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Rep. William Kellogg

Former Representative for Louisiana’s 3rd District

Kellogg was the representative for Louisiana’s 3rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1883 to 1885.

He was previously a senator from Louisiana as a Republican from 1877 to 1883; and a senator from Louisiana as a Republican from 1868 to 1873.

Alleged misconduct & resolution

Kellogg faced an allegation of corruption for conduct that occurred prior to election to the House. On May. 23, 1884, Kellogg asked the Department of Justice to investigate and the resolution was referred to the Judiciary committee, 82-49; but no report appears to have been made.

May. 23, 1884 Kellogg asked the Department of Justice to investigate and the resolution was referred to the Judiciary committee, 82-49; but no report appears to have been made.
Photo of Rep. William Kellogg [R-LA3, 1883-1885]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1883 to Mar 1885, Kellogg missed 278 of 334 roll call votes, which is 83.2%. This is much worse than the median of 29.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1885. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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