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B. J. Stewart Brittie J. Stewart
Full Name: Brittie J. Stewart
Date of birth: April 22, 1898
Date of death: October 9, 1989

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 86 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Barksdale / Edwards   Bandera, Crockett, Edwards, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Schleicher, Sutton
H 115 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Barksdale / Edwards   Bandera, Crockett, Edwards, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Sutton
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, announcement for State Senate, "B.J. Stewart Drafted for State Senate: Edwards County Tax Payers Support Legislator," Del Rio Evening News, 5/13/1932, pp. 1, 5. Birth date 4/22/1898 near Barksdale, Edwards County, Texas; U.S. Marine Corps, World War I, member of Marine Brigade. "He was selected to the State Legislature from the 86th District in 1921 and served for two terms. He made a good record as a young legislator, and took an active part in the passage of many important bills." NewspaperARCHIVE.com.
  • Military Service Notes
  • U.S. Marine Corps, World War I, list of organizations served in and engagements. Brittie J. Stewart, birth date 4/22/1899, residence in Barksdale, Edwards County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • U.S. Marine Corps, World War I. Military grave marker, Brittie J. Stewart. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1920 - Brittie J. Stewart, Justice Precinct 6, Edwards County, age 21, born circa 1899, farmer, son of Brittie A. and Viola A. Stewart, sister Leona.
    Census of 1930 - B.J. Stewart, Justice Precinct 2, Edwards County, age 31, born circa 1899, farmer, spouse Vida Mae, daughter Magelyn L., son Brit A.
    Census of 1940 - B.J. Stewart, Camp Wood, Real County, age 41, born circa 1899, teacher/public school, spouse Veda, daughters Magilyn and Rosemary, son Bret A. FamilySearch. 1920 1930 1940
  • Brittie J. Stewart, birth date 4/22/1898, death date 10/9/1989, interment in Barksdale Cemetery, Barksdale, Edwards County, with wife Vida Mae. "Student, soldier, teacher," includes legislative composite photo. Find a Grave.
  • B.J. Stewart of Barksdale, announcement for Representative, 115th District; endorsement of Kimble County citizens and veterans, "An Endorsement," 7/23/1920, p. 4. Kerrville Mountain Sun.
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - B.J. Stewart, postoffice Garksdale [sic: Barksdale], nativity Texas, age 25, lawyer and ranchman, member of former legislatures: 37th, Democrat.
    37th Legislature (1921) - B.J. Stewart, postoffice Barksdale, teacher and ranchman. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. B.J. Stewart, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. B. J. Stewart, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 37th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Banks and Banking  
    Federal Relations (Vice Chair) 
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    School Districts  
    37th R.S. - 1921
    Banks and Banking  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Military Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising  

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