar 1855, Dawson missed 228 of 1,403 roll call votes, which is 16.3%. This is better than the median of 25.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1855. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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